The Cisco NX-OS software running on the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series switches is as follows:
Provides critical business-class availability.
Has extensions that accommodate business needs.
Allows for rapid automation and orchestration through Application Programming Interfaces (APIs).
Protects and preserves data and operations.
Integrates and enables new technologies.
Accommodates and grows with the business and its requirements.
Easy to use
Reduces the amount of learning required, simplifies deployment, and provides ease of manageability.
With the Cisco NX-OS operating system, the device functions in the unified fabric mode to provide network connectivity with programmatic automation functions.
Cisco NX-OS contains Open Source Software (OSS) and commercial technologies that provide automation, orchestration, programmability, monitoring, and compliance support.
For more information on Open NX-OS, see https://developer.cisco.com/site/nx-os/.