Nexus 7700 F3-Series 48-Port Fiber 1 and 10 Gigabit Ethernet Module

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Cisco Nexus 7700 F3-48

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Part #: Cisco Nexus 7700 F3-48
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Warranty: 90 Days

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Nexus 7700 F3-Series 48-Port Fiber 1 and 10 Gigabit Ethernet Module

Subtypes

  • N77-F348XP-23
  • N77-F348XP-23=

The Cisco Nexus 7700 F3-Series 48-Port Module offers wire-rate performance on each port. As a result, enterprises can use it to deploy a high-density, low-latency, scalable architecture for powering a mission-critical data center.

The Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches are the foundation of the Cisco® Unified Fabric solution. The switches deliver exceptional availability and scalability and run the proven and comprehensive Cisco NX-OS Software data center switching feature set. The Cisco Nexus 7700 platform is the latest extension to the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series modular switches. With more than 83 terabits per second (Tbps) of overall switching capacity, the Cisco Nexus 7700 platform delivers the highest-capacity 10, 40, and 100 Gigabit Ethernet ports in the industry, with up to 768 native 10-Gbps ports, 384 40-Gbps ports, and 192 100-Gbps ports. This high system capacity is designed to meet the scalability requirements of the largest cloud environments.

The Cisco Nexus 7700 platform’s operation and features are consistent with the existing Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches. Both platforms use the same system architecture, the same application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) technology, and the same proven Cisco NX-OS Software releases.

The Cisco Nexus 7700 F3-Series module (Figure 1) is a low-latency, high-performance, high-density 1 and 10 Gigabit Ethernet module designed for the Cisco Nexus 7700 platform. It delivers up to 768 wire-rate 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports in a single Cisco Nexus 7700 18-Slot Switch chassis

The Cisco Nexus 7700 F3-Series module is based on the Cisco Nexus F3-Series switch-on-chip (SoC) ASIC. This type of design increases performance while lowering the power and cooling requirements of the module. The Cisco Nexus F3-Series SoC is an innovative ASIC designed by Cisco and powered by a flexible packet engine that makes it particularly suitable for building the network infrastructure of public and private cloud environments. The Cisco Nexus F3-Series engine supports all the foundational networking protocols needed to build Layer 2 and Layer 3 networks, but it also can support highly virtualized environments. It can thus enable virtual overlay networking with hardware support for Cisco Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) and Locator/ID Separation Protocol (LISP) technologies. Cisco Nexus 7700 F3-Series hardware enables customers to transparently interconnect their data centers with protocols such as Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV) and Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) and Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS).

The module delivers 720 million packets per second (mpps) of distributed Layer 2 and Layer 3 forwarding and up to 480 Gbps of data throughput. A Cisco Nexus 7700 18-Slot Switch fully populated with the Cisco Nexus 7700 F3-Series module can deliver up to 11.5 billion packets per second (bpps) and 15.4 terabits per second (Tbps) of switching performance.

The Cisco Nexus 7700 F3-Series module integrates a broad set of data center switching technologies, including industry standards and Cisco’s own innovations. It combines the benefits of classic fabric interface line cards with the advanced routing features of edge interface modules. With this integration, the module provides exceptional investment protection for organizations consolidating their data center environments while migrating to dense, multiservice 10 Gigabit Ethernet networks.

Features and Benefits

  • The Cisco Nexus 7700 F3-Series module is powered by the proven and comprehensive Cisco NX-OS feature set. This extremely comprehensive set of Layer 2 and Layer 3 functions makes this module excellent for data center networks, in which density, performance, and continuous system operation are critical.
  • The Cisco Nexus 7700 F3-Series module is a critical enabler of Cisco FabricPath. With Cisco FabricPath, organizations can build resilient, flexible, and if needed, massively scalable Layer 2 networks. Cisco FabricPath protects enterprises’ investments by allowing existing spanning-tree-based deployments to be connected to a Cisco FabricPath network.
  • The Cisco Nexus 7700 F3-Series module can be used in conjunction with the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders (FEX). The Cisco Nexus 2000 Series is designed to simplify data center architecture and operations by dramatically reducing the number of points of management.
  • The Cisco Nexus 7700 F3-Series module delivers integrated Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), greatly simplifying the network infrastructure and reducing costs by enabling the deployment of unified data center fabrics to consolidate data center traffic onto a single, general-purpose, high-performance, highly available network. With the Cisco Nexus 7700 F3-Series module, FCoE can be deployed in director-class modular platforms for the access layer and core of converged networks.
  • The Cisco Nexus 7700 F3-Series module provides support for wire-rate VXLAN, offering the architectural flexibility needed to expand cloud deployments with repeatable pods in different Layer 2 domains. VXLAN can also enable migration of virtual machines between servers across Layer 3 networks.
  • The support of advanced data center interconnect (DCI) protocols such as Cisco OTV and VPLS makes the module excellent for helping customers simplify the extension of applications across geographically dispersed data center sites.
  • The Cisco Nexus 7700 F3-Series module supports high-performance MPLS for 10 Gigabit Ethernet data center deployments.
  • Support of Cisco LISP enables enterprises and service providers to simplify multi-homed routing and facilitates scalable any-to-any WAN connectivity while supporting data center virtual machine mobility.
  • The virtual device context (VDC) feature helps enable the virtualization of a single physical device in one or more logical devices. Each provisioned logical device is configured and managed as if it were a separate physical device.
  • Configurable Control-Plane Policing (CoPP), which protects the supervisor CPU from excessive traffic.
  • Access control list (ACL) counters and logging capability to provide deeper packet visibility.
  • Layer 2 to Layer 4 ACL for both IPv4 and IPv6 traffic.
  • Cisco TrustSec® technology, including line-rate data confidentiality, data integrity, and ACL processing for security group tags (SGTs); data confidentiality and integrity conforming to the IEEE MAC security standard (IEEE 802.1AE MACsec) is supported on a subset of ports: more specifically, ports 41 to 48 (the leftmost eight ports) on the module support the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) cipher, using a 128-bit key.

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Specifications
Product compatibilitySupported in all Cisco Nexus 7700 chassis
Software compatibilityContact your local account representative for software release availability
Front-panel LEDs• Status: Green (operational), red (faulty), or orange (module booting)
• Link: Green (port enabled and connected), orange (port disabled), off (port enabled and not connected), or blinking green and orange in conjunction with ID LED blue (port flagged for identification; beacon)
• ID: Blue (operator has flagged this card for identification; beacon) or off (module not flagged)
Programming interfaces• XML
• Scriptable command-line interface (CLI)
• Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) web services
• Python
• Tool Command Language (TCL) Interpreter
• Cisco Embedded Event Manager (EEM)
• Cisco Open Network Environment (ONE) Platform Kit (onePK)
• OpenFlow
Connectivity48 ports of 1 and 10 Gigabit Ethernet (SFP and SFP+)
Maximum port density• 768 ports of 10 Gigabit Ethernet in Cisco Nexus 7700 18-Slot chassis
• 384 ports of 10 Gigabit Ethernet in Cisco Nexus 7700 10-Slot chassis
• 192 ports of 10 Gigabit Ethernet in Cisco Nexus 7700 6-Slot chassis
Queues per port4 ingress and 8 egress
Virtual output queue (VOQ) buffer72 MB per module
Jumbo frame support for bridged and routed packetsUp to 9216 bytes
Forwarding performance720 mpps of Layer 2 and Layer 3 forwarding capacity for both IPv4 and IPv6 packets
MAC address entries64,000
VLAN4096 simultaneous VLANs per VDC
IPv4 entries64,000
IPv6 entries32,000
Adjacency entries64,000
ACLs16,000
CoPPSupported
Physical dimensions• Occupies one I/O module slot in a Cisco Nexus 7700 chassis
• Dimensions: 1.75 x 15.9 x 21.8 in. (4.4 x 40.39 x 55.37 cm)
• Weight: 18.5 lb (8.4 kg)
Environmental conditions• Operating temperature: 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
• Operational relative humidity: 5 to 90%, noncondensing
• Storage temperature: -40 to 158°F (-40 to 70°C)
• Storage relative humidity: 5 to 95%, noncondensing
Regulatory compliance• EMC compliance
• FCC Part 15 (CFR 47) (USA) Class A
• ICES-003 (Canada) Class A
• EN55022 (Europe) Class A
• CISPR22 (International) Class A
• AS/NZS CISPR22 (Australia and New Zealand) Class A
• VCCI (Japan) Class A
• KN22 (Korea) Class A
• CNS13438 (Taiwan) Class A
• CISPR24
• EN55024
• EN50082-1
• EN61000-3-2
• EN61000-3-3
• EN61000-6-1
• EN300 386
Environmental standards• NEBS criteria levels*
• SR-3580 NEBS Level 3 (GR-63-CORE and GR-1089-CORE)
• Verizon NEBS compliance*
• Telecommunications Carrier Group (TCG) Checklist
• Century Link NEBS requirements*
• Telecommunications Carrier Group (TCG) Checklist
• ATT NEBS requirements*
• ATT TP76200 level 3
• ETSI*
• ETSI 300 019-2-1, Class 1.2 Storage
• ETSI 300 019-2-2, Class 2.3 Transportation
• ETSI 300 019-2-3, Class 3.2 Stationary Use

* Validation in progress

Safety• UL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1
• AS/NZS 60950

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