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          Cisco Nexus 2348UPQ 10GE Fabric Extender with 12x 10GE Fabric Transceivers

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          Item #: 31082985
          Mfr. Part#: N2K-C2348UPQF-QSA
          Availability: Temporarily Out-of-Stock
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            Simplify your data center access architecture and operations with the Cisco Nexus 2300 platform fabric extenders (FEX), the successor to the industry's widely adopted Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders. The Cisco Nexus 2300 platform, with its Cisco fabric extender architecture, provides a highly scalable unified server-access platform across a range of connectivity options such as Gigabit Ethernet, 10 Gigabit Ethernet, 40 Gigabit Ethernet, unified fabric, copper, and fiber connectivity, and rack and blade server environments. The platform offers excellent support for migrating from traditional Gigabit Ethernet to 10/40 Gigabit Ethernet and virtual machine-aware unified fabric technologies.
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            Actual Weight 16.10 lb(s)
            Compatibility Notes Architecture flexibility with simplified operations:
            The Cisco Nexus 2300 platform is unified-port capable, allowing flexible deployment and LAN/SAN convergence in a heterogeneous architecture. A common, scalable, and adaptive architecture across data center racks and points of delivery (PoDs) supports various server options, connectivity options, physical topologies, and evolving needs. A single point of management and policy enforcement using upstream Cisco Nexus switches eases the commissioning and decommissioning of server racks through zero-touch installation and automatic configuration of fabric extenders.

            Highly scalable server access:
            Today's data centers require massive scalability to manage the increasing number of servers and higher demand for bandwidth from each server. Cisco Nexus 2300 platform fabric extenders meet this need with higher-density ports facing servers and the parent switch without any changes to the existing cable plant. The 1 Gigabit Ethernet, 10 Gigabit Ethernet server access, and 40 Gigabit Ethernet network access are scalable, with no reliance on Spanning Tree Protocol. The Cisco Nexus 2300 platform can also provide up to 2:1 oversubscription.

            Enhanced buffer for wide applications:
            In today's data center, application teams require the network to be flexible and capable of handling the rapid growth of applications. The Cisco Nexus 2300 platform provides deep shared buffers to absorb bursts of traffic from storage devices and a wide variety of applications, such as multicast feed, voice traffic, video traffic, and healthcare applications. These deep buffers also provide flexibility to expand your network as your needs change. The shared buffers are also very useful in situations where one or more servers are consuming most of the bandwidth in highly oversubscribed environments.

            Increased business benefits:
            The Cisco Nexus 2300 platform fabric extenders help data centers keep their space, power, and cooling requirements under control while reducing their carbon footprints. Through consolidation, the fabric extenders reduce cabling, rack space, power and cooling demands. By inheriting features from the parent switch, they offer investment protection and the capability to add functions without the need for a major upgrade of server-attached infrastructure. This helps reduce operating expenses (OpEx) and capital expenditures (CapEx). Its 40-Gbps QSFP+ fabric interfaces offer a cost-effective, simplified connectivity option to Cisco Nexus parent switches and support for QSFP 40-Gbps bidirectional short-reach transceivers (QSFP BiDi).
            Contents fabric extender, (12) 10GE Fabric Extender Transceiver, documentation
            General
            Color Black
            Physical Dimensions 1.7"h x 17.3"w x 14.1"d
            Ports/Connectors (48) 1Gb Ethernet/10Gb Ethernet SFP/SFP+
            (6) 40Gb Ethernet QSFP+
            Protocols
            Networking Protocol IEEE 802.1p, IEEE 802.1Q, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ae, IEEE 802.3x
            Remote Management Protocol CLI, RMON, SNMP 1, SNMP 2, SNMP 3
            Returns Policy Due to manufacturer restrictions, all sales on this item are final.
            Standards
            Compliant Standards RoHS, VCCI Class A
            UNSPSC 43222612
            Warranty - Labor 1 Year
            Warranty - Parts 1 Year
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