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Cisco Nexus 3064X Cisco Nexus
3064-32T
Cisco Nexus 3064T Cisco Nexus 3048
VXLAN Capability No No No No
Openflow Support Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rack unit (RU) 1 1 1 1
Switching capacity 1.28 Tbps 960 Gbps 1.28 Tbps 176 Gbps
Interface Type 48 SFP+ and 4 QSFP+ 32 RJ-45 and 4 QSFP+ 48 RJ-45 and 4 QSFP+ 48 RJ-45 and 4 SFP+
Maximum 1 GE ports 48 32 enabled (48 maximum) 48 Up to 48
Maximum 10 GE ports Up to 64 (48 fixed; 16 using 4 QSFP-to-SFP+ cables) 32 10G BASE-T and 16 using 4 QSFP-to-SFP+ cables are enabled. Additional 16 ports with a license Up to 64 (48 fixed; 16 using 4 QSFP-to-SFP+ cables) 4
Maximum 40 GE ports Up to 4 4 4 0
Switch latency Sub-microsecond 3 to 4 microseconds 3 to 4 microseconds 2.7 to 7.2 microseconds
Line-rate traffic throughput (both Layer 2 and 3) on all ports Yes Yes Yes Yes
Redundant and hot-swappable power supply and fans Yes Yes Yes Yes
Air flow Front-back and back-front Front-back and back-front Front-back and back-front Front-back and back-front
Cisco Nexus 3132Q/3132Q-X Cisco Nexus 3164Q Cisco Nexus 3172PQ Cisco Nexus 3172TQ Cisco Nexus 31128PQ
Virtual extensible LAN (VXLAN) capable Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Openflow support Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rack unit (RU) 1 2 1 1 2
Switching capacity 2.56 Tbps 5.12 Tbps 1.44 Tbps 1.44 Tbps 2.4 Tbps
Interface-type 32 QSFP+ 64 QSFP+ 48 SFP+ and 6 QSFP+ 48 RJ-45 and 6 Quad Small Form-Factor Pluggable Plus (QSFP+) 96 Small Form Factor Pluggable+ and 8 Quad SFP+ transceivers
Maximum 1 Gigabit Ethernet (GE) ports 4 None 48 48 96
Maximum 10 GE ports 104 256 72 72 96
Maximum 40 GE ports 32 64 6 6 8
Line-rate traffic throughput (both Layer 2 and 3) on all ports Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Redundant and hot-swappable power supply and fans Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Air flow Port-side intake or port-side exhaust Port-side intake Port-side intake or port-side exhaust Port-side intake or port-side exhaust Port-side intake or port-side exhaust

  Cisco Nexus 31108PC-V Cisco Nexus 31108TC-V Cisco Nexus 3132Q-V
Virtual extensible LAN (VXLAN) capable Yes Yes Yes
Shared Buffer Space 16 MB 16 MB 16 MB
Openflow support Yes Yes Yes
Rack unit (RU) 1 1 1
Switching capacity 2.8-Tbps  2.8-Tbps  2.8-Tbps 
Interface-type 48 SFP
6 QSFP28
48 RJ-45
6 QSFP 
32 QSFP 
Maximum 1 Gigabit Ethernet (GE) ports 48 48 0
Maximum 10 GE ports 72 72 128
Maximum 40 GE ports 6 6 32
Maximum 100 GE ports 6 6 0
Line-rate traffic throughput (both Layer 2 and 3) on all ports Yes Yes Yes
Redundant and hot-swappable power supply and fans Yes Yes Yes
Air flow Forward and reverse  Forward and reverse  Forward and reverse 
Switch latency 650 ns 650 ns 650 ns
Cisco Nexus 3232C Cisco Nexus 3264Q
VXLAN Capability Bridging Bridging
Openflow Support Yes Yes
Rack unit (RU) 1 2
Switching capacity 6.4-Tbps 5.12 Tbps
Interface Type 32 QSFP28 64 QSFP+
Maximum 10 GE ports 128 128
Maximum 25 GE ports 128 n/a
Maximum 40 GE ports 32 64
Maximum 50 GE ports 64 n/a
Maximum 100 GE ports 32 n/a
Switch latency 450ns 515-700ns
Line-rate traffic throughput (both Layer 2 and 3) on all ports Yes* Yes*
Redundant and hot-swappable power supply and fans Yes Yes
Air flow Port-side intake or port-side exhaust Port-side intake or port-side exhaust
*Packets greater than 250 Bytes

3524/3524-X 3548/3548-X
Algo Boost-capable (NAT, Active Buffer Monitoring) Yes Yes
VXLAN Capable No No
Multicast NAT Only 3524-X Only 3548-X
Latency Monitoring Only 3524-X Only 3548-X
Openflow support Yes Yes
Rack unit (RU) 1 1
Switching capacity 480 Gbps 960 Gbps
Interface-type 24 SFP+ 48 SFP+
Maximum 1 GE ports 24 enabled (48 max) 48
Maximum 10 GE ports 24 10G SFP+ ports. Additional 24 ports via license 48
Maximum 40 GE ports 6 12
Switch latency Sub-250ns Sub-250ns
Line-rate traffic throughput (both Layer 2 and 3) on all ports Yes Yes
Redundant and hot-swappable power supply and fans Yes Yes
Air flow Front-back and back-front Front-back and back-front