- 32 x 10GBase-T + 16 x SFP+
The Cisco Nexus 5596T Switch is a 2RU form factor, with 32 fixed ports of 10GBASE-T and 16 fixed ports of SFP+. The switch also supports up to three expansion slots. The switch supports 10 Gigabit Ethernet (fiber and copper), Fiber Channel, and FCoE, offering up to 1920 Gbps of throughput and up to 96 ports. The switch supports unified ports on all SFP+ ports. The hardware for the 10GBASE-T ports is capable of supporting FCoE.