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Reinventing access for the future: unplugged and uninterrupted

The Cisco Catalyst 9000 family of products are the end-to-end foundation of the modern intent-based network: simple to operate and with powerful potential to meet increasing business demands. The new era of networking must be designed for wireless and put you at the forefront of the Wi-Fi 6 standard, along with the wired infrastructure needed to deliver on expectations.

Wireless first

Achieve less downtime, zero friction, and reliability for wired and wireless.

Cloud driven

Leverage the cloud to innovate faster, deliver global learnings, and proactively resolve issues.

Data optimized

Aggregate network intelligence and deliver insights for personalized experiences, to minimize downtime, and to proactively protect.

Highly secure

Built-in security features that learn and adapt to new threats, through visibility, segmentation, and encryption.

Find the best Catalyst product for you

Catalyst 9100 Series access points

  • For small to large branch and campus access deployments
  • Compatible with Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)

Catalyst 9200 Series switches

  • For small branch and mid-sized campus access deployments
  • Fixed, stackable, PoE+, up to 160 Gbps

Catalyst 9300 Series switches

  • For small to large campus access deployments
  • Fixed, stackable, multigigabit, UPOE, up to 480 Gbps

Catalyst 9400 Series switches

  • For small to large campus access and aggregation deployments
  • Modular, multigigabit, UPOE, up to 9 Tbps

Catalyst 9500 Series switches​

  • For mid-sized to large campus core and aggregation deployments
  • Fixed, 100G/40G/25G, up to 6.4 Tbps

Catalyst 9600 Series switches

  • For mid-sized to large campus core and aggregation deployments
  • Modular, 100G/40G/25G/10G, up to 25.6 Tbps

Catalyst 9800 Series wireless controllers

  • For deployments of all sizes, on-premises or in the cloud
  • Advanced, on-demand telemetry, hitless upgrades

Amplify innovation with Cisco DNA software

Power your infrastructure with policy-based automation, secure connectivity, intelligent analytics, and assurance. Segment your network for security, compliance, and simplified processes. Centralize policy management. Deliver exceptional wireless performance for high-density environments. Gain end-to-end visibility and remediation guidance.

Three subscription tiers--Cisco DNA Premier, Cisco DNA Advantage and Cisco DNA Essentials--answer your switching and wireless needs. Each includes flexible terms and software support.

Catalyst expansion on TechWiseTV

Watch the latest webinar about the Catalyst expansion and meet the newest members of the Catalyst family.​

Why upgrade to Catalyst 9000 access points, wireless controllers, and switches?

Security everywhere

Integrated security reduces your attack surface and helps you stop attacks before they start.


Streamline network operations by the automating of tasks such as provisioning and configuration. Manage your Catalyst 9000 in minutes with Cisco DNA Center.


Obtain uninterrupted services, even during upgrades, with the always-on, always-available features of the Catalyst 9000 family.

Read customer reviews


"The 9000-series come in so many different varieties they can fill any need for access, distribution, core; from small sites to large hospitals."


"North and South bound API'S included with this OS are very robust and pretty awesome. "


"They've definitely been a positive for our bottom line."


"Often we find our selves forgetting the switches are even there because they just work."

Accomplish more with Cisco Services

Succeed faster. Get expert guidance, deployment help, adoption strategies, centralized support, and staff training so you can start seeing the benefits of an intent-based network built on the Catalyst access portfolio.

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