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Cisco Nexus 5548P Switch

The Cisco Nexus 5548P Switch, part of the Unified Fabric family, delivers innovative architectural flexibility, infrastructure simplicity, and business agility for traditional, virtualized, unified, and high-performance computing (HPC) environments.

Cisco Nexus 5548P Switch

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As part of the Cisco Data Center Business Advantage, the Cisco Nexus 5548P Switch delivers these IT and business advantages:

Feature and Capabilities

Architectural Flexibility

  • Unified ports support traditional Ethernet, Fibre Channel (FC),and Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
  • Connectivity options include: Gigabit, 10 Gigabit (fiber and copper), FC, and FCoE
  • Provides support for all Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders

Infrastructure Simplicity

  • One common high-density, high-performance, data-center-class, fixed-form-factor platform to consolidate LAN and storage
  • Any transport over an Ethernet-based fabric, including Layer 2, Layer 3, and storage traffic (iSCSI, NAS, FC, RoE, and IBoE)
  • Reduced management points with Cisco Nexus 2000 Fabric Extenders

Business Agility

  • A single platform to meet diverse data center deployments, such as traditional, virtualized, unified, and HPC environments
  • Provides rapid migration and transition options between traditional, new, and developing technologies
  • Performance and scalability to meet your company's growing business needs

The Cisco Nexus 5548P is a 1RU 10Gbps switch offering up to 960 Gbps throughput and up to 48 ports. It offers 32, 1/10 Gbps fixed SFP+ unified Ethernet/FCoE ports and one expansion slot.

The expansion modules include:

  • 16-port 10 Gbps SFP+ Ethernet/FCoE
  • 8-port 10 Gbps SFP+ Ethernet/FCoE, plus 8-port 1/2/4/8Gbps Native FC

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