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by Cisco
Product Line: Cisco Nexus
Product Type: Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $2,467.00
Original price
$0.00 - $2,467.00
Current price $2,467.00
Title: Used

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Product Description

The Cisco Nexus N3K-C31128PQ-10GE is a high-performance data center switch that offers a compact 1RU form factor. It provides scalable, non-blocking 40Gbps and 10Gbps Ethernet connectivity. The switch is designed for deployment in both traditional and fully automated data centers. It features the Cisco NX-OS operating system, providing a comprehensive feature set and the ability to manage the switch with a graphical user interface or a command-line interface. The switch also supports hardware-based forwarding, providing high-performance, low-latency switching capabilities.

Key Feature for the N3K-C31128PQ-10GE

1. Form factor: 1RU compact
2. Ethernet connectivity: 40Gbps and 10Gbps
3. Operating system: Cisco NX-OS
4. Management: GUI and CLI
5. Forwarding: Hardware-based
6.. Latency: Low

Product Review

The Cisco Nexus N3K-C31128PQ-10GE switch is highly rated by users for its excellent performance and easy setup. Its compact design and hardware-based forwarding make it a popular choice for data centers. The switch also receives praise for its robust feature set and comprehensive management options, making it a versatile and reliable solution for network administrators.


Cisco N3K-C31128PQ-10GE is an advanced level switch that offers a combined 48 SFP+ ports with 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GigE) bandwidth. This high performance layer 3 switch provides users with an immense amount of network resources perfect for medium to large networks. Its sturdy aluminum housing is suitable for a variety of data centers and enterprise environments, providing efficient cooling that helps the switch operate 24x7x365. The switch is powered by dual redundant, load-sharing fan power supplies that work to keep the device running even if one of the fans should fail. It also boasts low-latency forwarding and has wire-speed performance in Layer 2, Layer 3, and IPv6 environments. As a result, the switch can easily handle high volume traffic without compromising performance. In terms of technical specs, the Cisco N3K-C31128PQ-10GE features 128 Gigabit Ethernet ports with PoE or non-PoE capability, and 48 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports, 32 of which support 10GBASE-T technology. The advanced Quality of Service (QoS) capabilities provided on the switch allow for flexible application prioritization using a number of field-programmable parameters. This enables users to selectively prioritize or de-prioritize specific switches, according to their business needs. This switch supports 40 individual line-rate Flexible NetFlow (FNF) instances and comprehensive access security based on IEEE 802.1x and MACsec standards. Another key feature of the Cisco N3K-C31128PQ-10GE is its embedded switching chip, which operates at a clock speed of 1000 MHz and a packet throughput rate of up to 164 million packets per second (Mpps). Additionally, it supports rack mount installation and consumes 390 watts of power, with a maximum fuse rating of 7 amps. Overall, if you need an incrementally upgradable layer 3 switch for high performance networking applications, then the Cisco N3K-C31128PQ-10GE is worth considering. It's equipped with excellent cooling mechanisms, fantastic data forwarding speeds and enhanced port capabilities – making it well suited for heavy workloads and large enterprises.

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