Network World finds results "impressive" in an independent Clear Choice Test.
» Read Review
The Cisco Catalyst 6500 Virtual Switching System (VSS) 1440 takes the flagship Catalyst 6500 platform to the next level with network system virtualization.
The key enabler of a VSS 1440 is the Virtual Switching Supervisor 720-10G. Any two Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches with this supervisor engine can be pooled together into a VSS 1440*. The two switches are connected with 10 GbE links called Virtual Switch Links (VSLs). Once a VSS 1440 is created it acts as a single virtual Catalyst switch delivering the following benefits:
* See Virtual Switching System 1440 on the Catalyst 6500 Series White Paper for complete requirements.
Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series VSSE 720 with 10GE uplinks
Better Manageability, Reliability, and Scalability (Flash)