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Product Line: Cisco Series
Product Type: Ethernet Interface Module
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Product Description

The 20X10GBE-WL-XFP Cisco module features 40 ports with a 10 Gbps speed per port and supports various protocols including IEEE 802.x Flow Control, 802.1q VLAN Support, and IEEE 802.1p Tagging. Designed for flexibility, it occupies a half slot in a Cisco CRS chassis, offering compatibility with both Enhanced and Legacy line-card chassis and requires Cisco IOS XR Software Release 5.1.1 or later. With power consumption less than 110 W in 400 Gbps mode and 80 W in 200 Gbps mode, it meets stringent safety and EMI standards such as UL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1 and FCC Class A, ensuring reliable and efficient operation.

FAQs for the 20X10GBE-WL-XFP

  • What is the port speed of the network module?
    The port speed is 10 Gbps.
  • How many ports does the module support?
    The module supports 40 ports.
  • Which protocols are supported by this module?
    It supports IEEE 802.x Flow Control, 802.1q VLAN Support, 802.1q VLAN Termination, and IEEE 802.1p Tagging.
  • What is the maximum number of Interface Modules (IM) per chassis?
    The maximum number is either 8 slots or 16 slots, depending on the chassis.
  • What are the physical dimensions of the module?
    Height: 20.6 in., Width: 1.8 in., Depth: 11.2 in.
  • How much power does the module consume?
    Less than 110 W in 400 Gbps mode and less than 80 W in 200 Gbps mode.
  • What are the operating temperature ranges?
    Normal operating temperature ranges from 5 °C to 40 °C. Short-term operating temperature ranges from -5 °C to 50 °C.
  • Is this module compatible with older Cisco CRS chassis?
    Yes, it is compatible with both Enhanced and Legacy Cisco CRS Line-Card Chassis.
  • What software version is required for this module?
    Cisco IOS XR Software Release 5.1.1 or later.
  • What are the safety and EMI standards followed by this module?
    It adheres to multiple standards including UL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1, FCC Class A, ICES 003 Class A, and more.

Product Review

The CISCO 20X10GBE-WL-XFP module offers high-density 10 Gbps ports, supporting up to 40 connections, beneficial for environments requiring high bandwidth and efficient space utilization. Its compatibility with IEEE protocols for flow control and VLAN support enhances network segmentation and management. However, the module's operational temperature range and power consumption may limit its deployment in environments with extreme temperature variations or those seeking to minimize energy usage.


The CISCO 20X10GBE-WL-XFP module is a high-capacity, high-performance network interface designed for integration with Cisco CRS chassis. This module provides exceptional connectivity and speed, making it an ideal solution for demanding network environments. It features 40 ports, each capable of reaching speeds up to 10 Gbps, ensuring high throughput for data-intensive applications. This module supports a range of protocols, including IEEE 802.x Flow Control for managing data congestion, 802.1q VLAN Support for network segmentation and security, 802.1q VLAN Termination for efficient network management, and IEEE 802.1p Tagging for prioritizing network traffic. These features enhance the network's efficiency and flexibility, allowing for optimized performance across diverse networking scenarios. The CISCO 20X10GBE-WL-XFP can be accommodated in either 8 slots or 16 slots chassis, depending on the configuration and scalability requirements. It occupies half a slot in a Cisco CRS chassis, making it a compact yet powerful addition to the network infrastructure. The hardware dimensions include a height of 20.6 inches, a width of 1.8 inches, and a depth of 11.2 inches, with a weight of 7.85 lbs., making it a manageable size for most networking environments. Power consumption is efficient, with less than 110 W required in 400 Gbps mode and less than 80 W in 200 Gbps mode. This efficiency ensures that the module contributes to a lower overall power consumption for the networking infrastructure, aligning with energy-saving goals. The CISCO 20X10GBE-WL-XFP is designed to operate within a broad range of temperatures and humidity levels, ensuring reliability and durability under various conditions. The operational and storage temperature ranges, along with the relative humidity levels, meet the needs of most environments, from standard office settings to more challenging conditions.
  • Safety and EMI Standards Compliance: UL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1, 2nd ed, and others, ensuring safe operation and minimal electromagnetic interference.
  • Chassis Compatibility: Works seamlessly with Enhanced and Legacy Cisco CRS Line-Card Chassis, providing flexibility in deployment.
  • Software Compatibility: Requires Cisco IOS XR Software Release 5.1.1 or later, ensuring up-to-date software features and security.
Additionally, the CISCO 20X10GBE-WL-XFP adheres to stringent safety and EMI standards, including UL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1, 2nd ed, and FCC Class A, among others. This compliance underscores the module's reliability and safety for use in various environments. It is also compatible with both Enhanced and Legacy Cisco CRS Line-Card Chassis, offering flexibility in deployment within existing network infrastructures. To ensure broad compatibility and future-proofing, the module requires Cisco IOS XR Software Release 5.1.1 or later. This software compatibility ensures that users can leverage the latest networking features and security updates provided by Cisco. In conclusion, the CISCO 20X10GBE-WL-XFP module is a versatile, high-performance networking solution designed for efficiency, reliability, and safety. It meets the needs of complex, data-driven network environments, providing high-speed connectivity and advanced features for optimized network operations.


Item NumberCISCO 20X10GBE-WL-XFP
Total Ports40
Port Capacity10 Gbps
Supported Network StandardsIEEE 802.x Flow Management, VLAN 802.1q Support & Termination, Priority Tagging IEEE 802.1p
Interface Module Capacity per Enclosure8 or 16 Slots
Slot Requirement0.5 Slot in Cisco CRS Enclosure
Vertical Dimension20.6 inches
Horizontal Dimension1.8 inches
Front-to-back Distance11.2 inches
Mass7.85 pounds
Energy Consumption< 110 W at 400 Gbps Mode, < 80 W at 200 Gbps Mode
Lowest Storage Temp-40 degrees Celsius
Highest Storage Temp70 degrees Celsius
Optimal Operating Temp Low5 degrees Celsius
Optimal Operating Temp High40 degrees Celsius
Temporary Operating Temp Low-5 degrees Celsius
Temporary Operating Temp High50 degrees Celsius
Normal Humidity Range Low5%
Normal Humidity Range High85%
Short-Term Humidity Low5%
Short-Term Humidity High90%
Compliance with Safety NormsUL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1, Amended 1, AS/NZS 60950.1, IEC/EN 60825 for Laser Safety, US FDA Laser Safety Regulations
EMI Standards AdherenceFCC Class A, ICES-003 Class A, AS/NZS CISPR 22 Class A, EN55022 Class A, VCCI Class A, IEC/EN 61000-3-2 & IEC/EN 61000-3-3
Compatible ChassisBoth Enhanced and Legacy Cisco CRS Chassis
Required SoftwareCisco IOS XR Version 5.1.1 or Newer
Certifications for Network Equipment Building Systems (NEBS)SR-3580: Level 3 Criteria, GR-1089-CORE and GR-63-CORE for EMC, Safety, and Physical Protection

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