As the premier Cisco® modular multilayer switch, the Cisco Catalyst® 6500 Series delivers secure, converged services from the wiring closet to the core, to the data center, and to the WAN edge.
The Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series provides the broadest selection of 10/100 and 10/100/1000 Ethernet media, Power over Ethernet (PoE) (inline power) options, densities, performance, interoperability, and chassis deployment options. From basic wiring closets and small campus distribution and core layers to high-performance data centers, the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series 10/100BASE-TX modules scale from 16 ports up to 1152 ports, and the 10/100/1000BASE-TX modules scale from 16 ports up to 576 ports in a single Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series chassis. Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series10/100 and 10/100/1000 modules are the key enablers of a Borderless Network access solution. Cisco with the Catalyst 6500 is the best choice for architecting and deploying holistic, cost-effective network access architecture. Securely connecting to anyone, anywhere, using any device. These modules are available in copper unshielded twisted-pair (UTP) and shielded twisted-pair (STP) using RJ-45 or RJ-21 making it the most widely deployed Cisco IP Telephony port enabled campus switch.