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          Cisco Nexus 3172PQ, Forward Airflow (port side exhaust), DC P S, Base and LAN Enterprise License Bundle

          Cisco Nexus 3172PQ, Forward Airflow (port side exhaust), DC P S, Base and LAN Enterprise License Bundle
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          Item #: 34069410
          Mfr. Part#: N3K-C3172-FD-L3
          Availability: Temporarily Out-of-Stock
          Est. Ship: Call for next available delivery

          • Remote Management over CLI, RMON, SNMP 1, SNMP 2, SNMP 3, SSH-2, Telnet
          • Warranty: 1 Year

          Ordering Information

          The Cisco Nexus 3172PQ switch is a dense, high-performance Layer 2 and 3 10 and 40-Gbps switch that is a member of the Cisco Nexus 3100 switches. The Nexus 3100 switch is the Cisco Nexus 3000 series switches and offers improved port density, scalability, and features compared to the first-generation switches. It supports both forward and reverse airflow schemes with AC and DC power inputs. The Cisco Nexus 3172PQ is well suited for data centers that require a cost-effective, power-efficient line-rate Layer 2 and 3 top-of-rack (ToR) switch.

          Cisco Nexus 3172PQ is a 10-Gbps enhanced Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP+)-based ToR switch with 48 SFP+ ports and 6 Quad SFP+ (QSFP+) ports. Each SFP+ port can operate in 100-Mbps, 1-Gbps, or 10-Gbps mode, and each QSFP+ port can operate in native 40-Gbps or 4 x 10-Gbps mode. This switch is a true phy-less switch that is optimized for low latency and low power consumption.
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          Actual Weight 18.60 lb(s)
          Contents Switch, DC power supply, licenses
          General Information FEATURES:

          - 1.4-Tbps switching capacity
          - Forwarding rate of up to 1 bpps
          - Line-rate traffic throughput (both Layer 2 and 3) on all ports
          - Configurable maximum transmission units (MTUs) of up to 9216 bytes (jumbo frames)


          Numer of MAC Addresses: 288,000
          Number of VLANS: 4096
          Number of spanning-tree instances:
          - RSTP: 512
          - MSTP: 64
          Number of ACL entries:
          - 4000 ingress
          - 1000 ingress
          Routing Table:
          - 16,000 prefixes and 16,000 host entries
          - 8,000 multicast routes
          Number of EtherChannels: 64 (with vPC)
          Number of ports per EtherChannel: 32


          Operating Temperature: 32 to 104 F (0 to 40 C)
          Storage Temperature: -40 to 158 F (-40 to 70 C)
          Operating Relative Humidity:
          - 10 to 85%, non-condensing
          - Up to 5 days at maximum (85%) humidity
          - Recommend ASHRAE data center environment
          Storage Relative Humidity: 5 to 95% noncondensing
          Altitude: 0 to 10,000 ft (0 to 3000 m)
          Memory Notes 4 GB System Memory
          12 MB Shared Buffer
          2 GB boot Flash
          O/S Notes Cisco Nexus 3100-XL platform switches are supported by Cisco NX-OS Software Release NXOS-703I2.2 and later.
          Physical Dimensions 1.7"h x 17.3"w x 17"d
          Ports/Connectors (48) fixed 10GbE SFP+
          (6) fixed QSFP+
          (1) GbE management
          (1) RS-232 serial console
          (1) USB
          Power Notes Redundant power supplies
          (3+1) Redundant fans
          Typical Operating Power: 143 W
          Maximum Power: 293 W

          AC PSUs:
          Input Voltage: -40 to -72 VDC
          Frequency: 50 to 60 Hz
          Efficiency: 89 to 91% at 220V

          DC PSUs:

          Input Voltage: -40 to -72 VDC
          Maximum Current: 33 A
          Efficiency: 85 to 88%

          Typical Heat Dissipation:

          - 488 BTU/hr (48 SFP+ ports with Twinax, and 6 QSFP+ with SR4 at 100% load)

          Maximum Heat Dissipation: 1000 BTU/hr


          Forward and reversed airflow schemes
          - Forward airflow: Port-side exhaust (air enters through fan-tray and power supplies and exits through ports)
          - Reversed airflow: Port-side intake (air enters through ports and exits through fan-tray and power supplies)


          Measured Sound Power (Maximum):
          - Fan speed 40% duty cycle: 64.9 dBA
          - Fan speed 70% duty cycle: 69.3 dBA
          - Fan speed 100% duty cycle: 76.7 dBA
          Networking Protocol 10 Gigabit Ethernet, OSPF, RIP
          Remote Management Protocol CLI, RMON, SNMP 1, SNMP 2, SNMP 3, SSH-2, Telnet
          Returns Policy Due to manufacturer restrictions, all sales on this item are final.
          Compliant Standards AS/NZS 60950-1, CISPR 22 Class A, CISPR 24, EN 300-386, EN 55022 Class A, EN 55024, EN 60950-1 Second Edition, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3, GB 4943, ICES-003 Class A, IEC 60950-1 Second Edition, KN22, KN24, RoHS, UL 60950-1 Second Edition, VCCI Class A
          UNSPSC 43222612
          Warranty - Labor 1 Year
          Warranty - Parts 1 Year
          Warranty Details The Cisco Nexus 3100 platform switches have a 1-year limited hardware warranty. The warranty includes hardware replacement with a 10-day turnaround from receipt of a return materials authorization (RMA).
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