Cisco N9K-C9348GC-FXP 48 Ports Switch
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N9K-C9348GC-FXP Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP Rack-mountable 48 New

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Short Description:
N9K-C9348GC-FXP Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP Rack-mountable 48 Ports Switch | New Factory sealed.
Product Condition:
New Factory Sealed
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
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Performance Benchmarks and Testing Results

The Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP (N9K-C9348GC-FXP) is a high-performance, 1-rack-unit (1RU) top-of-rack (ToR) switch designed for use in data center networks. It features 48 fixed ports, supporting speeds of up to 100 Gbps, and is powered by the Cisco Cloud Scale ASIC.

To measure the performance of the Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP switch, various benchmarks and tests can be conducted. These tests can evaluate the switch's throughput, latency, and other key performance metrics.

One common benchmark used to evaluate switch performance is the RFC 2544 test. This test involves measuring the maximum throughput of the switch while simultaneously introducing latency and packet loss. The results of this test can help network administrators determine the maximum traffic that the switch can handle without introducing significant latency or packet loss.

Another commonly used test for switch performance is the Y.1564 test. This test is used to measure the maximum throughput of the switch while simultaneously evaluating latency and jitter. This test can help network administrators determine the quality of service (QoS) that can be achieved with the switch.

In addition to these standardized tests, network administrators can also conduct their own tests to evaluate the performance of the Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP switch in their specific network environment. These tests can be used to measure traffic patterns, latency, and other key metrics in real-world scenarios.

Configuration and Management Options

The Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP (N9K-C9348GC-FXP) is a rack-mountable switch that provides high-density, low-latency connectivity for data center and campus networks. It has 48 ports, including 40 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) and 8 Quad Small Form-Factor Pluggable Plus (QSFP+) ports, and supports a variety of network protocols and technologies.

To configure and manage the Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP switch, there are several options available:

  • Command Line Interface (CLI): The CLI is a text-based interface that allows you to configure and manage the switch using commands. It provides a wide range of options for configuring the switch, including VLANs, Layer 2 and 3 protocols, security features, and more.
  • Web-based GUI: The switch also has a web-based GUI that provides a graphical interface for managing and configuring the switch. It is a user-friendly option for those who prefer a point-and-click interface.
  • Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP): SNMP is a network protocol that allows you to monitor and manage network devices, including the Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP switch. It provides a standardized way to manage and configure the switch from a central location.
  • Cisco Network Assistant: Cisco Network Assistant is a free software tool that provides a centralized management interface for Cisco switches. It can be used to configure and manage the Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP switch, as well as other Cisco devices on the network.
  • Application Programming Interface (API): The switch also provides an API that allows developers to write scripts or applications to manage and configure the switch. This can be a useful option for automating repetitive tasks or integrating the switch with other network management tools.

Maintenance and Troubleshooting Tips

The N9K-C9348GC-FXP Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP switch is a high-performance, 48-port switch designed for use in data center environments. It offers advanced features such as virtual PortChannel (vPC), FabricPath, and support for Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE).

To keep the switch running smoothly and avoid downtime, it's important to perform regular maintenance and troubleshooting. Here are some tips to help you do that:

  • Regularly check the firmware and software versions of the switch, and upgrade them if needed. This can help improve performance and fix known bugs and vulnerabilities.
  • Monitor the temperature and airflow of the switch, and ensure that it stays within safe operating ranges. Overheating can cause performance issues and hardware damage.
  • Keep the switch clean and free of dust and debris. Use compressed air or a vacuum cleaner to remove dust from the switch vents and fans.
  • Check the power supply and cables regularly to ensure that they are functioning properly. Make sure that the power supply is compatible with the switch and provides sufficient power.
  • Use the management and monitoring tools provided by Cisco to monitor the switch performance, logs, and traffic. This can help you identify issues and troubleshoot problems.
  • Test the switch regularly to ensure that it is performing as expected. You can use tools such as Iperf or Jperf to test network throughput and latency.
  • Configure the switch to meet the requirements of your network, such as VLANs, QoS, and routing protocols. Make sure that the configuration is backed up regularly and can be restored in case of a failure.
  • If you encounter issues with the switch, check the Cisco support website for troubleshooting guides and resources. You can also contact Cisco support for assistance.
  • Ensure that the switch is connected to a backup power supply or UPS to prevent power outages and protect the switch from electrical surges.
  • Keep track of the switch's capacity and plan for expansion if needed. The 9348GC-FXP supports expansion modules for additional ports and features.

Main Specification about this Cisco N9K-C9348GC-FXP

  • Manufacturer: Cisco
  • Part Number or SKU # N9K-C9348GC-FXP
  • Product Line: Nexus
  • Product Series: 9300
  • Product Name: Nexus 48 Ports Switch
  • Product Type: Ethernet Switch

Technical Information of Nexus Switch Module

  • Total Number of Network Ports: 48
  • Network (RJ-45): Yes
  • Modular: Yes
  • Port/Expansion Slot Details: 48 x Gigabit Ethernet Network, 4 x 25 Gigabit Ethernet Expansion Slot, 2 x 100 Gigabit Ethernet Expansion Slot

Media & Performance for 48 Ports Switch

  • Media Type Supported:
  • Optical Fiber
  • Twisted Pair
  • Ethernet Technology:
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • 25 Gigabit Ethernet
  • 100 Gigabit Ethernet
  • Network Technology:
  • 10/100/1000Base-T
  • 25GBase-T
  • 100GBase-X

I/O Expansions

  • Number of Total Expansion Slots: 6
  • Expansion Slot Type:
  • QSFP28
  • SFP28

Network & Communication

  • Layer Supported: 3
  • Management & Protocols
  • Manageable: Yes

Power Description

  • Input Voltage:
  • -48 V DC
  • -60 V DC
  • 120 V AC
  • 230 V AC
  • Power Source: Power Supply
  • Redundant Power Supply Supported: Yes
  • Number of Power Supplies Supported: 2
  • Power Consumption: 178 W

Dimensions & Weight

  • Compatible Rack Unit: 1U
  • Form Factor: Rack-mountable
  • Height: 1.7 Inch
  • Width: 17.3 Inch
  • Depth: 19.7 Inch
  • Weight (Approximate): 14.20 Lbs
Product Condition:
New Factory Sealed
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
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