1 (NX1000, NX3000, NX6000, NX8000)
2 (NX6000, NX8000)
4 (NX1000, NX3000)
3 or 4 (SX1000)
nodes per chassis
Denser nodes provide a smaller datacenter footprint where space is a concern. However, keep in mind that the footprint for other datacenter resources such as power and heat and cooling is not necessarily reduced in the same way and that the concentration of nodes can potentially pose other challenges.