Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders

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Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders

 

The cisco Nexus 2000 series simplifies data centers, access and operations. These devices provide high-scalable LAN/SAN convergence architecture with the broad range of connectivity options. These include 100Mb to 40Gb Ethernet, up to 16Gb Fibre Channel and Fibre Channel over Ethernet. Cisco Nexus 2000 series fabric extender are simple to operate and deliver flexible, scalable server access. They are compatible with many different data center architecture and design including virtual port channel, enhanced virtual port channel, fabric path, unified fabric, application centric infrastructure and virtual extensible LAN-based topologies. The compact design of these extenders features redundant and hot-swappable power supplies and fans.

 

Models and specifications

The Cisco Nexus 2224TP includes 24 Fabric extender host interfaces, supports 100BASE-T/1000BASE-T RJ-45 connector ports for fabric extender host interface, 20 Gbps in each direction (40 Gbps full duplex) fabric speed and performs hardware forwarding at 88 Gbps or 65 mpps with 8MB buffer.

 

The Cisco Nexus 2248TP includes 48 Fabric extender host interfaces, supports 100BASE-T/1000BASE-T RJ-45 connector ports for fabric extender host interface, 40 Gbps in each direction (80 Gbps full duplex) fabric speed and performs hardware forwarding at 176 Gbps or 131 mpps with 8MB buffer.

 

The Cisco Nexus 2248TP-E includes 48 Fabric extender host interfaces, supports 100BASE-T/1000BASE-T RJ-45 connector ports for fabric extender host interface, 40 Gbps in each direction (80 Gbps full duplex) fabric speed and performs hardware forwarding at 176 Gbps or 131 mpps with 32MB buffer.

 

The Cisco Nexus 2332TQ includes 32 Fabric extender host interfaces, supports 100BASE-T, 1/10GBASE-T RJ‑45 connector ports for fabric extender host interface and 4×40 GE QSFP (16 x 10 GE), up to 160 Gbps of switching capacity in each direction (320 Gbps full duplex) fabric speed and performs hardware forwarding at 960 Gbps or 1440 mpps with 32MB shared buffer. This model also supports up to 30 meters for FCoE.

 

The Cisco Nexus 2348TQ and 2348TQ-E includes 48 Fabric extender host interfaces, supports 100BASE-T, 1/10GBASE-T RJ‑45 connector ports for fabric extender host interface and 6×40 GE QSFP (24 x 10 GE), up to 240 Gbps of switching capacity in each direction (480 Gbps full duplex) fabric speed and performs hardware forwarding at 1440 Gbps or 2160 mpps with 32MB shared buffer. This models also supports up to 30 meters for FCoE.

 

The Cisco Nexus 2232TM-E includes 32 Fabric extender host interfaces, supports 1/10GBASE-T RJ-45 connector ports for fabric extender host interface and 8 SFP+, up to 80 Gbps of switching capacity in each direction (160 Gbps full duplex) fabric speed and performs hardware forwarding at 800 Gbps or 595 mpps with 8MB shared buffer. This model also supports up to 30 meters for FCoE.

 

The Cisco Nexus 2232TM-E includes 32 Fabric extender host interfaces, supports 1/10GBASE-T RJ-45 connector ports for fabric extender host interface and 8 SFP+ uplinks, up to 80 Gbps of switching capacity in each direction (160 Gbps full duplex) fabric speed and performs hardware forwarding at 800 Gbps or 595 mpps with 8MB shared buffer.

 

 

The Cisco Nexus 2348UPQ includes 48 Fabric extender host interfaces, supports 1/10 GE ports SFP/SFP+ and up to 6×40 GE QSFP (24 x 10 GE) for Fabric extender fabric interfaces, up to 240 Gbps of switching capacity in each direction (480 Gbps full duplex) fabric speed and performs hardware forwarding at 1440 Gbps or 2160 mpps with 8MB shared buffer. This model also supports FCoE and Unified port capability.

 

The Cisco Nexus 2248PQ includes 48 Fabric extender host interfaces, supports 1/10 GE ports SFP/SFP+ and up to 4×40 GE QSFP (16 x 10 GE) for Fabric extender fabric interfaces, up to 160 Gbps of switching capacity in each direction (320 Gbps full duplex) fabric speed and performs hardware forwarding at 1280 Gbps or 952 mpps with 32 MB network to host and 8 MB host to network buffer. This model also supports FCoE.

 

The Cisco Nexus 2248PQ includes 32 Fabric extender host interfaces, supports 1/10 GE ports SFP/SFP+ and 8 Fabric extender fabric interfaces, up to 80 Gbps of switching capacity in each direction (160 Gbps full duplex) fabric speed and performs hardware forwarding at 800 Gbps or 595 mpps 8 MB buffer. This model also supports FCoE.

 

 

 

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