Cisco C1-N5596T-FA 48 Port Networking Switch
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C1-N5596T-FA Cisco ONE Nexus 5596T Managed Switch 32 Refurbished

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Short Description:
C1-N5596T-FA ONE Nexus 5596T 32-Ports 10 Gigabit Ethernet Manageable Rack-Mountable 2U 16x SFP+ Fixed Ports Layer 3 Switch | Made by Cisco | Refurbished
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Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
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Effective Switch Configuration and Organization

The C1-N5596T-FA Cisco ONE Nexus 5596T managed switch is a high-performance, scalable switch designed for data center environments. It is part of the Cisco ONE Nexus family of switches and is designed to meet the needs of modern data centers with its high-performance, low-latency switching capabilities.

The switch is designed with a modular architecture, allowing for easy expansion and upgrade as network requirements change. It supports up to 96 ports of 10/40/100 GbE and offers a wide range of features, including advanced security, network virtualization, and automation capabilities.

The C1-N5596T-FA switch is equipped with a powerful switch fabric that can handle up to 2.56 Tbps of bandwidth, making it ideal for high-performance data center environments. It also has a low-latency design, with a forwarding rate of up to 760 Mpps, which ensures that data is quickly and efficiently transported through the network.

The switch also supports advanced security features such as access control lists (ACLs), virtual routing and forwarding (VRF), and Quality of Service (QoS) capabilities, which allow network administrators to easily segment and secure their network.

The switch also supports Cisco's Network Virtualization using Generic Routing Encapsulation (NVGRE) and Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) protocols, which allows for easy creation and management of virtual networks within the data center.

Streamlining Switch Maintenance and Upkeep

Streamlining the maintenance and upkeep of the C1-N5596T-FA Cisco ONE Nexus 5596T managed switch involves several steps to ensure efficient and effective operation. These steps include:

  1. Regularly monitoring the switch's performance: This can be done through the use of network management tools such as Cisco Prime or SolarWinds, which provide real-time monitoring of the switch's performance and alerts for any issues that may arise.
  2. Keeping software and firmware up-to-date: The switch's software and firmware should be regularly updated to ensure that it is running the latest version, which can improve performance and fix any bugs or vulnerabilities that may have been discovered.
  3. Scheduling regular maintenance windows: The switch should be taken offline for maintenance during scheduled maintenance windows, which allows for updates, upgrades, and backups to be performed without disrupting network operations.
  4. Implementing redundancy and failover: The switch should be configured with redundancy and failover mechanisms to ensure that it can continue to operate in the event of a failure or outage.
  5. Regularly backing up the switch's configuration: The switch's configuration should be regularly backed up to ensure that it can be quickly restored in the event of a failure or outage.

Durability and Reliability of Managed Switch

Durability refers to the ability of a product to withstand wear and tear over time. The C1-N5596T-FA Cisco ONE Nexus 5596T Managed Switch is built with high-quality materials and has undergone rigorous testing to ensure it can withstand the demands of a busy network environment. The switch is designed to operate in temperatures between 32 and 104 degrees Fahrenheit, and it is rated for a maximum operating altitude of 13,123 feet. These features make it ideal for use in a variety of environments, including data centers and enterprise networks.

Reliability refers to the ability of a product to function as intended over time. The C1-N5596T-FA Cisco ONE Nexus 5596T Managed Switch is designed to be highly reliable, with features such as redundant power supplies and fans to ensure that the switch continues to operate even if one component fails. Additionally, the switch has a number of built-in monitoring and diagnostic tools that allow administrators to quickly identify and resolve any issues that may arise.

General Information:

  • Manufacturer Cisco Systems, Inc
  • Manufacturer Part Number C1-N5596T-FA
  • Brand Name Cisco
  • Product Series 5000
  • Product Model 5596T
  • Product Name 5596T Layer 3 Switch
  • Product Type Layer 3 Switch


  • Total Number of Network Ports 32
  • Uplink Port Yes
  • Modular Yes
  • Stack Port No
  • Port/Expansion Slot Details 16 x 10 Gigabit Ethernet Expansion Slot
  • Port/Expansion Slot Details 32 x 10 Gigabit Ethernet Network

Media & Performance

  • Media Type Supported Optical Fiber
  • Media Type Supported Twisted Pair
  • Ethernet Technology 10 Gigabit Ethernet
  • Network Technology 10GBase-T
  • Network Technology 10GBase-X

I/O Expansions

  • Number of Total Expansion Slots 16
  • Expansion Slot Type SFP+
  • Shared SFP Slot No
  • Number of SFP+ Slots 16

Network & Communication

  • Layer Supported 3
  • Management & Protocols
  • Manageable Yes

Power Description

  • Power Source Power Supply
  • Redundant Power Supply Supported Yes


  • Environmentally Friendly Yes
  • Environmental Certification RoHS-6
Product Condition:
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days

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