Cisco WS-X4516-10GE Catalyst 4500 Supervisor Engine V-10GE Control Processor

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  • Cisco Catalyst 4500 Supervisor Engine
  • LAN Ethernet Switch
  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet Uplinks
  • Interface: Ethernet RJ45, SFP
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    The Cisco Catalyst 4500 Series Supervisor Engine V-10GE continues the nonblocking, robust Layer 2-4 switching found in previous Cisco Catalyst 4500 Series supervisor engines with the addition of wire-speed 10 Gigabit Ethernet uplinks, 136-Gbps capacity, and 102-mbps throughput, and additional features to further enhance resilient control of converged data, voice, and video networks with high availability to help enable business resiliency for enterprise and metropolitan (metro) Ethernet customers. Network control extends from the backbone to the edge with intelligent services such as granular quality of service (QoS), Internet security, and network management. Scalability of these intelligent network services is made possible with dedicated specialized resources known as ternary content addressable memory (TCAM). Ample TCAM resources (192,000 entries) enable "high feature capacity," which provides wire-speed routing/switching performance with concurrent provisioning of services such as QoS and security. This helps ensure scalability for today's network requirements with ample room for future growth.


    The Cisco Catalyst 4500 Series Supervisor Engine V-10GE includes dual wire-speed 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports (X2 optics) as well as 4 Gigabit Ethernet ports (Small Form-Factor Pluggable [SFP] optics) on the faceplate to maximize the flexibility of deployment options. The combination of Gigabit Ethernet and 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports on the same supervisor engine allows for network future-proofing with an easy migration path from Gigabit Ethernet to 10 Gigabit Ethernet by simply adding 10 Gigabit Ethernet optical interfaces. The ability to support both Gigabit Ethernet uplinks and 10 Gigabit Ethernet uplinks on a single supervisor engine further enhances the investment protection of the Cisco Catalyst 4500 Series architecture.


    The Cisco Catalyst 4500 Series Supervisor Engine V-10GE offers port scalability for resilient Layer 2-4 and routing for both enterprise and service provider market segments. Optimized for the enterprise LAN, branch-office backbones, or Layer 3 distribution points, this supervisor engine provides the performance and scalability to handle the network applications of today and the future.


    The Cisco Catalyst 4500 Series modular architecture provides a "pay-as-you-grow" model, reducing operational expenses and capital expenditures. The Supervisor Engine V-10GE is backward-compatible with all classic Cisco Catalyst 4500 Series line cards and can be used in both the classic Cisco Catalyst 4500 chassis with the Cisco Catalyst 4503, 4506, 4507R, and 4510R Switch chassis as well as the Cisco Catalyst 4500 E-Series Chassis: Cisco Catalyst 4503-E, 4506-E, 4507R-E, 4507R+E, 4510R-E, and 4510R+E Switches.


    Predictable Performance and Scalability

    The Cisco Catalyst 4500 Series Supervisor Engine V-10GE delivers a 136-Gbps switching fabric with a 102-mpps forwarding rate in hardware for Layer 2-4 traffic. Switching performance is independent of the number of route entries or Layer 3 and 4 services enabled. The hardware-based Cisco Express Forwarding routing architecture allows for increased scalability and performance. Two 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports are provided for high-speed uplinks and switch-to-switch communication. Table 1 provides a comparison of the performance and scalability features of all of the Cisco Catalyst 4500 enhanced Layer 3 supervisor engines.


    Model Number


    Redundant Capable

    Cisco Catalyst 4507R or 4507R-E or 4507R+E 
    Cisco Catalyst 4510R or 4510R-E or 4510R+E

    Active Supervisor Uplinks in Redundant Mode

    Up to 4 Gigabit Ethernet 
    (2) 10 Gigabit Ethernet

    Active Supervisor Engine Uplink (Nonredundant Mode)

    4 Gigabit Ethernet 
    (2) 10 Gigabit Ethernet

    Twin Gig Converter Support


    Uplink Optic Types

    SFP (Gigabit Ethernet) or 
    X2 optics (10 Gigabit Ethernet ports



    Qos Hardware Entries



    8,000 input 
    8,000 output

    Hierarchical Policers

    Yes microflow policing with onboard NetFlow

    Number of Tx Queues


    Max Tx Queue Size

    2336 packets per tx queue

    Dynamic Queue Sizes


    Configurable Classification


    Match IP on MAC Header


    Modular Qos Compliant


    DBL: Congestion Avoidance Feature


    QoS Sharing

    Supported on all ports


    Yes per tx queue

    Broadcast Suppression

    Hardware for all ports

    Multicast Suppression

    Hardware for all ports

    USB Drive Support


    Compact Flash Support

    64MB or 
    128 MP options

    FAT File System Support



    2 ingress and 4 egress

    Security Entries


    NAC/DHCP Snooping Entries




    Control Plane Policing

    Yes in hardware



    802.1X Extensions


    IP Source Guard, 
    Dynamic ARP Inspection, 
    DHCP Snooping


    Network Admission Control


    Daughter Card

    Not required (integrated into supervisor)

    Flow-Table Size


    Aggregate Policers

    8000 ingress; 
    8000 egress

    User-Based Rate-Limiting Profiles


    User-Based Rage-Limiting Flows


    Regulatory Compliance

    CE marking


    ·  UL 60950CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950 

    ·  EN 60950 

    ·  IEC 60950 

    ·  TS 001 

    ·  AS/NZS 3260


    ·  FCC Part 15 (CFR 47) Class A 

    ·  ICES-003 Class A 

    ·  EN55022 Class A 

    ·  CISPR22 Class A 

    ·  AS/NZS 3548 Class A 

    ·  VCCI Class A 

    ·  ETS 300 386 

    ·  EN 55022 

    ·  EN 55024 

    ·  EN 61000-6-1 

    ·  EN 50082-1 

    ·  EN 61000-3-2 

    ·  EN 61000-3-3

    Industry EMC, Safety, and Environmental Standards

    ·  GR-63-Core Network Equipment Building Systems (NEBS) Level 3 

    ·  GR-1089-Core Level 3 

    ·  ETS 300 019 Storage Class 1.1 

    ·  ETS 300 019 Transportation Class 2.3 (pending) 

    ·  ETS 300 019 Stationary Use Class 3.1 

    ·  ETS 300 386


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