Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches

Application Intelligence

Optimize user experience and productivity with visibility into application traffic and the ability to take action on it.

Business Benefits

  • Optimize user experience and productivity
  • Improve compliance
  • Deliver new collaboration applications
  • Control misbehaving applications

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Stateful Application Intelligence

The Catalyst 6500 is the industry’s first modular switch to embed deep packet inspection into the switch. With this technology you can take control of application performance and optimize user experience in the wiring closet and on the campus WAN edge.




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Application Control Engine (ACE)

This service module for the Catalyst 6500 delivers the highest level of application infrastructure control, application performance, application security, and infrastructure simplification.


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Quality of Service (QoS)

The Catalyst 6500 offers industry-leading QoS features with the Supervisor Engine 720 and Supervisor Engine 32.

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