- 24 x 40 Gigabit Ethernet / FCoE QSFP+
The Cisco Nexus 5696Q is a high-density, wire-rate, Layer 2 and Layer 3 switch. It offers Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) support with 10, 40, and 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GE) ports. This switch provides modular expansion slots for increased scalability, providing investment protection for future technologies. It also facilitates high scalability, operational efficiency, and design flexibility for traditional, virtualized, and cloud environments.