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Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders

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The following table compares Cisco Nexus 2000 Series models. For a complete catalog of all Cisco Nexus switch specifications and ordering information, refer to the Cisco Switch Guide.

Cisco Nexus 2224TP Cisco Nexus 2248TP Cisco Nexus 2248TP-E
Fabric Extender Host Interfaces 24 48 48
Fabric Extender Host Interface Types 100BASE-T/1000BASE-T ports: RJ-45 connectors 100BASE-T/1000BASE-T ports: RJ-45 connectors 100BASE-T/1000BASE-T ports: RJ-45 connectors
Fabric Extender Fabric Interfaces 2 4 4
Fabric Speed 20 Gbps in each direction (40 Gbps full duplex) 40 Gbps in each direction (80 Gbps full duplex) 40 Gbps in each direction (80 Gbps full duplex)
Oversubscription 1.2:1 1.2:1 1.2:1
Performance Hardware forwarding at 88 Gbps or 65 mpps Hardware forwarding at 176 Gbps or 131 mpps Hardware forwarding at 176 Gbps or 131 mpps
Cisco Parent Switch Cisco Nexus 5000, 6000, 7000, and 9000 Series Cisco Nexus 5000, 6000, 7000, and 9000 Series Cisco Nexus 5000, 6000, 7000, and 9000 Series
FCoE Support No No No
Cisco Nexus 2232PP Cisco Nexus 2248PQ Cisco Nexus 2232TM Cisco Nexus 2232TM-E
Fabric Extender Host Interfaces 32 48 32 32
Fabric Extender Host Interface Types 1/10 Gigabit Ethernet ports SFP/SFP+ 1/10 Gigabit Ethernet ports SFP/SFP+ 1/10GBASE-T ports: RJ-45 connectors 1/10GBASE-T ports: RJ-45 connectors
Fabric Extender Fabric Interfaces 8 4 QSFP+ (16 x 10 GE) Uplink module: 8 SFP+ (N2K-M2800P) 8 SFP+
Fabric Speed 80 Gbps in each direction (160 Gbps full duplex) 160 Gbps in each direction (320 Gbps full duplex) 80 Gbps in each direction (160 Gbps full duplex) 80 Gbps in each direction (160 Gbps full duplex)
Oversubscription 4:1 3:1 4:1 4:1
Performance Hardware forwarding at 560 Gbps or 595 mpps Hardware forwarding at 960 Gbps or 952 mpps Hardware forwarding at 560 Gbps or 595 mpps Hardware forwarding at 560 Gbps or 595 mpps
Cisco Parent Switch Cisco Nexus 5000, 6000, 7000, and 9000 Series Cisco Nexus 5000, 6000, 7000, and 9000 Series Cisco Nexus 5000, 6000, 7000, and 9000 Series Cisco Nexus 5000, 6000, and 9000 Series
FCoE Support Yes Yes No Yes (Supports up to 30 meters)