A PICS Telecom 101 on the Cisco Catalyst 9400 Series from the Cisco Catalyst platform
The Cisco Catalyst 9400 Series is a versatile line of modular switches designed for high-performance enterprise networks, featuring customizable architecture, advanced security, integrated wireless LAN controller capabilities, and support for converged wired and wireless access, making it ideal for scalable and efficient network management.
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- Modular Architecture: The Catalyst 9400 Series switches offer a modular design, allowing you to customize and expand your network infrastructure by adding different line cards and modules based on your specific needs.
- High Performance: These switches are designed to deliver high performance, with support for high-density Gigabit Ethernet, 10 Gigabit Ethernet, 25 Gigabit Ethernet, and 40 Gigabit Ethernet ports, as well as high-speed uplinks.
- Converged Access: The switches support converged wired and wireless access, enabling streamlined management of both wired and wireless networks from a single platform.
- Integrated Wireless LAN Controller (WLC): Some models of the Catalyst 9400 Series come with an integrated wireless LAN controller, simplifying wireless network deployment and management.
- Stacking: Cisco StackWise Virtual technology allows these switches to be stacked, creating a single logical unit with high availability and simplified management.
- Advanced Security: The series offers 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.
- 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.
- Scalability: With its modular design and support for high-density ports, the Catalyst 9400 Series offers scalability to accommodate growing network demands.