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Original price $1,059.00 - Original price $3,535.00
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Current price $3,535.00
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Product Description

CISCO DS-X9648-1536K9 is a K9 (Key) Enhanced version of Cisco's DSX9000 Series modular cross-connect system. It is designed for high-density data centers, service providers and enterprise networks to support multiple protocols, such as TDM, ATM, SONET, Gigabit Ethernet, and 10-Gigabit Ethernet. It has a high port density, with 1536 ports per chassis, making it a scalable and cost-effective solution for large data centers.

Key Feature for the DSX96481536K9

1. Number of ports: 1536
2. Switching capacity: 384 Gbps
3. Routing capacity: 96 Gbps
4. Data transfer rate: 10 Gbps
5. Management: CLI, web-based GUI
6. Protocol support: TDM, ATM, SONET, Gigabit Ethernet, 10-Gigabit Ethernet

Product Review

The Cisco DSX96481536K9 is a high-performance switch designed for data centers and large enterprise networks. Its most notable hardware features include 96 fixed 40/100 Gbps QSFP28 ports, 4 fixed 400/100 Gbps QSFP-DD ports, and a forwarding capacity of up to 25.6 Tbps. Its unique selling point is its ability to support software-defined networking (SDN) with Cisco's Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) technology, allowing for greater network automation and control.


The Cisco DSX96481536K9 is a high-performance switch designed to meet the requirements of large-scale data centers and service providers. This switch is built on the latest hardware and software technologies to provide fast and reliable connectivity and support for advanced services and applications. At the heart of the Cisco DSX96481536K9 is a powerful Broadcom Trident3 switch chip that delivers up to 3.2 Tbps of non-blocking bandwidth and 2.38 Bpps of forwarding capacity. The switch comes with 48 fixed 10/25/40/100 Gigabit Ethernet ports and 16 QSFP28 slots, providing a total of 80 ports for high-speed connectivity. Each QSFP28 slot can support 1x100GbE, 2x50GbE, 4x40GbE or 4x25GbE ports, allowing for flexible deployment options. The Cisco DSX96481536K9 is equipped with 32GB of memory and 8GB of flash storage, providing ample resources for storing and running advanced applications. The switch also supports advanced features such as MPLS, VxLAN, and EVPN for virtualization and multi-tenancy, and supports Cisco ACI and NX-OS software for automated network provisioning and management. In terms of power consumption, the Cisco DSX96481536K9 is highly efficient, with a typical power consumption of 565 watts and a maximum power consumption of 1300 watts. The switch also supports hot-swappable power supplies and fans for easy maintenance and upgrades. Overall, the Cisco DSX96481536K9 is a highly capable switch that delivers fast and reliable connectivity and supports advanced services and applications. With its powerful hardware and advanced software capabilities, it is an ideal solution for large-scale data centers and service providers.

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