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Cisco N5K-C5596UP-FA 48x 10GB SFP+ 3x Module Slot B-F Airflow Switch Chassis

Cisco N5K-C5596UP-FA 48x 10GB SFP+ 3x Module Slot B-F Airflow Switch Chassis

$ 514.99
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Condition: Seller refurbished
Pre-owned, tested by qualified techs, working, reset-to-factory default, grade A condition, and parts needed for normal functions are included (as described in the listing).
Warranty: 365 days
Warranty coverage period
SKU: NSH-3272
UPC: 882658390890


The Cisco N5K-C5596UP-FA is a high-performance switch chassis for efficient data forwarding and network connectivity. With 48x 10GB SFP+ ports, this switch offers superior Layer 2 hardware forwarding capabilities at an impressive rate of up to 1920 Gbps or approximately 1428 million packets per second (mpps).

Not only does it excel in handling large volumes of data traffic, but its Layer 3 performance also reaches speeds of up to 160 Gbps or about 240 mpps. Equipped with three module slots and backward compatibility features, the Cisco N5K-C5596UP-FA provides future-proofing flexibility while meeting current networking requirements. This reliable switch ensures seamless communication between devices with its B-F airflow design that optimizes cooling efficiency.

Ideal for small-to-medium-sized enterprises demanding higher bandwidths and increased speed, the Cisco N5K-C5596UP-FA delivers exceptional performance levels suitable for various network applications such as virtualization environments or storage area networks.

Cisco Nexus N5K-C5596UP-FA: Chassis includes 48 fixed unified ports, Front-to-Back Airflow, two 1100W AC Power Supplies, Fan Trays, 3 Expansion Slots. Back-to-Front Airflow (Port Side Exhaust).


  • Network Ports : 48x 10 Gigabit Ethernet SFP+ (Unified)
  • Management Ports : 1x Gigabit Ethernet RJ-45 Management, 1x Console RJ-45 Management
  • Module Slots and Options : 3x Expansion Module Slots - Modules not included - sold separately.
  • Fan Modules AirFlow Direction : 4x N5596UP-FAN Fan Modules Included - Back-to-Front Airflow (Port Side Exhaust)
  • Power Supplies Included : 2x N55-PAC-1100W AC Power Supplies included - Back-to-Front Airflow (Port Side Exhaust)
  • Performance : Layer 2 hardware forwarding at 1920 Gbps or 1428 mpps; Layer 3 performance of up to 160 Gbps or 240 mpps
  • MAC Address Table Size : 32,000
  • Latency : Low-latency cut-through design that provides predictable, consistent traffic latency regardless of packet size, traffic pattern, or enabled features on 10 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces
  • Rack Mounts : Included (2-RU)
  • Model Number : N5K-C5596UP-FA
  • Part Number : N5K-C5596UP-FA, N5K-C5596UP-FA-WS
  • Condition : Seller refurbished


  • One (1) Seller Refurbished Cisco N5K-C5596UP-FA 48x 10GB SFP+ 3x Module Slot B-F Airflow Switch Chassis as described above
  • Two (2) Power Cords Included
  • Two (2) AC Power Supplies Included
  • Four (4) Fan Modules Included
  • One (1) Set of Rack Mount Brackets Included

Not Included

  • Manuals or product brochures are not included. Software or Firmware DVDs or CDs are not included
    Product information and installation instructions may be found on the manufacturer's website or the web. Software or firmware updates may be available through the manufacturer's website
  • Transceiver Modules Not Included
  • Network Modules Not Included