- 24 x 40 Gigabit Ethernet / FCoE QSFP+
- with 2 x Nexus 5696Q Chassis Module 12Q 40GE Ethernet/FCoE
The Cisco Nexus 5696Q is a high-density, wire-rate, Layer 2 and Layer 3 switch. It offers Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) support with 10, 40, and 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GE) ports. These switches provide modular expansion slots for increased scalability, providing investment protection for future technologies. They also facilitate high scalability, operational efficiency, and design flexibility for traditional, virtualized, and cloud environments.