More Information for Manageable Switch
The WS-C4506-E Cisco Cat4500 E-Series Switch Chassis is a high-performance, modular switch that is designed for use in enterprise and campus networks. It provides a scalable and reliable platform for connecting and powering a wide range of devices such as servers, workstations, and network-enabled devices.
The part is a 6-slot chassis that supports up to six line cards or service modules, providing a high degree of flexibility and scalability. It also supports a wide range of interface types, including 10/100/1000, 10 Gigabit Ethernet, and Fibre Channel.
One of the key features of the product is its support for Cisco IOS XE Software, which provides a flexible and secure operating system for the switch. It also supports advanced features such as Quality of Service (QoS), security capabilities, and high availability and redundancy features.
The product also supports Cisco StackWise-480 technology, which allows for easy management and deployment of multiple switches in a stack configuration. This technology provides a high level of reliability and redundancy, as well as the ability to easily add or remove switches from the stack as needed.
High Performance of Cat4500 E-Series Switch
The WS-C4506-E Cisco Cat4500 E-Series Switch Chassis is considered to have high performance for network infrastructure. This switch chassis is designed for use in enterprise and campus networks and provides a high-performance, scalable, and modular platform for connecting a wide range of devices.
The switch chassis can support up to six line cards, providing a maximum of 384 ports of 10/100/1000 and 40 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity. It also includes advanced features such as Quality of Service (QoS), security capabilities, and EnergyWise technology for power management.
In terms of performance, the part has been proven to provide high-speed and reliable connectivity in many deployments. The switch chassis is designed to operate in demanding network environments and is built with high-quality components to ensure high performance. It also supports Cisco IOS XE Software, which provides a flexible and secure operating system for the switch.
Additionally, the product is backed by Cisco's extensive support network, which provides access to technical resources and troubleshooting assistance, further ensuring the performance and longevity of this switch chassis.
The WS-C4506-E Cisco Cat4500 E-Series Switch Chassis is considered to be a reliable and robust solution for network infrastructure. This chassis is designed for use in enterprise and campus networks and supports up to 6 line cards, providing a high-density, scalable solution for a variety of network applications.
In terms of reliability, the part has been proven to be a robust and reliable solution in many deployments. The chassis is designed to operate in demanding network environments and is built with high-quality components to ensure a long lifespan. It also supports Cisco IOS XE Software, which provides a flexible and secure operating system for the switch.
Additionally, the product is backed by Cisco's extensive support network, which provides access to technical resources and troubleshooting assistance, further ensuring the reliability and longevity of this switch.
The part also supports high availability features such as redundant power supplies, redundant fans, and hot-swappable line cards, which help to ensure the continuity of network operations in case of any failures.
General Information about this Cisco WS-C4506-E
- Manufacturer Cisco Systems, Inc
- Manufacturer Part Number WS-C4506-E
- Brand Name Cisco
- Product Line Catalyst
- Product Series 4500E
- Product Model 4506-E
- Product Name Catalyst WS-C4506-E Chassis
- Product Type Switch Chassis
- Token Ring Port No
- LRE Port No
- Bypass No
- Modular No
- Management Port No
- USB No
- Stack Port No
- Number of Total Expansion Slots 6
- Expansion Slot Type Line Card
- Expansion Slot Type Supervisor Engine
Network & Communication
- Layer Supported 2
Management & Protocols
- Manageable Yes
- MTBF 710119 Hour
- PoE (RJ-45) Port No
- Power Source Power Suppl
- Redundant Power Supply No
Different Types of Switches
Networking switches vary widely depending on the number of devices they can support, network bandwidth/speed, and form factor. Switches for small offices will have anything between 4 and 8 ports and can fit on a desk. For larger office network implementation, switches may have 24 ports, 48 ports, 96 ports, and 128 ports and are rack-mountable between 1U and 4U. Switches come in different types depending on the network speed and tasks they support. These include 40/100 Gbps, 10 Gigabit (up to 10000 Mbps), Gigabit Ethernet (up to 1000 Mbps), Power over Ethernet, and Fast Ethernet (10/100 Mbps).
The unmanaged switches offer fixed configuration on a plug-and-play basis. It is the most basic switch and there are a few choices in the market. These switches are affordable, but the basic features make them inappropriate for enterprise applications.
The number of features and level of functionality improves with managed switches, making them ideal for enterprise and business applications. These switches are built with the command-line interface for ease of configuration. Equally, they support SNMP agents that come in handy when troubleshooting network issues.
The security on managed switches is better and will protect different types of traffic. Other features include support for virtual LANs, IP routing, and quality of service settings. Managed switches are more expensive compared to all other types of switches.
Smart switches refer to switches that possess more features than those of unmanaged switches but do not have the full features of managed switches. Smart switches are more cost-effective than managed switches.
Some of the limitations of the smart switches are a lack of telnet access support, Web GUIs, and a lack of many features for VLANs. They are affordable compared to a fully managed switch and are suitable for a smaller computer network.
Modular switches allow the addition of expansion modules as the network expands. The expansion modules allow for more networked devices but are application-specific. They may include wireless access points, firewalls, or network analysis tools. The flexibility of a modular networking switch comes at a higher cost.
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