Amit Singh Thu, 04/12/2007 - 05:32
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Rahim,


Let me try explaining some of the Key differences:


1. Slot Capacity: 4510R is a 10 Slot chassis while 6506 is a 6 slot chassis.


2. Power Supply: 4510R and 6506 both supports power supply redundancy while 6500 has a wide variety of PS like 4000W,6000W,9000W.4510R has max4200W PS.


3. Backplane:4510R supports at max 136 GBPS backplane capacity with Sup-5-10GE while 6507 supports 720Gbps switch fabric.


4. 10GE Scalability: 4510 has limited 10GE only 4 ports at MAX with only 2 active at one time. 6506 offers a wide 10GE ethernet scalability.


5. Service Module: 4510 doesnot support services module while 6506 supports a wide variety for service modules like Firewall, IDS/IPS, ACE,CSM, WAN module etc...


6.Architecture: 4510 supports centralized architecture while 6506 supports distributed architecture.


There are a lots of more differnces. Please find the datasheets below for more undersatnding.


http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps4324/products_data_sheet09186a008033a3bd.html


http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps708/products_data_sheet09186a00800ff916.html


HTH,Please rate if it does.


-amit singh


Newport_s Tue, 04/17/2007 - 13:41
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The 4510's IOS won't support some IP routing functions the 6506 running IOS will. For example, you can't NAT on a 4500 series based router.

kofflerg Wed, 04/18/2007 - 11:11
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And the 45xx only has 6Gbps connection between backplane and line card, where 65xx varies from 8Gbps-40Gbps, depending on card and fabric.

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