Cisco Catalyst 6800 Series Supervisor Engine 6T

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Get next-generation performance today

Unlock 440 Gbps per slot on the Cisco Catalyst 6807-XL chassis. Pave the way for 6 Tbps of switching capacity and scaling to 12 Tbps when in Virtual Switching System (VSS) configuration. Build your network for the next generation.

Supervisor Engine 6T

More powerful than the Supervisor Engine 2T, the 6T is compatible with the Cisco Catalyst 6500-E chassis, 6807-XL chassis, and 6700, 6800, and 6900 Series line cards.

Features and benefits

High-performance, mature feature set

Improved fabric unlocks 440 Gbps per slot, while feature parity with the Supervisor 2T allows for more than 3500 features. All ports support Instant Access, VSS, and MACsec, with rich multicast and network segmentation.

Highly secure

Get exceptional network security with Cisco TrustSec, Security Group Tags, Security Group Access Policies, and Network Address Translation integrated with the Cisco Identity Services Engine.

Simple management

The enhanced control plane supports up to 2000 Instant Access ports in a centralized configuration. An RJ-45 or SFP management port supports operational flexibility.


Solve problems faster, improve operational efficiency, and reduce your risk of downtime.

Performance. Scalability. Security. Manageability.

Build the foundation for your next-generation digital business.