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Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches

Build a next-generation automated data center

Prepare your data center for growing number of users and complicated applications. Our Nexus 9000 Series data center switches deliver proven high performance and density up to 400G, as well as low latency and exceptional power efficiency in a range of form factors. The switches are highly programmable and offer industry-leading software-defined networking for data center automation.

Get industry-leading performance with Cloud Scale

Performance and scale

Get scale and investment protection with 1/10/25/50/100/400G multi-speed ports.

Deep visibility and security

Industry-leading security and visibility with streaming telemetry, advance analytics, and line-rate encryption (MACsec).

Lower TCO

Get unified ports supporting 10/25 GbE and 8/16/32 G fiber channel, RDMA over converged Ethernet (RoCE), and IP storage.

Application performance

50% faster application completion time with intelligent buffers and zero packet drop.

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Cloud Scale ASIC enables ACI leaf-spine architecture and NX-OS VxLAN Fabrics with diverse modular and fixed portfolio.

More bandwidth, more features: 400G

Built for the most demanding environments, 400G provides high flexibility and customer choice, while preparing you for the next frontier of cloud networking.

What they're saying

"We’re a broadcast company, so we can’t have any disruption to our service...The Nexus 9000 has a high speed, high density interface that’s good for broadcasting. And it can scale horizontally, which is cost effective for us."

Raphael Ramos

Network Engineer, Globosat

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Featured Content

Fast, scalable, secure

Top three reasons to make Cisco Nexus 9000 your network switch today.

Learn from Cisco experts

Get updated on the latest data center innovations in the industry and Cisco.

Get pervasive visibility

Build dynamic policy models and automate enforcement (3:25 min).

Automation should be simple

Reduce hardware costs, plus cut management time by 87% with Cisco ACI and Citrix NetScaler.


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

Cisco ONE for Data Center Networking - Subscription


Cisco ONE subscription software for the Nexus 9000 brings agility when migrating to a modern, leading-edge data center.

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