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    Campus LAN – Access Switches

    Adapt your network to meet evolving business requirements and optimize new application deployments with Cisco access switches.

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      Cisco Catalyst 4500E Series Switches

      • Leading Catalyst switching platform for Unified Access deployments
      • High capacity (848 gigabits) and density (240 full Power Over Ethernet Plus ports)
      • 60 Watt Universal Power Over Ethernet powers an unprecedented range of devices
      • High availability with In-Service Software Upgrade and Stateful Switchover
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      Cisco Catalyst 3850 Series Switches

      • Best-in-class and feature-rich access platform with 480 Gbps stacking for gigabit desktop and 802.11ac wireless
      • Converged wired and wireless access by extending wired features, resiliency, granular QoS, and scalability to wireless
      • Distributed services across wired and wireless for security, policy, application visibility and control, and more
      • Foundation for Cisco Open Network Environment enabled by a new ASIC with programmability and investment protection
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      Cisco Catalyst 3650 Series Switches

      • Integrated wireless controller capability simplifies network architecture and operations
      • Optional Cisco StackWise-160 technology provides scalability and resiliency
      • Support for Cisco ONE Enterprise Networks Architecture with the UADP ASIC provides openness, programmability, and investment protection
      • Cisco IOS XE software supports IPv4 and IPv6
      • Modular QoS, Flexible NetFlow, and enhanced security features increase network flexibility, visibility, and controls
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      Cisco Catalyst 2960-X Series Switches

      • Scalable fixed access switches with high resiliency for growth
      • Smart, with intelligent networking and application-aware services for visibility and control
      • Simple to operate, through embedded automation for software provisioning, quality of service (QoS), and plug-and-play
      • Highly secure for users and applications with flexible authentication, Cisco TrustSec, and IPv6 first hop security
      • Most environmentally friendly Catalyst switch to date
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      Cisco Meraki MS Cloud-Managed Access Switches

      • Virtually stack switches to monitor and configure thousands of switch ports instantly over the web
      • Integrated Layer 7 analysis delivers network-wide visibility into users, devices, and applications
      • Provision sites and remotely troubleshoot networks without on-site IT Integrated tools such as Power over Ethernet (PoE), PoE Plus, QoS, Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP), and more ease voice and video deployments
      • Integrated tools such as Power over Ethernet (PoE), PoE Plus, QoS, Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP), and more ease voice and video deployments
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    Campus LAN – Compact Switches

    More securely and easily deploy services anywhere, even in spaces with limited wiring and cabling, with these fanless, compact switches.

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      Cisco Catalyst 3560 and 3560-C Series Compact Switches

      • Sleek quiet switches deliver comprehensive access services outside the wiring closet
      • Support for Power Over Ethernet Plus, Cisco EnergyWise, and advanced QoS
      • Unique PoE pass-through capability eliminates the need for power outlets
      • Cisco TrustSec and MACsec support plus Payment Card Industry security compliance
      • Zero-touch remote deployment and operations enabled by Catalyst Smart Operations
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      Cisco Catalyst 2960 and 2960-C Series Compact Switches

      • Sleek quiet switches deliver baseline access services outside the wiring closet
      • Support for Power Over Ethernet Plus, Cisco EnergyWise, and advanced QoS
      • Unique PoE pass-through capability eliminates the need for power outlets
      • Cisco TrustSec support plus Payment Card industry security compliance
      • Zero-touch remote deployment and operations enabled by Catalyst Smart Operations
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    Campus LAN – Core and Distribution Switches

    Scale network performance and reliability with industry- leading network services, integrated service modules, and validated design guides.

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      Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

      • Supports up to 1.3 Tb per switching capacity per slot
      • Provides high-density 10, 40, and 100 GE
      • Offers high availability with hitless In-Service Software Upgrade (ISSU)
      • Provides advanced services for network segmentation, services appliances, and data center interconnect
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      Cisco Catalyst 6800 Series Switches

      • Optimized for 1 and 10 Gb services with higher slot capacity (up to 880 Gb) and switching capacity (up to 11.4 Tb)
      • Intelligent services with Catalyst 6500 DNA and Application Policy Infrastructure Controller Enterprise Module (APIC-EM)
      • Simplified operations with Catalyst Instant Access
      • Highly secure for users and applications with comprehensive wired, wireless, and VPN security
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      Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches

      • Flagship Catalyst switching services platform for core/distribution deployments
      • Virtual Switching System bolsters availability and scales to 4-terabit capacity
      • Up to 160 Gigabits per slot; 100 Gigabit Ethernet-ready
      • Integrated services modules enhance security, manageability, and wireless control
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      Cisco Catalyst 4500-X Series Switches

      • Catalyst switching platform for space-constrained distribution deployments
      • Best-in-class scalability, with up to 800 Gbps switching capacity
      • Up to 40 1G/10G ports, hot swappable uplink module
      • Compact, one rack unit (1U), low power form factor
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      Cisco Catalyst 3850 Fiber Switch Models

      • Catalyst switching platform for low-density 1 GB distribution deployments
      • 12 and 24 Gigabit SFP port models, 1 and 10GB uplink modules
      • StackWise-480 and StackPower for easier management and resiliency
      • Converged Access, Native Flexible NetFlow, and TrustSec
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    Data Center Switches

    Build a data center network based on switches that promote Infrastructure scalability, operational continuity, and transport flexibility.

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      Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches

      • Provide the switching foundation for Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)
      • Support up to 1.92 terabits switching capacity per slot
      • Deliver high-density 1,10, and 40 Gigabit Ethernet today, and 100 GE in the future
      • Operate in standard Cisco NX-OS as well as in ACI mode
      • Offer full virtual extensible LAN (VXLAN) bridging, routing, and gateway support
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      Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

      • Ideal for data center access, aggregation, and core deployments
      • Provide the industry's most comprehensive data center features and programmability capabilities
      • Offer up to 1.3 Tb per slot of switching capacity, and more than 83 Tb per chassis
      • Provide high 1,10, 40, and 100 GE scalability
      • Deliver advanced services, high availability, hitless In-Service Software Upgrade (ISSU)
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      Cisco Nexus 6000 Series Switches

      • Ideal for access- and space-constrained aggregation deployments
      • Offer line-rate and low-latency support for up to 96 40 GE ports or 384 10 GE and up to 160 unified ports
      • Support hardware VXLAN (Layer 2 and 3, gateway) and are Network Virtualization Using Generic Routing Encapsulation (NVGRE)-capable
      • Support Cisco Fabric Extender architecture and true 40 GE Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) for LAN and SAN convergence
      • Include a comprehensive analytics toolkit
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      Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches

      • Ideal for 10 GE top-of-rack access deployments
      • Deliver broad connectivity support, including GE, 10 GE, 10GBASE-T, 40 GE, unified ports, Fibre Channel, and FCoE
      • Support comprehensive Layer 2 and 3 features for LAN and SAN traffic
      • Support hardware VXLAN (Layer 2 and 3, gateway) and are NVGRE-capable
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      Cisco Nexus 3000 Series Switches

      • Deliver flexibility, high density, and performance for top-of-rack deployments
      • Support mobility and tenant isolation with VXLAN
      • Include Python scripting, Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEM), and XML management tools
      • Deliver a comprehensive SDN solution, including OpenFlow and Cisco OnePK
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    Service Provider – Aggregation Switches

    Cisco Carrier Ethernet switches provide the aggregation and multiplexing layer between access and edge layers.

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      Cisco ME 3800X Series Switches

      • Cost-effective, 1 rack-unit switch router that facilitates broadband, mobile, and Carrier Ethernet aggregation
      • Ideal for broadband aggregation, and mobile backhaul applications
      • Offers a small footprint, low power consumption, and a high service scale
      • Provides a full-featured platform for remote central office and lower-density aggregation
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      Cisco ME 4900 Series Switches

      • Addresses next-generation residential services
      • High-performance, 1 rack-unit Carrier Ethernet switch
      • Ideal for service providers that want to deploy new residential services
      • Offers triple play service support (voice, video, and data)
      • Industry-leading wire-speed performance of 48 Gbps and 71 mpps
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    Service Provider – Ethernet Access Switches

    Implement class-leading switches featuring application intelligence, unified services, nonstop communications, virtualization, integrated security, and simplified manageability.

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      Cisco ME 3600X Series Switches

      • 1 rack-unit, fixed switch that converges wireless and wireline services
      • Ideal for service providers that want to simplify operations and deploy "pay-as-you-grow" business model
      • Delivers premium services with hierarchical quality of service
      • Provides 10 Gbps transport speed for business and mobile applications
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      Cisco ME 3400E Series Switches

      • Customer-located Ethernet access switch optimized for business services
      • Ideal for service providers that want to offer advanced Ethernet services such as Ethernet-to-the-Business VPN Services
      • Offers platform for flexible and differentiated services
      • Provides tools to deliver high service availability
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      Cisco ME 4600 Series

      • Scalable solution for flexible and cost-effective optical fiber access
      • Ideal for providers offering services over active or passive optical networks
      • Reliable OLT options and flexible ONT/ONU devices
      • End-to-end validated solution with other Cisco products
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      Cisco ME 1200 Series Carrier Ethernet Access Devices

      • Cloud-ready network interface device with software-defined networking (SDN) controller and XML interface
      • "Touchless" interface with virtualization on remote host controller
      • Maximum 10W power consumption for energy efficiency
      • Operations, administration, and maintenance (OAM) features that meet MEF 2.0 standards
      • Precise time distribution and nanosecond accuracy
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    Virtual Networking

    Get highly secure multitenant services by adding virtualization intelligence technology from Cisco to your data center network.

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      Cisco Application Virtual Switch

      • Specifically designed for the Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)
      • Provides high performance and throughput
      • Offers optimal traffic steering
      • Offers a consistent operational model across leading hypervisors
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      Cisco Nexus 1000V Switch for Microsoft Hyper-V

      • Includes an advanced NX-OS feature set and associated partner eco system
      • Innovative network services architecture supports scalable multitenant environments
      • Offers a consistent operational experience across physical and virtual environments and hypervisors
      • Tightly integrates with Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 SP1 (SCVMM)
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      Cisco Nexus 1000V Switch for VMware vSphere

      • Integrates directly with VMware vSphere hypervisors
      • Delivers virtual machine-aware network services such as VM mobility in cloud environments
      • Accelerates server virtualization deployments and simplifies management
      • Reduces total cost of ownership; provides consistency and network visibility
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      Cisco Nexus 1000V InterCloud

      • Extends the enterprise private cloud to the public cloud
      • Provides consistent network policies and services across private and public clouds
      • Offers application transparency with Layer 2 extension
      • Uses a simple single pane of management
      • Virtual form factor helps enable easy deployment
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      Cisco Nexus 1100 Series Cloud Services Platforms

      • Dedicated hardware platform supports critical virtualization infrastructure
      • Offloads application servers from running virtual service nodes
      • Improves scalability and performance of virtualized data center
      • Separates security policy management from VMware virtualization administration
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      Cisco Virtual Security Gateway for Nexus 1000V Switch

      • Integrates with Cisco Nexus 1000V vPath technology and is hypervisor-agnostic
      • Offers best-in-class, efficient, fast, and scale-out, zone-based security architecture
      • Delivers security policy enforcement and visibility at a virtual machine level that follow VM mobility
      • Provides a consistent operational experience (separation of duties between security and server administrators)
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