Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches are designed to deliver high-density top-of-rack (ToR) Layer 2 and Layer 3, 10/40 Gigabit Ethernet with unified ports in compact one-, two-, and four-rack-unit form factors. The Cisco Nexus 5000 Series includes the Cisco Nexus 5500 and 5600 platforms as part of the Cisco Unified Fabric portfolio.
Cisco Nexus® 5000 Series Switches, part of the unified fabric component of the Cisco® Data Center Business Advantage (DCBA) architectural framework, deliver an innovative architecture to simplify Data Center transformation by enabling a high-performance, standards-based, multi-protocol, multi-purpose, Ethernet-based fabric. The comprehensive Cisco NX-OS feature set and 10/40 Gigabit Ethernet scalability of the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series deliver high performance, operational efficiency, and design flexibility.
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