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Cisco Catalyst 8500 Series Edge Platforms Data Sheet

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The Cisco Catalyst 8500 Series Edge Platforms are high-performance cloud edge platforms designed for accelerated services, multi-layer security, cloud-native agility, and edge intelligence to accelerate your journey to cloud.

Cisco Catalyst 8500 Series

Nomenclature Note

Catalyst 8500 Edge Platforms refer to C8500-12X and C8500-12X4QC

Catalyst 8500L Edge Platform refers to C8500L-8S4X

Catalyst 8500 Series Edge Platforms refer to Catalyst 8500 and Catalyst 8500L Edge Platforms together

Foundation for Software-Defined WAN

Cisco® Catalyst® 8500 Series Edge Platforms (Catalyst 8500 and Catalyst 8500L) with Cisco IOS® XE SD-WAN Software deliver Cisco’s secure, cloud-scale SD-WAN solution for aggregation sites. The Catalyst 8500 Edge Platforms feature the all-new third-generation Cisco Quantum Flow Processor (QFP), the Catalyst 8500 Series Edge Platforms are built for services from the ground up. The Catalyst 8500L Edge Platform features an x86 based platform architecture that is purpose built to continue delivering the same experience as an ASR1000 platform. The Catalyst 8500 Series Edge Platforms are compact 1RU devices with flexible interface options, including 1GE, 10GE, 40GE, and 100GE ports. Powered by Cisco IOS XE, fully programmable software architecture, and API support, these platforms can facilitate automation at scale to achieve zero-touch IT capability while migrating workloads to the cloud.

Product overview

Catalyst 8500 Edge Platform Product highlights

Table 1.        Catalyst 8500 Edge Platform Product highlights

Product feature

Benefits and description

All-new third-generation Quantum Flow Processor (QFP) ASIC

  Inline hardware-accelerated encryption for high-throughput IPsec and MACsec
  High-performance routing and SD-WAN with services

IPsec

  Up to 2.5X higher IPsec throughput than 2nd Gen QFP devices

Multicore control processor

  Intel x86 CPU with 16 GB memory default (up to 64 GB memory) for high-speed control plane processes

Interface flexibility

  Options for 1GE, 10GE, 40GE, and 100GE ports

DRAM

  All Catalyst 8500 Edge Platforms have 16 GB default DRAM and can be upgraded to 32 GB and 64 GB for higher scale

SSD storage

  Default 32-GB eUSB for storage with optional 480-GB SSD upgrade for additional storage on the platform

Redundancy

  High-efficiency dual power supplies by default for power supply redundancy
  All Catalyst 8500 Edge Platforms support software redundancy with 2 Cisco IOS processes running on a single device (IOS XE routing mode)

Form factor

  Compact 1RU form factor

Integrated security

  Hardware-anchored Secure Boot and Secure Unique Device Identification (SUDI) support for Plug and Play to verify the identity of the hardware and software

Table 2.        Catalyst 8500L Edge Platform Product highlights

Product feature

Benefits and description

x86 Based Platform Architecture

  Advanced flow based forwarding reduces overhead for stateful features
  Dynamic core allocation architecture that can leverage data plane cores for I/O and service plane as per-user configuration.
  Higher performance routing and SD-WAN with services

IPsec

  Double the IPsec throughput compared to ASR1001-X (11Gbps vs 4.5Gbps for IMIX performance)

High Performance Control Plane

  Intel x86 CPU with multiple cores allocated to control plane with 16 GB memory default (up to 64 GB memory) for high-speed control plane processes

Interface flexibility

  Includes 1GE and 10GE ports

DRAM

  All Catalyst 8500 Edge Platforms have 16 GB default DRAM and can be upgraded to 32 GB and 64 GB for higher scale

Flash storage

  Default 32-GB eUSB for storage for additional storage on the platform

Redundancy

  High-efficiency dual power supplies by default for power supply redundancy
  All Catalyst 8500 Edge Platforms support software redundancy with 2 Cisco IOS processes running on a single device (IOS XE routing mode)

Form factor

  Compact 1RU form factor

Integrated security

  Hardware-anchored Secure Boot and Secure Unique Device Identification (SUDI) support for Plug and Play to verify the identity of the hardware and software

Platform details

Platforms and configurations

The C8500-12X4QC platform (Figure 1) allows for a maximum of 240GE ports to be enabled simultaneously. It offers:

      12x 1/10GE ports

      2x 40GE ports

      2x 40/100GE ports

The C8500-12X platform (Figure 2) offers 12x 1/10GE ports.

The C8500L-8S4X platform (Figure 3) offers 4x 1/10GE and 8x 1GE ports.

C8500-12X4QC

Figure 1.            

C8500-12X4QC

C8500-12X with 12x 1/10GE ports

Figure 2.            

C8500-12X with 12x 1/10GE ports

C8500L-8S4X with 4x 1/10GE and 8x 1GE ports

Figure 3.            

C8500L-8S4X with 4x 1/10GE and 8x 1GE ports

Table 3 provides details on each platform’s configurations and port density. Table 4 shows the maximum port configurations for the Cisco Catalyst C8500-12X4QC platform.

Table 3.        Cisco Catalyst 8500 Series configurations and port density

Platform

Description

Max 1GE ports

Max 10GE ports

Max 40GE ports

Max 100GE ports

C8500-12X4QC*

12-port 1/10GE, 2-port 40/100GE, 2-port 40GE

12*

12*

4*

2*

C8500-12X

12-port 1/10GE

12

12

0

0

C8500L-8S4X

4-port 1/10GE, 8-port 1GE

12

4

0

0

* Up to 240GE of ports can be enabled simultaneously

Table 4.        Maximum ports configurations for Cisco Catalyst C8500-12X4QC

Ports type

Configuration

Max 1 GE

12x1GE

Max 10 GE

12x10GE

Max 40 GE + 10 GE

4x40GE + 8x10GE

Max 100 GE

2x100GE*

Max 100 GE + 40 GE

1x100GE + 3x40GE

Max 100 GE + 40 GE + 10 GE

1x100GE + 1x40GE + 8x10GE

Max 100 GE + 10 GE

1x100GE + 12x10GE

Max 10 GE + 40 GE

12x10GE + 3x40GE

* When Bay 1 is set up in 100GE mode, no other ports available in Bay 0 or Bay 1.

Figures 3 and 4 are a series of images that highlight the Cisco Catalyst C8500-12X4QC platform’s port options in each of its bays.

Bay 0 + bay 1 port options

Figure 4.            

Bay 0 + bay 1 port options

Bay 2 port options

Figure 5.            

Bay 2 port options

Table 4a.    Cisco controller mode (SD-WAN) performance specifications

C8500-12X4QC

C8500-12X

C8500L-8S4X

SD-WAN IPsec Throughput (1400Bytes, clear text)

UP to 68Gbps

Up to 51Gbps

Up to 19Gbps

SD-WAN IPsec Throughput (IMIX*, clear text**)

Up to 31.9Gbps

Up to 22.6Gbps

Up to 8.6Gbps

SD-WAN Overlay Tunnels scale

8000

8000

8000

Table 4b.    Cisco autonomous mode (non SD-WAN) performance specifications

C8500-12X4QC

C8500-12X

C8500L-8S4X

IPv4 Forwarding Throughput (1400Bytes)

Up to 197Gbps

Up to 118Gbps

Up to 20 Gbps

IPsec Throughput (1400Bytes, clear text**)

Up to 135Gbps

Up to 84Gbps

Up to 19 Gbps

Number of IPsec SVTI Tunnels

4000

4000

4000

Table 4c.    Cisco autonomous mode (non SD-WAN) system scalability

C8500-12X4QC

C8500-12X

C8500L-8S4X

Number of ACLs per system

4000

4000

4000

Number of IPv4 ACEs per system

380K

47K

50K

Number of IPv4 Routes

4M w/ default 16GB

4M w/ default 16GB

3.5M w/ default 16GB

Number of IPv6 Routes

4M w/ default 16GB

4M w/ default 16GB

2.2M w/ default 16GB

Number of Queues

256K

256K

16K

Number of NAT Sessions

16M

12M

2M

Number of Firewall Sessions

6M

6M

2M

Number of VRFs

8000

8000

8000

*IMIX is average packet size of 352 Bytes packet size
**Based on clear text traffic measurement from traffic generator

Overall platform benefits

Accelerated services with Cisco Software-Defined WAN

Cisco SD-WAN is a set of intelligent software services that allow you to connect users, devices, and branch office locations reliably and securely across a diverse set of WAN transport links. Cisco Catalyst 8000 Series Edge Platforms can dynamically route traffic across the “best” link based on up-to-the-minute application and network conditions for great application experiences. You get tight control over application performance, bandwidth usage, data privacy, and availability of your WAN links—control you need as your branches conduct greater volumes of mission-critical business with both on-premises and cloud controllers.

Application optimization

Ensure that SD-WAN networks meet Service-Level Agreements (SLAs) and maintain strong performance, even if network problems occur. With multi-cloud access, you can accelerate your SaaS applications with a simple template push from the SD-WAN controller.

Multi-layer security

You can now move your traditional and complex WAN networks to a more agile software-defined WAN with integrated security. The Cisco Catalyst 8500 Series Edge Platforms feature on-premises and cloud-based security options.

Cloud-native agility with programmable software architecture

Cisco continues to offer a feature-rich traditional IOS XE routing stack on the Cisco Catalyst 8000 Series Edge Platforms. IP Routing, IPSec, Quality of Service (QoS), firewall, Network Address Translation (NAT), Network-Based Application Recognition (NBAR), Flexible NetFlow (FNF), and many other features are part of Cisco IOS XE, a fully programmable software architecture with API support and a wide variety of protocols and configurations. With an integrated software image and a single binary file, you can now choose between Cisco IOS XE SD-WAN and Cisco IOS XE. And easily move from one to the other when you choose to do so.

5G-ready

The Cisco Catalyst 8500 Series Edge Platforms are built for future 5G networks. These platforms support external cellular gateway modules with LTE/5G capability for improved throughputs and latency.

Compact form factor

The Cisco Catalyst 8500 Series Edge platforms feature compact 1RU platforms with rich interface options, including 1G, 10G, 40G, and 100G ports. Featuring the highly efficient third-generation QFP, the Cisco Catalyst 8500 Series Edge Platforms are built without compromising on performance and ports.

Memory, storage, and accessory options

Table 5.        Cisco Catalyst 8500 Series memory, storage, and accessory options

Product number

Description

MEM-C8500-16GB

Cisco C8500 16 GB memory

MEM-C8500-32GB

Cisco C8500 32 GB memory

MEM-C8500-64GB

Cisco C8500 64 GB memory

SSD-M2SATA-480G

Cisco C8500 SSD M.2 SATA 480 GB

C8500-ACCKIT-19

Cisco Catalyst 8500 Edge accessory kit - 19 inches

C8500-ACCKIT-23

Cisco Catalyst 8500 Edge accessory kit - 23 inches

C8500-4PT-KIT

Cisco Catalyst 8500 Edge accessory kit – 4-post kit

Table 6.        Cisco Catalyst 8500L Edge Platform memory, storage, and accessory options

Product number

Description

MEM-C8500L-16GB

Cisco C8500L 16 GB memory

MEM-C8500L-32GB

Cisco C8500L 32 GB memory

MEM-C8500L-64GB

Cisco C8500L 64 GB memory

C8500L-ACCKIT-19

Cisco Catalyst 8500L Edge accessory kit - 19 inches

C8500L-ACCKIT-23

Cisco Catalyst 8500L Edge accessory kit - 23 inches

C8500L-4PT-KIT

Cisco Catalyst 8500L Edge accessory kit – 4-post kit

Optics and transceivers modules

A full list of optics and transceivers is available at: https://tmgmatrix.cisco.com/?si=C8500

Resiliency and high availability

Platform redundancy is critical, as any downtime has direct impact to a customer’s business. The Catalyst 8500 Series Edge Platforms ship with high-efficiency dual power supplies by default for power supply redundancy. All Catalyst 8500 Edge Platforms support software redundancy with two IOS XE processes running on a single device (IOS XE routing mode) for additional control-plane resiliency.

Power supplies

Table 7.        Cisco Catalyst 8500 Series power supply specifications

Power supply feature

PWR-CH1-750WACR

PWR-CH1-950WDCR

Power maximum rating

750W

950W

Input-voltage range and frequency

85 to 264 VAC

47 to 63 Hz

DC: -40 to -72V; -48V nominal

Power supply efficiency

80 Plus Platinum

86%

Input current

9.4 A to 3.0 A

27.6 A to 15.3 A (23 A)

Output ratings

12 V 63 A

12 V 79 A

Output holdup time

20 ms

4 ms

Power supply input receptacles

IEC 320 C14

Amphenol FXTH series 2 terminal block

Power cord rating

10 A

#10 wire 30 A

Table 8.        Cisco Catalyst 8500L Edge Platform power supply specifications

Power supply feature

PWR-CH1-400WAC

PWR-CH1-400WDC

PWR-CC1-400WHV

Power maximum rating

424W

400W

500W

Input-voltage range and frequency

 

85 to 264 Vac

47 to 63 Hz

Vin, min = -40 Vdc

Vin, nom = -54 Vdc

Vin, max = -72 Vdc

85 to 305 Vac

47 to 63 Hz

192 to 400 Vdc

Power supply efficiency

85% @ 20% load

89% @ 50% load

85% @ 100% load

85% @ 20% load

88% @ 50% load

85% @ 100% load

90% @ 20% load

94% @ 50% load

91% @ 100% load

Input current

<3A @ 200 Vac

<6A @ 100 Vac

<8A @ -60 Vdc

<15A @ -48 Vdc

<7A @ 100 Vac

<2.1A @ 277 Vac

 

<3A @ 240 Vdc

<1.5A @ 380 Vdc

Output ratings

400W

400W

500W

Output holdup time

T,vout_holdup = 20 ms

T,pw_ok_holdup = 5 ms

T,vout_holdup = 8 ms

T,pw_ok_holdup = 2 ms

T,vout_holdup = 20 ms

T,pw_ok_holdup = 20 ms

Power supply input receptacles

IEC 320 Style

TBD

Saf-D-Grid, 2006 series

Power cord rating

TBD

TBD

TBD

RFID tags: Catalyst 8500 Series Edge Platforms have an embedded RFID tag that holds Serial Number and Product ID for easy asset and inventory management using commercial RFID readers.

The RFID tag is external and can be easily removed if needed or can be unselected at the time of ordering.

Software requirements

Table 9.        Minimum software requirements for Cisco Catalyst 8500 Series Edge Platforms

Part number

Description

Minimum software requirement

C8500-12X4QC

Cisco Catalyst 8500 Series 12-port SFP+, 2-port QSFP+, 2-port QSPF28

Cisco IOS XE Software Release 17.3.2

C8500-12X

Cisco Catalyst 8500 Series 12-port SFP+

Cisco IOS XE Software Release 17.3.2

C8500L-8S4X

Cisco Catalyst 8500 Series 12-port SFP+, 8x1GE,4x10GE

Cisco IOS XE Software Release 17.4.1a

Table 10.     Software features and protocols for autonomous mode

Feature

Description

Protocols

IPv4, IPv6, static routes, Routing Information Protocol Versions 1 and 2 (RIP and RIPv2), Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), BGP Router Reflector, Intermediate System-to-Intermediate System (IS-IS), Multicast Internet Group Management Protocol Version 3 (IGMPv3), Protocol Independent Multicast Sparse Mode (PIM SM), PIM Source-Specific Multicast (SSM), Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP), Cisco Discovery Protocol, Encapsulated Remote Switched Port Analyzer (ERSPAN), Cisco IOS IP Service-Level Agreements (IPSLA), Call Home, Cisco IOS Embedded Event Manager (EEM), Internet Key Exchange (IKE), Access Control Lists (ACL), Ethernet Virtual Connections (EVC), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Frame Relay, DNS, Locator ID Separation Protocol (LISP), Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP), RADIUS, Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA), Application Visibility and Control (AVC), Distance Vector Multicast Routing Protocol (DVMRP), IPv4-to-IPv6 Multicast, Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), Layer 2 and Layer 3 VPN, IPsec, MACsec Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol Version 3 (L2TPv3), Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD), IEEE 802.1ag, and IEEE 802.3ah

High Availability

Software redundancy with dual IOS, Box-to-Box application-level redundancy

Encapsulations

Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE), Ethernet, 802.1q VLAN, Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP), Multilink Point-to-Point Protocol (MLPPP), High-Level Data Link Control (HDLC), and PPP over Ethernet (PPPoE)

Traffic management

Quality of Service (QoS), Class-Based Weighted Fair Queuing (CBWFQ), Weighted Random Early Detection (WRED), Hierarchical QoS, Policy-Based Routing (PBR), Performance Routing (PfR), and Network-Based Application Recognition (NBAR)

Cryptographic algorithms

Encryption: DES, 3DES, AES-128, or AES-256 (in CBC and GCM modes)

Authentication: RSA (748/1024/2048 bit), ECDSA (256/384 bit)

Integrity: MD5, SHA, SHA-256, SHA-384, SHA-512

Table 11.     Software features and protocols for controller mode

Feature

Description

Core Features

IPv4, IPv6, static routes, Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), Overlay Management Protocol (OMP), Application Aware Routing (AAR), Traffic Engineering, Service Insertion, zero-trust, whitelisting, tamper-proof module, DTLS/TLS, IPsec, classification, prioritization, low latency queuing, remarking, shaping, scheduling, policing, mirroring, Multicast IPv4 Support, Service advertisement and insertion policy, SNMP, NTP, DNS client, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), DHCP client, DHCP server, DHCP relay, config archival, syslog, SSH, SCP, Cflowd v10 IPFIX export, IPv6 for transport-side, VRRP, MPLS, NAT (DIA, Service-side, static, overload/PAT, NAT64, etc), NAT pools, split DNS, Access Control Lists (ACL), Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD), Netconf over SSH, CLI, NTP server support, BFD with service-side BGP, BGP community propagation to OMP, 6 SLA classes for AAR, Trustsec/SDA (Inline SGT propagation), custom app with SD-AVC, multicast AAR, dynamic on-demand tunnels, PIM-SM, OSPFv3, route policies, Multi-VRF support

Encapsulations

Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE), Ethernet, 802.1q VLAN

Application Experience

Quality of Service (QoS), Forward Error Correction (FEC), COS Marking, Weighted Random Early Detection (WRED), Hierarchical QoS, Policy-Based Routing (PBR), Network-Based Application Recognition (NBAR), Software Defined Application Visibility and Control (SD-AVC), per tunnel QoS, Cloud onRamp for SaaS, Enhanced Office 365 traffic steering, Direct Internet Access, Flexible Netflow (FnF)

Cryptographic Algorithms

Encryption: AES-256 (in CBC and GCM modes), Internet Key Exchange (IKE), Cisco PKI

Authentication: AAA, RSA (2048 bit), ESP-256-CBC, HMAC-SHA1, ECDSA (256/384 bit)

Integrity: SHA-1, SHA-2

Security

Built-in end-to-end Segmentation (VPNs), ZBFW, PKI, DNS Layer Security, Security Internet Gateway (Umbrella, Zscaler), ALG for ZBFW

Specifications

Mechanical specifications

Table 12.     Mechanical specifications for the Cisco Catalyst Series 8500 Edge Platforms

Description

Specification

Part number

C8500-12X4QC

C8500-12X

C8500L-8S4X

Dimensions (H x W x D)

1.73 in. x 17.50 in. x 18.46 in.

1.73 in. x 17.50 in. x 18.46 in.

1.73 x 17.50 in x 16.25 in

Rack Units (RU)

1RU

1RU

1RU

Chassis weight with 2x AC power supplies and fan tray

20.75 lbs

20.25 lbs

17 lbs

Input voltage

AC: 85 to 264 VAC

DC: -40 to 72V; 48V nominal

AC: 100 to 240 VAC

DC: -40 to -60 VDC

HVAC: 100 to 277 VAC

HVDC: 240 to 380 VDC

Operating temperature

32 to 104°F

(0 to 40°C)

Storage temperature

-40 to 150°F

(-40 to 70°C)

Relative humidity operating and nonoperating noncondensing

Ambient (noncondensing) operating: 10 to 85%

Ambient (noncondensing) nonoperating and storage: 5 to 95%

NEBS criteria levels

GR-1089 and GR-63

Altitude

-500 to 10,000 feet

(152 to 3048 meters)

Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)

146,700 hours

156,200 hours

240,200 hours

Safety and compliance

Table 13.     Safety and compliance specifications for the Cisco Catalyst Series 8500 Edge Platforms

Description

Specification

Safety certifications

  UL 60950-1
  CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1
  EN 60950-1
  IEC 60950-1
  AS/NZS 60950-1
  GB4943

EMC (Emissions)

47 CFR Part 15 Class A

ICES 003 Class A

AS/NZS CISPR 32 Class A

CISPR 22/CISPR 32 Class A

EN55022/EN55032 Class A

VCCI Class A

CNS-13438 Class A

KN32 Class A

IEC/EN 61000-3-2: Power Line Harmonics

IEC/EN 61000-3-3: Voltage Fluctuations and Flicker

EMC (Immunity)

IEC/EN-61000-4-2: Electrostatic Discharge Immunity

IEC/EN-61000-4-3: Radiated Immunity

IEC/EN-61000-4-4: Electrical Fast Transient Immunity

IEC/EN-61000-4-5: Surge AC, DC, and Signal Ports

IEC/EN-61000-4-6: Immunity to Conducted Disturbances

IEC/EN-61000-4-11: Voltage DIPS, Short Interruptions, and Voltage Variations

KN35

EMC (ETSI/EN)

EN300 386: Telecommunications Network Equipment (EMC)

EN55022: Information Technology Equipment (Emissions)

EN55032: Multimedia Equipment (Emissions)

EN55024: Information Technology Equipment (Immunity)

EN55035: Multimedia Equipment (Immunity)

EN50082-1/EN-61000-6-1: Generic Immunity Standard

Licensing

All Cisco Catalyst 8500 Series Edge Platforms are offered only with a Cisco DNA Software subscription. Only Cisco DNA Advantage and Cisco DNA Premier are available for the Cisco Catalyst 8500 Series Edge Platforms.

For more details, refer to this C8500 ordering guide:

Ordering information

Table 14.     Orderable SKUs for the Cisco Catalyst 8500 Series Edge Platforms

Product number

Product description

L-DNA-C8500

Cisco C8500 subscription

C8500-12X4QC

Cisco C8500-12X4QC Edge Platform

C8500-12X

Cisco C8500-12X Edge Platform

PWR-CH1-750WACR

Cisco C8500 750W AC Power

PWR-CH1-750WACR=

Cisco C8500 750W AC Power, Spare

PWR-CH1-950WDCR

Cisco C8500 950W DC Power

PWR-CH1-950WDCR=

Cisco C8500 950W DC Power, Spare

SSD-M2SATA-480G

Cisco C8500 SSD M.2 SATA 480GB

SSD-M2SATA-480G=

Cisco C8500 SSD M.2 SATA 480GB, Spare

MEM-C8500-16GB

Cisco C8500 16GB Memory

MEM-C8500-16GB=

Cisco C8500 16GB Memory, Spare

MEM-C8500-32GB

Cisco C8500 32GB Memory

MEM-C8500-32GB=

Cisco C8500 32GB Memory, Spare

MEM-C8500-64GB

Cisco C8500 64GB Memory

MEM-C8500-64GB=

Cisco C8500 64GB Memory, Spare

C8500-FAN-1R=

Cisco C8500 Fan Tray, 1RU, Spare

C8500-ACCKIT-19

Cisco C8500 Accessory Kit – 19”

C8500-ACCKIT-19=

Cisco C8500 Accessory Kit – 19”, Spare

C8500-ACCKIT-23

Cisco C8500 Accessory Kit – 23”

C8500-ACCKIT-23=

Cisco C8500 Accessory Kit – 23”, Spare

C8500-4PT-KIT

Cisco C8500 Accessory Kit – 4 Post Kit

C8500-4PT-KIT=

Cisco C8500 Accessory Kit – 4 Post Kit, Spare

C8500-RFID-1R

Cisco C8500 RFID – 1RU

Table 15.     Orderable SKUs for the Cisco Catalyst 8500L Edge Platform

Product number

Product description

L-DNA-C8500

Cisco C8500 subscription

C8500L-8S4X

Cisco C8500L-8S4X Edge Platform

PWR-CH1-400WAC

Cisco C8500L 400W AC Power

PWR-CH1-400WAC=

Cisco C8500L 400W AC Power, Spare

PWR-CH1-400WDCR

Cisco C8500L 400W DC Power

PWR-CH1-400WDC=

Cisco C8500L 400W DC Power, Spare

PWR-CC1-400WHV

Cisco C8500L 400W HVDC Power

PWR-CC1-400WHV=

Cisco C8500L 400W HVDC Power, Spare

MEM-C8500L-16GB

Cisco C8500L 16GB Memory

MEM-C8500L-16GB=

Cisco C8500L 16GB Memory, Spare

MEM-C8500L-32GB

Cisco C8500L 32GB Memory

MEM-C8500L-32GB=

Cisco C8500L 32GB Memory, Spare

MEM-C8500L-64GB

Cisco C8500L 64GB Memory

MEM-C8500L-64GB=

Cisco C8500L 64GB Memory, Spare

C8500L-FAN-1R=

Cisco C8500L Fan Tray, 1RU, Spare

C8500L-ACCKIT-19

Cisco C8500L Accessory Kit – 19”

C8500L-ACCKIT-19=

Cisco C8500L Accessory Kit – 19”, Spare

C8500L-ACCKIT-23

Cisco C8500L Accessory Kit – 23”

C8500L-ACCKIT-23=

Cisco C8500L Accessory Kit – 23”, Spare

C8500L-4PT-KIT

Cisco C8500L Accessory Kit – 4 Post Kit

C8500L-4PT-KIT=

Cisco C8500L Accessory Kit – 4 Post Kit, Spare

C-RFID-1R

Cisco Catalyst 8000 Edge RFID - 1RU

Services

Cisco Customer Experience Support Services for Catalyst 8000 platforms and Cisco DNA Software for SD-WAN and Routing

This section discusses the Cisco Support Services available for Catalyst 8000 platforms and associated Cisco DNA Software for SD-WAN and Routing, as well as optional Support Service offers.

      Catalyst 8000 platforms: Cisco Solution Support is the default and recommended Cisco Support Service. However, Cisco Solution Support is not mandatory; it can be removed or replaced with another Cisco support service or partner service per the customer’s preference.

      Cisco DNA Software for SD-WAN and Routing: Cisco Solution Support is the default Cisco support service. However, Cisco Solution Support is not mandatory; the customer may choose to use the Cisco Subscription Embedded Software Support included with the purchase of this software.

Note:

      When Solution Support is selected, it must be ordered on both the Catalyst 8000 platform and Cisco DNA Software for SD-WAN and Routing for complete customer entitlement to this premium support service.

      SD-WAN and Routing, with both Solution Support or Cisco Subscription Embedded Software Support, customers are entitled to maintenance releases and software updates for Cisco DNA SD-WAN and Routing software only. The support for the Catalyst 8000 platform’s OS and network stack, along with OS updates, is covered by the support contract on the Catalyst 8000 platform.

Cisco Solution Support is a premium support purpose-built for today’s multiproduct, multivendor network environments and provides:

      A primary point of contact centralizing support across a solution deployment

      Solution, product, and interoperability expertise

      No requirement for customers to isolate their issue to a product to open a case

      30-minute service response objective for Severity 1 and 2 cases

      Prioritized case handling over product support cases

      Product support team coordination (Cisco and Solution Support Alliance Partners)

      Accountability for multiproduct, multivendor issue management from first call to resolution, no matter where the issue resides

Learn more about Cisco Solution Support at https://www.cisco.com/go/solutionsupport

Cisco Subscription Embedded Software Support includes:

      Access to support and troubleshooting via online tools and web case submission. Case severity or escalation guidelines are not applicable.

      Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) access 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to assist by telephone, or web case submission and online tools with application software use and troubleshooting issues.

      Access to https://www.cisco.com, providing helpful technical and general information on Cisco products, as well as access to Cisco’s online Software Center library.

Note:     No additional products or fees are required to receive embedded support for Cisco DNA Software for SD-WAN and Routing. However, if using embedded support for this software, hardware support for the Catalyst 8000 platforms must be purchased separately, as Cisco Subscription Embedded Software Support does not cover hardware. In this case, Cisco Smart Net Total Care Service is recommended for Catalyst 8000 platforms.

Warranty

Cisco Catalyst 8500 Series Edge Platform come standard with a Cisco Limited 1-Year Return To Factory Hardware Warranty. For more information, refer to: https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/warranties/warranty-c99-744450.html.

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