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Product Line: Cisco Nexus Series
Product Type: Network Switch Fabric Module
Original price $0.00 - Original price $209.00
Original price
$0.00 - $209.00
Current price $209.00
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Product Description

The N7K-C7010-FAB-2 is designed for integration with Cisco Nexus 7700 10-Slot Switches, featuring a performance per slot per Fabric-2 Module of 110 Gbps and compatibility with Cisco NX-OS Software Release 6.0 or later. It supports Online Insertion and Removal (OIR), ensuring minimal disruption during hardware upgrades or replacements. The module adheres to comprehensive safety and regulatory standards, including UL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1, AS/NZS 60950, and NEBS Level 3, and offers diverse programming interfaces such as XML, Scriptable Command-Line Interface, and Cisco DCNM 6.0 Web Services for efficient network management.

Key Feature for the N7K-C7010-FAB-2

  • What software release is required for the Cisco Nexus 7706 Switch?
    It requires Cisco NX-OS Software Release 6.0 or later.
  • How much performance per slot does the Fabric-2 Module provide?
    The Fabric-2 Module provides 110 Gbps performance per slot.
  • Does the Cisco Nexus 7706 support Online Insertion and Removal (OIR)?
    Yes, OIR support is available.
  • Which network management software is compatible with this device?
    Cisco DCNM 6.0 is compatible for network management.
  • How many slots are available in the Cisco Nexus 7706 Switch?
    There is 1 slot available in the Cisco Nexus 7706 Switch.
  • What are the physical dimensions and weight of the Cisco Nexus 7706 Switch?
    Height: 1.733 in., Width: 14.93 in., Depth: 7.33 in., Weight: 4 lbs.
  • What is the operating temperature range for the Cisco Nexus 7706 Switch?
    The operating temperature range is from 0 °C to 40 °C.
  • What safety and ETSI standards does the Cisco Nexus 7706 comply with?
    It complies with UL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1, AS/NZS 60950, ETSI 300 019 standards for safety and environmental conditions.
  • What programming interfaces are available for the Cisco Nexus 7706 Switch?
    XML, Scriptable Command-Line Interface, and Cisco DCNM 6.0 Web Services are available programming interfaces.
  • Is hot swap supported on the Cisco Nexus 7706 Switch?
    Yes, hot swap is supported.

Product Review

The Cisco N7K-C7010-FAB-2 Fabric-2 module, designed for use with Cisco Nexus 7700 10-slot switches, delivers a solid performance upgrade with a per slot bandwidth of 110 Gbps, ensuring efficient data handling and network operations. It supports hot swapping (OIR), facilitating seamless upgrades and maintenance without disrupting network service. However, its operation is limited to specific environmental conditions, with an operational temperature range of 0 °C to 40 °C and humidity requirements, potentially restricting deployment in varied climatic conditions.


The Cisco N7K-C7010-FAB-2 is a high-performance fabric module designed for the Cisco Nexus 7700 10-slot switches, offering a significant upgrade in data processing and network management capabilities. This module is specifically engineered to bolster network efficiency and reliability, providing an excellent solution for enterprise-level data centers and high-demand networking environments. At the core of the Cisco N7K-C7010-FAB-2's performance is its ability to deliver up to 110 Gbps per slot per fabric-2 module, ensuring high-speed data transmission and enhanced network throughput. This capability is vital for applications requiring fast and reliable access to network resources, making it a suitable choice for organizations with intensive data and processing needs. The fabric module is compatible with Cisco NX-OS Software Release 6.0 or later, offering a seamless integration with existing network infrastructures and minimizing compatibility issues. It also supports Online Insertion and Removal (OIR), allowing for maintenance and upgrades without disrupting network operations. This feature is crucial for maintaining uninterrupted service and minimizing downtime in critical network environments. Network management is streamlined with support for Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) 6.0, a comprehensive management solution that simplifies the administration of Cisco Nexus networks. This integration enables efficient monitoring, configuration, and optimization of network resources, contributing to improved operational efficiency and reduced administrative overhead. Key hardware specifications of the Cisco N7K-C7010-FAB-2 include: - Height: 1.733 inches - Width: 14.93 inches - Depth: 7.33 inches - Weight: 4 lbs This compact and lightweight design ensures that the module can be easily integrated into existing network setups without requiring significant space adjustments. The fabric module operates reliably across a broad range of temperatures and humidity levels, with operating temperatures ranging from 0 °C to 40 °C and operational relative humidity from 5% (noncondensing) to 90% (noncondensing). These specifications ensure that the module remains functional under varying environmental conditions, providing consistent network performance.
  • Hot Swap support enhances system reliability and flexibility, allowing for component replacement without network disruption.
  • Compliance with multiple safety and ETSI standards, including UL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1 and ETSI 300 019 series, underscores the module's adherence to industry safety and quality benchmarks.
  • Programming interfaces such as XML, Scriptable CLI, and Cisco DCNM 6.0 Web Services facilitate customized network management and automation, enabling tailored solutions to meet specific network requirements.
Additionally, the Cisco N7K-C7010-FAB-2 complies with a broad spectrum of regulatory standards, including CISPR24 and EN55024 for electromagnetic compatibility, and meets NEBS Level 3 requirements, ensuring reliable operation in various physical and electrical conditions. In summary, the Cisco N7K-C7010-FAB-2 fabric module represents a strategic investment for enterprises seeking to enhance their network infrastructure's performance, reliability, and manageability. Its comprehensive feature set, including high-speed data processing, support for advanced network management tools, and adherence to stringent safety and regulatory standards, makes it an essential component of modern, high-performance networking environments.


Part Number and ManufacturerCisco N7K-C7010-FAB-2
Compatible SoftwareRequires Cisco NX-OS Software Version 6.0+
Throughput per Slot on Fabric-2 Module110 Gigabits per Second
Online Insertion and Removal (OIR)Supported
Management SoftwareCisco Data Center Network Manager 6.0
Slot Count for Cisco Nexus 7706 SwitchOne
Dimensions (H x W x D)1.733 x 14.93 x 7.33 inches
Mass4 pounds
Operating Temperature Range0 to 40 degrees Celsius
Operational Humidity Range5 to 90% RH (Non-condensing)
Storage Temperature Range-40 to 70 degrees Celsius
Storage Humidity Range5 to 95% RH (Non-condensing)
Certifications for SafetyUL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1, AS/NZS 60950
ETSI ComplianceETSI 300 019-2-1 (Storage Class 1.2), ETSI 300 019-2-2 (Transportation Class 2.3), ETSI 300 019-2-3 (Stationary Use Class 3.2)
Development InterfacesXML, CLI (Scriptable), Web Services via Cisco DCNM 6.0
Regulatory StandardsCISPR24, EN55024, EN50082-1, EN61000-3-2, EN61000-3-3, EN61000-6-1, EN300 386
NEBS CertificationLevel 3, according to SR-3580
Communication ProtocolParallel
Hot PluggingYes
Intended UseCisco Nexus 7700 10-Slot Switches

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