Or in IPv6 speak, you’re an “A”, for Awesome
Today Supervisor 720, the most widely deployed Catalyst 6500 Supervisor Engine, turns 10-years old.
Supervisor 720 was launched on March 31, 2003. It enabled me to be the first modular switch to support true 10G Ethernet . Supervisor 720 has brought extensive feature set such as MPLS, VPNs, and VSS over the last 10 years. If has also spread throughout the world over the last 10 years as the graphic (created using Tableau) shows. Read More »
Tags: 10 years, birthday, cat6k, Catalyst 6500, infographic, Sup 720, switch
The Global Certification Team (GCT) is pleased to announce the Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Services Module (ASA SM) blade for 6500 series & 7600 series on software version 9.0.(0)16 or later has received USGv6 Certification from University of New Hampshire – Interoperability Laboratory. The UNH-IOL uses this collaborative testing model to distribute the cost of performing trusted, third-party testing and validation. USGv6 testing covers 27 categories of USGv6 NPD tests. You can find the listing for Conformance testing v1.2 (12424) at the UNH Interoperability Lab. For more information, visit the Lab at https://www.iol.unh.edu/services/testing/ipv6/usgv6tested.php and Cisco.com GCT Security.
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Tags: 6500, 7600, Adaptive Security Appliance, ASA, cat6k, catalyst, GCT, IPv6, Module, service, SM, USGv6
“Rumors of My Death…”
I’m always amazed by how the rumor mill continues to try to kill off people and products. The American author, Mark Twain, once felt compelled to write, “The report of my death was an exaggeration.” and I know how he feels!
It happened to Sir Paul McCartney, when the Beatles were still an active band. It happened to that iconic sports car, the Porsche 911, in the mid-70s. Quick… who remembers the Porsche 928? More importantly, who doubts that the 911 still delivers class-leading performance?
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Tags: cat6k, Catalyst 6500, rumors
News always gets attention, right? What happens afterward? Does anyone remember the stories? Or, to look at it another way, who buys what we’re selling?
With a presidential election at hand in the U.S., expect the candidates to continue to claim that their opponent has changed his story. If you bought what he was selling before, you’re being asked to buy something different now.
Thankfully, the networking business isn’t an election. And our story for Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series switches in campus core and distribution isn’t changing…
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Tags: cat6k, Cisco Catalyst 6500, infographic, Sup2T, Supervisor Engine 2T