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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.

Models

Choose from 4 different chassis.

Cisco Catalyst 6880-X Switch

Cisco Catalyst 6880-X Switch

  • 4 module slots, 5 RU
  • 80 x 10/1 G SFP or 20 x 40 G SFP/SFP+
  • Slot capacity 80 – 240 Gb/s
  • Switching capacity up to 4 Tb/s (VSS)
  • Cisco Catalyst Instant Access

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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

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

Cisco Catalyst 6800ia Switch

Cisco Catalyst 6800ia Switch

  • 1 Slot, 1 RU
  • 48 10/100/1000 E ports
  • PoE/PoE+
  • Stackable (3x)

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.

Simple

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

Smart

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

Secure

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

Scalable

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

Services

Manage your network proactively, avoid migration risks, and optimize your business architecture. 

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Network design best practices

Network design best practices

Use tested and validated designs to improve application performance and build resilience.

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Simplifying a 100-Building Network

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