The Cisco Catalyst 4500 Series 48-port, nonblocking, 100BASE-X line card allows customers to combine various SFP optics based on the network need. One to forty-eight 100BASE-X SFP optics can be populated on a single line card, as 100BASE-X SFP optics are optional.
Customers can take advantage of the line cards flexibility, which provides:
- SFP optics support, including 100BASE-FX, 100BASE-LX10, 100BASE-BX-D, and 100BASE-BX-U
- A flexible alternative to the Cisco Catalyst 4500 Series fixed 100BASE-X line cards
- Enterprise and commercial applications: For fiber-to-the-desktop
- Metro Ethernet: For service providers running point-to-point Fast Ethernet to the home or business