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Product Line: Cisco UCS 5100 Series
Product Type: Blade Server Chassis
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Product Description

The N20-C6508 is a rack-mountable unit with a 6 RU form factor and dimensions of 32 in. depth, 10.5 in. height, and 17.5 in. width. It supports up to 8 blades and has 2 expansion slots, with an operating temperature range from 50 °F to 95 °F and a humidity range from 5% to 93%. This model features N+1 power redundancy and complies with multiple standards, including CISPR 22 Class A and EN 61000-6-1.

FAQs for the N20-C6508

  • What is the form factor of the networking hardware?
    The form factor is 6 RU.
  • How many blades can the device support?
    It can support up to 8 blades.
  • What are the dimensions of the networking hardware?
    The device measures 32 inches in depth, 10.5 inches in height, and 17.5 inches in width.
  • Is there power redundancy available?
    Yes, there is power redundancy with an N+1 scheme.
  • What is the operating temperature range?
    The operating temperature ranges from 50 °F to 95 °F.
  • How many expansion slots does the device have?
    There are 2 expansion slots available.
  • What is the minimum operating humidity?
    The minimum operating humidity is 5%.
  • What standards is the networking hardware compliant with?
    It is compliant with CISPR 22 Class A, BSMI CNS 13438 Class A, CISPR 24, EN 61000-3-2, VCCI Class A ITE, EN 61000-3-3, EN55024, EN55022 Class A, EN50082-1, and EN 61000-6-1.
  • What is the maximum operating humidity level?
    The maximum operating humidity level is 93%.
  • What type of mounting is used for this networking hardware?
    It uses a rack mounting type.

Product Review

The CISCO N20-C6508 offers power redundancy with an N+1 scheme, ensuring reliable operation and minimizing downtime in critical network environments. Its capacity to support up to 8 blades within a 6 RU form factor allows for significant scalability and flexibility in deployment. However, its large depth of 32 inches might pose installation challenges in space-constrained racks or data centers.


The CISCO N20-C6508 is a high-capacity, rack-mountable networking chassis designed to support a wide range of networking applications and environments. With its 6 RU form factor, it offers a compact yet powerful solution for managing complex networks. This chassis is engineered to accommodate up to 8 supported blades, providing flexibility and scalability to meet the demands of growing network infrastructures. Its design emphasizes reliability and high performance, making it an ideal choice for data centers and large enterprise networks. Key hardware specifications of the CISCO N20-C6508 include its dimensions and environmental tolerances. It measures 32 inches in depth, 10.5 inches in height, and 17.5 inches in width, making it suitable for standard rack mounting. The chassis is designed to operate efficiently within a broad range of temperatures, from a minimum of 50 °F to a maximum of 95 °F. It can also function in environments with humidity levels ranging from 5% to 93%, ensuring reliable performance under various climatic conditions.
  • Number of Expansion Slots: 2
  • Supported Blades: Up to 8
  • Power Redundancy Scheme: N+1
Power redundancy is a critical feature of the CISCO N20-C6508, incorporating an N+1 power redundancy scheme. This ensures continuous operation and minimizes downtime by automatically switching to a backup power supply in the event of a failure. The chassis supports a wide array of compliant standards, including CISPR 22 Class A, BSMI CNS 13438 Class A, CISPR 24, and several others, demonstrating its adherence to international regulations and its capability to operate in diverse environments. The CISCO N20-C6508's construction and operational specifications underscore its suitability for high-demand networking tasks. Its capacity to house up to 8 blades allows for significant expansion and customization, enabling support for a wide variety of network functions and services. The chassis's power redundancy feature, combined with its compliance with numerous standards, ensures that it delivers reliable, uninterrupted service. Overall, the CISCO N20-C6508 is designed to meet the needs of complex, high-volume network environments. Its robust feature set, including expansion capabilities, environmental resilience, and adherence to international standards, makes it a versatile solution for organizations looking to scale their network infrastructure efficiently and reliably.


ModelCISCO N20-C6508
Installation TypeRack-Mountable
Size6 Rack Units
Expansion Slot Count2
Maximum Blade Support8
Depth32 inches
Height10.5 inches
Width17.5 inches
Lowest Operating Temperature50 °F
Highest Operating Temperature95 °F
Operating Humidity Range - Minimum5%
Operating Humidity Range - Maximum93%
Redundant Power SupplySupported
Redundancy ConfigurationN+1
Regulatory ComplianceCISPR 22 Class A, BSMI CNS 13438 Class A, CISPR 24, EN 61000-3-2, VCCI Class A ITE, EN 61000-3-3, EN55024, EN55022 Class A, EN50082-1, EN 61000-6-1

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