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by Cisco
Product Line: Cisco Nexus
Product Type: Switch
Original price $668.00 - Original price $9,693.00
Original price
$668.00 - $9,693.00
Current price $9,693.00
Title: Surplus

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Product Description

The N9K-C9336PQ features 36 40G QSFP ports, supported by 16 GB of system memory and a 64 GB SSD for efficient data handling and storage. It offers flexibility in connectivity with 2 USB ports, a 1 RS 232 serial console port, and a 1 10/100/1000BASE-T management port, powered by either 1200 WAC or 930 WDC power supplies. Designed for durability and reliable operation, it operates within a temperature range of 0 °C to 40 °C, supports up to 4000 m altitude, and has a MTBF of 242,000 hours, ensuring compliance with various safety and EMC standards.

Key Feature for the N9KC9336PQ

  • What is the number of ports available on this device?
    The device comes with 36 ports.
  • Can you specify the type of ports used in this network hardware?
    The port type is 40G QSFP.
  • How much system memory is included?
    The device is equipped with 16 GB of system memory.
  • What is the storage capacity of the SSD in this networking equipment?
    It has a 64 GB Solid State Drive (SSD).
  • How many USB ports does this device have?
    There are 2 USB ports available.
  • Does this device include a serial console port?
    Yes, it includes 1 RS 232 serial console port.
  • What type of management ports are available?
    It features 1 10/100/1000BASE-T management port.
  • What are the power supply options for this device?
    The options include 1200 WAC power supplies or 930 WDC power supplies, with support for up to 2.
  • What is the typical AC power consumption?
    The typical AC power consumption is 400 WAC.
  • What is the maximum operational temperature for this hardware?
    The maximum operating temperature is 40 °C.

Product Review

The Cisco N9K-C9336PQ switch offers 36 40G QSFP ports, providing high-density, high-speed networking capabilities suitable for demanding data center environments. With 16 GB of system memory and a 64 GB SSD, it supports efficient data processing and storage, though its operational noise levels, reaching up to 89.8 dBA at full fan speed, could be a concern in quieter workspaces. Additionally, the switch's dual power supply option enhances its reliability, but its maximum operating temperature of 40 °C may limit deployment in hotter environments without adequate cooling.


The Cisco N9K-C9336PQ is a high-capacity, 40G QSFP switch designed for efficient and high-speed networking performance. It offers 36 ports, providing ample connectivity for large-scale deployments and data-intensive applications. This switch is equipped with a 16 GB system memory and a 64 GB Solid State Drive (SSD) for smooth operation and data storage. For external connections, it includes two USB ports and one RS-232 serial console port. Additionally, there is a management port supporting 10/100/1000BASE-T for network management tasks. Powering the Cisco N9K-C9336PQ are dual power supplies, with options for either 1200 WAC or 930 WDC, ensuring reliable operation and redundancy. The switch consumes approximately 400 WAC under typical conditions, with a maximum power consumption of 429 WAC. It is designed with efficiency in mind, featuring a compact form factor of 3.5 x 17.5 x 22.5 inches and weighing 34.4 lbs, making it suitable for a variety of installation environments. Operating temperature ranges from 0 °C to 40 °C, with non-operating temperature tolerance between -40 °C and 70 °C. This device can operate in environments with humidity levels from 5% to 95% (noncondensing), and at altitudes up to 4000 meters, ensuring reliability across different climatic conditions. The acoustics vary with fan speed, ranging from 64.4 dBA at 40% speed to 89.8 dBA at full speed, allowing for adaptability based on thermal requirements. The Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) is rated at 242,000 hours, indicating a reliable and long-lasting hardware investment. Compliance with RoHS-6 standards ensures that the Cisco N9K-C9336PQ meets global environmental and safety standards. In terms of regulatory compliance, the switch adheres to multiple standards: - EMC Immunity complies with EN55024, CISPR24, and EN300386. - Safety certifications include UL 60950-1 Second Edition and several international equivalents. - EMC Emissions standards are met with compliance to CISPR22 Class A and other international norms. Key features include: -
  • 36 40G QSFP ports for high-density, high-speed networking.
  • Dual power supplies (1200 WAC or 930 WDC) for reliable power redundancy.
  • Comprehensive regulatory compliance, ensuring safe and environmentally friendly operation.
The Cisco N9K-C9336PQ is designed for organizations seeking a scalable, high-performance networking solution that can handle demanding data throughput requirements while maintaining energy efficiency and operational reliability. Its extensive set of features and specifications make it an ideal choice for data centers, large enterprise networks, and high-performance computing environments.


Item Number N9K-C9336PQ
Manufacturer Cisco
Port Count 36
Port Configuration 40G QSFP
Main Memory 16 GB
SSD Capacity 64 GB
USB Interface 2 Ports
Serial Console Interface 1 RS-232
Network Management Interface 1 10/100/1000BASE-T
Energy Supply Options 1200 WAC or 930 WDC (Max 2)
Standard AC Consumption 400 WAC
Peak AC Consumption 429 WAC
Dimensions 3.5 x 17.5 x 22.5 inches
Mass 34.4 pounds
Operating Temp. Range Low 0 °C
Operating Temp. Range High 40 °C
Storage Temp. Range Low -40 °C
Storage Temp. Range High 70 °C
Operational Humidity Range 5% to 95% Noncondensing
Maximum Operating Elevation 0 to 4000 meters
Noise Level 64.4 dBA at 40%, 79.6 dBA at 70%, 89.8 dBA at 100%
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) 242,000 Hours
Compliance with RoHS Complies with RoHS-6
Immunity to Electromagnetic Interference EN55024, CISPR24, EN300386
Safety Certifications UL 60950-1 Second Edition, CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1 Second Edition, EN 60950-1 Second Edition, IEC 60950-1 Second Edition
Electromagnetic Emissions Standards CISPR22 Class A, EN55022 Class A, ICES003 Class A, VCCI Class A, EN61000-3-2, EN61000-3-3, KN22 Class A, CNS13438 Class A

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