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Product Description: N3K-C3172TQ-10GT

Full Part Number: N3K-C3172TQ-10GT
Manufacturer: Cisco Systems, Inc.


The Cisco Nexus 3172TQ-10GT is a high-performance, top-of-rack (ToR) switch designed to deliver comprehensive and scalable networking solutions for data centers and enterprise environments. As part of the Cisco Nexus 3100 Series, this switch provides 48 fixed 10GBASE-T ports and 6 QSFP+ ports, offering flexibility, advanced features, and high throughput. The N3K-C3172TQ-10GT is optimized for high-density 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) deployments, ensuring robust connectivity and enhanced network performance.

Key Features

  • High Port Density: Features 48 x 10GBASE-T ports and 6 x 40GbE QSFP+ ports, providing extensive high-speed network connectivity.
  • Flexible Uplinks: The QSFP+ ports support both 40GbE and breakout into 4 x 10GbE, offering flexible deployment options.
  • High Performance: Designed to deliver high throughput with a switching capacity of up to 1.44 Tbps and forwarding rate of up to 1.071 Bpps.
  • Low Latency: Optimized for low-latency operations, making it suitable for high-performance computing and latency-sensitive applications.
  • Layer 2 and Layer 3 Features: Supports comprehensive Layer 2 and Layer 3 networking capabilities, including OSPF, BGP, and MPLS.
  • Advanced Security: Includes robust security features such as port security, MACsec encryption, and ACLs to protect the network.
  • Quality of Service (QoS): Advanced QoS capabilities ensure traffic prioritization for critical applications, ensuring optimal performance.
  • Energy Efficient: Incorporates power-efficient technologies to minimize energy consumption and operational costs.
  • Ease of Management: Managed through Cisco NX-OS, providing a robust and familiar interface for configuration and monitoring.


  • Data Center Networks: Ideal for top-of-rack deployments in data centers requiring high-density and high-performance networking.
  • Enterprise Core and Aggregation: Suitable for enterprise core and aggregation layers needing robust and scalable connectivity.
  • Cloud and Service Providers: Supports cloud environments and service providers looking for flexible and scalable network solutions.
  • High-Performance Computing (HPC): Perfect for HPC environments requiring low latency and high-speed data transfer.
  • Campus Networks: Enhances performance and reliability for campus-wide network deployments.


  • Port Configuration:
    • 48 x 10GBASE-T ports
    • 6 x 40GbE QSFP+ ports (each can be split into 4 x 10GbE ports)
  • Switching Capacity: Up to 1.44 Tbps
  • Forwarding Rate: Up to 1.071 Bpps (billion packets per second)
  • Layer 2 Features: VLANs, Spanning Tree Protocol (STP), Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP)
  • Layer 3 Features: OSPF, BGP, IS-IS, RIP, VRF, IPv4/IPv6 routing
  • Quality of Service (QoS): 8 egress queues per port, traffic prioritization, and shaping
  • Security Features: MACsec encryption, Access Control Lists (ACLs), port security, DHCP snooping
  • Management: Cisco NX-OS, CLI, SNMP, XML API, and Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM)
  • Energy Efficiency: Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE), power-saving features
  • Dimensions: 1.72 x 17.3 x 22.9 inches (4.37 x 43.9 x 58.2 cm)
  • Weight: Approximately 19.2 lbs (8.7 kg)
  • Operating Temperature: 32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C)
  • Power Supply: Dual redundant, hot-swappable power supplies
  • Warranty: Cisco Limited Lifetime Warranty

Why Choose the N3K-C3172TQ-10GT?

  • Trusted Manufacturer: Cisco Systems is a global leader in networking solutions, known for their high-quality and reliable products.
  • High Performance: Offers extensive port density and high-speed uplinks, ensuring robust network performance and scalability.
  • Flexible Connectivity: Supports both 10GbE and 40GbE, providing versatile deployment scenarios to meet various network requirements.
  • Advanced Layer 2 and Layer 3 Capabilities: Enhances network scalability and efficiency with comprehensive networking protocols.
  • Low Latency: Designed to deliver low latency, making it suitable for latency-sensitive applications.
  • Robust Security: Includes advanced security features to protect your network from unauthorized access and threats.
  • Quality of Service: Ensures optimal handling of critical traffic, making it suitable for applications like VoIP and video.
  • Energy Efficient: Designed to minimize power consumption, reducing operational costs and supporting green IT initiatives.
  • High Availability: Features redundant, hot-swappable power supplies to ensure continuous operation and high availability.
  • Ease of Management: Managed through Cisco NX-OS, providing a powerful and familiar interface for simplified configuration and monitoring.

By choosing the Cisco N3K-C3172TQ-10GT, you are investing in a high-performance, scalable, and secure switch that delivers exceptional connectivity and reliability, making it an excellent choice for your data center or enterprise network infrastructure.


Artikelnummer: N3K-C3172TQ-10GT
750,00 €Preis
inkl. MwSt.

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