Cisco Nexus 7000 4-Slot Switch

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Get High Performance in a Compact Form Factor

Scale to 1.92 Tbps with the Cisco Nexus 7000 4-Slot Switch. In a compact form factor, this switch has the same Cisco NX-OS operational features of other Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches. It offers a comprehensive feature set, high availability, high performance, and side-to-rear air flow. The switch delivers a Unified Fabric to meet the needs of small and midsized data center core and edge deployments.

Video Data Sheet

Learn how the Cisco Nexus 7000 4-Slot Switch offers high performance in a small form factor. (3:51 min)

Features and Capabilities

High Availability

The Cisco Nexus 7000 4-Slot Switch provides:

  • Fully redundant system architecture with dual supervisors, redundant power supplies, and fans
  • Lossless, non disruptive In-Service Software Upgrades (ISSUs) for zero service downtime
  • Graceful system operations to minimize the effect of upgrades and other maintenance


Protect your infrastructure investments with the following features:

  • 1.92 Tbps of switching capacity to scale for future growth demands
  • Highly scalable modular NX-OS features such as Fabric Path and Fabric Extender (FEX) technology

Transport Flexibility

This switch offers transport flexibility with:

  • Support for 1, 10, 40, and 100 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces
  • Optics options from short-range to long-range DWDM
  • Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) for LAN and SAN consolidation

In addition, you get extensive Cisco Data Center Interconnect features, including:

Operational Efficiency

Enhance your data center with increased operational efficiency, including:

  • Single software image with a consistent NX-OS feature set across the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series
  • Virtual Device Context (VDC) for efficient resource utilization
  • Simplified management with choices of Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), XML API, and Cisco Data Center Network Manager
  • Integrated alerts with Cisco IOS Embedded Event Manager (EEM)

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