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by Cisco
Product Line: Cisco Nexus Series
Product Type: Network Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $183.00
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$0.00 - $183.00
Current price $183.00
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Product Description

The N7K-C7009-FAB-2 enhances the Cisco Nexus 7000 9-Slot Chassis with a performance of 110 Gbps per slot per fabric, ensuring high data throughput. It is compatible with Cisco NX-OS Software Release 5.2 and later, and supports both Online Insertion and Removal (OIR) and hot swapping, facilitating easy upgrades and maintenance without system interruption. This fabric module, measuring 1.75 in. in height, 4.5 in. in width, and 22.5 in. in depth, and weighing 5 lbs., also meets NEBS Level 3 compliance for reliability and safety in demanding environments.

Key Feature for the N7K-C7009-FAB-2

  • What is the performance capability of the network module?
    The module delivers a performance of 110 Gbps per slot per fabric.
  • Is the module compatible with Cisco Nexus 7000 9-Slot Chassis?
    Yes, it is designed for compatibility with the Cisco Nexus 7000 9-Slot Chassis.
  • Which versions of Cisco NX-OS Software does the module support?
    It supports Cisco NX-OS Software Release 5.2 and later versions.
  • Does the module support Online Insertion and Removal (OIR)?
    Yes, OIR support is available for this module.
  • Can the module be hot-swapped?
    Yes, it supports hot swapping, allowing for easy replacement or upgrade without powering down the system.
  • What types of management information bases (MIBs) does it support?
    The module supports SNMP Versions 1, 2c, and 3 for efficient network management.
  • How can the network module be managed?
    It can be managed through Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) 5.2, XML, scriptable CLI, and Cisco DCNM 5.2 Web Services.
  • What are the physical dimensions of the module?
    The module measures 1.75 in. in height, 4.5 in. in width, and 22.5 in. in depth.
  • What is the operating temperature range for the module?
    The operating temperature range is from 0 °C to 40 °C.
  • What safety and regulatory standards does the module comply with?
    It complies with standards including CISPR24, EN55024, and UL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1, among others.

Product Review

The Cisco N7K-C7009-FAB-2 module, designed for the Nexus 7000 9-Slot Chassis, supports a high-performance throughput of 110 Gbps per slot, ensuring efficient data handling for demanding network environments. It offers compatibility with Cisco NX-OS Software Release 5.2 and later, along with comprehensive network management through Cisco DCNM 5.2, SNMP versions 1, 2c, and 3, and various programming interfaces, facilitating flexible and scalable network operations. However, its operational temperature range and humidity levels necessitate a controlled environment for optimal performance, potentially limiting deployment in harsh or varied conditions.


The Cisco N7K-C7009-FAB-2 is a fabric module designed to enhance the capabilities of the Cisco Nexus 7000 9-Slot Chassis. This module is key to scaling the system's architecture, offering a performance of 110 Gbps per slot per fabric. It is specifically compatible with the Cisco Nexus 7000 9-Slot Chassis, ensuring seamless integration and performance optimization. This fabric module supports Cisco NX-OS Software Release 5.2 and later versions, offering flexibility in terms of software compatibility and ensuring access to the latest features and security patches. The N7K-C7009-FAB-2 is designed with operational efficiency in mind, featuring support for Online Insertion and Removal (OIR) and hot swapping. These capabilities minimize downtime during upgrades or maintenance, allowing for uninterrupted network operation. The module's management and programming interfaces are comprehensive, supporting SNMP versions 1, 2c, and 3 for effective network management. It integrates with Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) 5.2, providing a centralized platform for monitoring and managing the network. Additionally, the module offers XML and scriptable CLI for flexible programming and automation, along with Cisco DCNM 5.2 Web Services for enhanced network management capabilities. Physically, the N7K-C7009-FAB-2 measures 1.75 inches in height, 4.5 inches in width, and 22.5 inches in depth, with a weight of 5 lbs. This compact size and light weight make it an efficient choice for space-constrained environments. The module operates effectively within a temperature range of 0 °C to 40 °C and can withstand a relative humidity range of 5% to 90% (noncondensing) during operation. For storage, it is designed to endure temperatures ranging from -40 °C to 70 °C and a relative humidity of 5% to 95% (noncondensing), ensuring durability and longevity. The N7K-C7009-FAB-2 meets stringent regulatory compliance and safety standards, including NEBS Level 3 certification (SR-3580), which attests to its reliability and robustness in various operational environments. It also complies with multiple international safety and electromagnetic compatibility standards, such as UL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1 and CISPR24, ensuring a wide range of deployment possibilities. Key specifications include: -
  • Performance: 110 Gbps per slot per fabric, enhancing the overall efficiency and capability of the Cisco Nexus 7000 series.
  • Channel Type: Parallel, allowing for high-speed data transfer and communication within the network infrastructure.
  • Hot Swap and OIR Support: Facilitates easy upgrades and maintenance without significant downtime, ensuring network reliability.
In summary, the Cisco N7K-C7009-FAB-2 fabric module is an essential component for networks utilizing the Cisco Nexus 7000 9-Slot Chassis. It offers high performance, extensive software and network management support, and meets rigorous operational standards, making it an ideal choice for enterprises looking to enhance their network infrastructure.


Item Number N7K-C7009-FAB-2
Manufacturer Cisco
Slot Performance Capacity 110 Gbps per Slot for Each Fabric Module
Compatible Chassis Cisco Nexus 7000 9-Slot Enclosure
Software Requirement Requires Cisco NX-OS Software Version 5.2 or Newer
Online Insertion and Removal (OIR) Supported
Capability for Hot Swapping Supported
Management Information Bases (MIBs) Support for SNMP Versions 1, 2c, and 3
Network Administration Managed via Cisco DCNM Version 5.2
Developer Interfaces XML, CLI (Scriptable), and Web Services for Cisco DCNM 5.2
Slots Occupied in Chassis 1
Dimensions (H x W x D) 1.75 x 4.5 x 22.5 inches
Mass 5 pounds
Operational Temperature Range 0 to 40 °C
Operational Humidity Range 5 to 90% RH (Non-condensing)
Storage Temperature Range -40 to 70 °C
Storage Humidity Range 5 to 95% RH (Non-condensing)
NEBS Certification Level 3 compliant with SR-3580 (GR-63-CORE Issue 3 and GR-1089-CORE Issue 4)
Regulatory Approvals CISPR24, EN55024, EN50082-1, EN61000-3-2, EN61000-3-3, EN61000-6-1, EN300 386
Safety Certifications UL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1, AS/NZS 60950
Data Transfer Method Parallel

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