Cisco Nexus 2348TQ-E 10G BASE T Fabric Extender: 48x100M/1/10GT (RJ45) + 6x40G QSFP+

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Product Description

The Cisco Nexus 2348TQ Fabric Extender (FEX) provides 48 10 GBASE-T host port interfaces and up to six 40 GE fabric interfaces in a compact 1-rack-unit (1RU) form factor. This platform, with innovative features and enhanced buffers, is ideally suited for migrating to 10GBASE-T in the network access.

Architectural Flexibility

The Cisco Nexus 2348TQ FEX is part of Nexus 2300 Series Fabric Extenders. Combining the fabric extender and Cisco Nexus switches creates a flexible strategy for server access. Read on to learn its capabilities.

Reduced TCO

- Allows easy migration from 100M or 1 Gigabit Ethernet to 10 Gigabit Ethernet
- Uses existing category 6 or 7a cabling
- Effectively reuses structured cabling with bidirectional optics
- Reduces power consumption

Simplified Operations

- Offers a single point of management, software upgrade, and policy enforcement
- Features for fast, easy management include autoconfiguration

Increased Business Agility

- Supports Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) for LAN and SAN convergence
- Offers large 32-MB buffers that sustain workload spikes
- Provides architectural flexibility with Cisco Dynamic Fabric Automation and Application Centric Infrastrucure
- Delivers improved resilience with virtual PortChannel (vPC), and In-Service Software Upgrades (ISSUs)

Product Specifications

Maximum transfer distance 118110.2" (3000 m)
Data transfer rate 40000 Mbit/s
Ethernet LAN data rates 100,1000,10000,40000 Mbit/s
Jumbo frames support
VLAN tagging
Flow control support
Networking standards IEEE 802.1Q,IEEE 802.1p,IEEE 802.3,IEEE 802.3ab,IEEE 802.3ae,IEEE 802.3an,IEEE 802.3u,IEEE 802.3x
Quality of Service (QoS) support
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports 48
Fiber optic connector QSFP+
Fiber ports quantity 6
Color of product Grey
RoHS compliance
Certification UL 60950-1, CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1EN 60950-1, IEC 60950-1AS/NZS 60950-1GB4943, 47CFR 15 (CFR 47) A, AS/NZS CISPR22 A, CISPR22 A, EN55022 A, ICES003 A, VCCI A, EN61000-3-2, EN61000-3-3, KN22 A, CNS13438 A
Power consumption (typical) 280 W
Power consumption (max) 350 W
Operating temperature (T-T) 0 - 55 °C
Storage temperature (T-T) -40 - 70 °C
Operating relative humidity (H-H) 5 - 95%
Operating altitude 0 - 118110.2" (0 - 3000 m)
Width 17.3" (439.4 mm)
Depth 17.1" (433.6 mm)
Height 1.72" (43.7 mm)
Weight 17.6 lbs (8 kg)


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