The Cisco Nexus 4000 Series Blade Switches extend the benefits of the Cisco Nexus Family to blade servers. Part of the Cisco Data Center Business Advantage network foundation, these switches address the challenges of having more switches and cables in a single chassis , implementing virtual machine mobility, and increasing bandwidth and power requirements.
Cisco Nexus 4000 provides all ports with support for both Gigabit Ethernet and 10 Gigabit Ethernet autonegotiation, for increased investment protection. It is also a Fibre Channel Over Ethernet (FCoE) switch and is fully compliant with the IEEE's Data Center Bridging (DCB) specification.
Cisco Nexus 4000 Switch provides four major benefits.