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Cisco Multigigabit Technology

Extend the life of your network investment

As wireless speeds increase, don't let your switches become a bottleneck. Prepare your access switches for Wi-Fi 6 and 802.11ac Wave 2 with Cisco Multigigabit Technology. It also supports Power over Ethernet (PoE and PoE+), and Cisco Universal Power over Ethernet (Cisco UPOE and UPOE+), so you don't need to install new electrical circuits to power your access points.

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Features and benefits

Today's organizations depend on always-on connectivity, which is driving new wireless standards such as Wi-Fi 6E.

Support Wi-Fi 6/6E

Create better user experiences with Wi-Fi 6/6E and enjoy up to a fivefold jump in wireless speeds, up to 6.8 Gbps. Cisco Multigigabit Technology delivers speeds beyond 1 Gbps on existing cabling, surpassing previously achievable speeds.

Get NBASE-T technology

Use NBASE-T technology to support Wi-Fi 6 and 802.11ac Wave 2. By default, Category 5e cables inside buildings that connect switches to access points are limited to 1-Gigabit speeds. NBASE-T makes it possible to support up to 10 Gbps over those cables.

Power your solution

Cisco Multigigabit Technology supports PoE, PoE+, UPOE, and UPOE+, so you don't need to install new electrical circuits to power access points. You get 90 watts of UPOE+ to power downstream devices, including lighting, IP phones, shades, IPTVs, surveillance cameras, and virtual desktop clients.

Find the best multigigabit switch for you

Cisco Catalyst 9600
Series

  • Modular, Layers 2 and 3, up to 25.6 Tbps, Silicon One ASIC (new)
  • Up to 4 x 400G (new), 48 x 100G, 96 x 40G and 192 x Cisco multigigabit, 25/10/1G ports
  • Designed for Cisco networking and Cisco SD-Access

Cisco Catalyst 9400
Series

  • Modular, Layers 2 and 3, up to 9 Tbps
  • 10G/1G fiber (new), 10G/5G Cisco Multigigabit Technology, 100G/25G uplinks (new)
  • PoE, PoE+, UPOE, UPOE+
  • Designed for Cisco networking and Cisco SD-Access, smart buildings

Cisco Catalyst 9300
Series

  • Stackable, Layers 2 and 3, up to 1 Tbps
  • 10G/5G/2.5G/1G Cisco Multigigabit Technology, 100G/40G/25G/10G/1G fiber
  • PoE, PoE+, UPOE, UPOE+, Cisco StackPower
  • Designed for Cisco networking and Cisco SD-Access, SASE, smart buildings

Cisco Catalyst 9200 Series

  • Optional stacking, Layers 2 and 3, up to 160 Gbps
  • Up to 48 ports full Perpetual PoE+ and Cisco multigigabit
  • 1G, 10/25/40G uplinks
  • Entry level for intent-based networking

Cisco Catalyst 3560-CX Series

  • Small form factor
  • Supports Layer 3
  • 8 or 12 Gigabit Ethernet ports
  • PoE+ support with up to 240W of PoE budget

Cisco 350X Series

  • High-performance 10G Ethernet
  • Secure desktop and wireless connectivity
  • Unified communications optimized
  • Highly secure guest connectivity

Meraki MS390 Series

  • High performance plus redundant power and fans
  • 36 x 2.5G/12 x multigigabit, 48 x 5G/1G, UPOE, PoE+
  • 480G physical stacking, 40G and 10G uplinks
  • Dynamic Layer 3 routing
  • Designed for Cisco Meraki Dashboard

Meraki MS350 Series

  • High performance plus redundant power
  • 4 x 10G SFP+ uplinks
  • 160G physical stacking
  • Dynamic Layer 3 routing
  • Available multigigabit and UPOE support

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