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Cisco Catalyst 9300 Series

The Cisco Catalyst 9300 Series switches are the next generation of enterprise-class stackable access-layer switches that are part of the Catalyst 9000 switching family. These switches support full PoE+, Cisco UPOE, and field-replaceable redundant fans and power supplies. In addition, Cisco Catalyst 9300 Series models also support a variety of fixed and modular uplink options for both copper and fiber uplink support as well as dense 1GE fiber connectivity for FTTX and 1GE aggregation.

– x86 CPU complex with 8 GB memory, 16 GB of flash, and external USB 3.0 SSD pluggable storage slot (delivering 120 GB of storage with an option SSD drive) to host containers
– 1GE copper, fiber, or 1/2.5/5/10GE (mGig) ports
– Fixed uplinks (Catalyst 9300L) with 4 × 1GE SFP, 4 × 10GE SFP+, or 2 × 40GE QSFP+
– Optional uplink modules (Catalyst 9300) with 4 × 1GE SFP, 4 × Multigigabit, 8 × 10GE SFP+, 2 × 25GE SFP28, or 2 × 40GE QSFP+
– Leading PoE capabilities with up to 384 ports of PoE per stack, full PoE+, and 60W Cisco UPOE
– Resiliency with field-replaceable redundant power supplies and fans
– Operational efficiency with optional backplane stacking, supporting stacking bandwidth up to 320 Gbps with Cisco StackWise-320 (Catalyst 9300L) or up to 480 Gbps with Cisco StackWise-480 (Catalyst 9300)
– Cisco IOS XE: A modern operating system for the enterprise with support for model-driven programmability including NETCONF, RESTCONF, YANG, on-box Python scripting, streaming
telemetry, container-based application hosting, and patching for critical bug fixes
– Advanced security:
– Encrypted Traffic Analytics (ETA): You benefit from the power of machine learning to identify and take actions toward threats or anomalies in your network, including malware detection in encrypted traffic (without decryption) and distributed anomaly detection
– Enhanced security with AES-256 MACsec encryption, policy-based segmentation, and trustworthy systems
– Line-rate, hardware-based Flexible NetFlow, delivering flow collection of up to 64,000 flows
– Cisco Software-Defined Access (SD-Access):
– Simplified operations and deployment with policy-based automation from edge to cloud managed with Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)
– Network assurance and improved resolution time through Cisco DNA Center
– Plug and Play (PnP) enabled: A simple, secure, unified, and integrated offering to ease new branch or campus device rollouts or updates to an existing network
– Cisco UADP 2.0 ASIC with programmable pipeline and micro-engine capabilities, along with template-based, configurable allocation of Layer 2 and Layer 3 forwarding, Access Control Lists (ACLs), and Quality of Service (QoS) entries