The 9-slot, vertical-chassis Cisco Catalyst 6509-NEB-A Switch has front-to-back airflow and is ideally suited for service-provider environments or for those enterprise customer environments in which front-to-back airflow is preferred. The Cisco Catalyst 6509-NEB-A supports Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series end-to-end operational consistency benefits.
Supports all Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series modules, including:
The Cisco Catalyst 6509-NEB-A supports both Cisco Catalyst OS and Cisco IOS Software. It also supports up to a 6000W power supply, thus providing the ability to support large numbers of IEEE 802.3af PoE devices.
The Cisco Catalyst 6509-NEB-A provides maximum uptime with redundancy and rapid (1 to 3 seconds) stateful failover across supervisor engines. It supports modular Cisco IOS Software to minimize unplanned downtime through self-healing processes and simplifies software changes through subsystem in-service software upgrades.