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Product Line: Cisco Nexus Series Switches
Product Type: Switching Fabric Module
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Product Description

he Cisco DS-X9706-FAB1 is a high-performance switching fabric module designed for the Cisco Nexus 9700 Series Switches. This module is ideal for data center environments with high bandwidth requirements and mission-critical applications.

Key Feature for the DS-X9706-FAB1

1. Supports up to 1.2 Tbps switching capacity 
2. Offers 6 fabric channels with a maximum bandwidth of 200 Gbps per channel 
3. Includes advanced features such as Virtual Output Queuing (VOQ) and quality of service (QoS) 
4. Provides line-rate, low-latency performance for all packet sizes 
5. Features hot-swappable and redundant components for high availability 
6. Compatible with Cisco Nexus 9500 and 9300 Series Switches

Product Review

The Cisco DS-X9706-FAB1 is a high-performance fabric module designed for use in the Cisco MDS 9706 Multilayer Director. It provides up to 1.5 Tbps of switching capacity and supports up to six 48-port line cards, enabling high-speed data transfer rates and flexible connectivity. The fabric module includes advanced features such as hot-swappable components, redundancy mechanisms, and support for Fibre Channel and Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), enabling reliable and efficient network operation. Additionally, it includes advanced traffic management mechanisms, Quality of Service (QoS) mechanisms, and support for Virtual SAN (VSAN) technology, enabling efficient and secure network operation. The DS-X9706-FAB1 is a reliable and scalable fabric module for organizations that require high-performance and flexible connectivity in their storage area network (SAN) infrastructure. It is part of the Cisco MDS 9700 series of directors, which provides a range of options for different SAN sizes and requirements.


The Cisco DS-X9706-FAB1 is a high-performance fabric module designed for use in enterprise-level data center networks. This product review will focus on the hardware specifications of the Cisco DS-X9706-FAB1. The Cisco DS-X9706-FAB1 module is designed to be used with the Cisco MDS 9700 Series Multilayer Directors. It provides high-bandwidth interconnectivity between line cards and enables the director to deliver high-speed connectivity to attached storage and servers. The Cisco DS-X9706-FAB1 module supports up to 550 Gbps of system bandwidth, with up to 192 16-Gbps Fibre Channel ports per system. It also supports advanced features such as Fabric Shortest Path First (FSPF) routing, which enables the director to determine the optimal path for data flow, and Virtual SANs (VSANs), which enable the creation of virtual storage area networks within a physical network. In terms of power consumption, the Cisco DS-X9706-FAB1 module has a maximum power rating of 680 watts. It operates at a temperature range of 0 to 40 degrees Celsius and a humidity range of 10 to 90 percent non-condensing. The Cisco DS-X9706-FAB1 module is designed to be easy to manage, with a user-friendly web-based interface and support for industry-standard management protocols such as SNMP, Telnet, and SSH. It also supports a range of security features, including access control lists (ACLs) and port security. Overall, the Cisco DS-X9706-FAB1 module is a high-performance fabric module that delivers excellent performance and reliability. Its advanced hardware specifications, including high system bandwidth and support for advanced features such as FSPF routing and VSANs, make it an excellent choice for enterprise-level data center networks.

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