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Nitin Mamgain
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This document gives basic information about integrated VPN module widely used in 6500 and 7600 series.

Virtual Private Network Services module

The cisco ip sec vpnsm is a technology that can be incorporated with the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switch and Cisco 7600 Series Internet Router to meet the increased demand of VPN connectivity and hence bandwidth requirements

Key Features:

  • Integration with network infrastructure - Incorporating VPN into the Catalyst 6500 Switch and 7600 Internet Router secures the network without the need for extra overlay equipment or network alterations.
  • High performance and scalability - Incorporating the latest in encryption hardware acceleration technology, the IPSec VPN module can deliver up to 1.9 Gbps of Triple Data Encryption Standard (3DES) traffic at large packet sizes (500 bytes+) and 1.6 Gbps of 3DES traffic at average packet sizes (300 bytes). This module can terminate 8,000 IPSec tunnels simultaneously at an accelerated rate compared with current offerings.
  • Advanced security services - Enables simplified deployment of secure campus, provider-edge, VPN termination, and secure converged network services, such as voice over IP (VoIP) and storage area networks, by integrating encryption, authentication, and integrity to network services.
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