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Product Line: Cisco Catalyst 9300 Series
Product Type: Network Module
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Product Description

The C9300X-NM-8Y Cisco module features 8 25G/10G/1G Multi-Rate SFP ports and 4 x 1GE SFP ports, designed for versatile connectivity options. It operates within a temperature range of -5 °C to 45 °C and can function up to an altitude of 1500 m, ensuring reliability in various environments. Equipped with an x86 CPU, 8 GB RAM, and 16 GB Flash Memory, this unit supports Encrypted Traffic Analytics (ETA) and AES-256 with MACsec 256-bit encryption, providing advanced security measures for network traffic.

FAQs for the C9300X-NM-8Y

  • What is the operating temperature range for this networking hardware?
    The operating temperature range is from -5 °C to 45 °C.
  • How many 25G/10G/1G Multi-Rate SFP ports are available?
    There are 8 25G/10G/1G Multi-Rate SFP ports.
  • Does the device support Encrypted Traffic Analytics (ETA)?
    Yes, ETA is enabled and supports AES-256 with MACsec 256-bit encryption.
  • What is the CPU architecture used in this device?
    The device uses an x86 CPU architecture.
  • Can the device operate at high altitudes?
    Yes, it can operate up to 1500 meters above sea level.
  • How much RAM and Flash Memory does the device have?
    It comes with 8 GB of RAM and 16 GB of Flash Memory.
  • Is there support for external USB 3.0 SSD pluggable storage?
    Yes, there is a slot for external USB 3.0 SSD pluggable storage.
  • What are the minimum and maximum storage temperatures?
    The minimum storage temperature is -40 °C, and the maximum is 70 °C.
  • Does the device have USB 2.0 slots?
    Yes, it includes USB 2.0 slots.
  • What software does the device run?
    The device runs Cisco IOS XE software.

Product Review

The Cisco C9300X-NM-8Y module offers a versatile range of connectivity options, including eight multi-rate SFP ports and four 1GE SFP ports, catering to various network demands. However, the absence of modular uplinks and UPOE may limit expansion and power over Ethernet capabilities for some network configurations. It excels in security with Encrypted Traffic Analytics (ETA) and AES-256 MACsec encryption, ensuring high-level data protection across the network.


The Cisco C9300X-NM-8Y is a high-performance network module designed to enhance the capabilities of Cisco Catalyst 9300 Series switches. This module adds flexibility and scalability to networks by providing a mix of 8 multi-rate 25G/10G/1G SFP ports and 4 x 1GE SFP ports, catering to a wide range of connectivity requirements. The device operates efficiently within a broad temperature range, from -5 °C to 45 °C, ensuring reliability in various environmental conditions. Additionally, it can function at altitudes up to 1500 meters, making it suitable for deployment in diverse geographical locations. This network module is built to support secure data transmission, featuring Encrypted Traffic Analytics (ETA) and supporting AES-256 encryption with MACsec 256-bit encryption, ensuring data integrity and confidentiality across the network. It is equipped with an x86 CPU, 8 GB RAM, and 16 GB flash memory, providing robust processing power and storage capabilities for complex network operations. The presence of LED indicators offers at-a-glance status monitoring, further simplifying network management. Connectivity options are expanded with both USB 2.0 and an external USB 3.0 SSD pluggable storage slot, allowing for easy software updates, configurations, and extended storage capabilities. The Cisco C9300X-NM-8Y boasts a local stackable switching bandwidth of up to 1 Tbps, facilitating high-speed data transfer and efficient handling of traffic within the network. The device runs on Cisco IOS XE software, offering a rich set of features and a flexible operating system for enhanced network security, resilience, and scalability. It supports dual-stack architectures, ensuring seamless operation in both IPv4 and IPv6 environments. The module's plug-and-play capability simplifies installation and configuration, reducing setup times and operational complexities. However, it does not support modular uplinks, UPOE (Universal Power Over Ethernet), indicating specific design choices focused on delivering targeted functionality rather than universal compatibility. Key features include: -
  • 8 25G/10G/1G Multi-Rate SFP ports and 4 x 1GE SFP ports for versatile connectivity options.
  • Support for Encrypted Traffic Analytics (ETA) and AES-256 with MACsec 256-bit encryption for secure data transmission.
  • High-performance hardware with an x86 CPU, 8 GB RAM, and 16 GB flash memory, supporting demanding network applications.
The Cisco C9300X-NM-8Y network module is designed to meet the needs of modern networks, providing high-speed connectivity, advanced security features, and reliable performance under a range of environmental conditions. Its integration into Cisco Catalyst 9300 Series switches enhances network flexibility, making it an ideal solution for organizations looking to expand their network's capabilities with high-density, secure, and high-speed connectivity options.


Part Number and Manufacturer Cisco C9300X-NM-8Y
Port Configuration 8 ports supporting 25G/10G/1G speeds, 4x 1GE ports
Lowest Operating Temperature -5 °C
Highest Operating Temperature 45 °C
Maximum Operating Height Up to 1500 meters
Lowest Storage Temperature -40 °C
Highest Storage Temperature 70 °C
Minimum Humidity for Storage 5% (Non-condensing)
Maximum Humidity for Storage 90% (Non-condensing)
Encrypted Traffic Analytics Support Enabled
Encryption Capability Supports AES-256 and MACsec 256-bit encryption
Status Indicators Equipped with LED indicators
Processor Type x86 architecture
Memory Capacity 8 GB RAM
Internal Storage 16 GB Flash Memory
USB 2.0 Compatibility Available
External Storage Compatibility Support for external USB 3.0 SSD
Switching Capacity with Local Stacking Up to 1 Terabit per second
Operating System Cisco IOS XE
IPv4 and IPv6 Support Supported
Auto Configuration Supported
Modular Uplinks Availability Unavailable
UPOE Support Not supported

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