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Data Center Switches

Built for scale, industry-leading automation, programmability, and real-time visibility.

Find the best data center switch for you

Cisco Nexus 9000 Series

Get high-performance, density, low latency, and exceptional power efficiency in a range of form factors. Nexus 9000 switches operate in Cisco NX-OS Software or Cisco ACI modes with groundbreaking Cloud Scale ASIC technology.

Cisco Nexus 7000 Series

These modular switches deliver full NX-OS features and open-source programmable tools for software-defined deployments. Get high-density 10, 40, and 100 Gigabit Ethernet with application awareness, high programmability, and performance analytics.

Cisco Nexus 3000 Series

The 3000 Series offers low-latency, highly programmable, high-density switches. They are excellent for general-purpose deployments, high-performance computing, high-frequency trading, massively scalable data center, and cloud networks.

Storage-area networking

MDS directors deliver three times the bandwidth than other directors. Get industry-leading, density-converged storage solutions. Optimize your storage networking for mission-critical apps, massive data sets, solid-state drives, and cloud environments.

400G products

Built for the most demanding environments, our 400G products provide high flexibility and customer choice.

Data center switching case studies

Discover how Cisco technology and solutions empower our customers to realize the full power of an anywhere data center.


Ameritas sought to empower its application developers while continuing to closely protect customer data. With help from Cisco, developers were able to accomplish their goals while increasing efficiency.


Cisco helped Bosch transform its data center into a leading IoT company, with intent-based networking and an advanced automation engine.


Globosat, Brazil's leader in subscription TV, uses Cisco solutions to unify networks, solve bottlenecks, and deliver top-notch customer experiences.


Cisco ACI

As an industry-leading SDN solution, Cisco ACI makes the application the focal point of infrastructure. By facilitating an agile, open, and secure architecture, you can reduce TCO, automate IT tasks, and accelerate data center application deployments.

Cisco Network Insights

Automate troubleshooting, root-cause analysis, and remediation to comply with SLAs required by businesses.

Cisco Network Assurance Engine

Verify your entire network for correctness, predict the impact of changes, and help assure network security policy and compliance.

Cisco NX-OS

Programmatically provision and configure switches through comprehensive APIs, utilizing tools provided by Cisco and open-source third-party solutions.

Cisco Data Center Network Manager

Automate LAN, SAN, and multitenant fabric management and deploy very large-scale fabrics with easily automatable capabilities, which include virtual extensible LAN (VXLAN) visibility on Cisco Nexus LAN fabrics.

Cisco Tetration

Understand application behaviors, automate microsegmentation, and use advanced security analytics to speed detection.

Cisco Data Center Networking Software Subscription


Migrate to a cutting-edge data center infrastructure by choosing a consumption model that fits your needs.

IT pros vote Cisco as brand leader

Cisco ranked No. 1 in the categories of market, price, performance, reliability, service, and innovation leadership in the IT Brand Pulse awards.

Accelerate your success

With Cisco Services for data center networking, you will see faster time-to-value, improve operational efficiency, and reduce risk of disruption.


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