The 6-slot Cisco Catalyst 6506-E Switch provides intermediate port densities, ideal for many wiring closet and core network deployments. Catalyst 6506-E supports Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series end-to-end operational consistency benefits.
Supports all Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series modules, including:
The Cisco Catalyst 6506-E supports both Cisco Catalyst OS and Cisco IOS Software. Cisco Catalyst 6506-E supports up to a 6000W power supply, thus providing the ability to support a large number of IEEE 802.3af PoE devices.
The Cisco Catalyst 6506-E provides maximum uptime with redundancy and rapid (1 to 3 seconds) stateful failover across supervisor engines. It supports modular Cisco IOS Software to minimize unplanned downtime through self-healing processes and simplifies software changes through subsystem in-service software upgrades.