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needs to know the difference between 4500s and 6500s

i would like to referesh my company's GO and with 7613 router and has 2 6509E with sup720 core. it has a 4 MDF 6509E with sup720 also. now about IDF's i am confuse what i have to use. 4500s or 6500s. the main thinking is we would like to upgrade our desktop from 100M to 1G. so i have to think about the uplink between IDF and MDF.what is suitable for me in this case.


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Re: needs to know the difference between 4500s and 6500s

This is a very broad question which can't be covered in a single post.

My first suggestion is getting to know everything about each model.

Start by going to

and click on each product family.

Second suggestion is giving your Cisco Sales rep a call, he will come onsite and show you how you can maximize your network environment and what product matches your criteria better.