Efficient and Scalable Networking
Efficient and scalable networking with the WS-X6248-RJ45 Cisco Catalyst switch module is achieved through a combination of high-density port capacity, advanced features, and flexible deployment options.
The 48 Fast Ethernet ports on the module provide a high-density solution for connecting a large number of devices, such as PCs, servers, and IP phones, to the network. This allows for a more efficient use of space and resources in the network rack.
Advanced features such as Quality of Service (QoS) allow for prioritization of different types of network traffic, ensuring that critical applications and services receive the bandwidth they need. VLANs (Virtual Local Area Networks) allow for segmentation of the network, improving security and reducing network congestion. Security features such as access control lists (ACLs) and port security provide an additional layer of protection against unauthorized access and network attacks.
The module also supports flexible deployment options. It can be used in a standalone configuration, or as part of a modular chassis system, such as the Cisco Catalyst 6500 or 7600 Series routers. This allows for easy scalability as the network grows and expands.
Additionally, the module supports PoE (Power over Ethernet) which can be used to power IP devices like IP phones, wireless access points, and IP cameras, which eliminates the need for additional power cords and outlets, making it more efficient.
Easy Management and Scalability
The WS-X6248-RJ45 Cisco Catalyst switch module is designed to be easy to manage and scalable.
One way it achieves this is through the use of Cisco's IOS (Internetwork Operating System) software, which provides a consistent command-line interface (CLI) and graphical user interface (GUI) across all Cisco networking devices. This allows for easy management and configuration of the switch module, as well as integration with other Cisco devices in the network.
In addition, the module supports Cisco's Smartports feature, which allows for the automatic configuration of port settings based on the type of device connected to the port. This helps to ensure that the network is configured correctly and optimally, and can save time and effort when adding new devices to the network.
Another feature that helps with scalability is the module's support for VLANs (Virtual Local Area Networks). VLANs allow for the segmentation of the network into different logical groups, which can improve security and reduce network congestion. This allows for easy scalability as the network grows and expands, as new VLANs can be created and added as needed.
The module also supports Cisco's FlexStack and FlexStack-Plus stacking technology which allows multiple switch modules to be connected together and managed as a single entity, providing scalability and ease of management. This allows for a larger number of ports and enhanced resiliency, and simplifies the management of multiple devices.
Power Options and Redundancy
The WS-X6248-RJ45 Cisco Catalyst switch module supports several power options and redundancy features to ensure high availability and reliability of the network.
One of the power options is the support for PoE (Power over Ethernet), which allows the switch module to provide power to devices connected to its ports, such as IP phones, wireless access points, and IP cameras. This eliminates the need for additional power cords and outlets, simplifying the deployment and reducing the overall power consumption.
Another power option is the support for redundant power supply units (PSUs) which can provide an additional level of redundancy in case of a power failure. This ensures that the switch module continues to operate even if one of the PSUs fails, maintaining the availability of the network.
The switch module also supports FlexStack and FlexStack-Plus stacking technology which allows multiple switch modules to be connected together and managed as a single entity, providing scalability and ease of management. This allows for a larger number of ports and enhanced resiliency, and simplifies the management of multiple devices.
In addition, the module supports hitless failover, which allows for smooth and seamless transition to a redundant supervisor engine in case of a failure. This ensures that the network continues to operate without interruption and without any loss of data.
- Manufacturer Cisco
- Manufacturer Part Number WS-X6248-RJ45
- Product Name 48-Port Ethernet Switching Module
- Product Type Switching Module
- Application/Usage Switching Network
- Interfaces/Ports Details 48 x RJ-45 10/100Base-TX Auto-sensing
- Media Type Supported Twisted Pair
- Twisted Pair Cable Standard Category 3
- Twisted Pair Cable Standard Category 5
- Ethernet Technology Ethernet
- Ethernet Technology Fast Ethernet
- Network Technology 10Base-T
- Network Technology 10/100Base-TX
- Maximum Data Transfer Rate 100 Mbit/s
- Compatibility Cisco Catalyst 6500 series
- Cisco Catalyst 6000 series
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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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