Cisco Nexus 9000

Prepare your data center for growing number of users and complicated applications. The Nexus 9000 Series data center switches deliver proven high performance and density up to 400G, as well as low latency and exceptional power efficiency in a range of form factors. The switches are highly programmable and offer industry-leading software-defined networking for data center automation.


Build a next-generation automated data center.

  • Power-On Auto Provisioning (POAP) automates the process of upgrading software images and installing configuration files on Cisco Nexus switches that are being deployed in the network for the first time
  • Intelligent API (iAPI) provides operators with a way to manage the switch through remote procedure calls (RPCs; JavaScript Object Notation [JSON] or XML) over HTTP/HTTPS infrastructure
  • Patching allows NX-OS to be upgraded and patched without any interruption in switch operations
  • Line-rate overlay support provides Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) bridging and routing at full line rate, facilitating and accelerating communication between virtual and physical servers as well as between multiple data centers in a campus environment
  • Network traffic monitoring with Cisco Nexus Data Broker builds simple, scalable, and cost-effective network taps or Cisco Switched Port Analyzer (SPAN) aggregation for network traffic monitoring and analysis
  • Cisco Intelligent Traffic Director allows customers to build a highly scalable and flexible solution for hardware-based Layer 4 load balancing and traffic steering