As a model known for its high-end quality, The Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switch provides the best of Cisco Systems’ ingenuity and technology to medium-sized business, enterprise, and service provider networks. Offering the highest levels of availability and integrated security, exceptional support for converged applications, operational efficiency of superior quality, leading scalability/flexibility, and unmatched, long-term investment protection among Cisco switching products designed for medium-sized business, enterprise, and service provider networks. Designed to be as flexible as your needs changing, the Cisco 6500 provides options to ease to work of network expansion, making this platform ideal for network-wide deployments, from wiring closet to the data center.
The Catalyst 6500 Series Switch sets the standard for excellence in high-end LAN switching with networking innovations, such as:
Integrated security service modules for high-performance threat protection and secure connectivity
Man-in-the-middle attack mitigation innovations to protect against IP phone call eavesdropping
Identity-Based Networking Services (IBNS) to control network access
For your business more complex demands, the 6500 series offers flawless options of advanced features, such as:
Embedded real-time monitoring of VoIP call quality
The Cisco Communication Media Module, which allows you to connect TDM and analog devices to the IP network
Wireless LAN services module to simplify deployment and management of WLAN infrastructure
Application-Oriented Networking (AON) Module to provide visibility, message-level routing, and security; the Application Control Engine (ACE) Module that provides organizations with new levels of control over the way that they deploy, operate, deliver, secure, and manage their applications and business services across the extended enterprise.
Multiple daughter-card options for incremental upgrades and backward compatibility to support multiple generations of interface modules.
Wondering if the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series will work with your already present networking infrastructure? The Catalyst 6500 Series supports:
Up to 288 Class 3 (15.4W) Power over Ethernet (PoE) devices
Up to 1152 10/100-Mbps, 576 10/100/1000-Mbps (or 32 10-Gbps Ethernet ports in a single chassis)
System scalability up to 720 Gbps, providing 40 Gbps/slot (half-duplex)
Additional options include 3, 4, 6, 9, and 13-slot chassis options and several WAN interface module options.
Overall, the attractiveness of the Catalyst 6500 Series lies in its performance and value, in combination with Cisco Systems advanced engineering foresight that anticpates future upgrades and products, making it an exceptional value for all consumers.
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