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Product Line: Cisco Nexus 9000
Product Type: Router
Original price $0.00 - Original price $10,444.00
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$0.00 - $10,444.00
Current price $10,444.00
Title: Surplus

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Product Description

The N77-F312CK-26 is a Cisco Nexus 7700 series module featuring 12 100G ports, designed for compatibility with all Cisco Nexus 7700 chassis. It offers 1.8 Bpps of Layer 2 and Layer 3 forwarding capacity for IPv4 and IPv6 packets, supports jumbo frames up to 9216 bytes, and includes a 144 MB virtual output queue buffer per module. The module supports a wide range of programming interfaces, including XML, CLI, DCNM Web Services, Python, and OpenFlow, alongside advanced network features such as 4096 VLANs, 64K MAC address entries, and 1024 policers.

Key Feature for the N77F312CK26

  • What is the number of ports available on this networking hardware?
    There are 12 ports available.
  • How does the product integrate with Cisco Nexus 7700 Chassis?
    The hardware is supported in all Cisco Nexus 7700 Chassis.
  • Can you detail the type of ports this product features?
    The product features 100G port types.
  • What kind of programming interfaces are available?
    Available programming interfaces include XML, Scriptable CLI, Cisco DCNM Web Services, Python, and OpenFlow.
  • What are the queue capacities for each port?
    Each port supports 4 ingress queues and 8 egress queues.
  • How large is the virtual output queue buffer?
    The virtual output queue buffer is 144 MB per module.
  • Is jumbo frame support available and up to what size?
    Jumbo frame support is available up to 9216 bytes.
  • What are the MAC address, VLAN, IPv4 and IPv6 entries capacity?
    The hardware supports 64K MAC address entries, 4096 VLANs, 64K IPv4 entries, and 32K IPv6 entries.
  • Describe the physical dimensions and weight of the product.
    The product measures 1.75 x 15.9 x 21.8 inches and weighs 18.5 lbs.
  • What are the operating and storage temperature ranges?
    The operating temperature ranges from 0 °C to 40 °C, and the storage temperature ranges from -40 °C to 70 °C.

Product Review

The Cisco N77-F312CK-26 module offers impressive performance with 1.8 Bpps of Layer 2 and Layer 3 forwarding capacity for both IPv4 and IPv6 packets, accommodating high bandwidth requirements with its 12 ports of 100G connectivity. However, its limited ingress and egress queues per port (4 and 8, respectively) might constrain traffic management capabilities in highly congested networks. Additionally, the broad programming interface support, including XML, CLI, DCNM Web Services, Python, and OpenFlow, provides versatile management options, though the complexity may require a steep learning curve for network administrators not familiar with these technologies.


The Cisco N77-F312CK-26 is a high-performance module designed for integration into Cisco Nexus 7700 chassis, providing advanced networking capabilities suitable for enterprise-grade applications. This module enhances data center operations with its substantial forwarding capacity and support for extensive programming interfaces, ensuring adaptability in various network environments. At the core of its specifications, the module features 12 ports, each capable of 100G speeds, facilitating high-bandwidth connections essential for modern data centers. This capacity ensures that networks can handle significant data volumes, making it an ideal solution for environments where data throughput and bandwidth are critical. Compatibility is a key aspect of the N77-F312CK-26, as it is designed to seamlessly integrate with all Cisco Nexus 7700 chassis. This compatibility extends the module's utility, allowing for flexible deployment across different network setups within the enterprise infrastructure. The module's front panel is equipped with LEDs that provide at-a-glance information about status, link activity, and ID, simplifying monitoring and troubleshooting processes. Furthermore, it supports a variety of programming interfaces, including XML, Scriptable CLI, Cisco DCNM Web Services, Python, and OpenFlow. These interfaces enable customizable management and automation, allowing network administrators to tailor operations to specific requirements. Performance is a standout feature, with the module delivering 1.8 billion packets per second (Bpps) of Layer 2 and Layer 3 forwarding capacity for both IPv4 and IPv6 packets. This capability ensures efficient and reliable packet forwarding, critical for maintaining high-performance network operations. The hardware specifications include support for jumbo frames up to 9216 bytes, enhancing data transmission efficiency by allowing larger packets to be sent without the need for fragmentation. The module also features a virtual output queue buffer of 144 MB per module, reducing congestion and improving network performance. Other notable specifications include: - 4 ingress queues per port - 8 egress queues per port - 64K MAC address entries - Support for 4096 VLANs - 64K IPv4 and 32K IPv6 entries - ACLs and policers to enhance network security and traffic management The physical dimensions of the module are 1.75 x 15.9 x 21.8 inches, with a weight of 18.5 lbs, making it a compact yet powerful addition to the Nexus 7700 chassis. It operates within a temperature range of 0 °C to 40 °C and supports a relative humidity range of 5% to 90% (noncondensing), ensuring reliability under various environmental conditions. In summary, the Cisco N77-F312CK-26 module brings together high-speed connectivity, extensive compatibility, and advanced programming capabilities. Its performance features and physical specifications make it a robust solution for enhancing network operations in enterprise data centers.


Item NumberCisco N77-F312CK-26
Ports Quantity12
Port Specification100G
CompatibilityCompatible with all Cisco Nexus 7700 Series Chassis
Indicator Lights on FrontStatus, Connectivity, Identity
APIs AvailableXML, CLI (with scripting capabilities), DCNM APIs, Python, OpenFlow
Inbound Queues per Port4
Outbound Queues per Port8
Buffer for Virtual Output Queues144 Megabytes per Module
Maximum Jumbo Frame Size9216 Bytes
Throughput Capacity1.8 Billion packets per second for IPv4/IPv6 L2/L3 switching
MAC Table Capacity64K Entries
Maximum VLANs Supported4096
IPv4 Routing Table Size64K Entries
IPv6 Routing Table Size32K Entries
Layer 3 Adjacency Table Size64K Entries
Access Control Entries16K
Rate Limiters1024
Support for Control Plane PolicingYes
Dimensions (Height x Width x Depth)1.75 x 15.9 x 21.8 inches
Unit Weight18.5 pounds
Operational Temperature Range0°C to 40°C
Operating Humidity Range5% to 90%, non-condensing
Temperature Range for Storage-40°C to 70°C
Humidity Range for Storage5% to 95%, non-condensing

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