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Cisco Catalyst 6513-E Switch

NOTE: This product is no longer being sold.

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Use Advanced Switching for Converged Networks

The 13-slot Cisco Catalyst 6513-E Switch chassis is ideal for high-performance, high-port-density Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, and 10 Gigabit Ethernet aggregation throughout the network, including:

  • Access, distribution, and backbone layers
  • Server farm and data center environments

With up to 11 payload slots available, this chassis offers industry-leading 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet and 10 Gigabit Ethernet port densities and great network resilience.

The 6513-E switch supports all Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series modules, including:

  • Supervisor engines
  • 100Mbps, 1GE Ethernet with 1EEE 802.3af PoE
  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet
  • Flex WAN modules
  • Shared port adapters and SPA interface processors
  • Multigigabit services modules: wireless, network analysis, and security

Cisco Catalyst 6513-E Switches support Cisco IOS Software. They also support up to a 8700W AC and DC power supply, with the ability to support many IEEE 802.3af PoE devices.

Increase Uptime and Security

Cisco Catalyst 6513-E Switches increase uptime with redundancy and rapid (1 to 3 seconds) stateful failover across supervisor engines. They support modular Cisco IOS Software to:

  • Decrease unplanned downtime through self-healing processes
  • Simplify software changes through subsystem in-service software upgrades

The Cisco Catalyst 6513-E Firewall Security System is easily deployed and integrates:

  • Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Supervisor Engine 720
  • Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Firewall Services Module

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