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Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series 16 Port 10/100/1000Base-T Line Card


The Catalyst 6500 16-port 10/100/1000 BASE-T module is designed for server farms and data centers featuring a dedicated 8Gbps connection to the Catalyst 6500's switch fabric (CEF256) as well as a connection to the 32Gbps shared bus. Additionally, module can be equipped with a distributed forwarding card for high performance packet forwarding, QoS and ACL policy enforcement.

Key Features:

  • Interface: RJ-45, used with the large installed based of Category 5 cabling
  • Backplane Connection: 8Gbps connection to 256Gbps or 720Gbps switch fabric and shared bus connection
  • Forwarding: Centralized and optional Distributed Cisco Express Forwarding (dCEF) via field-upgradable daughter card
  • Compatible with Catalyst 6500 series Supervisor Engine1A, Supervisor Engine 2 and Supervisor Engine 720 Queues per Port: 3 transmit, 2 receive