Compare Models

The following tables compare hardware capabilities of Cisco Nexus 9000 Series switches. For more product details, refer to the product data sheets or consult your Cisco representative.

Cisco Nexus 9200 Switch Series

Nexus 9200 1/10/25/40/50/100 GE Switches

  • Cisco NX-OS Software operating system
  • 1/10/25/40/50/100-Gbps connectivity
  • Industry-leading ultra-high-density
  • Programmable fabric, which offers flexibility, mobility, and scale for service providers and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and cloud providers

Cisco Nexus 9300 Switch Series

Nexus 9300 400 GE Switches

  • Leaf, aggregation, ACI spine
  • Backward compatible with 100 GE QSFP28 and 40 GE QSFP+

Nexus 9300 1/10G BaseT Switches

  • 100MB/1G/10GBASE-T Support
  • 40 or 100 Gigabit Uplinks

Nexus 9300 1/10/25 GE Switches

  • 10/25 Gigabit SFP-Based Support
  • 40 or 100 Gigabit Uplinks

Nexus 9300 40/100 GE Switches

  • 40 Gigabit Ethers QSFP+ Ports

Cisco Nexus 9500 Switch Series

Nexus 9500 Chassis

  • Modular Chassis
  • 1/10/40/100/400 GE Ethernet
  • NX-OS and ACI

Nexus 9500 Supervisor

  • Support across all chassis
  • 4 and 6 Core CPU

Nexus 9500 400G Modules

  • 16-port 400G line card for Nexus 9500 Series switches
  • MACsec/CloudSec at 400G speeds

Nexus 9500 100GE Modules

  • NX-OS Agg and ACI Spine
  • High Performance Interconnect

Nexus 9500 40GE Modules

  • Leaf, Aggregation, ACI Spine
  • NX-OS and ACI
  • FEX Aggregation

Nexus 9500 10GE Modules

  • 10GE Fiber and copper
  • NX-OS and ACI
  • 40GE Uplinks

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