Supervisor 6-E vs 6L-E

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May 28th, 2009

Hello,


Can anyone tell me the major differences between the Supervisor 6-E and 6L-E?


Our company will have a new building by the end of the year and we're considering using Cisco all over the building (seven floors). Our Cisco networking partner at first designed a solution with 4506-E switches for distribution with Supervisor II Plus and a 4507R-E switch with two Supervisors 6-E for the core. Now they redesigned the solution with Supervisor 6L-E for all switches, including the core.


I would like to understand what impact will this change have on the performance of the solution.


Also, can anyone tell me if the 4507R-E is comparable to the ProCurve 8212?


Thanks in advance.



Best regards,

Pedro Meireles

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Edison Ortiz Thu, 05/28/2009 - 06:28

6L-E new features:


Centralized 280-Gbps switching capacity with 225 mpps of throughput


• IPv6 support in hardware, providing wire-rate forwarding for IPv6 networks


• Dynamic hardware forwarding-table allocations for easy IPv4-to-IPv6 migration


• Advanced quality of service (QoS) support with eight queues per port, dynamic queue sizing, and hierarchical policing


• Dual 10 Gigabit Ethernet uplinks (X2 optics)



http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/switches/ps5718/ps4324/product_bulletin_c25-530835.html



The LAN Base image option can be useful for budgeting purposes if the switch is intented for the access layer.


http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/switches/ps5718/ps4324/product_bulletin_c25-534149.html




HTH,


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Edison.

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