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The C9300-48UXM is the 48-port, multigigabit model with 1/2.5/5/10 Gigabit Ethernet Multigigabit ports, suitable for high-speed deployments. The Cisco Catalyst 9300-48UXM is a versatile and powerful switch for demanding enterprise networks, offering high-speed connectivity, flexibility, scalability, and robust security capabilities.
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- Port Density: The C9300-48UXM comes with 48 ports, providing a high density of connectivity options for devices. These ports support 1/2.5/5/10 Gigabit Ethernet Multigigabit speeds, allowing for versatile connectivity to accommodate various network requirements.
- Multigigabit Technology: With support for 1/2.5/5/10 Gigabit Ethernet Multigigabit ports, the C9300-48UXM enables higher data transfer rates and increased bandwidth compared to traditional 1 Gigabit Ethernet ports. This is particularly beneficial for bandwidth-intensive applications and devices that require higher speeds, such as wireless access points and high-resolution IP cameras.
- Uplink Flexibility: The C9300-48UXM offers flexible uplink options to connect to the network backbone or aggregation layer. It includes four 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): This model 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 C9300-48UXM supports Cisco StackWise-480 technology, which enables stacking of multiple switches to create a unified and scalable network. Stacking provides simplified management, high resiliency, and increased bandwidth between the stacked switches, enhancing network performance and ease of administration.
- Enhanced Security: The C9300-48UXM 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 C9300-48UXM is compatible with Cisco Digital Network Architecture (DNA) software, enabling advanced automation, analytics, and assurance capabilities. Cisco DNA software simplifies network management, improves operational efficiency, and facilitates intelligent decision-making based on network insights.