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Product Line: Cisco N77-C7706-FAB-2
Product Type: Fabric Module
Original price $314.00 - Original price $924.00
Original price
$314.00 - $924.00
Current price $924.00
Title: Surplus

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Product Description

The N77-C7706-FAB-2 is a fabric-2 module designed for the Cisco Nexus 7700 6-Slot Switch, offering a performance per slot of 220 Gbps and an aggregate performance of 1.32 Tbps across six modules. It supports Cisco NX-OS Software Release 6.2.6 or later and is compatible with Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) version 6.2.6 or later for comprehensive network management. The module features dimensions of 11.3 in. height, 2.02 in. width, and 7.22 in. depth, weighs 5.6 lbs, and operates within a temperature range of 0 °C to 40 °C, with a humidity tolerance from 5% to 90% (noncondensing).

Key Feature for the N77-C7706-FAB-2

  • Q: What software version is required for compatibility with the Cisco Nexus 7706 Switch?
    A: Cisco NX-OS Software Release 6.2.6 or later.
  • Q: How does the performance per slot per Fabric-2 Module compare?
    A: Each Fabric-2 Module provides a performance of 220 Gbps per slot.
  • Q: Is Onboard Reconfiguration (OIR) supported on this device?
    A: Yes, OIR is supported.
  • Q: What tool is recommended for network management of Cisco Nexus 7706 Switch?
    A: Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) version 6.2.6 or later.
  • Q: How many slots does the Cisco Nexus 7706 Switch have?
    A: It has 1 slot.
  • Q: What are the physical dimensions of the Cisco Nexus 7706 Switch?
    A: Height: 11.3 in., Width: 2.02 in., Depth: 7.22 in.
  • Q: What is the operating temperature range for the Cisco Nexus 7706 Switch?
    A: 0 °C to 40 °C.
  • Q: What safety standards does the Cisco Nexus 7706 Switch comply with?
    A: UL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1, AS/NZS 60950.
  • Q: What programming interfaces are available for the Cisco Nexus 7706 Switch?
    A: XML, Scriptable CLI, Python, Tool Command Language, OpenFlow.
  • Q: What type of channel is used for the Cisco Nexus 7706 Switch?
    A: It uses a parallel channel type.

Product Review

The Cisco N77-C7706-FAB-2 Fabric-2 module enhances the Cisco Nexus 7706 Switch by offering a per-slot performance of 220 Gbps and an aggregated performance of up to 1.32 Tbps across six modules, catering to high-density networking environments. It supports Online Insertion and Removal (OIR), allowing for seamless upgrades and maintenance without disrupting network operations. However, the module is limited by its compatibility with only Cisco NX-OS Software Release 6.2.6 or later, which may restrict integration with older systems or software.


The Cisco N77-C7706-FAB-2 is a key component in the Cisco Nexus 7700 series, delivering enhanced performance and reliability for demanding data center environments. This fabric-2 module is specifically designed for use with Cisco Nexus 7706 switches, offering a streamlined solution for network infrastructure upgrades or expansions. At the heart of its capabilities, the N77-C7706-FAB-2 provides a significant boost in data throughput. Each module supports a performance of 220 Gbps per slot. When fully utilized with six fabric-2 modules in a system, the aggregate performance reaches an impressive 1.32 Tbps, ensuring high-speed data transmission across the network. The module is designed with operational efficiency in mind, featuring Online Insertion and Removal (OIR) support. This allows for seamless upgrades and maintenance without disrupting network operations, a critical feature for 24/7 data center environments. From a physical standpoint, the module measures 11.3 inches in height, 2.02 inches in width, and 7.22 inches in depth, with a weight of 5.6 lbs. It operates reliably across a wide range of temperatures, from 0°C to 40°C, and can withstand operational relative humidity levels from 5% to 90% noncondensing. Storage conditions are also robust, with the module tolerating temperatures from -40°C to 70°C and humidity levels from 5% to 95% noncondensing. Safety and compliance are paramount for Cisco, and the N77-C7706-FAB-2 adheres to a broad spectrum of standards, including UL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1 and AS/NZS 60950 for safety, and multiple ETSI standards for storage, transportation, and stationary use. Additionally, the module meets NEBS Level 3 requirements, ensuring its durability and reliability in various operating conditions. The module's network management capabilities are facilitated through compatibility with Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) version 6.2.6 or later, offering streamlined management and monitoring of network infrastructure. Software compatibility extends to Cisco NX-OS Software Release 6.2.6 or later, ensuring that the module benefits from the latest features and security enhancements. Programming interfaces include XML, a scriptable command-line interface, Python, Tool Command Language, and OpenFlow, providing flexibility for network automation and customization. Regulatory compliance is comprehensive, with certifications including CISPR24, EN55024, and various EN61000 standards, ensuring that the module operates within global electromagnetic compatibility and safety standards. Key highlights include: - Performance: 220 Gbps per slot, scaling to 1.32 Tbps with six modules. - Compatibility: Designed for Cisco Nexus 7706 switches. - Reliability: Supports a wide range of operational and storage conditions, backed by extensive safety and regulatory compliance. Overall, the Cisco N77-C7706-FAB-2 fabric-2 module represents a strategic investment for organizations looking to enhance their network infrastructure with high-speed, reliable, and compliant networking hardware.


Item NumberCisco N77-C7706-FAB-2
Produced byCisco
Software RequirementNX-OS Software Version 6.2.6+
Bandwidth per Fabric Module220 Gbps
Total Bandwidth with 6 Modules1.32 Tbps
Online Insertion and Removal (OIR)Supported
Management SoftwareCisco DCNM Version 6.2.6+
Slot Count for Nexus 77061 Slot
Height11.3 inches
Width2.02 inches
Depth7.22 inches
Mass5.6 pounds
Operating Temp. (Min)0°C
Operating Temp. (Max)40°C
Operational Humidity (Min)5% Humidity
Operational Humidity (Max)90% Humidity
Storage Temp. (Min)-40°C
Storage Temp. (Max)70°C
Storage Humidity (Min)5% Humidity
Storage Humidity (Max)95% Humidity
CertificationsUL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1, AS/NZS 60950
Compliance with ETSIETSI 300 019 Classes 1.2, 2.3, 3.2
Development InterfacesXML, CLI, Python, TCL, OpenFlow
Compliance StandardsCISPR24, EN55024, EN50082-1, EN61000 Series, EN300 386
NEBS CertificationLevel 3 per SR-3580
Transmission TypeParallel
CompatibilityFor Nexus 7700 6-Slot Switches

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