Cisco WS-X45-SUP6-E Switch Control Board
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WS-X45-SUP6-E Cisco Catalyst 4500 E-Series Control Board Refurbished

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WS-X45-SUP6-E Catalyst 4500 E-Series Supervisor Engine 6-E, 2x10GE (X2) or 4x 1GE Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) Console RJ-45, Universal Serial Bus (USB) Switch | Made by Cisco | Refurbished
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Overview of the Cisco Control Board

The Cisco WS-X45-SUP6-E is a Supervisor Engine designed for the Catalyst 4500 E-Series switches. As the central brain of the switch, it plays a crucial role in managing and controlling network operations. This model, the 6-E, is equipped with advanced features for efficient network management.

Purpose of Catalyst 4500 E-Series Supervisor Engine 6-E

The Supervisor Engine 6-E is a vital component of the Cisco Catalyst 4500 E-Series switches, responsible for overseeing and directing network activities. It ensures seamless communication, efficient data handling, and advanced features for optimal network performance.

Understanding the Technical SpecificationsConnectivity Options
  • 2x10GE (X2): The Supervisor Engine supports two 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports, using the X2 interface, facilitating high-speed data transfer.
  • 4x 1GE Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP): Additionally, it accommodates four 1 Gigabit Ethernet ports through Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) modules, providing versatility in network configurations.
  • Console RJ-45: The RJ-45 console port allows for direct management and configuration of the Supervisor Engine.
  • Universal Serial Bus (USB): The USB port provides a convenient interface for various purposes, such as software updates and configuration.
Importance of Catalyst 4500 E-Series Supervisor Engine 6-E in Network ManagementAdvanced Network Control
  • The Supervisor Engine acts as the brain of the switch, controlling traffic, managing connected devices, and ensuring efficient data flow.
Scalability and Performance
  • With 10 Gigabit Ethernet and multiple 1 Gigabit Ethernet ports, the Supervisor Engine supports scalable and high-performance network configurations.
Feature-rich Operations
  • The Supervisor Engine 6-E offers advanced features for security, quality of service (QoS), and other critical aspects of network management.
Application in Network EnvironmentsEnterprise Networks
  • The Catalyst 4500 E-Series with Supervisor Engine 6-E is commonly deployed in enterprise networks, ensuring reliable and high-performance connectivity for a large number of users and devices.
Data Centers
  • Due to its scalability and advanced features, it is suitable for deployment in data center environments where efficient data handling and network control are paramount.
Benefits of Cisco WS-X45-SUP6-E Catalyst 4500 E-Series Supervisor Engine 6-EHigh-Speed Connectivity
  • The inclusion of 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports ensures high-speed connectivity, catering to the demands of modern network environments.
Versatile Options
  • With multiple 1 Gigabit Ethernet ports, users have flexibility in configuring the network based on their specific requirements.
Enhanced Network Security
  • The Supervisor Engine 6-E offers advanced security features, contributing to a secure network environment and protecting against potential threats.
Advanced Switching Capabilities

The WS-X45-SUP6-E is a Cisco Catalyst 4500 E-Series Management Switch that provides advanced switching capabilities for organizations. This includes features such as hardware-based forwarding, high-performance routing, quality of service (QoS), and security. It also supports a wide range of protocols, including IPv4 and IPv6, allowing for flexible deployment options. The switch also supports multiple I/O module options for customization, enabling it to handle various network requirements. Additionally, the WS-X45-SUP6-E has hardware-accelerated security features, such as firewall, VPN, and access control, for enhanced network protection.

Energy Efficiency and Green Technologies

The WS-X45-SUP6-E Cisco Catalyst 4500 E-Series Management Switch has advanced energy efficiency and green technologies designed to reduce energy consumption and lower operating costs. It features Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) for reduced power consumption during periods of low network utilization, and also supports power-saving modes for inactive ports. Additionally, it includes a power supply that is highly efficient and can operate in either AC or DC voltage modes to reduce energy costs. By reducing energy consumption, the WS-X45-SUP6-E helps reduce the carbon footprint of data centers and increase their sustainability.

General Information about this Cisco WS-X45-SUP6-E
  • Manufacturer: Cisco
  • Model Number or SKU# WS-X45-SUP6-E
  • Product Name: Supervisor Engine 6-E
  • Product Type: 2 Port Management Switch
Technical Information
  • Application/Usage: Data Networking
  • Interfaces/Ports: 1 x 10/100/1000Base-T Uplink
  • Interfaces/Ports Details: 1 x 10/100/1000Base-T Uplink
  • Interfaces/Ports Details: 1 x RJ-45 Console RS-232 Management
  • Interfaces/Ports Details: 1 x USB
  • Interfaces/Ports Details: 1 x Management
Media & Performance
  • Data Transfer Rate: 10 Mbps Ethernet
  • Data Transfer Rate: 100 Mbps Fast Ethernet
  • Data Transfer Rate: 1 Gbps Gigabit Ethernet
I/O Expansions
  • Expansion Slots: 2 x X2 Uplink
  • Expansion Slots: 1 x Compact Flash Port

Management & Protocols

  • Management:
  • RMON 1, 2, 3 and 9
  • SNMP 1, 2, and 3
  • Telnet

In summary, the Cisco WS-X45-SUP6-E Catalyst 4500 E-Series Supervisor Engine 6-E is a critical component in network management, particularly within the Catalyst 4500 E-Series switches. With advanced connectivity options, scalability, and feature-rich operations, it plays a central role in ensuring efficient, high-performance, and secure network operations.

Product Condition:
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