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400G Done Right: Cutting-Edge Nexus Innovation Continues

June 16, 2020


To help data centers scale with the increasing networking demands being placed on them, Cisco is making dramatic improvements in the capacity and manageability of our Nexus switching platforms.

Today we are announcing the next generation of Cisco’s Cloud Scale ASIC, with bandwidth capacity of 25.6 terabits per second. We are also announcing availability of a new 400G line card for the Cisco Nexus 9500 modular chassis. Each new Nexus 9500 GX Line Card has 16 line-rate 400G ports.

We will also release new 32- and 64-port, single-ASIC Cisco Nexus 400G switches early next year, which take full advantage of the latest Cloud Scale ASIC.

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