|NOTE: This product is no longer being sold and might not be supported. View the End-of-Life Notice to learn:
Recommended Migration: The Cisco Catalyst 6509-E Switch replaces this end-of sale product.
The 9-slot Catalyst 6509 chassis provides intermediate port densities, ideal for many wiring closet and core network deployments.
Supports all Catalyst 6500 modules, including all:
- Supervisor engines
- Switch fabric modules
- Fast Ethernet modules
- Gigabit Ethernet modules
- 10 Gigabit Ethernet modules
- Voice modules
- Flex Wan Modules
- ATM modules
- Multi Gigabit services modules (content services ,firewall, intrusion detection, IPSec/VPN, network analysis, and SSL acceleration)
Supports both CatOS and IOS software
Provides maximum uptime with redundancy and rapid 2-3 second failover across supervisor engine.