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by Cisco
Product Line: Cisco Catalyst
Product Type: Switch
Original price $5,919.00 - Original price $12,806.00
Original price
$5,919.00 - $12,806.00
Current price $12,806.00
Title: Surplus

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Product Description

The Cisco C9500-24Q-A is a high-performance, modular network switch designed for data center and campus environments. It belongs to the Cisco Catalyst 9000 series and offers advanced security features, flexible deployment options, and scalability. This switch supports 25/50/100Gbps Ethernet speeds and is capable of delivering up to 960 Gbps of throughput. The C9500-24Q-A provides 24 fixed 40G QSFP+ ports and supports both LAN and SAN connectivity.

Key Feature for the C9500-24Q-A

1. Switching Capacity: 960 Gbps
2. Total Number of Ports: 24
3. Port Types: 24 x 40G QSFP+ ports
4. Maximum Power Consumption: 2900W
5. Forwarding Performance: 720 Mpps
6. Form Factor: Rack-mountable, 1RU

Product Review

The Cisco C9500-24Q-A switch offers 24 ports of 40G QSFP+ connectivity and provides high-speed data transfer rates. It is equipped with powerful hardware features such as a 2.4 GHz quad-core processor, 16 GB of RAM, and 32 GB of flash storage. Additionally, this switch is unique for its built-in security features, including Trustworthy Systems and MACsec encryption, which help ensure the integrity and confidentiality of network traffic.


The Cisco C9500-24Q-A is a high-performance and versatile switch that provides exceptional hardware specifications for enterprise-level networks. It offers 24 QSFP28 ports, each supporting speeds of up to 100Gbps, which makes it an ideal choice for high-density and high-bandwidth environments. In terms of forwarding capacity, the Cisco C9500-24Q-A can deliver up to 6.4Tbps, which ensures smooth and uninterrupted network performance. It also features 24GB of DDR4 SDRAM and 8GB of flash memory, which enables it to handle demanding workloads with ease. The switch is built on a modular architecture, allowing for easy expansion and customization. It supports a wide range of modules, including uplink modules, power supply modules, and fan modules, which makes it highly flexible and adaptable to different networking needs. For enhanced security, the Cisco C9500-24Q-A includes several advanced features, such as Trustworthy Systems, Secure Boot, and Cisco Software-Defined Access (SD-Access). It also supports advanced network visibility and analytics through Cisco DNA Center, which provides insights into network traffic, devices, and applications. The switch supports various management options, including Cisco DNA Center, Cisco Prime Infrastructure, and Command-Line Interface (CLI). It also includes hot-swappable power supplies and fans for easy maintenance and uninterrupted operation. In summary, the Cisco C9500-24Q-A switch offers exceptional hardware specifications, including 24 QSFP28 ports supporting speeds of up to 100Gbps, 6.4Tbps forwarding capacity, 24GB of DDR4 SDRAM, and 8GB of flash memory. Its modular architecture, advanced security features, and network visibility and analytics make it an ideal choice for enterprise-level networks.

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