A PICS Telecom 101 on the C9300-24UX from the Cisco 3900 Series
The C9300-24UX is the 24-port, multigigabit model with 1/2.5/5/10 Gigabit Ethernet Multigigabit ports, offering flexibility in high-speed connectivity. The Cisco Catalyst 9300-24UX is a versatile switch for high-speed and flexible network deployments, offering a combination of port density, Multigigabit connectivity, uplink flexibility, PoE support, stackability, enhanced security, and compatibility with Cisco DNA software for advanced network management and automation.
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- Port Density and Flexibility: The C9300-24UX offers 24 ports, supporting 1/2.5/5/10 Gigabit Ethernet Multigigabit speeds. This provides a high density of ports and flexible connectivity options, allowing for versatile deployment scenarios and accommodating various network requirements.
- Multigigabit Technology: The C9300-24UX supports 1/2.5/5/10 Gigabit Ethernet Multigigabit ports, delivering higher data transfer rates and increased bandwidth compared to traditional 1 Gigabit Ethernet ports. This is especially beneficial for devices that require higher speeds, such as wireless access points, high-resolution IP cameras, and other bandwidth-intensive applications.
- Uplink Flexibility: This model offers flexible uplink options to connect to the network backbone or aggregation layer. It includes two built-in 40 Gigabit Ethernet QSFP+ uplink ports, providing high-speed connectivity for uplinking to higher-layer switches or aggregating traffic from other switches.
- Power over Ethernet (PoE): The C9300-24UX supports PoE capabilities, allowing it to provide power to connected devices such as IP phones, wireless access points, and surveillance cameras over Ethernet cables. PoE simplifies deployment and eliminates the need for separate power supplies or electrical outlets for powered devices.
- Stackability: The C9300-24UX supports Cisco StackWise-480 technology, enabling stacking of multiple switches. Stacking provides simplified management, high resiliency, and increased bandwidth between the stacked switches, enhancing network performance and ease of administration.
- Enhanced Security: The C9300-24UX incorporates advanced security features to protect the network infrastructure and data. It supports features like Cisco TrustSec, MACsec encryption, Secure Group Tags (SGTs), and Trustworthy Systems, which help enforce secure access, prevent unauthorized access, and safeguard sensitive information.
- Cisco DNA Software Support: The C9300-24UX is compatible with Cisco Digital Network Architecture (DNA) software, providing advanced automation, analytics, and assurance capabilities. Cisco DNA software simplifies network management, improves operational efficiency, and enables intelligent decision-making based on network insights.