The WS-X6708-10G-3C is a Cisco Catalyst 6500 8-Ports 10 Gigabit Ethernet Module. It is an expansion module for the Cisco Catalyst 6500 series switches, which are high-performance, modular switches that provide scalable, secure, and reliable connectivity for enterprise networks and service provider environments.
This module is specifically designed to provide 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10 GbE) connectivity for the Catalyst 6500 series switches. It has 8 ports that support 10 GbE, which can be used to connect to other 10 GbE devices, such as servers, storage systems, and other network devices. It allows organizations to aggregate multiple 10 GbE connections to increase throughput and support high-bandwidth applications.
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, providing flexibility, adaptability, and application performance. It also support for Fiber Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) and Fibre Channel Fabric Services (FCFS) for storage networking in data center environments
The part is a powerful module that can provide high-performance, reliable 10 GbE connectivity to the Cisco Catalyst 6500 series switches, which makes it a great option for organizations looking to upgrade their networks to support high-bandwidth applications and services.
The WS-X6708-10G-3C Cisco Catalyst 6500 10 Gigabit Ethernet Module is a high-performance expansion module that is designed to provide 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10 GbE) connectivity for the Cisco Catalyst 6500 series switches. The module has 8 ports that support 10 GbE and offers a number of advanced features to help optimize network traffic and support high-bandwidth applications.
In terms of performance, This product has a forwarding rate of up to 130 million packets per second (mpps) and a switching capacity of up to 1.28 Tbps. This allows it to handle large amounts of network traffic and support high-bandwidth applications such as video streaming, data backups, and virtualization.
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, providing flexibility, adaptability, and application performance. The QoS features allow you to prioritize different types of network traffic, ensuring that time-sensitive applications receive the necessary bandwidth.
It also supports Fiber Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) and Fibre Channel Fabric Services (FCFS) for storage networking in data center environments, which can reduce costs and increase scalability by converging storage and data networking traffic over a single 10 GbE network.
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 is designed to provide 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10 GbE) connectivity for the Catalyst 6500 series switches, which are known for their reliability in enterprise networks and service provider environments.
The module has a number of features that contribute to its reliability, such as redundant power supplies, built-in power supply monitoring and control, and support for advanced routing protocols. The module has 8 ports that support 10 GbE and provides throughput of up to 720 Gbps and support for Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP) which allows to group multiple physical links together to form a single logical link. This increases the availability of the module by providing redundancy in case one of the physical links fail.
Additionally, the module supports advanced security features such as Access Control Lists (ACLs) and Port Security which protect the network from unauthorized access and protect the network from malicious traffic.
The module also includes advanced features such as Multilayer Switch Feature Card (MSFC) and Application Control Engine (ACE) to increase the functionality of the switch and to provide Layer 2-4 switching which allows to distribute the traffic among the ports ensuring a reliable and scalable network.
In summary, The part Cisco Catalyst 6500 8-Ports Ethernet Module is a reliable expansion module for the Cisco Catalyst 6500 series switches, known for its reliability in enterprise networks and service provider environments. With its high throughput, redundant power supplies, advanced routing protocols, advanced security features, and advanced switching and control engine, it is a reliable option for organizations looking to upgrade their networks to support high-bandwidth applications and services.
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
- Min Operating Temperature: 32 °F
- Max Operating Temperature: 104 °F
- Humidity Range Operating: 10 - 90%
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