Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2S is designed for enterprise campus and service provider edge networks that require world-class IP and Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) services. Cisco Catalyst Switches and high-end routers supported by Release 12.2S provide secure, converged network services in the most demanding enterprise and service provider environments, from the wiring closet and data center to the WAN edge.
Release 12.2SX provides new features and hardware support for the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switch.
Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(33)SXI, the latest 12.2SX release, delivers new Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series hardware and software innovations that span multiple technology areas, including high availability, MPLS and VPNs, IPv6 support, advanced IP routing and multicast, integrated security, and embedded management.
The broad range of hardware-enabled services (IPv6, MPLS, NAT/PAT, GRE, Bidirectional Protocol Independent Multicast) and Cisco IOS Release 12.2SX software features (NSF/SSO, software modularity) makes the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series the most comprehensive switching platform available today.