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Nexus Ultra Low Latency Network Solutions

Get powerful, programmable ultra-low latency networking built on software-defined platforms.

Features and benefits

Ultra-low latency network

The Nexus 3550 switches and SmartNICs are programmable for ULL and custom networking applications.

Next-generation switching

The 3550 Series provides FPGA application capabilities, fast switching, multiplexing, time-stamping.

Programmable SmartNICs

The Nexus SmartNICs deliver FPGA programmability, application off-loads, acceleration, and time-stamping.

Smart FPGA development

The Nexus FDK delivers long-term network offload, intelligent apps, acceleration, upgrades, and updates.

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Build programmable ultra-low latency network applications that leverage the agility and flexibility of FPGA-based hardware.

Programmable switch platform

The Nexus 3550-T has performance characteristics of hardware with agility and programmability of software.

High-density FPGA SmartNIC

The Nexus X100 SmartNIC provides deep programmability and customization for new application innovation.

Intelligent development framework for FPGA

The Nexus FDK offers long-term value with programmable custom apps, enhancements, and maintenance updates.

Explore the full Nexus ULL portfolio

Cisco offers a comprehensive line of enhanced ULL solutions to help you achieve your unique business objectives that support your business-critical workloads.

Ultra-low latency network switch platform

Nexus 3550 Series provides ULL switching, FPGA programming, multiplexing, and time-stamping for critical apps.

Programmable SmartNIC adapters

Build your ultra-low latency, high-performance network solutions with Cisco Nexus SmartNIC adapters.

Nexus Firmware Development Kit (FDK)

Create application functionality and intelligence for FPGA-based Nexus switches and SmartNICs.

Award-winning precision

Cisco Nexus 3550-F HPT has been named Best Time-Stamping/Latency Measurement System by Trading Tech Insights 2021.

Nexus ULL accelerates high-frequency trading

Bob Laliberte, ESG Practice Director and Senior Analyst, joins us to talk ultra-low latency (ULL) and the role networking plays in an industry where every nanosecond matters.

Accelerate your success

Solve problems faster, improve operational efficiency, and reduce your risk of downtime.