Improve performance and efficiency with the Cisco Nexus 9516 Switch. It provides high density 1/10/40/100 GE in a compact 21-rack-unit modular chassis. This versatile modular switch is designed for high-density, end-of-row, and high-performance aggregation-layer deployments in both traditional and Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) – enabled data centers.
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The Cisco Nexus 9516 Switch offers a comprehensive feature set, high resiliency, and a broad range of 1/10/40 Gigabit Ethernet line cards. It can meet the most demanding requirements of enterprise, service provider, and cloud data centers.
Cisco Nexus 9516 Switches show impressive power in Miercom's 40 GE tests.
|Form factor||21 RU|
|Line card slots||16|
|Fabric module slots||6|
|Bandwidth per slot (Tbps)||3.84|
|Bandwidth per system (Tbps)||60|
|Maximum number of 1/10G BASE-T ports||768|
|Maximum number of 10 GE ports||2304|
|Maximum number of 40 GE ports||576|
|Maximum number of 100GE ports||576|
|Airflow||Front to back|
|Power supplies (3-kW AC/DC)||Up to 10|