The Cisco Nexus 9000 Series delivers proven high performance and density, low latency, and exceptional power efficiency in a range of compact form factors. They operate in Cisco NX-OS Software mode or in Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) mode with ground breaking Cloud Scale ASIC technology. They are ideal for either traditional or fully automated data center deployments.
The Nexus 9000 switches Built on the latest Cisco®Cloud Scale technology, and within the Cisco Nexus 9000 family we have models with industry-leading ultra-high-density fixed-configuration data center switches with line-rate Layer 2 and 3 features that support enterprise and commercial applications, service provider hosting, and cloud computing environments. The Nexus 9200, for example, are switches that support a wide range of port speeds with flexible combinations of 1/10/25/40/50/100-Gbps connectivity in compact form factors. Using the widely deployed industry-leading Cisco NX-OS Software operating system, Cisco Nexus switches are designed for programmable fabric, which offers flexibility, mobility, and scale for service providers and infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and cloud providers. It is also designed for the programmable network, which automates configuration and management for customers who want to take advantage of the DevOps operation model and tool sets.
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