Cisco Nexus 5596T 2RU, 2PS/4Fans, 32x10GT/16xSFP+ Fixed Ports – 32 Ports – Manageable – 19 x Expansion Slots – 10GBase-T – 16 x SFP+ Slots – 3 Layer Supported – Redundant Power Supply – 2U High – Rack-mountable – 1 Year
SKU: N5K-C5596T-FA Category:


General Information
Manufacturer Cisco Systems, Inc
Manufacturer Part Number N5K-C5596T-FA
Manufacturer Website Address
Brand Name Cisco
Product Line Nexus
Product Series 500
Product Model 5596T
Product Name Nexus 5596T 2RU, 2PS/4Fans, 32x10GT/16xSFP+ Fixed Ports
Marketing Information Today’s data centers are increasingly filled with dense rack-mount and blade servers that host powerful multicore processors. The rapid increase in in-rack computing density and the increasing use of virtualization software combine to accelerate the demand for 10 Gigabit Ethernet and consolidated I/O: applications for which the Cisco Nexus? 5000 Series Switches are an excellent match. With low latency and choice of front-to-back or back-to-front cooling, copper or fiber access ports, and rear-facing data ports, the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series is designed for a broad range of physical, virtual, storage access, and high-performance computing environments, thus giving customers the flexibility to meet and scale their data center requirements in a gradual manner and at a pace that aligns with their business objectives.
Product Type Layer 3 Switch


Total Number of Network Ports 32
Modular No
Stack Port No
Media & Performance
Media Type Supported Twisted Pair
Ethernet Technology 10 Gigabit Ethernet
Network Technology 10GBase-T
I/O Expansions
Number of Total Expansion Slots 19
Expansion Slot Type SFP+
Shared SFP Slot No
Number of SFP+ Slots 16
Network & Communication
Layer Supported 3
Management & Protocols
Manageable Yes
Power Description
Power Source Power Supply
Redundant Power Supply Yes
Physical Characteristics
Compatible Rack Unit 2U
Form Factor Rack-mountable
Height 3.5″
Width 17.3″
Depth 29.5″
Weight (Approximate) 47.50 lb
Package Contents
  • Nexus 5596T 2RU, 2PS/4Fans, 32x10GT/16xSFP+ Fixed Ports
  • 2 x 1100W AC Power Supplies
  • 4 x Fan Trays
  • 3 x Expansion Slots
Green Compliant Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority RoHS-6


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