"The FlexWAN module for the Cisco® 7600 Series Router and Cisco Catalyst® 6500 Series Switch enables high-performance, intelligent LAN, WAN, and metropolitan-area network (MAN) service scalability for both enterprises and service providers...."
7600 Series routers as well, so flexwan is not only for bringing WAN interfaces to Catalyst switches only?
As the name implies, FlexWAN module is used to connect WAN interfaces to a 6500/7600. I cant think of any other reason to use a FlexWAN module. I certainly dont need a FlexWAN module for LAN connections. Furthermore, most MAN connections are handed off as Ethernet, so again, I dont need a FlexWAN module for that either.
The life of the FlexWAN module is probably near its end as the new SPA modules can do WAN connections at faster speeds, higher densities, with more features.
We are pleased to announce availability of Beta software for 16.6.3.
16.6.3 will be the second rebuild on the 16.6 release train targeted
towards Catalyst 9500/9400/9300/3850/3650 switching platforms. We are
looking for early feedback from customers befor...
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