Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders

Agility, Flexibility, and Simplicity at Scale

Simplify your data center operations with Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders. As part of the Cisco Data Center Networking portfolio, they integrate into existing network infrastructures as well as Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI). These fabric extenders offer a flexible solution to add access port connectivity to your data center network.


Video Data Sheet

Learn about the next-generation Cisco Nexus 2300 Series Fabric Extenders (3:05 min)


Cost-Effective Fabric Extensibility

Learn the benefits of Fabric Extender Technology with a single point of management. (3:30 min)

Features and Capabilities

Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders are designed to provide connectivity for rack and blade servers, as well as converged fabric deployments. As the third generation in the Cisco Fabric Extender portfolio, the Nexus 2300 Series provides a wide range of benefits.

Deliver Leading Innovations for the Data Center:

  • Simplify the migration from 100M or 1 Gbps to 10 Gbps at the server access
  • Support for Cisco 40 Gb Bi-directional optics offer cost-effective migration to 40 Gigabit Ethernet
  • Larger buffers support a wide variety of workloads such as multicast feeds and voice traffic
  • Additional ternary content addressable memory (TCAM) combines advanced features and local flow redirect capabilities

Reduce Total Cost of Ownership:

  • Flexibility and simplified cabling of top-of-rack (ToR) designs
  • Simplified management and efficient utilization of an end-of-row (EoR) design

Gain Architectural Flexibility


Extend Your Data Center Fabric

See how fabric extender technology helps to ensure efficient resource utilization. (3:54 min)


Deploy Extensible, Converged Fabric

Broadcom endorses Cisco Adapter FEX technology and FCoE. (2:46 min)

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