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by Cisco
Product Line: Cisco Nexus Series
Product Type: Network Switch
Original price $145.00 - Original price $467.00
Original price
$145.00 - $467.00
Current price $467.00
Title: Surplus

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Product Description

The Cisco N55-M16UP is a high-performance module designed for use in Cisco Nexus 5596UP Switches. This module features 16 unified ports with a maximum data transfer rate of 10 Gbps per port, making it an ideal solution for high-speed data center environments. The module is fully compatible with the Cisco Nexus 5596UP Switch and can be easily installed and configured.

Key Feature for the N55M16UP

1. 16 unified ports with 10 Gbps data transfer rate per port 
2. Hot-swappable design for easy replacement or upgrade 
3. Dual-speed fan modules for efficient cooling 
4. High availability with redundant power supplies and supervisor modules 
5. Supports multiple protocols including Ethernet, FCoE, and Fibre Channel 
6. Scalable design with support for up to 2304 ports in a single Nexus 5596UP switch

Product Review

The Cisco N55-M16UP is a high-density Unified Port expansion module designed for use in the Cisco Nexus 5596T and 5596UP switches. It provides up to 16 Unified Ports, which can operate as Ethernet, Fibre Channel, or Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) ports, enabling flexible connectivity and interoperability between different protocols. The module supports advanced features such as virtual PortChannels (vPCs), FabricPath, and support for jumbo frames, enabling efficient and reliable network operation. Additionally, it includes hot-swappable components and support for redundancy mechanisms, enabling easy maintenance and upgrades. The N55-M16UP is a reliable and scalable expansion module for organizations that require high-density and flexible connectivity in their network infrastructure. It is part of the Cisco Nexus 5500 series of switches, which provides a range of options for different network sizes and requirements.


The Cisco N55M16UP is a network module designed for use with the Cisco Nexus 5500 series switches. This product review will focus on the hardware specifications of the Cisco N55M16UP. The Cisco N55M16UP module features 16 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports that support both copper and fiber optic connections. It also features support for FCoE (Fibre Channel over Ethernet), enabling the convergence of storage and data networking traffic onto a single network infrastructure. In terms of performance, the Cisco N55M16UP module provides wire-speed switching, forwarding up to 480 Gbps of data throughput. It also supports advanced features such as Quality of Service (QoS) and virtualization, enabling the creation of virtual network segments within a physical network and the prioritization of network traffic. The module is designed to be hot-swappable, enabling easy installation and removal without the need to power down the networking equipment. It also features redundant power supplies for increased reliability and availability. In terms of power consumption, the Cisco N55M16UP module has a maximum power rating of 120 watts. It operates at a temperature range of 0 to 40 degrees Celsius. Overall, the Cisco N55M16UP module is a high-performance networking component that is ideal for use in enterprise-level networking environments. Its advanced hardware specifications, including high-speed data transfer rates, support for advanced features such as QoS and virtualization, and hot-swappable installation, make it an excellent choice for organizations that require high-performance and reliable networking capabilities.

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