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Product Line: Cisco Nexus 3000 Series
Product Type: Switch
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Product Description

The N3K-C3524P-10GX is equipped with 24 fixed SFP+ ports and supports a switching capacity of 480 Gbps and a forwarding rate of 360 Mpps, designed for efficient data handling and high-speed connectivity. It includes 2 redundant power supplies, ensuring system reliability, and features a comprehensive buffer size of 18 MB along with 4 GB of system memory and 4 GB of flash memory, accommodating extensive network demands and storage requirements. With support for up to 4096 VLANs and 4096 ACL entries, this switch is optimized for complex network segmentation and security configurations, making it suitable for a wide range of professional networking environments.

FAQs for the N3K-C3524P-10GX

  • What is the number of fixed SFP+ ports available on this device?
    The device has 24 fixed SFP+ ports.
  • How many management ports does the switch support?
    It supports 2 10/100/1000 management ports.
  • Does the device include a serial console port for management?
    Yes, it includes 1 RS-232 serial console port.
  • What is the total number of USB ports on the switch?
    There is 1 USB port available on the switch.
  • How many power supplies are included with the device for redundancy?
    The device is equipped with 2 redundant power supplies.
  • What is the switching capacity of this networking switch?
    Its switching capacity is 480 Gbps.
  • Can you specify the forwarding rate of the device?
    The forwarding rate is 360 Mpps.
  • What is the maximum size for Jumbo Frames that the device supports?
    It supports Jumbo Frames up to 9216 bytes.
  • What is the operating power requirement for this switch?
    The operating power requirement is 102 W.
  • How many VLANs can this device support?
    The device can support up to 4096 VLANs.

Product Review

The CISCO N3K-C3524P-10GX offers a substantial switching capacity of 480 Gbps and a forwarding rate of 360 Mpps, catering well to high-demand environments. However, its maximum operating temperature of 40 °C may limit its deployment in hotter climates without additional cooling solutions. Additionally, the unit's 24 fixed SFP+ ports and dual redundant power supplies provide flexibility and reliability for critical network infrastructure, but the system memory of 4 GB could be a constraint for complex routing tables and extensive ACLs.


The CISCO N3K-C3524P-10GX is a highly capable networking switch designed for efficiency and scalability in data center environments. This model comes equipped with 24 fixed SFP+ ports, providing ample connectivity for high-speed data transfer and networking requirements. In addition to these, it includes two 10/100/1000 management ports, a single RS-232 serial console port, and one USB port, offering a variety of interfaces for management and configuration purposes. This switch is designed with redundancy and reliability in mind, featuring two power supplies to ensure continuous operation. With a switching capacity of 480 Gbps and a forwarding rate of 360 Mpps, it can handle large volumes of data with ease, making it suitable for environments where data throughput and speed are critical. It supports jumbo frames up to 9216 bytes, enhancing the efficiency of large data transfers across the network. The device operates with a power consumption of 102 W and has a heat dissipation rate of 658 BTU/Hour, indicating its energy efficiency and ability to manage thermal output effectively. It supports up to 4096 VLANs and ACL entries, offering extensive network segmentation and security configuration options. With support for 512 Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP) instances and 64 Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP) instances, it ensures network resilience and loop-free topologies. Key specifications include: - 24 EtherChannels with enhancement capabilities to support numerous ports per EtherChannel. - An 18 MB buffer size, coupled with 4 GB of system memory and 4 GB of flash memory, facilitating smooth operation and ample storage for firmware and configurations. - AC input voltage range from 100 to 240 VAC, accommodating various power supply standards. Physically, the switch measures 1.72 x 17.3 x 18.38 inches and weighs 17.4 lbs, making it compact enough for rack installations while providing robust connectivity options. It is designed to operate in environments with temperatures ranging from 0 °C to 40 °C, relative humidity from 10% to 85%, and at altitudes of up to 10,000 ft, ensuring reliability across diverse operational conditions.
  • Support for up to 4096 VLANs and ACL entries, allowing for extensive network segmentation and security configurations.
  • Dual redundant power supplies, ensuring continuous operation and network uptime.
  • Comprehensive connectivity options with 24 SFP+ ports, management, console, and USB ports for versatile networking and configuration.
The CISCO N3K-C3524P-10GX is tailored for organizations requiring a high-performance, scalable, and reliable network infrastructure. Its extensive feature set, combined with efficient power usage and compact design, makes it an excellent choice for data centers looking to optimize their network performance and reliability.


Part Number and ManufacturerCISCO N3K-C3524P-10GX
SFP+ Ports (Fixed)24
Management Ports (10/100/1000)2
Serial Console Ports (RS-232)1
USB Ports1
Power Supply Units2 (Redundant)
Switching Capacity480 Gbps
Forwarding Rate360 Mpps
Maximum Frame Size9216 Bytes
Operational Power Consumption102 W
Heat Output658 BTU/Hour
Supported VLANs4096
Available ACL Entries4096
Spanning Tree Protocol Instances512 (RSTP), 64 (MSTP)
EtherChannel Support24
Ports per EtherChannelNot specified
Memory Buffer18 MB
Storage (Flash)4 GB
AC Voltage Requirement100 to 240 VAC
Dimensions (H x W x D)1.72 x 17.3 x 18.38 in.
Unit Weight17.4 lbs
Operating Temperature Range0 °C to 40 °C
Operational Humidity Range10% to 85%
Maximum Operating Altitude0 to 10,000 ft

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