The Cisco Nexus 5696Q is a high-density, wire-rate, Layer 2 and Layer 3 switch. It offers Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) support with 10, 40, and 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GE) ports. These switches provide modular expansion slots for increased scalability, providing investment protection for future technologies. They also facilitate high scalability, operational efficiency, and design flexibility for traditional, virtualized, and cloud environments.
The Cisco Nexus 5696Q Switch delivers high density 40 GE for access and aggregation layers. (6:48 min)
The Cisco bidirectional transceiver is a cost-effective, 40 Gigabit Ethernet solution.
The Cisco Nexus 5696Q is optimized for leaf and spine architectures, compact aggregation, high-performance 10 and 40 Gigabit Ethernet server access, 100 GE uplinks, and high-density Cisco Fabric Extender (FEX) aggregation deployments.
The Cisco Nexus 5696Q Switch offers the following major benefits:
Get exceptional 10 and 40 Gigabit Ethernet density in a compact form factor. (4:35 min)