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NOTE: This product is no longer being sold and might not be supported.

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Switch to something new: Boost speed and performance with our newest, most secure switches! The Catalyst 9400 Series includes our highest density modular-access, stackable enterprise network switches.

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Deliver Cost-Effective Triple Play Services

Deliver Fiber to the Home (FTTH), broadband aggregation, and Metro Ethernet services with Cisco Catalyst 4500 ME Series Switches. These switches combine the integrated resiliency and advanced quality of service (QoS), security, and performance that you need to deploy triple play services.

The Cisco Catalyst ME 4500 Series is a high-performance, cost-effective platform for consumer and business services. It offers you:

  • Investment protection: An evolutionary centralized architecture allows for the easy upgrade of all system ports to higher-level functions with simple supervisor upgrades.
  • High availability: Hardware and software resiliency is designed into the architecture to help maximize network uptime.
  • Comprehensive security: Advanced security capabilities mitigate information theft and limit damage from worms and viruses.
  • Scalability: This high-density solution offers up to 320Gbps and 250Mpps nonblocking performance independent of the number of security policies or Layer 3 services enabled.


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