Cisco Nexus 3100-Z – (N3K-C3100-Z) switches

Cisco Nexus 3100-Z series was announced in 2018.
Based on BCM56870 StrataXGS® Trident3.

View datasheet for Nexus 3100-Z

  • 6.4-Tbps switching capacity
  • Forwarding rate of up to 2 bpps
  • Line-rate traffic throughput (both Layer 2 and 3) on all ports


Base license●  Layer 3 IP routing: Inter-VLAN Routing (IVR), static routes, RIPv2, ACLs, OSPFv2 (limited to 256 routes), EIGRP stub, Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP), and Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)●  Multicast: PIM-SM, SSM, and MSDP
LAN Enterprise license
(N3K-LAN1K9); requires Base license
●  Advanced Layer 3 IP routing: OSPFv2, EIGRP, BGP, and Virtual Routing and Forwarding Lite (VRF-Lite)
Cisco Nexus Data Broker license (NDB-FX-SWT-K9)●  License for using the tap and SPAN aggregation functions with Cisco Nexus Data Broker; only the Base license is needed for this feature