Catalyst 9500 24-port 40G switch

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Cisco C9500-24Q-E Switch Overview


C9500-24Q-E is one of the Cisco Catalyst 9500 Series Switches. The Cisco Catalyst 9500 Series Switches are the next generation of enterprise-class core and aggregation layer switches, supporting full programmability and serviceability. Based on an x86 CPU, the Catalyst 9500 Series is Cisco's lead purpose-built fixed core and aggregation enterprise switching platform, built for security, IoT, and cloud. The Catalyst 9500 Series is the industry's first purpose-built 40 Gigabit Ethernet line of switches targeted for the enterprise campus.


DescriptionCatalyst 9500 24-port 40G switch, Network Essentials
Switching capacityUp to 960 Gbps full duplex
Forwarding rateUp to 1440 Mpps
AC power max rating950W
System power consumption850W max
Dimensions (H x W x D)1.73 x 17.5 x 21.52 in
Rack units (RU)1 RU
Total number of MAC addressesUp to 64,000*
Total number of IPv4 routes (Address Resolution Protocol [ARP] plus learned routes)Up to 64,000 indirect*

Up to 32,000 host*

Total number of IPv6 routesUp to 32,000 indirect*

Up to 16,000 host*

Multicast scaleUp to 48,000*
QoS ACL scaleUp to 18000*
Security ACL scaleUp to 18000*
FNF entriesUp to 512,000*
Flash16 GB
VLAN IDs4000
Total Switched Virtual Interfaces (SVIs)4000
Jumbo frame9198 bytes
Power Supply FeatureSupport in the Catalyst 9500 Series
AC power max rating950W
System power consumption850W max
Input-voltage range and frequencyAC 115 to 230 VAC, 50 to 60 Hz
Power supply efficiency94%
Total output BTU (Note: 1000 BTU/hr = 293W)2901 BTU/hr (850W) max
Input currentAC 10A at 115VAC, 5 A at 230VAC
Output ratings12V at 79A, 12V at 3A
Output holdup timeAC = 10 ms at maximum load
Power-supply input receptaclesAC IEC 60320 C16
Power cord ratingAC 15A
Dimensions (H x W x D)1.73 x 17.5 x 21.52 in
Rack units (RU)1 RU
Chassis with 2 power supplies and built-In fan25.75 lb (11.68 kg)
Input voltage90 to 264 VAC
Operating temperature32F to 104F (0 to 40C)
Storage temperature-4 to 149F (-20 to 65C)
Relative humidity operating and nonoperating noncondensingAmbient (noncondensing) operating: 5% to 90%

Ambient (noncondensing) nonoperating and storage: 5% to 95%

AltitudeOperation up to 6000 ft
MTBF (hours)127,660





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