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Cisco 6800 series switch


Do anyone know the 6800 provide 9 or 10 slots? I just find it only has 6807 chassis (7 slots only).



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As of now, 3 chassis sizes have been announced

Catalyst 6807-XL  - A 7 Slot switch with up to 880 G/slot.

Catalyst 6880-X – A 4 slot switch with upto 800 G/slot

Catalyst 6800ia – Non-Modular, stackable Pizza switch


Hope it helps.

Marvin Rhoads
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The largest 6800 series is the 6807.

As alluded to in Sandeep's reply, you can use the 6800ia. It expands the parent 6807 by essentially adding a remote 48-port line card. Also, 6800ia modules can be stacked (up to 3 in a stack for now).


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And to add to Marvin's post, there are limits to have many 6800ia you can connect, both in total and as stacks.  I forget the number of stacks, but I believe the total 6800ia supported are 21 (for example, 7 stacks of 3).  This would provide you 1,008 gig ports.

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