Catalyst 4510R-E and Line Card Options

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I am considering purchasing the following 4510R-E switch items for installation in a new building that will go online shortly.


a) 1 x 4510R-E Chassis (WS-C4510R-E)

b) 1 x Supervisor Engine 6-E (WS-X45-Sup6E)

c) 1 x 24-Port 10/100/1000 Module (WS-X4424-GB-RJ45)

d) 6 x 48-Port PoE 803.3af 10/100 (WS-X4248-RJ45V)


We are purchasing classic line cards for item c and d initially due to budget restrictions.


Three questions:

1) What power supply should I purchase to power this configuration?

2) The 4510 will connect to two Catalyst Blade 3020 switch, each using 4gig etherchannels. Can we do this connecting to item c or do we need an additional card (the only other things attached to item c are probably a Windows storage server and domain controller)

3) Does this sound like it will give us good performance or have I missed anything?


Many thanks for any advice

Mark

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Mark Yeates Tue, 09/23/2008 - 06:23
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1:) Do you plan to use PoE with your line cards? Make sure you plan accordingly. I would recommend using the power calculator for this.


2:)This can be done no problem. No additional equipment required.


3:) You should be fine performance wise. This is a pretty standard setup.



Cisco Power Calculator

http://tools.cisco.com/cpc/launch.jsp


HTH,

Mark


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