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Full Part Number: N5K-C5624Q

Manufacturer: Cisco Systems, Inc.


The Cisco Nexus 5624Q (N5K-C5624Q) is a high-performance, low-latency 10/40 Gigabit Ethernet switch designed to meet the demands of modern data centers. This switch provides advanced features that allow for streamlined and efficient data flow, making it ideal for environments requiring high bandwidth and robust performance.

Key Features

  • High-Density 10/40 Gigabit Ethernet Ports: The switch supports 24 fixed 40 Gigabit Ethernet (QSFP+) ports that can be converted into 96 x 10 Gigabit Ethernet (SFP+) ports using breakout cables.
  • Low Latency: Designed to ensure minimal latency for high-speed data transmission, ideal for latency-sensitive applications.
  • Advanced NX-OS Software: Powered by Cisco's NX-OS, offering comprehensive networking features and advanced programmability.
  • Scalability: Flexible port configurations and high-density port options enable seamless scaling of network infrastructure.
  • Redundancy and Resiliency: Features redundant hot-swappable power supplies and fans to ensure continuous operation and high availability.
  • Enhanced Security: Implements robust security features, including access control lists (ACLs), Secure Shell (SSH) Protocol, and Cisco TrustSec.


  • Data Centers: Ideal for deployment in enterprise data centers requiring high-density and high-performance networking solutions.
  • Cloud Computing: Supports the heavy bandwidth demands of cloud computing environments.
  • High-Performance Computing (HPC): Provides the low latency and high throughput necessary for HPC applications.
  • Virtualized Environments: Optimized for virtualized data centers, supporting a wide range of virtualization technologies.

Exact Specifications

  • Port Configuration:
    • 24 x 40 Gigabit Ethernet (QSFP+) ports, which can be converted to 96 x 10 Gigabit Ethernet (SFP+) ports using breakout cables.
  • Performance:
    • Throughput: Up to 1.92 Tbps
    • Latency: Sub-microsecond
  • Memory:
    • 4 GB DRAM
    • 2 GB internal flash
  • Dimensions:
    • 1.72 x 17.3 x 18.4 inches (4.4 x 44.0 x 46.7 cm)
  • Weight:
    • 17.64 lbs (8 kg)
  • Power Supply:
    • Dual redundant, hot-swappable power supplies (AC/DC)
  • Cooling:
    • Hot-swappable fan trays with front-to-back airflow
  • Software Features:
    • Cisco NX-OS
    • Support for Layer 2 and Layer 3 switching
    • Comprehensive security features including ACLs, Port Security, DHCP Snooping, IP Source Guard
    • Advanced QoS
    • Extensive monitoring and analytics capabilities

Why Choose

  • Reliability: With redundant components and robust software, the Nexus 5624Q ensures high availability and continuous network operation.
  • Scalability: Future-proof your network with a switch that can grow with your increasing demands without needing extensive reconfiguration.
  • Performance: Optimized for high performance and low latency, making it suitable for demanding applications.
  • Flexibility: Versatile port configurations and comprehensive feature sets allow it to adapt to various network requirements.
  • Support and Service: Backed by Cisco’s renowned support and service, ensuring any issues are resolved quickly and efficiently.


SKU: N5K-C5624Q
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