The latest Cisco Nexus 9300-EX is the new Nexus 9000 series. It offers a variety of interface options available to transparently migrate existing data centers from 100-Mbps, 1-Gbps, and 10-Gbps speeds to 25 Gbps at the server, and from 10 and 40 Gbps to 50 and 100 Gbps at the aggregation layer.
The new Cisco Nexus 9300-EX platform switches support Cisco Data Center Interconnect (DCI) features, enabling flexible workload mobility and LAN and SAN convergence.
The Cisco Nexus 9300-EX Platform Switch Models
|Cisco Nexus 93180YC-EX Switch||48 x 10/25-Gbps fiber ports and 6 x 40/100-Gbps Quad Small Form-Factor Pluggable (QSFP28) ports|
|Cisco Nexus 93108TC-EX Switch||48 x 10G BASE-T ports and 6 x 40/100-Gbps QSFP28 ports|
The Cisco Nexus 93180YC-EX Switch is a 1-rack-unit (1RU) switch that supports 3.6 terabits per second (Tbps) of bandwidth and over 2.8 billion packets per second (bpps). The 48 downlink ports on the 93180YC-EX can be configured to work as 1-, 10-, or 25- Gbps ports, offering deployment flexibility and investment protection. The uplink can support up to six 40- and 100-Gbps ports, or a combination of 10-, 25-, 40-, 50-, and 100-Gbps connectivity, offering flexible migration options.
Cisco Nexus 93180YC-EX Switch
The Cisco Nexus 93108TC-EX Switch is a 1RU switch that supports 2.16 Tbps of bandwidth and over 1.7 bpps. The 48 10GBASE-T downlink ports on the 93108TC-EX can be configured to work as 100-Mbps, 1-Gbps, or 10-Gbps ports. The uplink can support up to six 40- and 100-Gbps ports, or a combination of 10-, 25-, 40, 50-, and 100-Gbps connectivity, offering flexible migration options.
Cisco Nexus 93108TC-EX Switch
The Cisco Nexus 9300-EX platform offers industry-leading density and performance with flexible port configurations that can support existing copper and fiber cabling.
Cisco Nexus 9300-EX Platform Switch Features
The software packaging for the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series offers flexibility and a comprehensive feature set while being consistent with Cisco Nexus access switches. The default system software has a comprehensive Layer 2 security and management feature set. To enable additional functions, including Layer 3 IP unicast and IP multicast routing and Cisco Nexus Data Broker, you must install additional licenses.
The following Table lists the software packaging and licensing available to enable advanced features.
Software Packaging and Licensing
|Packaging||Chassis Based||Part Number||Supported Features|
|Cisco Nexus 9000 Fixed Enhanced Layer 3 license||Chassis||N93-LAN1K9||Layer 3 features, including full OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, and VXLAN|
|Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) license||Chassis||DCNM-LAN-N93-K9||DCNM license for Cisco Nexus 9000 Series fixed switching platform|
|Cisco Nexus Data Broker license||Chassis||L-NDB-FX-SWT-K9||Data Broker license for Cisco Nexus 9000 fixed switching platform|
For a complete list of supported features, refer to Cisco Feature Navigator.
The Cisco Nexus 9300-EX platform supports the NX-OS operating system.
The Performance and Scalability Specifications for the Cisco Nexus 9300-EX Platform Switches.
More about the Cisco Nexus 9300-EX Platform Switches Data Sheet, such as the Cisco NX-OS Software, Ordering Information and Supported Optics Modules you can refer to http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/collateral/switches/nexus-93108tc-ex-switch/datasheet-c78-736651.html