A PICS Telecom 101 on the Nexus 9200 Series from the Cisco Nexus 9K platform.
The Cisco Nexus 9200 Series is a line of fixed-form switches designed for top-of-rack (ToR) deployments in data centers, offering high-density ports and advanced programmability. With support for Cisco ACI and features like vPC and VXLAN, the Nexus 9200 Series delivers flexibility, scalability, and enhanced network management capabilities for modern data center environments.
PICS Telecom offers the largest inventory of new and used multi-vendor telecom network products and data equipment. Providing critical spares and services to over 2000 customers in over 100 countries. All equipment provided is thoroughly tested to ensure it is in excellent working condition and is backed by PICS’ comprehensive warranty.
- High-density ports: The Nexus 9200 Series switches offer a mix of 1/10/25/40/50/100 Gigabit Ethernet ports, providing high-density connectivity options for demanding data center environments.
- Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) support: The Nexus 9200 Series switches are compatible with Cisco ACI, a comprehensive software-defined networking (SDN) solution. ACI simplifies network management, automates provisioning, and enhances security through policy-based control and centralized visibility.
- Advanced programmability: These switches run Cisco NX-OS software, which provides a rich set of programmability options. Administrators can utilize RESTful APIs, Python scripting, and other automation capabilities to streamline network management and integrate with third-party applications.
- Virtual Port Channel (vPC) technology: The Nexus 9200 Series supports vPC, enabling the creation of redundant, loop-free connections to downstream devices. vPC enhances network resiliency and provides active-active links for increased bandwidth and availability.
- VXLAN support: The Nexus 9200 Series switches offer native support for Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) encapsulation. VXLAN enables the creation of scalable and flexible virtualized networks, supporting the demands of modern virtualized environments.
- Deep visibility and analytics: These switches provide built-in telemetry capabilities, allowing for real-time monitoring, troubleshooting, and analytics. Network administrators can gain visibility into network traffic, performance, and security to optimize operations.
- Energy efficiency: The Nexus 9200 Series switches incorporate energy-saving features such as power-efficient ASICs and fan speed control. These features help organizations reduce power consumption and operate more sustainably.