The Cisco Nexus 56128P is a wire-rate Layer 2 and Layer 3 switch offering 10 Gigabit Ethernet, unified ports (UP) and 2 expansion slots in a two-rack-unit form factor. It is optimized for 10 Gigabit Ethernet top-of-rack access, Cisco Fabric Extender (FEX) aggregation, VXLAN segmentation, and LAN-SAN convergence. It delivers high performance, operational efficiency, and design flexibility for traditional, virtualized, and cloud environments.
Learn how these next-generation switches meet the demands of large-scale converged and virtualized data centers. (06:47 min)
The Cisco Nexus 56128P Switch is part of the Cisco Nexus Family of data center switches, offering capabilities of the comprehensive Cisco NX-OS feature set.
The Cisco 56128P switch is designed to meet the scaling demands of traditional and cloud deployments
The Cisco 56128P switch delivers ease of operations via single point of management and programmability:
The Cisco 56128P switch provides deployment flexibility for varying customer needs:
|Form factor||2-rack unit|
|Number of ports||1152 with FEX|
|10 GE||Up to 96 wire-rate ports|
|40 GE||Up to 8 QSFP ports|
|Unified ports||Up to 48 ports (Ethernet; FCoE; 2/4/8-gigabit FC)|
|10 and 40 Gbps FCoE||Yes|