Cisco Nexus 5596UP Switch Chassis – Manageable – 6 x Expansion Slots – 3 Layer Supported – Redundant Power Supply – 2U High – 1 Year
SKU: N5K-C5596UP-FA Category:


General Information
Manufacturer Cisco Systems, Inc
Manufacturer Part Number N5K-C5596UP-FA
Manufacturer Website Address
Brand Name Cisco
Product Line Nexus
Product Series 5000
Product Model 5596UP
Product Name Nexus 5596UP Switch Chassis
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, front-to-back cooling, 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 Switch Chassis


I/O Expansions
Number of Total Expansion Slots 6
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″
Package Contents
  • Nexus 5596UP Switch Chassis
  • 2 x Slider Rails
  • 2 x Rack-Mount Guides
  • 2 x Rack-Mount Brackets
  • 16 x M4 x 0.7 x 8-mm Phillips Countersunk Screws
  • 1 x Console Cable with an RJ-45-RS-232 adapter and a DB9 Adapter
  • 1 x Ground Lug Kit
  • 1 x ESD Wrist Strap
  • 2 x Power Supply
  • 4 x Fans
Green Compliant Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority RoHS-6


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