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by Cisco
Product Line: Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches
Product Type: Switching Module
Original price $0.00 - Original price $206.00
Original price
$0.00 - $206.00
Current price $206.00
Title: Used

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Product Description

The Cisco N9K-SC-A is a switching module designed for use with the Cisco Nexus 9500 series switches. It provides high-speed connectivity and advanced switching capabilities for data center and cloud computing environments. With support for up to 32 ports of 40/100 Gb Ethernet, the N9K-SC-A delivers high-density, high-bandwidth connectivity to meet the demands of modern data centers. The module also features advanced virtualization capabilities, allowing for the creation of multiple virtual switches on a single physical switch, which simplifies network management and reduces costs.

Key Feature for the N9K-SC-A

1. Number of Ports: Up to 32 40/100 Gb Ethernet ports
2. Switching Capacity: Up to 6.4 Tbps
3. Latency: Sub-microsecond latency
4. Power Consumption: 40W max power consumption per port
5. Dimensions: 1.75 x 15.3 x 21.9 inches
6. Supported Protocols: Ethernet, FCoE, TRILL, VXLAN, MPLS, and more

Product Review

The Cisco N9K-SC-A is a high-performance line card designed for the Cisco Nexus 9500 Series switches. It boasts an impressive hardware specification, including support for up to 4 fabric modules and 5.76 Tbps of switching capacity. Its unique Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) technology enables efficient and scalable network virtualization, reducing infrastructure complexity and costs. Its advanced Quality of Service (QoS) features, such as traffic shaping and prioritization, ensure optimal network performance and efficiency. Its simple and intuitive management interface, via the Cisco Nexus Operating System (NX-OS), allows for easy configuration and monitoring, making it a reliable choice for businesses that require a fast, scalable, and efficient network solution. Additionally, it supports a wide range of protocols and technologies, including Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), making it an ideal choice for data center and cloud environments.


The Cisco N9K-SC-A is a service card designed for use with the Cisco Nexus 9500 Series switches. It is a modular card that can be easily inserted into the switch chassis to provide advanced services and capabilities, including forwarding, queuing, and buffering. This service card is built with high-performance hardware components, including a powerful ASIC and memory modules, to enable high-speed data processing and low-latency forwarding. It also supports a range of interfaces, including 40 Gigabit Ethernet, 100 Gigabit Ethernet, and Fibre Channel, to enable flexible connectivity options for a variety of network configurations. The Cisco N9K-SC-A is designed to support advanced networking features, such as Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) and network virtualization, which allow for greater scalability and flexibility in network design. It also includes features such as congestion management and traffic shaping to help ensure optimal network performance and prevent network congestion. Overall, the Cisco N9K-SC-A is a powerful and flexible service card that provides advanced capabilities and high-performance hardware for use in large-scale data center and enterprise networks.

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