Driving High-Speed Connectivity with Cisco Nexus N9K-C93180YC-FX

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In a world where digital transformation is the driving force behind successful businesses, achieving superior connectivity has become a non-negotiable necessity. When it comes to data transmission, speed, versatility, and security are of paramount importance. If these factors resonate with your needs, then the Cisco Nexus 93180YC-FX switch, available at Router-switch.com, is a perfect choice for you.

The Challenge: Converging Storage, Compute Servers, and Back-End Storage Resources

IT managers are continually seeking solutions that can meet the growing demand for high-speed, secure, and flexible connectivity options. They require devices that can seamlessly integrate primary storage, compute servers, and back-end storage resources. This integration should offer low latency, robust security, and a scalable bandwidth to handle increasing data loads.

The Solution: N9K-C93180YC-FX

Introducing the Cisco Nexus 93180YC-FX switch, an integral part of the Nexus 9300 series, with advanced capabilities such as 48p 1/10G/25G SFP+ and 6p 40G/100G QSFP28. With latency less than 1 microsecond and support for 3.6 Tbps bandwidth and 1.2 bpps, this 1RU switch is well-equipped to handle high-speed data transfer requirements.

The 48 downlink ports on the 93180YC-FX are capable of supporting 1-, 10-, or 25-Gbps Ethernet or as 16-, 32-Gbps Fibre Channel ports. This feature positions the N9K-C93180YC-FX as a convergence point for primary storage, compute servers, and back-end storage resources, providing a comprehensive solution for top-of-rack network architectures.

N9K-C93180YC-FX: The Unique Advantages
N9K-C93180YC-FX Specification

Hardware performance and scalability

Ports 48 x 1/10/25-Gbps and 6 x 40/100-Gbps QSFP28 ports
Downlink supported speeds 1/10/25-Gbps Ethernet

16/32-Gbps Fibre Channel

CPU 6 cores
System memory Up to 32 GB
SSD drive 128 GB
System buffer 40 MB
Management ports 1 RJ-45 port

L1 and L2 ports are unused

USB ports 1
RS-232 serial ports 1
Power supplies (up to 2) 500W AC, 930W DC, or 1200W HVAC/HVDC
Typical power (AC/DC) 260W
Maximum power (AC/DC)* 425W
Input voltage (AC) 100 to 240V
Input voltage
(High-Voltage AC [HVAC])
200 to 277V
Input voltage (DC) –48 to –60V
Input voltage
(High-Voltage DC [HVDC])
–240 to –380V
Frequency (AC) 50 to 60 Hz
Fans 4
Airflow Port-side intake and exhaust
Physical dimensions
(H x W x D)
1.72 x 17.3 x 22.5 in.
(4.4 x 43.9 x 57.1 cm)
Acoustics 57 dBA at 40% fan speed, 68.9 dBA at 70% fan speed, and 77.4 dBA at 100% fan speed
RoHS compliance Yes
MTBF 238,470 hours

Environmental properties

Operating temperature 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Nonoperating (storage) temperature –40 to 158°F (–40 to 70°C)
Humidity 5 to 95% (noncondensing)
Altitude 0 to 13,123 ft (0 to 4000m)

The Nexus 93180YC-FX switch isn’t just about speed and power. It’s a holistic solution that blends performance, flexibility, and security in one compact unit. Here’s how:

Speed and Power

With a latency of less than 1 microsecond, the 93180YC-FX offers fast data transmission, ensuring your operations continue uninterrupted. Its ability to support bandwidth of 3.6 Tbps and 1.2 bpps assures you that no matter how large your data load, the 93180YC-FX can handle it seamlessly.


Whether your network requires 1-, 10-, or 25-Gbps Ethernet or 16-, 32-Gbps Fibre Channel ports, the Nexus 93180YC-FX switch can adapt to your needs. Its 48 downlink ports bring the versatility to handle different data speeds, making it a reliable choice for various network architectures.


In an era where cyber threats are on the rise, the 93180YC-FX ensures that your data is secure. With MACsec (Media Access Control Security) feature, it provides robust encryption for network traffic, providing an additional layer of security to your network.

The Cisco Nexus 93180YC-FX at Router-switch.com

When you opt for the Nexus 93180YC-FX at Router-switch.com, you’re choosing a reliable partner for your networking needs. Our customers, like Tech Corp, have successfully integrated the 93180YC-FX into their systems, experiencing a noticeable improvement in data transmission speeds and security. They’ve reported a seamless convergence of their storage, servers, and back-end resources, greatly enhancing their operations.


For businesses seeking a robust, high-speed, and secure network solution, the Cisco Nexus 93180YC-FX is an excellent choice. Its blend of power, speed, and flexibility, coupled with robust security features, makes it a suitable option for handling diverse network needs.

We welcome you to explore the Cisco Nexus 93180YC-FX on Router-switch.com. Enhance your network capabilities with a solution designed for the fast-paced digital world. Experience the benefits of superior connectivity today!

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