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Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders


Important Features

Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders are designed to provide connectivity for rack and blade servers, as well as converged fabric deployments. As the third generation in the Cisco Fabric Extender portfolio, the Nexus 2300 Series provides a wide range of benefits.

Deliver Leading Innovations for the Data Center:

  • Simplify the migration from 100M or 1 Gbps to 10 Gbps at the server access
  • Support for Cisco 40 Gb Bi-directional optics offer cost-effective migration to 40 Gigabit Ethernet
  • Larger buffers support a wide variety of workloads such as multicast feeds and voice traffic
  • Additional ternary content addressable memory (TCAM) combines advanced features and local flow redirect capabilities

Reduce Total Cost of Ownership:

  • Flexibility and simplified cabling of top-of-rack (ToR) designs
  • Simplified management and efficient utilization of an end-of-row (EoR) design

Gain Architectural Flexibility

  • Integrate into various architecture types
  • Deploy and re-deploy as your needs change so you protect your investments.
  • Unified Ports support flexible LAN and SAN deployment through support for Ethernet, Fiber Channel, and Fiber Channel over Ethernet connectivity.
  • Parent switch support spans the Cisco Nexus 5000, Nexus 6000, Nexus 7000, and Nexus 9000 Series Switches, as well as Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect.