A PICS Telecom 101 on the Cisco Catalyst 9300 Series from the Cisco Catalyst platform
The Cisco Catalyst 9300 Series is a versatile family of enterprise switches known for their advanced networking features, including integrated wireless LAN controller capabilities and support for software-defined access. Offering enhanced security, stacking, and energy efficiency, these switches provide a comprehensive solution for modern networks seeking unified wired and wireless management.
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- Modular and Fixed Configurations: The Catalyst 9300 Series offers both modular and fixed configuration options, allowing you to choose the best fit for your network requirements.
- Converged Access: These switches support converged wired and wireless access, enabling unified management and control of both wired and wireless networks from a single platform.
- Integrated Wireless LAN Controller (WLC): The switches come with an integrated wireless LAN controller, simplifying wireless network deployment, management, and troubleshooting.
- Stacking: Cisco StackWise technology allows the Catalyst 9300 switches to be stacked, creating a single logical unit with high availability, simplified management, and increased capacity.
- Advanced Security: The series incorporates comprehensive security features, including Cisco TrustSec, MACsec encryption, and Network Visibility and Enforcement (NVE), enhancing network security and access control.
- Quality of Service (QoS): QoS capabilities enable you to prioritize critical applications and traffic, ensuring optimal performance for different types of data flows.
- Energy Efficiency: The switches incorporate energy-saving technologies like Cisco EnergyWise, contributing to reduced power consumption and operational costs.
- Multigigabit Ethernet: Some models of the Catalyst 9300 Series support multigigabit Ethernet ports, delivering higher data rates over existing cabling, ideal for bandwidth-intensive applications and wireless access points.
- Software-Defined Access (SD-Access): The series is compatible with Cisco’s SD-Access architecture, providing policy-based automation, segmentation, and enhanced network visibility.
- Advanced Management: Cisco DNA Center integration enables centralized and automated network management, provisioning, monitoring, and troubleshooting.
- High-Performance Architecture: The Catalyst 9300 Series switches are designed with high-performance hardware components to support demanding networking environments and applications.
- Flexibility and Scalability: With various port densities and expansion options, the series offers flexibility and scalability to accommodate evolving network needs.