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Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series VSSE 720 with 10GE uplinks

Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series VSSE 720 with 10GE uplinksview expanded image

Easy-to-Use, Reliable, Scalable Switching

Network system virtualization in the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Virtual Switching Supervisor 720-10G takes Catalyst 6500 switching platform to the next level. The supervisor offers two 10 Gigabit Ethernet uplinks and two Gigabit Ethernet uplinks.

Creating a VSS 1440

The Virtual Switching Supervisor is a key component of the Cisco Virtual Switching System 1440.

Any two Catalyst 6500 Series Switches with this supervisor engine can be pooled into a VSS 1440. The two switches are connected with 10 Gigabit Ethernet links called Virtual Switch Links (VSLs) to form a single virtual Catalyst switch.

Highest Services Scalability

Virtual Switching Supervisor 720-10G is part of a third-generation suite of switching modules intended to continue lowering the total cost of ownership (TCO). It offers the following features and benefits:

  • Enables Virtual Switching System 1440
  • Allows two 10 Gigabit Ethernet and two Gigabit Ethernet uplinks to be active simultaneously; with redundant supervisors, allows all ten uplinks to be active
  • Enhances technology investment through compatibility with existing module and multitier architecture
  • Enables new applications and services
  • Delivers scalable and predictable performance
  • Simplifies network operations with a wide range of features
  • Is ideal for deployments in distribution, core, and data centers in enterprise environments and service provider networks

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