Cisco Nexus 3548 (N3K-C3548) series switches was announced in 2012.
Based on Cisco Monticello.
Here you can read about Cisco Nexus N3K-C3548 architecture.
Based on Spirent test, switch is compliant with RFC2544.
Have no IPv6 support.
Have one interesting feature – can form native 40G from 4х 10G, with breakout cable.
- 960 Gbps switching capacity ( 480 Gbps for C3524)
- Forwarding rate of up to 720 Mpps (360 Mpps for C3524)
- Line-rate traffic throughput (both Layer 2 and 3) on all ports
In Cisco Nexus 3548 line was 3 generations, here they are listed in release order:
|Switch model||Ports layout||System memory||Boot flash|
|Cisco N3K-C3524P-10G||48 SFP+ ( 24 enabled)||2 GB||2 GB|
|Cisco N3K-C3548P-10G||48 SFP+||2 GB||2 GB|
|Cisco N3K-C3524P-10GX||48 SFP+ ( 24 enabled)||4 GB||4 GB|
|Cisco N3K-C3548P-10GX||48 SFP+||4 GB||4 GB|
|Cisco N3K-C3524P-XL||48 SFP+ ( 24 enabled)||16 GB||16 GB|
|Cisco N3K-C3548P-XL||48 SFP+||16 GB||16 GB|