Cisco WS-X6908-10G-2T 8 Ports Ethernet Expansion Module
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Cisco WS-X6908-10G-2T 8 Ports Expansion Module Catalyst 6900 New

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WS-X6908-10G-2T Catalyst 6900 Series 8 Ports 10 Gigabit Ethernet Fiber Expansion Module with DFC4 | Made by Cisco | New Factory Sealed
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Product Details of the Cisco 8 Ports Ethernet Expansion Module

In the ever-evolving landscape of networking technology, Cisco has consistently been at the forefront, providing cutting-edge solutions for businesses and enterprises. One such innovation is the Cisco WS-X6908-10G-2T, a powerful expansion module designed for the Catalyst 6900 Series. In this detailed guide, we will explore the features, specifications, and benefits of the Cisco WS-X6908-10G-2T, focusing on its 8 Ports 10 Gigabit Ethernet Fiber capabilities and the inclusion of the DFC4 (Distributed Forwarding Card 4) technology.

Cisco Catalyst 6900 Series

To grasp the significance of the WS-X6908-10G-2T module, it's crucial to understand the broader context of the Catalyst 6900 Series. Cisco's Catalyst switches are renowned for their reliability, scalability, and performance, catering to the networking needs of diverse industries. The 6900 Series, in particular, stands out as a high-performance modular switch platform designed to meet the demands of modern data centers and enterprise networks.

WS-X6908-10G-2T Module

The WS-X6908-10G-2T is an expansion module specifically crafted for the Catalyst 6900 Series switches. It enhances the switch's capabilities by providing 8 ports of 10 Gigabit Ethernet Fiber connectivity. This module is engineered to deliver high-speed, low-latency network connectivity, making it an ideal choice for environments where bandwidth-intensive applications and large-scale data transfers are commonplace.

Key Features of WS-X6908-10G-2T

8 Ports of 10 Gigabit Ethernet Fiber

The module boasts eight ports, each capable of delivering 10 Gigabit Ethernet speeds. This high-speed connectivity is essential for supporting bandwidth-hungry applications, facilitating seamless data flow within the network.

Compatibility with Catalyst 6900 Series Switches

The WS-X6908-10G-2T is specifically designed to seamlessly integrate with Catalyst 6900 Series switches. This ensures a plug-and-play experience, allowing for easy installation and immediate utilization of the enhanced networking capabilities.

DFC4 Technology Integration

A standout feature of the WS-X6908-10G-2T is the incorporation of Distributed Forwarding Card 4 (DFC4) technology. DFC4 enhances the forwarding performance of the switch, distributing the workload efficiently across the available resources. This results in improved packet processing reduced latency, and enhanced overall network performance.

Hot-Swappable Design

The module features a hot-swappable design, allowing for the replacement or addition of modules without disrupting the operation of the entire switch. This feature is crucial in environments where uninterrupted network connectivity is paramount.

Energy-Efficient Operation

Cisco is committed to sustainability, and the WS-X6908-10G-2T reflects this commitment with its energy-efficient design. The module is optimized to operate with minimal power consumption without compromising performance, contributing to a greener and more cost-effective networking infrastructure.

Benefits of WS-X6908-10G-2T in Enterprise Environments

Scalability and Flexibility

With its 8 ports of 10 Gigabit Ethernet Fiber, the WS-X6908-10G-2T provides a scalable solution for growing network demands. Enterprises can easily expand their network infrastructure by adding these modules as needed, ensuring flexibility to adapt to evolving business requirements.

Enhanced Performance with DFC4

The integration of DFC4 technology significantly enhances the forwarding performance of the Catalyst 6900 Series switches. This is particularly beneficial in environments where low latency and high throughput are critical, such as financial institutions, research facilities, and content delivery networks.

Support for Bandwidth-Intensive Applications

As modern applications continue to demand higher bandwidth, the WS-X6908-10G-2T is well-equipped to meet these requirements. From data-intensive analytics to high-definition video streaming, the module ensures a smooth and efficient flow of data, preventing bottlenecks in the network.

Reliability and Redundancy

Cisco's commitment to reliability is evident in the WS-X6908-10G-2T's hot-swappable design. This feature enhances system reliability by allowing administrators to replace or add modules without disrupting network operations. Redundancy is crucial for maintaining uninterrupted connectivity, especially in mission-critical environments.

Deployment Considerations and Best Practices

Implementing the Cisco WS-X6908-10G-2T module requires careful planning and consideration of various factors. In this section, we will explore deployment considerations and best practices to ensure a smooth integration of the expansion module into the existing network environment.

  • Compatibility Assessment: Before deploying the WS-X6908-10G-2T, it is essential to conduct a thorough compatibility assessment to ensure that the module is compatible with the existing Catalyst 6900 Series switches. This includes verifying software versions, hardware requirements, and any potential firmware updates.
  • Network Topology Planning: Consideration should be given to the overall network topology and how the new module fits into the existing infrastructure. This involves evaluating the placement of the module to optimize data flow and minimize latency.
  • Redundancy Planning: To enhance network reliability, redundancy planning is crucial. Organizations should explore options for redundant configurations, such as deploying multiple WS-X6908-10G-2T modules or utilizing other redundancy features available in the Catalyst 6900 Series.
  • Firmware and Software Updates: Keeping firmware and software up-to-date is vital for ensuring compatibility and security. Before deploying the module, organizations should check for the latest firmware and software updates provided by Cisco and apply them as needed.

General Information about the Cisco WS-X6908-10G-2T

  • Manufacturer: Cisco
  • Model Number or SKU# WS-X6908-10G-2T
  • Product Type: Expansion Module

Technical Information

  • Application/Usage: Data Networking, Optical Network

I/O Expansions

  • Expansion Slots: 8 x X2

Management & Protocols

  • Management: RMON, VLAN

Miscellaneous

  • Compatibility
  • Cisco Catalyst 6500 E-Series Chassis for use with:
  • 6503-E
  • 6504-E
  • 6506-E
  • 6509-E
  • 6509-V-E

Finally, the Cisco WS-X6908-10G-2T Catalyst 6900 Series 8 Ports 10 Gigabit Ethernet Fiber Expansion Module with DFC4 represents a significant advancement in networking technology. Its high-speed connectivity, integration of DFC4 technology, and compatibility with Catalyst 6900 Series switches make it a compelling choice for enterprises seeking to enhance their network infrastructure. This comprehensive guide has delved into the module's features, benefits, installation and configuration processes, troubleshooting, and maintenance practices, providing a thorough understanding for network administrators and IT professionals. As networking requirements continue to evolve, Cisco's commitment to innovation ensures that the WS-X6908-10G-2T remains at the forefront of high-performance networking solutions.

Brand:
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