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by Cisco
Product Line: Cisco M9 Series
Product Type: Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $937.00
Original price
$0.00 - $937.00
Current price $937.00
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Product Description

The M9XT-FC1632 is a Cisco networking module featuring 16 Fiber Channel SFP+ ports with support for 32 Gigabit Ethernet, designed for high-speed optical and data networking applications. It offers an impressive aggregate bandwidth of 1024 Gbps and supports up to 8300 buffer credits for enhanced data integrity and flow control. For management and automation, it includes a serial console port (RS-232), a 10/100/1000BASE-T management port, and multiple programming interfaces including Scriptable CLI, Cisco DCNM Web Services API, NX-API Restful Interfaces, Cisco Embedded Event Manager, and Cisco NX-OS Software Scheduler, all within a 1 RU form factor.

Key Feature for the M9XT-FC1632

  • What is the total number of ports available on this device?
    The device has 16 ports.
  • Can you detail the Ethernet technology supported by the switch?
    It supports 32 Gigabit Ethernet.
  • What applications is this network hardware designed for?
    It is designed for optical networks and data networking.
  • What type of ports does the device feature?
    The device features Fiber Channel SFP+ ports.
  • What is the aggregate bandwidth capacity of this device?
    The aggregate bandwidth capacity is 1024 Gbps.
  • How many buffer credits are available?
    Up to 8300 buffer credits are available.
  • What type of serial console port is included?
    It includes an RS-232 serial console port.
  • Does the device offer a management port? If so, what type?
    Yes, it offers a 10/100/1000BASE-T management port.
  • What programming interfaces are supported?
    Supported interfaces include Scriptable CLI, Cisco DCNM Web Services API, NX-API Restful Interfaces, Cisco Embedded Event Manager, and Cisco NX-OS Software Scheduler.
  • What are the physical dimensions and weight of the device?
    The device measures 1.72 in. in height, 17.3 in. in width, 20.11 in. in depth, and weighs 9.1 kg.

Product Review

The Cisco M9XT-FC1632 offers 16 ports with 32 Gigabit Ethernet for high-speed optical and data networking, supported by an aggregate bandwidth of 1024 Gbps and up to 8300 buffer credits, ensuring efficient data handling for demanding applications. Its versatility is further enhanced by a comprehensive set of programming interfaces, including Scriptable CLI and Cisco DCNM Web Services API, facilitating flexible network management and automation. However, the device's operational temperature range of 0°C to 45°C may limit its deployment in environments with extreme temperature conditions, necessitating additional cooling solutions in certain scenarios.


The Cisco M9XT-FC1632 is a cutting-edge networking hardware solution designed to meet the demands of modern data centers and optical networks. This device is equipped with 16 ports, supporting 32 Gigabit Ethernet for high-speed data transfer and efficient network management. It is specifically engineered to facilitate optical networks and advanced data networking, ensuring seamless connectivity and robust performance. One of the key features of the Cisco M9XT-FC1632 is its support for Fiber Channel SFP+ port type, which allows for high-speed data transmission and reliable connectivity for networked devices. With an aggregate bandwidth of 1024 Gbps, this device can handle large volumes of data, making it an ideal choice for enterprises with high data throughput requirements. The Cisco M9XT-FC1632 boasts an impressive array of buffer credits, with up to 8300 available, ensuring efficient data flow and minimizing the risk of bottlenecks in busy networks. Additionally, the device includes a serial console port (RS-232) and a management port (10/100/1000BASE-T), providing flexible options for network management and configuration. For network administrators, the Cisco M9XT-FC1632 offers a range of programming interfaces, including a scriptable CLI, Cisco DCNM Web Services API, NX-API Restful Interfaces, Cisco Embedded Event Manager, and Cisco NX-OS Software Scheduler. These interfaces allow for customizable management and monitoring of the network, adapting to the unique needs of each deployment.
  • Form Factor: 1 RU, ensuring a compact footprint in network racks.
  • Dimensions: Height 1.72 in., Width 17.3 in, Depth 20.11 in., making it suitable for standard rack installations.
  • Weight: 9.1 kg, allowing for relatively easy handling and installation.
The device operates efficiently across a wide range of temperatures, from 0 °C to 45 °C, and can be stored in conditions ranging from -40 °C to 70 °C. Its design also accounts for varying humidity levels, operating reliably at 10% to 90% (noncondensing) and withstanding storage humidity from 10% to 95% (noncondensing). This resilience ensures that the Cisco M9XT-FC1632 is suitable for deployment in diverse environmental conditions. Operating altitude for the device ranges from -197 to 6500 ft, accommodating various installation locations without compromising performance. Power requirements are also versatile, with an AC input ranging from 100 to 240 VAC, allowing for global deployment without the need for additional power converters. In summary, the Cisco M9XT-FC1632 is a powerful and versatile networking device, offering high-speed data transfer, extensive network management features, and reliable performance under a range of environmental conditions. Its compact form factor, combined with its robust hardware specifications, makes it an ideal solution for businesses looking to upgrade their network infrastructure for improved efficiency and connectivity.


Item NumberCisco M9XT-FC1632
Port Count16
Network Speed32 Gbps Ethernet
Use CasesOptical Networking, Data Communications
Connection InterfaceSFP+ Fiber Channel
Total Throughput1024 Gigabits per second
Buffer AllocationUp to 8300 Credits
Configuration InterfaceRS-232 Serial
Administrative Interface10/100/1000 Ethernet
Programming OptionsCisco DCNM, NX-API, Scripting CLI, EEM, NX-OS Scheduler
Device Size1 Rack Unit
Unit Height1.72 inches
Unit Width17.3 inches
Unit Depth20.11 inches
Device Weight9.1 kilograms
Operational Temp Low0 degrees Celsius
Operational Temp High45 degrees Celsius
Storage Temp Low-40 degrees Celsius
Storage Temp High70 degrees Celsius
Operational Humidity Low10% Non-condensing
Operational Humidity High90% Non-condensing
Storage Humidity Low10% Non-condensing
Storage Humidity High95% Non-condensing
Usage Elevation-60 to -1981 meters
Power Requirement100V to 240V AC

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