Cisco N9K-X9736PQ 36 Port Networking Expansion Module
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N9K-X9736PQ Cisco Nexus 9500 36 Ports 40G Service Module Bulk

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Short Description:
N9K-X9736PQ Cisco Nexus 9500 Series ACI Spine Line Card 36 Ports 40 Gigabit QSFP Line Card (non-blocking) Optical Network Expansion Module | Made by Cisco | New Bulk Pack

Interface Types of This Product: Expansion Module 36 Port

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We are providing specifications below to explain why you should consider purchasing the Cisco 36 Port Expansion Module Networking, including a general overview, performance specifications, relevant images, media files, and technical information about the N9K-X9736PQ compatibility.

Application Visibility and Control

Application Visibility and Control (AVC) is a feature in Cisco's network infrastructure that allows for granular visibility and control of network traffic based on the application being used. This feature can be particularly useful for IT teams who want to optimize network performance, improve security, and troubleshoot network issues.

The N9K-X9736PQ Cisco Nexus 9500 36 Ports 40G Service Module is designed to provide high-speed connectivity for data center networks. It supports up to 36 ports of 40 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) or 144 ports of 10 GbE, making it ideal for data-intensive workloads.

With the N9K-X9736PQ, IT teams can leverage the power of AVC to gain insight into how applications are using the network. The module is equipped with hardware-based deep packet inspection (DPI) technology, which can identify over 1400 different applications, including web-based applications, email, and file sharing protocols.

Using this information, IT teams can create policies to prioritize or restrict specific applications or application categories based on business needs. For example, a company might choose to prioritize video conferencing traffic during business hours while limiting social media traffic. This can help ensure that critical applications receive the necessary bandwidth, while preventing non-business-related traffic from impacting network performance.

In addition to application visibility and control, the N9K-X9736PQ module also supports other advanced features, including virtual extensible LAN (VXLAN) and virtual PortChannel (vPC) technology. These features can help improve network scalability, simplify network architecture, and reduce downtime.

Advantages of Using 40G Service Module

The N9K-X9736PQ Cisco Nexus 9500 36 Ports 40G Service Module is a high-performance network module that provides 36 ports of 40 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity for the Cisco Nexus 9500 Series switches. Here are some of the advantages of using this module:

  • High Bandwidth: The N9K-X9736PQ module provides 40 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity for high-speed data transfer and low-latency communication between devices. This allows for large amounts of data to be transferred quickly, making it ideal for high-performance computing applications and large-scale data center environments.
  • Scalability: The N9K-X9736PQ module is designed for use in large-scale data center environments, providing high-density connectivity for multiple devices. With 36 ports, the module can support a large number of servers, storage systems, and other network devices, allowing for easy expansion as needed.
  • Flexible Configuration: The N9K-X9736PQ module supports a variety of connectivity options, including 40 Gigabit Ethernet, 4x10 Gigabit Ethernet, and 4x1 Gigabit Ethernet modes. This allows for flexibility in configuring the network to meet specific requirements.
  • High Availability: The N9K-X9736PQ module is designed for high availability, with redundant power supplies and fans. This ensures that the module continues to operate even in the event of a hardware failure, reducing the risk of downtime and data loss.
  • Ease of Management: The N9K-X9736PQ module is managed through the Cisco Nexus 9500 Series switch, which provides a centralized management interface for the entire network. This makes it easy to configure, monitor, and troubleshoot the network from a single location, reducing the time and effort required for network management.

Troubleshooting Common Issues

The Cisco Nexus 9500 series is a family of modular switches designed for high performance data center networks. The N9K-X9736PQ is a service module that provides 36 ports of 40 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity. Despite being a high-end and reliable network device, it is not immune to occasional issues that can affect its performance. In this article, we will discuss some common troubleshooting steps to resolve issues with the N9K-X9736PQ Cisco Nexus 9500 service module.

  • Check Hardware Connections: The first step in troubleshooting any network device is to check the physical connections. Ensure that the service module is properly seated in the chassis and that all cables are securely connected. If you are using fiber-optic cables, check the transceivers and ensure that they are compatible with the module.
  • Check for Error Messages: The N9K-X9736PQ module provides detailed logs of its operation. Check the logs for any error messages or warnings that may indicate the source of the issue. The logs can be accessed using the CLI or the Cisco NX-OS web interface.
  • Check for Traffic Congestion: A common issue with high-performance switches is traffic congestion. If you notice slow performance or dropped packets, check for congestion on the network. Use the "show interface" command to check the traffic statistics for each port.
  • Verify Configuration Settings: Configuration errors can cause issues with the N9K-X9736PQ module. Verify that the module is configured correctly by checking the configuration settings using the CLI or the web interface.
  • Check for Firmware Updates: The N9K-X9736PQ module's firmware may need to be updated to resolve issues. Check the Cisco website for any available firmware updates and follow the instructions for updating the firmware.
  • Check Power Supply: The N9K-X9736PQ module requires sufficient power to operate. If the module is not receiving adequate power, it may cause issues with its operation. Use the "show environment power" command to check the power supply status of the module.
  • Check for Hardware Faults: If none of the above steps resolve the issue, there may be a hardware fault with the N9K-X9736PQ module. Check the status of the module using the "show module" command. If the module status is "faulty," contact Cisco technical support for further assistance.

General Information

  • Manufacturer: Cisco Systems, Inc
  • Manufacturer Part Number: N9K-X9736PQ
  • Brand Name :Cisco
  • Product Name: Nexus 9500 ACI Spine Line Card
  • Product Type: Service Module
  • Device Type: Expansion module

Technical Information

  • Application/Usage: Data Networking
  • Application/Usage: Optical Network

I/O Expansions:

  • Number of Total Expansion Slots: 36
  • Expansion Slot Type: QSFP+


  • Compatibility- Cisco Nexus 9500 Series Switches

About New Bulk Pack Products

New Bulk Pack products come with clamshell boxes and do not have any manufacturer warranty. Many times manufacturers disassemble whole units to use parts or pulled from a new system. Typically, this product doesn't come with software or instructions unless indicated and no Manufacturer’s genuine warranty. You can take note these are not brand new products.

For all your expansion module needs, we've got you covered with high-performance devices that increase functional capability and ease business processes.

You can talk to any of our staff and consult on what would be the best way forward when getting an expansion module to complement and enhance existing infrastructure, meet your immediate and future needs.

We have hardware level 12 with firmware 3.0 or higher modules that allow for the installation of up to 14 expansion modules below the base module for resilient performance. Expansion modules connect to the base module using USB Type-A connectors. That's not all, we have hardware level 11 and lower that supports up to 9 expansion modules.

With an expansion module, you get additional cartridge storage as well as tape drive capacity. We have expansion modules that contain up to two drives and two power supplies. You can choose to have the expansion module with tape drives and power supply installed so that it makes setup easier from your end. Expansion modules will need a power supply only if you install a tape drive in it. A single power supply can actually power two drives. However, you can add a second power supply for redundancy purposes. Without a tape drive, the expansion module is powered via the USB cable connected to the base module.

Expansion modules require 2U rack space and will be shipped with the necessary mounting hardware used to secure it to the rack.

The top features of the expansion modules we've listed include:

  • High-resolution LCD screens of up to 5" with backlight for a vibrant visual experience and ease of use. The expansion modules have programmable line keys ensuring that the interface is intuitive and interactive.
  • Straightforward setup to facilitate easy installation.
  • Availability of a wide range of custom configurations
  • Advanced call handling and contact management capabilities to help increase productivity.
  • XML browser functionality
  • Compatibility across systems which helps to leverage on existing IT infrastructure investment. All the expansion modules we've made available will help to enhance your existing desktop solutions.
  • Seamless fusion with planar and fiber technology
  • Compatibility with phone models such as SIP-T27P and SIP-T29G helping to expand functionality.
  • Availability of color icons that enhance the visual experience for users. There are color-coded independent actionable control keys that facilitate fast switching between pages.
  • Ability to link together a maximum of six phone systems and up to two expansion modules from a single host phone.
  • Support for up to 3 modules on a daisy-chain
  • Reduced excess loss and PDL
  • Support for advanced call functions including call forwarding, call transfers, multi-person conferencing, call pickup, LDAP, speed dial, and BFL list.
  • Shipped with a stand that has two adjustable angles

You can find almost every module option in our catalog, we have modules with different numbers of ports, from 1-port options to 50- and 90-port options, you can also check out our 20 Gigabit, 48 Gigabit, and 100 Gigabit expansion modules. Browse through our categories to find the best option for your needs.

All expansion modules make for ideal solutions for administrative assistants, receptionists, and contact center employees due to the ability to easily manage large call volumes and to monitor a large number of contacts.

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