The Cisco Nexus 5020 Switch has been designed to meet the needs of next-generation data centers with an Ethernet-based unified fabric.

Its foundation has been created upon high performance 10 Gigabit Ethernet, data center Ethernet, Fibre Channel over Ethernet, and Virtual-machine-optimized networking.

Cisco N5K-C5020 Features:

    • Form Factor: 2RU
    • 10 Gigabit Ethernet and FCoE switch with 1.04 Tbps throughput
    • Max 56 ports: 40 fixed 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports with Small Form-Facotr Pluggable Plus connectors and two expansion slots.

Two Expansion ports support any combination of these modules:

  • 8-port 1/2/4 Gigabit Fibre Channel
  • 4-port 10 Gigabit Ethernet (Data Center Ethernet and FCoE) and 4-port 1/2/4 Gigabit Fibre Channel
  • 6-port 10 Gigabit Ethernet (Data Center Ethernet and FCoE)

Vibrant offers complete configurations as well as individual parts and upgrades for this model. For pricing on new or used Cisco Nexus switches, upgrades or parts, please contact Vibrant sales at or call 888-443-8606 or 952-653-1700.