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Cisco Nexus 31108PC-V Switch

Cisco Nexus 31108PC-V Switchview expanded image

Get High-Density, 1/10/40/100-Gbps Switching

Get high performance, advanced programmability, and wire-rate Layer 2 and 3 switching based on the Cisco NX-OS operating system. The 31108PC-V SFP+ is a 48-port 1/10-Gbps switch with 40/100-Gbps uplinks. It supports DevOps toolsets, and offers mobility and scale for service and cloud providers. This compact, top-of-rack (ToR) switch is ideal for building cost-effective, power-efficient data centers.

Features and Capabilities

High Performance and Flexibility

  • 48 downlink ports support 1G and 10G
  • 6 flexible uplink ports support 40G, 100G, 4x10G with breakout cables, and 1x10G with QSA adapter
  • Up to 2.5 terabits per second (Tbps) and up to 1.4 billion packets per second (Bpps)
  • The design is optimized for ultra-low nominal latency (approximately 650 nanoseconds)
  • Border Gateway Protocol Ethernet VPN (BGP EVPN) control plane offers scalable multitenancy and host mobility


  • Native line-rate virtual extensible LAN (VXLAN) routing supports mobility and tenant isolation
  • Integrates with Cisco Cloud Network Manager and XML management tools
  • Includes scalable and cost-effective network traffic monitoring with Cisco Nexus Data Broker

Simple Operations

  • Touchless boot-up with Power-On Auto-Provisioning (POAP)
  • Configuration management DevOps tools support Puppet, Chef, and Ansible
  • Advance programmability functions include Cisco NX-API command-line interface (CLI), NX-API representational state transfer (REST), Cisco Embedded Event Manager, and Python scripting

Specifications at a Glance

  • 1-rack-unit (1RU) fixed form factor
  • 16 MB of deep-shared buffer
  • 48 Small Form Factor Pluggable (SFP) ports support 1 and 10 Gigabit Ethernet
  • 6 QSFP 28 ports support 4 x 10 Gigabit Ethernet or 40 Gigabit Ethernet each, or 100 Gigabit Ethernet.
  • 2.8 Tbps switching capacity

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