Securely Extend Network Virtualization over the WAN
Business is more distributed than ever and enterprises are looking for easy ways to secure and scale applications across many locations. Virtualization can help reduce data center costs while increasing business continuity, but as we look beyond the data center for virtualization, connecting over the WAN to geographically dispersed locations or server clusters presents challenges in simplicity, scalability, and security.
Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series IP Security (IPsec) VPN aggregation and Layer 2 Data Center Interconnect solutions solve the problem of providing simple, scalable, and secure virtualization deployment over the WAN.
Catalyst 6500 Series VPN Services Port Adapter
Meet information privacy and regulatory compliance requirements
Speed: Up to 8Gbps per VSPA, up to 10 modules per chassis.
Catalyst 6500 Series Layer 2 Data Center Interconnect
Speed: Extend Layer 2 applications between remote data centers at 1G-10G interconnect speeds to support geocluster, high availability cluster, and virtual machine deployments.
Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches
Our flagship switching platform, the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series provides the highest levels of services scalability and is optimized for core, distribution, and wiring closet deployments.
High-performance Secure Communications for Collaborative Business
White Paper: Layer 2 Extension
At a Glance: Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Enterprise WAN (PDF - 574KB)
Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Enterprise WAN
Cisco IOS Software Modularity on the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switch
Layer 2 Extension Between Remote Data Centers - Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Virtual Switching System and L2VPNoGRE
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