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Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switch Data Networking
Part #: WS-C6509-E | SKU: CIS40773

The Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switch provides unparalleled security, mobility, redundancy, and ease of use for business-critical wireless LANs (WLANs). It delivers the most secure wireless system available by offering centralized security policies, wireless intrusion prevention system (IPS) capabilities, award-winning RF management, quality of service (QoS), and Layer 3 fast secure roaming for WLANs. As a key component of the Cisco Unified Wireless Network for the enterprise, and Cisco ServiceMesh for service providers, the Cisco WiSM provides the control, security, redundancy, and reliability that network managers and operators need to scale and manage their wireless networks easily.

Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switch Data Networking

Part Details: Catalyst 6500 Series Switch, Catalyst 6500 Enhanced 9-Slot Chassis (15RU, No Power supply and No Fan Tray)

Additional Information

Manufacturer Cisco
Model Name Catalyst 6500 Series Switch
Product Condition New

General Information

  • Product Type: Switch Chassis
  • Product Series: 6500
  • Brand Name: Cisco
  • Manufacturer: Cisco Systems, Inc
  • Product Model: 6509-E
  • Product Name: 6509-E Switch Chassis
  • Product Line: Catalyst

Physical Characteristics

  • Height: 17.5"
  • Width: 21.6"
  • Depth: 18.2"
  • Form Factor: Rack-mountable
  • Weight (Approximate): 60 lb


  • Additional Information:
    • Scalable Performance
    • Support large numbers of IEEE 802.3af PoE devices
    • Ideal for enterprises and service providers seeking to reduce total cost of ownership (TCO)
    • Clock and VTT Modules: Two replaceable clock modules (CLK-7600=) provide clocking signals to the EOBC channel and the switching bus.
    • The Cisco Catalyst 6509-E provides maximum uptime with redundancy and rapid (1 to 3 seconds) stateful failover across supervisor engines.
    • The Cisco Catalyst 6509-E supports both Cisco Catalyst OS and Cisco IOS Software
    • Provides integrated IP Communications throughout all Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series platforms
    • Supports up to eight Catalyst 6500 series modules
    • WS-C6500-SFM and WS-X6500-SFM2 Switch Fabric Modules must be installed in slot 5 or slot 6
    • Backplane Bandwidth:
    • 32 GBps shared bus
    • 720 GBps switch fabric
    • Supervisor Engines:
    • Supervisor Engine 1 and Supervisor Engine 2 are installed in slot 1 or slot 2
    • Supervisor Engine 32 and Supervisor Engine 720 are installed in slot 5 or slot 6
    • Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Modules Supported:
    • Fast Ethernet modules (with IEEE 802.3af Power over Ethernet [PoE])
    • Gigabit Ethernet modules (with IEEE 802.3af PoE)
    • 10 Gigabit Ethernet modules
    • Flex WAN modules
    • Shared Port Adaptors/SPA Interface Processors
    • Multi-Gigabit services modules (content services ,firewall, intrusion detection, IP Security [IPSec], VPN, network analysis, and Secure Sockets Layer [SSL] acceleration)

I/O Expansions

  • Number of Total Expansion Slots: 9

Network & Communication

  • Layer Supported: 2
Extended Details

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