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Cisco Catalyst 4500 Series Switches

Deploy seamless wired and wireless access

Deploy seamless wired and wireless access

Accelerate business growth and improve efficiency. The Catalyst 4500E Series is Cisco SD-Access-ready, and it’s the industry's most widely deployed modular platform for campus access and distribution deployments. Now with Supervisor 9-E, 8-E, and 8L-E, these switches offer 928 Gbps of wired and wireless converged access per system. 

Catalyst 4500E Series Models

Choose from 6 different chassis and 7 supervisors.

Features

Cisco Digital Network Architecture

Cisco Digital Network Architecture

Only Cisco delivers a digital-ready approach that starts at the edge and extends to where applications reside.

Industry-leading modular access switching

Industry-leading modular access switching

Catalyst 4500E switches with Supervisor 9-E, 8-E, or 8L-E offer exceptional scalability and features to meet current and future network demands. Get up to 928-Gbps bandwidth, nonblocking 48 Gbps per slot, and 9000W of power through PoE ports.

Converged wired and wireless access

Converged wired and wireless access

The Supervisor Engine 9-E, 8-E, and 8L-E come with a built-in wireless controller, extending wired features to wireless. They support up to 20-Gbps wireless throughput, 50 access points, and 2000 wireless clients on single system.

Advanced intelligent services

Advanced intelligent services

The Catalyst 4500E delivers comprehensive intelligent services for automation, real-time monitoring, and exceptional resiliency. It is also green, with energy-efficient technology built in.

Foundation for Cisco Open Network Environment (ONE)

Foundation for Cisco Open Network Environment (ONE)

The center of Supervisor 9-E is the new Unified Access Data Plane (UADP) ASIC. The UADP ASIC is field-reprogrammable for next-generation features and intelligence, with converged APIs across wired and wireless.

Investment protection and reduced TCO

Investment protection and reduced TCO

Get industry-leading investment protection. The Catalyst 4500E offers more than 10 years of backward and forward compatibility for line cards, as well as long software lifecycles.

How our customers deployed the Catalyst 4500E

Cut costs, boost quality

Cut costs, boost quality

Medical technology provider Hill-Rom improves nursing care with the Catalyst 4500. (6:25 min)

A consistent user experience

A consistent user experience

The Catalyst 4500E helps a 26-campus college provide network access. (3:20 min)

Feedback from customers

Feedback from customers

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