Cisco Nexus 3000 low latency data center switches

Cisco Nexus 3000 Series switches

Switches built for business-critical performance

Providing low latency and peak performance, these purpose-built switches support business-critical applications.

You decide what matters most

If low latency and high performance are your priorities, the Cisco Nexus 3000 Series, powered by Cisco NX-OS, is the right choice for your data center.


Simplified operations

Get consistent operations with Cisco NX-OS, a data center-class operating system built with modularity and serviceability.

Customize your network

Our API gives you a common programming approach across network switches.

Scale your network

VXLAN support with Switch-on-a-Chip (SoC) architecture delivers low-latency innovations in automation and time synchronization.

Guard against outages

Redundant, hot-swappable design helps keep everything up and running, while shared buffer space easily handles microbursts, streaming data, and jitter.

Nexus 3000 Low Latency switch product listings

Future-ready switches for critical workloads

Cisco Nexus 3600 Series switches

Large buffer, programmable switches supporting 1G to 100G. Ideal for high-density environments.

Nexus 3500 Series switches

Low latency, 1RU switches supporting 1G to 40G. Ideal for high-frequency trading (HFT), and big data environments.

Nexus 3400 Series switches

High-bandwidth switches supporting 1G to 400G. Ideal for high-density web-scale and service-provider environments.

Nexus 3200 Series switches

High-density switches supporting 1G to 100G. Ideal for power-efficient, general-purpose deployments.

Nexus 3100-Z Series switches

Compact fixed switches supporting 1G to 100G. Ideal for versatile spine and leaf deployments.

Nexus 3100-V Series switches

Compact, power-efficient switches supporting 10G to 100G. Ideal for cost-effective, big data environments.

Cisco NX-OS Configuration Guide

Cisco NX-OS under the hood

Get started with Cisco NX-OS. This step-by-step configuration guide shows you how to use the interface, navigate terminal settings and simplify device management.

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