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Product Line: Cisco N9K-C9396TX
Product Type: Switch
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Product Description

The Cisco N9K-C9396TX is a high-performance data center switch that provides scalable performance and industry-leading density for 10/40 Gbps Ethernet networks. It is designed to support both traditional and cloud-scale data center deployments with its flexible architecture and comprehensive feature set.

Key Feature for the N9K-C9396TX

1. 96 1/10G BASE-T ports 
2. 2 QSFP ports for uplink connectivity 
3. Hot-swappable power supplies and fans 
4. Low-latency forwarding of up to 3 microseconds 
5. Support for virtual extensible LAN (VXLAN) and other advanced features 
6. Full Layer 2 and Layer 3 capabilities

Product Review

The Cisco N9K-C9396TX is a high-performance data center switch with impressive hardware features. It boasts 96 10GBASE-T Ethernet ports, 12 QSFP+ ports, and a maximum forwarding capacity of 2.56 Tbps. What sets it apart is its support for Cisco ACI, a policy-based automation solution that simplifies network management and accelerates application deployment. Overall, the Cisco N9K-C9396TX is a reliable and versatile switch that is ideal for demanding data center environments.


Cisco N9K-C9396TX is a next-generation fixed 9-slot modular switch built for today's most demanding enterprise data center networks. With the industry-leading Cisco NX-OS operating system, it is the ideal platform for any size enterprise to build and deploy highly available and agile networks. The N9K-C9396TX comes with an impressive set of features, including 48 10/25/40/50/100 Gigabit Ethernet ports, with speeds of up to 2.6 Tbps and 960 Mpps, as well as four flexible network modules and eight line cards that support both open source and custom software. This switch also comes with 128 MB of on-board memory, which is double the capacity of the similarly priced switches from other vendors. It also provides up to 16 internal 10/25 GbE SFP+ uplinks for high-speed LAN access. In addition to its impressive hardware specifications, the N9K-C9396TX also has an extensive number of salient features such as advanced MPLS routing capabilities, in-service software upgrades, robust security measure with TrustSec and Encrypted Traffic Analytics, application-awareness network integration, software defined storage support, industry leading VXLAN capabilities, multi-chassis link aggregation groups, and more. All these features are designed in an energy efficient manner, making this switch perfect for both green and budget conscious data centers. Moreover, with its high availability design, customers can be rest assured that the N9K-C9396TX will provide uninterrupted service without any disruption or downtime. As such, this switch is ideal for businesses seeking to build high performance and resilient networks that are built to last. The N9K-C9396TX truly is the epitome of power and performance for modern data centers. With its impressive set of hardware specifications and advanced set of features, this is a great choice for any enterprise looking for a reliable and future proof switching solution.

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