Product Overview of the Cisco 48 Ports Ethernet Switch
In the ever-evolving landscape of networking, the Cisco N9K-C9396TX emerges as a formidable player, offering advanced capabilities in the form of a 48-port Ethernet switch with 10 Gigabit speeds. This switch, belonging to the Nexus 9396TX series, is designed to meet the demands of modern data centers, providing a robust and efficient solution for high-performance networking needs.
The Cisco N9K-C9396TX is a high-performance Ethernet switch designed to meet the demands of modern networking environments. With a 48-port Switch, this switch provides ample connectivity for various devices, making it suitable for both enterprise and data center settings. Its integration of 10 Gigabit Nexus 9396TX technology enhances its capacity to handle large volumes of data efficiently.
Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP): Enhancing Bandwidth and Redundancy
LACP is a protocol that enables the aggregation of multiple physical links into a single logical link, commonly known as a link aggregation group or LAG. This serves a dual purpose of enhancing available bandwidth and providing redundancy. By bundling multiple links together, the switch can effectively increase the data transfer capacity, catering to bandwidth-intensive applications. Additionally, LACP contributes to network resilience by ensuring that if one link fails, traffic seamlessly transitions to the remaining active links.
Spanning Tree Protocol (STP): Preventing Network Loops
STP is a crucial protocol for preventing network loops, a scenario where redundant paths in a network create a loop that can lead to broadcast storms and network instability. The switch's support for STP ensures that only one path is active at any given time, with redundant paths serving as backups. This redundancy provides a fail-safe mechanism, preventing network disruptions and ensuring continuous operation even in the face of hardware failures.
48 Ports for Enhanced Connectivity
The N9K-C9396TX boasts 48 ports, ensuring extensive connectivity for numerous devices within a network. This feature is particularly advantageous in scenarios where multiple devices need to be seamlessly integrated, such as in large-scale enterprises or data centers.
10 Gigabit Nexus 9396TX Technology
The inclusion of 10 Gigabit Nexus 9396TX technology sets this switch apart in terms of data transfer speed. With a capacity for high-speed data transmission, this feature is pivotal for environments requiring quick and efficient communication between devices.
Scalability for Growing Networks
The switch is designed with scalability in mind, allowing networks to expand without compromising performance. This scalability ensures that the N9K-C9396TX remains a viable solution as network requirements evolve over time.
Advanced Management Capabilities
Cisco switches are renowned for their robust management capabilities, and the N9K-C9396TX is no exception. With advanced management features, administrators can easily configure, monitor, and troubleshoot the switch, ensuring optimal performance and reliability.
Redundancy and High Availability
To minimize downtime and enhance network reliability, the N9K-C9396TX incorporates redundancy and high availability features. These include hot-swappable power supplies and fans, as well as support for virtual PortChannel (vPC) technology, which allows for seamless failover in case of a link or switch failure.
Benefits of the Cisco N9K-C9396TX
The 10 Gigabit Nexus 9396TX technology significantly boosts data transfer speeds, enabling the switch to handle large data loads with ease. This results in improved overall network performance, making it an ideal choice for environments with high bandwidth requirements.
The redundancy and high availability features of the N9K-C9396TX contribute to enhanced network reliability. By minimizing the impact of hardware failures and facilitating quick recovery, the switch ensures that critical operations can continue without interruption.
The scalability of the N9K-C9396TX allows organizations to adapt to changing network requirements without the need for significant overhauls. This future-proofing ensures that the switch remains a relevant and valuable asset as networks grow and evolve.
Applications of the Cisco N9K-C9396TX
In enterprise settings, where a multitude of devices and users require reliable connectivity, the N9K-C9396TX excels. Its high port count and 10 Gigabit Nexus 9396TX technology make it well-suited for handling the demands of modern business networks.
Data centers, with their intensive data processing and storage needs, benefit from the N9K-C9396TX's high-performance capabilities. The switch's scalability and redundancy features are particularly valuable in these environments, where uninterrupted operation is critical.
The switch is ideal for applications that demand high bandwidth, such as video streaming, virtualization, and large-scale file transfers. Its 10 Gigabit Nexus 9396TX technology ensures that data-intensive tasks are executed efficiently without compromising performance.
Quality of Service (QoS): Prioritizing Critical Traffic
QoS is a critical feature that enables the switch to prioritize different types of network traffic. In a heterogeneous network environment, not all data packets are equal some are more time-sensitive or critical than others. QoS allows the switch to allocate bandwidth and resources judiciously, ensuring that essential traffic, such as video conferencing or VoIP, receives priority treatment. This feature enhances the overall user experience and optimizes network performance.
General Information about the Cisco N9K-C9396TX
- Manufacturer: Cisco
- Model Number or SKU# N9K-C9396TX
- Product Line: Nexus
- Product Series: 9000
- Product Type: Ethernet Switch
- Total Ports: 48
- Media Type: Twisted Pair
- Ethernet Technology: 10 Gigabit Ethernet
- Network Technology: 10GBase-T
- Expansion Slots: 1 (Uplink Module Type)
- Layer Supported: 3
Interfaces and Ports
- PoE (RJ-45) Port: No
- Managed Switch Ports: 48 x 10 Gigabit Ethernet Network, 1 x Expansion Slot
- Uplink Port: Yes
- Management Port: Yes
- USB Port: Yes
Management & Protocols
- Manageable: Yes
- Management Protocols: VLAN, DHCP, QoS, Syslog, SNMP v1, v2, v3, MIB
- Power Device: Internal power supply (hot plug, not installed)
- Max Supported Qty: 2
- Power Redundancy: Yes
Remote Management Protocols
- SNMP 1, SNMP 2, RMON, Telnet, SNMP 3, SSH-2
- Additional Features:
- Flow control, modular design, load balancing, VLAN support, WRR queuing,
- Broadcast Storm Control, Multicast Storm Control, Unicast Storm Control, WRED,
- Spanning Tree Protocol (STP), Rapid STP, Multiple STP support,
- ACL support, Quality of Service (QoS), RADIUS support, RDMA support,
- LLDP support, LACP, and DSCP support
- CISPR 22 Class A, BSMI CNS 13438 Class A, CISPR 24, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3,
- EN55024, EN55022 Class A, AS/NZS 60950-1, ICES-003 Class A,
- RoHS, UL 60950-1 Second Edition, GB 4943, CSA C22.2 No.
- 60950-1 Second Edition, EN 60950-1 Second Edition, IEC 60950-1 Second Edition,
- EN 61000-3-1, VCCI Class A, KN22 Class A, AS/NZS CISPR 22, EN 300386
In summary, the Cisco N9K-C9396TX 48 Ports Ethernet Switch with 10 Gigabit Nexus 9396TX technology represents a state-of-the-art solution for modern networking challenges. Its impressive features, benefits, and diverse applications make it a versatile choice for enterprises and data centers looking to enhance their network infrastructure. As technology continues to advance, the N9K-C9396TX stands as a reliable and future-proof option, capable of meeting the evolving demands of today's dynamic networking landscape.
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