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Data Centre Switches

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

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Find the best data centre 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 ground-breaking 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 5000 Series

Get high-density top-of-rack (ToR) Layer 2 and Layer 3, 10/40 Gigabit Ethernet with unified ports in compact one-, two-, and four-rack-unit form factors. These switches support VXLAN and Layer 2 and 3 features for scaling data centre networking.

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 centre, and cloud networks.

Cisco Nexus 2000 Series

These fabric extenders deliver 100 MB and 1/10/40 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity with 10/40 GE uplinks. They integrate with various architectures and Cisco ACI, a flexible solution to add access port connectivity to your data centre network.

Storage Area Networking

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

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Evolve with cloud evolve technology

Get unmatched scale and performance, embedded security, real-time deep analytics, multi-speed ports, and cost advantage.

SDN: automate and simplify operations

Integrate third-party DevOps tools with open APIs and deliver changes faster. Automate operations with Cisco ACI.

Tetration: dramatically improve security

Get real-time visibility into your data centre, with actionable insights, continuous monitoring, and policy enforcement.

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

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