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Boost speed, performance, and security with our latest high-density, modular-core enterprise network switches.

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Enterprise backbone of the digital organization

Get the scale, security, and simplicity you need to meet your business challenges. Catalyst 6800 Series switches are powerful campus backbone switches optimized for Multigigabit Ethernet services to help you protect your network investment.

Features and benefits

Simple

The Catalyst 6800 is powered by Smart Operations and Catalyst Instant Access. It extends backbone features to the access layer to simplify configuration and management.

 

Smart

Integrated service modules support wireless, network analysis, automate operations, and pervasive security. Virtual Switching System supports resiliency and high availability.

Secure

Catalyst 6800 switches are protected by Cisco TrustSec and IOS Flexible NetFlow for secure, scalable, dynamic, role-based access control and network visibility.

Scalable

6800 Series Switches are optimized for secure 1-10 Gb services. They offer a switching capacity of up to 11.4 Tb.

Models

Choose from 3 different chassis.

Cisco Catalyst 6880-X Switch

  • 4 module slots, 5 RU
  • 80 x 10/1 G SFP
  • Slot capacity 80 – 240 Gb/s
  • Switching capacity up to 4 Tb/s (VSS)
  • Cisco Catalyst Instant Access

Cisco Catalyst 6840-X Switch

  • 4 slots, 2 RU
  • 16, 32 x 10 SFP/SFP+
  • 24, 40 x 10 G SFP/SFP+ and 2x40G QSFP
  • Slot capacity 80 – 240 Gb/s
  • Switching capacity up to 1.92 Tb/s (VSS)

Cisco Catalyst 6807-XL Switch

  • 5 module slots, 2 SUP slots 10 RU
  • Slot capacity of up to 880 Gb per slot
  • Switching capacity up to 11.4 Tb/s
  • Supports ASA, NAM-3, and WiSM2

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