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Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches

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Cisco Catalyst 6509 Switch
The 9-slot Cisco Catalyst 6509 offers scalable port densities, ideal for many wiring-closet, core and data-center deployments. When equipped with a single Catalyst 6500 Series supervisor engine, eight payload slots are available to support a wide range of interface or services modules. Redundant supervisor engine configurations using fast 1­3 second failover are also supported for maximum network uptime. The Catalyst 6509 offers a range of power supply options, including redundant power supplies ranging from 1000W AC or DC to 4000W AC. The Catalyst 6509 also features field upgradable fan trays for easy service.

Cisco Catalyst 6509-NEB Switch
The 9-slot vertical chassis of the Cisco Catalyst 6509-NEBS has back-to-front airflow and is ideally suited for service provider environments or for those enterprise customer environments in which front-to-back airflow is preferred. Additionally, the Catalyst 6509-NEB is designed for Network Equipment Building Systems (NEBS) Level 3 compliance, as are all other Catalyst 6500 Series chassis. The Catalyst 6509-NEB also features field upgradable fan trays for easy service.

Cisco Catalyst 6506 Switch
Ideal for many wiring-closet and core-network deployments, the 6-slot Cisco Catalyst 6506 provides intermediate port densities and supports a range of power supply options, including redundant power supplies ranging from 1000W AC or DC to 2500W AC or DC. When equipped with a single Catalyst 6500 Series supervisor engine, five payload slots are available to support a wide range of interface or services modules. Redundant supervisor engine configurations using fast 1­3 second failover are also supported for maximum network uptime. The Catalyst 6506 also features field upgradable fan trays for easy service.

Cisco Catalyst 6503 Switch
The 3-slot Cisco Catalyst 6503 chassis offers a compact 4-rack-unit height that is ideally suited for multi-Gbps secure data centers, remote access, e-commerce, and converged network solutions. The Catalyst 6503 chassis is also well-suited for small wiring closets supporting up to ninety-six 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports, is compatible with all Catalyst 6500 supervisor engines, and can be configured with redundant power supplies.

Cisco Catalyst 6500 Borderless Services Node