Product Details of the Cisco N540-ACC-SYS Router Chassis
The Cisco N540-ACC-SYS Ncs540 24x 1/10g 8x 1/10/25g Small Form-Factor Pluggable Plus (SFP+) SFP28 2x 100g Quad Small Form-Factor Pluggable (QSFP) 28 Network Convergence System Rack-mountable Router Chassis stands out as a powerful and versatile solution. The Cisco N540-ACC-SYS Ncs540 is a high-performance network convergence system designed to meet the growing demands of modern networking environments. This router chassis is equipped with advanced features and capabilities, making it a versatile solution for various networking needs.
The inclusion of the term "Network Convergence System" in the product name underscores its ability to handle converged networks seamlessly. Network convergence is a critical aspect of modern networking, enabling the integration of diverse communication services into a single network infrastructure. The Cisco N540-ACC-SYS Ncs540 excels in this regard, facilitating the convergence of data, voice, and video services.
One of the standout features of this router chassis is its support for high-speed connectivity. With 2 ports equipped with Quad Small Form-Factor Pluggable (QSFP) 28 technology, each capable of delivering 100 Gigabit speeds, the Ncs540 ensures a robust and high-performance network infrastructure. This makes it suitable for bandwidth-intensive applications, data centers, and scenarios where ultra-fast connectivity is crucial.
Designed to fit into standard equipment racks, the rack-mountable form factor enhances the versatility of the Ncs540. This feature is particularly advantageous in environments such as data centers and server rooms where space optimization and efficient organization of networking equipment are paramount. The rack-mountable design simplifies, contributing to overall operational efficiency.
With its support for high-speed connectivity and a robust port configuration, the Ncs540 delivers enhanced network performance. This is particularly advantageous in scenarios where data transfer speeds are a priority, such as in data centers or environments with bandwidth-intensive applications.
Redundancy and Reliability
Ensuring uninterrupted network services is crucial in any environment. The Ncs540 addresses this by incorporating redundancy features. In case of a hardware failure, the router chassis can seamlessly switch to backup components, minimizing downtime and ensuring a reliable network connection.
In enterprise settings, the Ncs540's scalability is a key advantage. As businesses grow, so do their networking needs. This router chassis can adapt to the changing demands of an enterprise network, providing a reliable and high-performance backbone for various applications and services.
Simplified Network Management
The Network Convergence System aspect of the Ncs540 contributes to simplified network management. By facilitating the convergence of various communication services onto a single infrastructure, administrators can streamline network management processes, reducing complexity and enhancing overall efficiency.
The rack-mountable design of the Ncs540 optimizes space in data centers and server rooms. This is a crucial benefit, especially in environments where physical space is at a premium. The ability to mount the router in a standard rack ensures efficient space utilization and facilitates organized cable management.
Quality of Service (QoS)
The Cisco N540-ACC-SYS Network Convergence System Router supports Quality of Service (QoS) to prioritize and manage network traffic effectively. Some of the key QoS features of this router include:
- Class-Based Weighted Fair Queuing (CBWFQ): CBWFQ allows for the prioritization of different types of network traffic based on their class or application.
- Low Latency Queuing (LLQ): LLQ is a feature that prioritizes delay-sensitive traffic such as voice and video, ensuring that these types of traffic experience minimal delay.
- Weighted Random Early Detection (WRED): WRED is a feature that helps prevent network congestion by randomly dropping packets when the network is approaching full capacity.
- Policing and Shaping: The Cisco N540-ACC-SYS Network Convergence System Router supports both policing and shaping to control the rate of network traffic and ensure that all devices on the network are receiving an appropriate share of the available bandwidth.
- Multi-Field Classifier (MFC): The MFC allows the router to classify network traffic based on multiple fields, including IP address, port number, protocol, and more, to provide more accurate and granular traffic management.
- Differentiated Services Code Point (DSCP): DSCP is a feature that allows the router to mark packets with specific codes to indicate their level of priority, enabling network devices to understand and process the traffic accordingly.
Network Connectivity Options
- Gigabit Ethernet: The Cisco N540-ACC-SYS Network Convergence System Router has multiple Gigabit Ethernet ports that can be used to connect to other network devices, such as switches and servers.
- Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE): The Cisco N540-ACC-SYS Network Convergence System Router supports FCoE, which allows for the convergence of Fibre Channel storage traffic and Ethernet data traffic on a single network.
- Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS): The Cisco N540-ACC-SYS Network Convergence System Router supports VPLS, which allows for the creation of virtual LANs that can be used to connect multiple sites and remote offices.
- Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS): The Cisco N540-ACC-SYS Network Convergence System Router supports MPLS, which allows for the creation of virtual private networks that can be used to connect multiple sites and remote offices.
- Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM): The Cisco N540-ACC-SYS Network Convergence System Router supports ATM, which is a high-speed networking technology that can be used to connect multiple sites and remote offices.
- Frame Relay: The Cisco N540-ACC-SYS Network Convergence System Router supports Frame Relay, which is a high-speed networking technology that can be used to connect multiple sites and remote offices.
- High-Speed Serial Interface (HSSI): The Cisco N540-ACC-SYS Network Convergence System Router supports HSSI, which is a high-speed serial interface that can be used to connect to other network devices, such as routers and switches.
- Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN): The Cisco N540-ACC-SYS Network Convergence System Router supports ISDN, which can be used to provide a backup connection to the Internet or other remote networks.
Features and Benefits of the Cisco N540-ACC-SYS
- High-speed routing: The Cisco N540-ACC-SYS Network Convergence System Router has a high-speed routing engine that can handle up to 1 Tbps of traffic, making it ideal for large enterprise networks.
- Advanced security features: The Cisco N540-ACC-SYS Network Convergence System Router has built-in security features such as a firewall, VPN, intrusion detection and prevention, and access control lists to protect the network from unauthorized access and attacks.
- Scalability: The Cisco N540-ACC-SYS Network Convergence System Router is designed to be highly scalable, making it easy to add new devices and services to the network as needed.
- Flexibility: The Cisco N540-ACC-SYS Network Convergence System Router can be configured to support a wide variety of network protocols and services, making it a versatile solution for different network environments.
- Redundancy: The Cisco N540-ACC-SYS Network Convergence System Router is designed with redundancy in mind, ensuring that the network remains up and running even in the event of a failure.
- Comprehensive Management: The Cisco N540-ACC-SYS Network Convergence System Router has a web-based management interface that makes it easy to monitor and manage the network, even from remote locations.
- Easy to Deploy: The Cisco N540-ACC-SYS Network Convergence System Router is designed to be easy to deploy, with an intuitive setup process and minimal configuration required.
- Energy-efficient: The Cisco N540-ACC-SYS Network Convergence System Router is energy-efficient, helping to reduce power consumption and costs.
Main Information about this Cisco N540-ACC-SYS Router Chassis
- Manufacturer: Cisco
- Part Number or SKU# N540-ACC-SYS
- Product Type: Router Chassis
- Ethernet Technology: 100 Gigabit Ethernet
- Total Expansion Slots: 34
- Enclosure Type: 1U, Front-to-back airflow, rack-mountable
- Connectivity Technology: Wired
- Data Link Protocols: Gigabit Ethernet, 10 Gigabit Ethernet, 40 Gigabit Ethernet, 100 Gigabit Ethernet, 25 Gigabit Ethernet
- Performance Throughput: 300 MPPS
- Jumbo Frame Support: Yes
- Network/Transport Protocols: RSVP, DHCP, IPv4, IPv6
- Remote Management Protocols: SNMP, SSH, CLI, NETCONF, gRPC, OAM, ICMP, DHCP, JSON, YANG, TACACS+
- Processor: 1 x 1.5 GHz
- RAM: 16 GB
- Hard Drive: 128 GB
- Built-in Devices: GNSS receiver
Expansion / Connectivity
- 24 x 10Gb Ethernet - SFP/SFP+
- 8 x 1Gb Ethernet / 10Gb Ethernet / 25Gb Ethernet - SFP+/SFP28
- 2 x 40Gb Ethernet / 100Gb Ethernet - QSFP28/QSFP+
- Management: 1 x RJ-45
- Console: 2 x RJ-45
- USB: 1 x
- Power Device: Internal power supply hot-plug
- Power Redundancy: Yes
Outline, the Cisco N540-ACC-SYS Ncs540 is a versatile and high-performance router chassis designed to meet the demands of modern networking environments. With its impressive port configuration, support for high-speed connectivity, and emphasis on network convergence, it addresses the evolving needs of businesses and organizations. The rack-mountable design further enhances its practicality in data centers and server rooms, contributing to efficient space utilization. As networking continues to play a pivotal role in the digital landscape, the Cisco N540-ACC-SYS Ncs540 stands out as a reliable and scalable solution for building robust and future-proofed network infrastructures.
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