N9K-C93180YC-EX Cisco Layer3 Switch
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N9K-C93180YC-EX Cisco 48 Ports Layer3 Switch 1U Modular Bulk

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N9K-C93180YC-EX 10 Gigabit Ethernet 10GBase-X Manageable Layer 3 (L3) Rack Mountable 1U Modular with 6x 40 Gigabit Ethernet 40GBase-X Expansion Slots 48 Ports Switch | Made by Cisco | New Bulk Pack
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Product Details for the Cisco N9K-C93180YC-EX Layer3 Switch

Cisco's Nexus 9300 series has been at the forefront of data center switching, and the N9K-C93180YC-EX is a standout model within this series. The switch is engineered to provide high-performance networking solutions, making it an ideal choice for enterprises with demanding workloads and complex network architectures. The Cisco N9K-C93180YC-EX, focusing on its 48 Ports 10 Gigabit Ethernet, 10GBase-X, Layer 3 (L3) capabilities, rack-mountable design, 1U form factor, and the inclusion of 6x 40 Gigabit Ethernet 40GBase-X expansion slots.

Key Features of 48 Ports Switch

  • 48 Ports of 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE): The switch boasts 48 ports dedicated to 10GbE, providing high-speed connectivity for a multitude of devices. This abundance of ports is ideal for enterprises with a high demand for data-intensive applications and a need for rapid data transfer.
  • Layer 3 (L3) Capabilities: The incorporation of Layer 3 functionality elevates the switch's capabilities beyond basic Layer 2 switches. Layer 3 routing enables the device to make intelligent decisions based on IP addresses, enhancing network efficiency and performance.
  • Rack Mountable 1U Modular Design: The 1U form factor is a testament to Cisco's commitment to space efficiency. The modular design not only facilitates easy installation but also allows for scalability, ensuring that the switch can adapt to the growing needs of a network.
  • 6x 40 Gigabit Ethernet (40GbE) Expansion Slots: Cisco N9K-C93180YC-EX comes equipped with six 40GbE expansion slots, opening avenues for additional connectivity and bandwidth. These slots provide the flexibility to scale up network capacity without the need for a complete infrastructure overhaul.


  • Cisco Nexus Operating System (NX-OS): The switch operates on the Cisco Nexus Operating System (NX-OS), a reliable and feature-rich platform known for its stability and robust performance. NX-OS provides a user-friendly interface for easy configuration and management.
  • Web-based Graphical User Interface (GUI): For users who prefer a graphical interface, the switch offers a web-based GUI that simplifies the management of network settings. This feature is particularly beneficial for administrators who may not be well-versed in command-line interfaces.
  • Command-Line Interface (CLI): Seasoned network administrators can leverage the power of the command-line interface (CLI) to configure and manage the switch. The CLI provides a comprehensive set of commands for fine-tuning network parameters and ensuring optimal performance.

Expansion Slots

  • Versatile 40GbE Expansion Slots: The six 40GbE expansion slots provide versatility in network expansion. Administrators can choose from a variety of compatible modules to tailor the switch to meet specific requirements, whether it be for increased bandwidth, additional connectivity options, or specialized applications.
  • Scalability for Future Growth: The modular nature of the expansion slots ensures scalability for future growth. As network demands evolve, administrators can seamlessly integrate new modules to adapt the switch to changing requirements without the need for a complete hardware replacement.

High-Speed Connectivity with 10 Gigabit Ethernet

One of the standout features of the Cisco N9K-C93180YC-EX is its 48 Ports of 10 Gigabit Ethernet. This means that it can simultaneously support up to 48 devices with 10 Gbps of data transfer speed, making it suitable for demanding applications such as data center networking, virtualization, and high-performance computing.

Manageable Layer 3 Capabilities

The switch is not just about raw speed; it also offers advanced Layer 3 management capabilities. This is crucial for routing data efficiently within complex network architectures. Layer 3 functionality enables the switch to make intelligent routing decisions based on IP addresses, enhancing overall network efficiency and performance.

Rack Mountable Design for Space Efficiency

The 1U Rack Mountable design means that the switch can be easily integrated into standard server racks. This is particularly advantageous in environments where space is at a premium. The ability to mount the switch in a rack ensures efficient use of vertical space, allowing for the deployment of multiple switches in a compact footprint.

Flexibility in Network Expansion

The modular nature of the switch allows for a tailored approach to network expansion. Whether there is a need for additional high-speed connections or specific interface types, the 40 Gigabit Ethernet Expansion Slots offer the flexibility to customize the switch according to the unique requirements of the network infrastructure.

6x 40 Gigabit Ethernet Expansion Slots

A notable feature that sets the Cisco N9K-C93180YC-EX apart is its modular design, featuring 6x 40 Gigabit Ethernet Expansion Slots. These expansion slots provide scalability and flexibility in expanding the switch's capabilities as network requirements evolve. Users can leverage these slots to integrate additional high-speed interfaces, enabling the switch to adapt to changing demands seamlessly.

Centralized Network Management

The switch is manageable, allowing administrators to configure and monitor its performance centrally. This centralized management is facilitated through a user-friendly interface, simplifying the process of setting up and maintaining the switch within the network.

Layer 3 Intelligence for Enhanced Routing

The Layer 3 capabilities of the switch extend to advanced routing functionalities. This includes support for dynamic routing protocols, such as OSPF (Open Shortest Path First) and BGP (Border Gateway Protocol). These protocols enhance the switch's ability to make intelligent routing decisions based on real-time network conditions, optimizing data transfer within the network.

Secure Management Protocols

The switch supports secure management protocols such as SSH (Secure Shell) and SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol). These protocols ensure that communication between network devices and the switch is encrypted, preventing unauthorized access to sensitive management information.

Data Center Networking

In data center environments, where high-performance networking is essential for the seamless operation of virtualized applications and storage systems, the Cisco N9K-C93180YC-EX excels. Its 48 Ports of 10 Gigabit Ethernet and 6x 40 Gigabit Ethernet Expansion Slots provide the necessary bandwidth and scalability to support the dynamic nature of data center workloads.

High Performance

The Cisco N9K-C93180YC-EX Nexus 9300 rack mountable 48 ports managed switch is a high-performance switch designed for use in data center environments. It is designed to handle large amounts of data traffic and is ideal for use in virtualized environments, where high bandwidth and low latency are critical.

One of the key features of the Cisco product is its 48 ports, which provide ample connectivity options for servers and other network devices. These ports support 40 and 100 Gigabit Ethernet speeds, which allows for fast data transfer and low latency. Additionally, the switch supports both IPv4 and IPv6 protocols, providing a high degree of flexibility in network design.

Another key feature of the Cisco part is its management capabilities. The switch can be managed through the Cisco Nexus Operating System (NX-OS), which provides a comprehensive set of tools for configuring, monitoring, and troubleshooting the switch. This allows for easy and efficient management of the switch, even in large and complex data center environments.

Reliability of Switch Module

Cisco is a well-established and reputable brand in the networking industry, and their Nexus 9300 series of switches are known for their high performance and reliability. The N9K-C93180YC-EX model specifically is a rack-mountable switch with 48 ports, making it a versatile option for both small and large network environments.

This model also has a number of advanced features, such as built-in security, network segmentation, and automated management, which all contribute to its overall reliability. Additionally, it is designed to be highly scalable, allowing for easy expansion as your network grows.

Main Specification about this Cisco N9K-C93180YC-EX

  • Manufacturer: Cisco
  • Model Number or SKU# N9K-C93180YC-EX
  • Product Line: Nexus
  • Product Series: 9300
  • Product Type: Managed Switch

Interfaces / Ports of Managed Switch

  • Modular: Yes
  • Total Number of Ports: 48
  • Management ports: 2, 1 RJ-45, and 1 SFP
  • Port/Expansion Slot Details: 48 x 10 Gigabit Ethernet Expansion Slot
  • Port/Expansion Slot Details: 6 x 40 Gigabit Ethernet Expansion Slot

Performance of 48 Ports Switch

  • Network Technology: 10GBase-X
  • Network Technology: 40GBase-X
  • Ethernet Technology: 10 Gigabit Ethernet
  • Ethernet Technology: 40 Gigabit Ethernet

I/O Expansions Module

  • Number of Total Expansion Slots: 54
  • Expansion Slot Type: QSFP
  • Expansion Slot Type: SFP+
  • Shared SFP Slot: No


  • CPU: 4 cores
  • System memory: 24 GB
  • SSD drive: 64 GB
  • System buffer: 40 MB

Power Description

  • Power Source: Power Supply
  • Typical power (AC/DC): 210W
  • Maximum power (AC/DC): 470W
  • Redundant Power Supply Supported: Yes
  • Power supplies (up to 2): 650W AC, 930W DC, or 1200W HVAC/HVDC


  • Compatible Rack Unit: 1U
  • Environmentally Friendly: Yes
  • Environmental Certification: RoHS

In short, the Cisco N9K-C93180YC-EX Nexus 9300 switch is a formidable solution for organizations seeking a reliable and high-performance networking infrastructure. With its 48 Ports of 10 Gigabit Ethernet, Layer 3 capabilities, Rack Mountable 1U form factor, and 6x 40 Gigabit Ethernet Expansion Slots, it caters to a wide range of networking needs. Whether deployed in data centers, enterprises, or high-performance computing environments, this switch provides the speed, scalability, and advanced features required to meet the demands of modern networking. Its modular design ensures future-proofing, allowing organizations to adapt to evolving technologies and network requirements. In conclusion, the Cisco N9K-C93180YC-EX stands as a robust and versatile solution in the realm of advanced network switches.

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