Cisco introduces the Cisco® Catalyst® 6500 Enhanced Series Chassis (6500-E Series) delivering up to 2 terabits per second of system bandwidth capacity and 80 Gbps of per-slot bandwidth. In a system configured for VSS, this translates to a system capacity of 4 Tbps. The Cisco® Catalyst® 6500 Enhanced Series Chassis will be capable of delivering up to 180 Gbps of per-slot bandwidth with a system capacity of up to 4 terabits per second. A system configured for VSS will be capable of delivering up to 8 Tbps of system bandwidth.
The Cisco Catalyst 6500-E Series Switch offers the broadest range of interface modules with industry-leading performance and advanced feature integration. The Cisco Catalyst 6500-E Series Switch also offers high port densities and comes in 3-, 4-, 6-, 9, 9-Vertical, and 13-slot versions that make it ideal for a range of deployment scenarios.
Manufacturer Part Number:
6506-E Switch Chassis
The 6-slot Cisco Catalyst 6506-E Switch provides intermediate port densities, ideal for many wiring closet and core network deployments. Catalyst 6506-E supports Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series end-to-end operational consistency benefits.
Number of Total Expansion Slots:
Network & Communication
Shipping Dimensions :
24.5" Height x 22.75" Width x 32.0" Depth
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Shipping Weight :
Supports up to five Catalyst 6500 series modules
32 GBps shared bus
720 GBps switch fabric
Supervisor Engine 1 and Supervisor Engine 2 are installed in slot 1 or slot 2
Supervisor Engine 32 and Supervisor Engine 720 are installed in slot 5 or slot 6