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Get high-density 25 Gbps server access switching

The Cisco Nexus 92300YC is purpose-built for 25-Gb sever access and a 1:1 subscribed network. It provides investment protection with high-density 10- and 25-Gbps server access, and 40- and100-Gbps uplinks with a flexible topology design. This switch is powered by Cisco Cloud Scale technology and optimized for Cisco NX-OS standalone deployments.

Features and Capabilities


  • Open programmability supports built-in DevOps automation tools such as Puppet, Chef, and Ansible
  • Open APIs to manage the switch through remote-procedure calls (JavaScript Object Notation [JSON] or XML) over HTTP or HTTPS
  • Support for customer applications through Python scripting, Bash shell, and Linux containers


  • Wire-rate Layer 2 and 3 switching on all ports with up to 48 x 10/25-Gb ports for host connectivity
  • Line-rate virtual extensible LAN (VXLAN) bridging and routing
  • Border Gateway Protocol Ethernet VPN (BGP EVPN) control plane for scalable multitenancy and host mobility
  • Segment routing for increased network scalability and virtualization

Operational efficiency and traffic monitoring

  • Up to 30 MB of shared buffer with advanced buffer monitoring, which allows organizations to monitor traffic bursts and application traffic patterns
  • Power-on autoprovisioning (POAP) and Preboot Execution Environment (PXE) provide touchless switch bootup and configuration to drastically reduce provisioning time

Investment protection

  • Support for 10-, 25-, 40- and 100-Gbps connectivity for migrating switching infrastructure to faster speeds
  • Takes advantage of existing infrastructure
  • Cost-effective and and offers an easy migration path

Specifications at a Glance

  • 6.0 Tbps of bandwidth in a compact form factor
  • 48 x 10/25-Gbps SFP28 ports
  • 18 x 40-Gbps QSFP28 ports
  • 18 x 100-Gbps QSFP28 ports
  • Hot-swappable power-supply units (PSUs) and fans with N+1 redundancy

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