Campus LAN Switching –
Core and Distribution

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Optimize security

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Get a single point of operation and management for campus LAN access and backbone.

Scale for the future

Scale for the future

Pave your way to a digital-ready network with core and distribution switches.

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Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Optimized for 10Gb, 40Gb and 100 Gb services
  • Up to 768 native 10-Gbps ports, 384 40-Gbps ports, or 192 100-Gbps ports
  • Integrated hardware, software features, and management to support zero-downtime environments
  • Up to 83 terabits per second (Tbps) of overall switching capacity

Cisco Catalyst 6800 Series Switches

  • Optimized for 1 and 10 Gb services
  • Higher slot capacity up to 880 Gb
  • Switching capacity up to 11.4 Tb
  • Simplified operations with Catalyst Instant Access

Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches

  • Virtual Switching System for resiliency
  • Integrated service modules to support wireless, network analysis, and security
  • 80 Gbps-per-slot capacity, 180 Gbps-per-slot capable

Cisco Catalyst 4500-X Series Switches

  • Cost-effective, small, fixed aggregation switch
  • High-availability features reduce downtime
  • Scales with up to 800 Gbps switching capacity
  • Up to 40 1G/10G ports

Cisco Catalyst 3850 Fiber Switch Models

  • Platform for low-density 1 GB distribution deployments
  • 12 and 24 Gigabit SFP port models
  • 1 and 10 GB uplink modules
Cisco Catalyst 3850 Series

Cisco Catalyst 3850 Series

  • Stackable, Layer 2 and 3, 480 Gbps
  • Multigigabit technology
  • PoE, PoE+, StackPower, UPoE
  • 100 access points supported
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Mody University transforms student and teacher experience

Mody University transforms student and teacher experience

"Our vision is to be an institute of professional learning comparable to the best in the world."

Shri Rajendra Prasad Mody, Chairman, Mody University

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