The Cisco Nexus 6001 Series Switch is a wire-rate Layer 2 and Layer 3, 48-port 10 Gigibit Ethernet (GE) switch with 40 GE uplinks. It is optimized for high-performance, top-of-rack 10 GE server access and Cisco Fabric Extender (FEX) aggregation. The switch delivers high performance, operational efficiency, and design flexibility for traditional, virtualized, and cloud environments.
The Nexus 6001 Switch runs the industry-leading Cisco NX-OS Software operating system, providing customers with features and capabilities that are widely deployed around the world. Cisco NX-OS Software is a purpose-built data center operating system designed for performance, resiliency, scalability, manageability, and programmability. It meets Ethernet and storage networking requirements, providing a robust and comprehensive feature set that can meet the demanding requirements of virtualization and automation in present and future data centers. The Cisco enhanced fabric solution allows the transparent integration of the virtual and physical devices on a unified network. In addition, the comprehensive Cisco NX-OS service set can be used to create unique innovations for customized solutions.
Key features 48, 10 GE line-rate Layer 2, Layer 3 ports with 40 GE uplinks Cisco FabricPath support for scalable Layer 2 networks Single point of management with Cisco Fabric Extender (FEX) Architecture Programmability - Python scripting, Cisco Tool Command Language (TCL) scripting, Cisco's One Platform Kit (OnePK; support in future software release)