WS-X6708-10G-3C Cisco 10 Gigabit Ethernet Module
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WS-X6708-10G-3C Cisco C6K 8 Ports 10 Gigabit Ethernet module New

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WS-X6708-10G-3C Catalyst 6500 8-Ports 10 Gigabit Ethernet Module - 8 x X2 Free - Expansion Module | Made by Cisco | New Factory Sealed

Interface Types of This Product: Expansion Module 10 Gigabit

Product Condition:
New Retail Factory Sealed
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We are providing specifications below to explain why you should consider purchasing the Cisco 10 Gigabit Expansion Module Networking, including a general overview, performance specifications, relevant images, media files, and technical information about the WS-X6708-10G-3C compatibility.

More Information

The WS-X6708-10G-3C is a Cisco Catalyst 6500 8-ports 10 Gigabit Ethernet module. It is designed to be used with Cisco Catalyst 6500 series switches and provides 8 ports of 10 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity.

This module is built to support high-bandwidth, low-latency applications such as data center, core and distribution layer switches. It provides high-performance, non-blocking switching of 10 Gigabit Ethernet traffic. Each port supports wire-speed performance for both IPv4 and IPv6 traffic, and can be configured as either LAN or SAN ports. The module also supports a variety of advanced features such as Quality of Service (QoS), security, and network management. It also supports industry-standard protocols including IEEE 802.3ad Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP), IEEE 802.1AX Link Aggregation and IEEE 802.3x Flow Control.

This module allows for a seamless integration with the Cisco Catalyst 6500 series switches, allowing users to easily add 10 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity to their network without disrupting their existing infrastructure. It is a good option for enterprise data center and service provider environments, and enables high-bandwidth applications that demand high-performance, low-latency switching.

High Performance

The WS-X6708-10G-3C Cisco Catalyst 6500 8-Ports 10 Gigabit Ethernet Module is designed to provide high-performance, reliable 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10 GbE) connectivity for the Cisco Catalyst 6500 series switches. It allows for aggregating multiple 10 GbE connections to increase throughput and support high-bandwidth applications, and it allows for the connection of other 10 GbE devices, such as servers, storage systems, and other network devices.

In terms of performance, the module has a non-blocking architecture and high-speed switching fabric, which allows it to handle high levels of network traffic with minimal latency. It supports wire-speed forwarding and can handle up to 128 million packets per second (Mpps). It also supports advanced Quality of Service (QoS) features to help prioritize different types of network traffic and ensure that time-sensitive applications receive the necessary bandwidth.

Additionally, the module supports Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP) to bundle multiple physical ports together to form a single logical channel, improving bandwidth and providing redundancy, it also supports Fiber Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) and Fibre Channel Fabric Services (FCFS) for storage networking in data center environments.

This product module is an ideal solution for organizations that need to upgrade their networks to support high-bandwidth applications and services, it provides high performance, flexible and reliable 10 GbE connectivity for the Cisco Catalyst 6500 series switches, allowing to handle high network traffic with low latency and providing advanced features for better management of network traffic.

Reliability of Ethernet Module

The WS-X6708-10G-3C Cisco Catalyst 6500 8-Ports Ethernet Module is a reliable expansion module for the Cisco Catalyst 6500 series switches. It provides 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10 GbE) connectivity for the Catalyst 6500 series switches, and it has several features that contribute to its reliability.

Firstly, the module is designed to be used with the Cisco Catalyst 6500 series switches, which are known for their high performance, scalability, and reliability. The Catalyst 6500 series switches have a reputation for being robust, long-lasting, and easy to manage, making them a popular choice for enterprise networks and service provider environments.

Secondly, the module has 8 ports that support 10 GbE, which can be used to connect to other 10 GbE devices. This allows organizations to aggregate multiple 10 GbE connections to increase throughput and support high-bandwidth applications, improving the reliability and performance of the network.

The module also includes advanced features such as Quality of Service (QoS), VLAN, and Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP) to manage and optimize network traffic which makes sure that the network traffic is being sent to the correct destination, reducing the possibility of data loss and increasing the speed at which data is sent and received, helping to improve the reliability of the network.

Additionally, the module supports Fiber Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) and Fibre Channel Fabric Services (FCFS) for storage networking in data center environments, which enables the module to support storage traffic over Ethernet networks, which can help reduce costs and improve network efficiency and reliability.

In summary, This product Cisco Catalyst 6500 8-Ports Ethernet Module is a reliable expansion module for the Cisco Catalyst 6500 series switches, it provides high-bandwidth, low-latency 10 GbE connectivity with advanced features such as QoS, VLAN, LACP, FCoE, and FCFS which improves the network traffic management, adaptability and performance, and increases the overall reliability of the network.

General Information about this Cisco WS-X6708-10G-3C

  • Manufacturer: Cisco
  • Model Number or SKU# WS-X6708-10G-3C
  • Product Name: Catalyst 6500 8-Port 10 Gigabit Ethernet Module
  • Product Type: Expansion Module

Networking for Expansion Module

  • Connectivity Technology: Wired
  • Cabling Type: Ethernet 10GBase-X
  • Data Link Protocol: 10 Gigabit Ethernet
  • Data Transfer Rate: 10 Gbps
  • Remote Management Protocol: RMON, SMON
  • Status Indicators: Port status, status

Expansions And Connectivity of Ethernet Module

  • Expansion Slots: 8 (total) / 8 (free) x X2
  • Compatible Slots: 1 x expansion slot


  • Compliant Standards: FCC Class A certified, CISPR 22 Class A, BSMI CNS 13438 Class A, CISPR 24, EN 61000-3-2, VCCI Class A ITE, EN 61000-3-3, EN55024, EN55022 Class A, EN50082-1, CSA 22.2 No. 60950, EN 61000-6-1, AS/NZS 60950-1, CSA C22.2 No. 60950-00, ICES-003 Class A, FCC CFR47 Part 15, FCC CFR21 Part 1040, UL 60950-1, IEC 60950-1, EN 60950-1, EN 60825, IEC 60825-1

Processor / Memory:

  • RAM: 1 GB

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width: 14 Inch
  • Depth: 16 Inch
  • Height: 1.2 Inch
  • Weight: 13.01 LBS

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature: 32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature: 104 °F
  • Humidity Range Operating: 10 - 90%


  • Cisco 7606, 7606 Security Bundle, 7606-S, 7609, 7609 Security Bundle, 7609-S, 7613, 7613 Security Bundle Cisco Catalyst 6503-E, 6503-E chassis with Supervisor Engine 32, 6503-E Firewall Security System Bundle, 6503-E WSLM Bundle, 6504-E, 6504-E Application Control Engine (ACE) 20 Bundle, 6504-E chassis with Supervisor Engine 32, 6504-E with Supervisor Engine 720-3B, 6504-E with WiSM Bundle, 6506, 6506 chassis, 6506 Firewall Security System, 6506 Firewall Security System with Enhanced Chassis, 6506-E, 6506-E chassis with Supervisor Engine 32, 6506-E Firewall Security System Bundle, 6506-E IDSM-2 Bundle with 2-Gbps Performance, 6506-E IPSec VPN SPA Security System Bundle, 6506-E VPN System, 6506-E WLSM Bundle, 6509, 6509 chassis, 6509 Firewall and IDS Security System, 6509 Firewall and VPN Security System, 6509 Firewall Security System, 6509 Wiring Closet Bundle, 6509-E, 6509-E 10Gig Firewall Security System Bundle, 6509-E Application Control Engine (ACE) 20 Bundle, 6509-E chassis with Supervisor Engine 32, 6509-E Firewall Security System Bundle, 6509-E Firewall Security System Bundle with Supervisor Engine 720-3BXL, 6509-E IPSec VPN SPA Security System, 6509-E with WiSM Bundle, 6509-NEB, 6509-NEB-A, 6509-V-E, 6513, 6513 10Gig Firewall Security System Bundle, 6513 chassis, 6513 Chassis with Supervisor Engine 32, 6513 Firewall Security System, 6513 Firewall Security System Bundle, 6513 IPSec VPN SPA Security System

For all your expansion module needs, we've got you covered with high-performance devices that increase functional capability and ease business processes.

You can talk to any of our staff and consult on what would be the best way forward when getting an expansion module to complement and enhance existing infrastructure, meet your immediate and future needs.

We have hardware level 12 with firmware 3.0 or higher modules that allow for the installation of up to 14 expansion modules below the base module for resilient performance. Expansion modules connect to the base module using USB Type-A connectors. That's not all, we have hardware level 11 and lower that supports up to 9 expansion modules.

With an expansion module, you get additional cartridge storage as well as tape drive capacity. We have expansion modules that contain up to two drives and two power supplies. You can choose to have the expansion module with tape drives and power supply installed so that it makes setup easier from your end. Expansion modules will need a power supply only if you install a tape drive in it. A single power supply can actually power two drives. However, you can add a second power supply for redundancy purposes. Without a tape drive, the expansion module is powered via the USB cable connected to the base module.

Expansion modules require 2U rack space and will be shipped with the necessary mounting hardware used to secure it to the rack.

The top features of the expansion modules we've listed include:

  • High-resolution LCD screens of up to 5" with backlight for a vibrant visual experience and ease of use. The expansion modules have programmable line keys ensuring that the interface is intuitive and interactive.
  • Straightforward setup to facilitate easy installation.
  • Availability of a wide range of custom configurations
  • Advanced call handling and contact management capabilities to help increase productivity.
  • XML browser functionality
  • Compatibility across systems which helps to leverage on existing IT infrastructure investment. All the expansion modules we've made available will help to enhance your existing desktop solutions.
  • Seamless fusion with planar and fiber technology
  • Compatibility with phone models such as SIP-T27P and SIP-T29G helping to expand functionality.
  • Availability of color icons that enhance the visual experience for users. There are color-coded independent actionable control keys that facilitate fast switching between pages.
  • Ability to link together a maximum of six phone systems and up to two expansion modules from a single host phone.
  • Support for up to 3 modules on a daisy-chain
  • Reduced excess loss and PDL
  • Support for advanced call functions including call forwarding, call transfers, multi-person conferencing, call pickup, LDAP, speed dial, and BFL list.
  • Shipped with a stand that has two adjustable angles

You can find almost every module option in our catalog, we have modules with different numbers of ports, from 1-port options to 50- and 90-port options, you can also check out our 20 Gigabit, 48 Gigabit, and 100 Gigabit expansion modules. Browse through our categories to find the best option for your needs.

All expansion modules make for ideal solutions for administrative assistants, receptionists, and contact center employees due to the ability to easily manage large call volumes and to monitor a large number of contacts.

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