Cisco Support Community
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Announcements

Welcome to Cisco Support Community. We would love to have your feedback.

For an introduction to the new site, click here. And see here for current known issues.

New Member

Supervisor 6-E vs 6L-E

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

1 REPLY
Hall of Fame Super Bronze

Re: Supervisor 6-E vs 6L-E

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,

__

Edison.

772
Views
0
Helpful
1
Replies
CreatePlease to create content