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Product Line: Cisco Catalyst Switches
Product Type: Modular Switch
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Product Description

The VS-S720-10G-3CXL is equipped with advanced networking capabilities, including IPv4 routing up to 450 Mpps and IPv6 routing up to 225 Mpps, supported by a large-scale routing capacity with 1,000,000 IPv4 and 500,000 IPv6 routes. It offers comprehensive security and QoS features, with 32 K security ACL entries, 128 K reflexive ACLs, and 32 K dedicated Layer 3 classification for QoS, alongside hardware-assisted features such as GRE, NAT, and uRPF checks. The module also supports a broad range of interfaces and protocols, including MPLS VPN, VRF Lite, and both LAN and WAN interface modules, designed to function within an operating temperature range of 0 °C to 40°C.

Key Feature for the VSS72010G3CXL

  • What is the maximum number of IPv4 and IPv6 routes supported?
    IPv4 routes supported are 1,000,000 and IPv6 routes supported are 500,000.
  • How many Netflow entries can be maintained?
    The device supports up to 256,000 Netflow entries.
  • What is the performance capability for IPv4 and IPv6 routing?
    IPv4 routing is capable of up to 450 Mpps, while IPv6 routing can handle up to 225 Mpps.
  • Can the device perform Layer 2 bridging, and if so, at what rate?
    Yes, L2 bridging is performed at up to 450 Mpps.
  • Is GRE supported in hardware?
    Yes, GRE is supported in hardware.
  • Does the device offer NAT hardware assistance?
    NAT is assisted by hardware on this device.
  • How many MAC entries are supported?
    The device supports up to 96,000 MAC entries.
  • What features are available for quality of service (QoS)?
    For QoS, 32 K are dedicated for Layer 3 classification, and there are 1023 aggregate traffic rate limiting policers.
  • Is port security and uRPF check available?
    Yes, port security is available, and uRPF check can be performed in hardware for up to 6 paths.
  • What type of interface support is offered?
    The device supports both LAN and WAN interface modules.

Product Review

The Cisco VS-S720-10G-3CXL offers impressive performance capabilities, supporting up to 1,000,000 IPv4 and 500,000 IPv6 routes, and delivering high-speed routing up to 450 Mpps for IPv4 and 225 Mpps for IPv6, alongside efficient L2 bridging. Its hardware-assisted features like GRE, NAT, and extensive security measures including ACLs, port security, and private VLANs, cater to advanced network security and management needs. However, its operation temperature range is limited to 0°C to 40°C, potentially restricting deployment in environments with more extreme conditions.


The Cisco VS-S720-10G-3CXL is a high-performance networking module designed to deliver advanced routing, switching, and security capabilities. This product is engineered to support a wide range of applications, including enterprise data centers, service provider networks, and large-scale industrial environments. Its hardware specifications are tailored to meet the demands of high-speed, secure, and reliable network infrastructures. At the core of its capabilities, the Cisco VS-S720-10G-3CXL can route up to 1,000,000 IPv4 and 500,000 IPv6 routes, reflecting its capacity to handle large-scale network environments with diverse routing requirements. It supports a high-speed IPv4 routing throughput of up to 450 million packets per second (Mpps) and IPv6 routing up to 225 Mpps, ensuring efficient data transmission across both protocol versions. For Layer 2 bridging, it matches the IPv4 routing performance with up to 450 Mpps, highlighting its versatility in handling various network tasks. The module is equipped with hardware features to enhance network security and performance. These include GRE tunneling in hardware, hardware-assisted Network Address Translation (NAT), and a dedicated layer 3 classification for Quality of Service (QoS) with 32 K entries. It also supports an extensive number of Netflow entries, up to 256,000, allowing for comprehensive network monitoring and analysis. Security is a paramount feature of the Cisco VS-S720-10G-3CXL, offering port security, Security ACL entries with 32 K, reflexive ACLs up to 128 K, and hardware-based unicast Reverse Path Forwarding (uRPF) checks for up to 6 paths to protect against network attacks and threats. Additionally, it supports private VLANs, MAC ACLs on IP, and the ability to apply unique ACLs to 4000 interfaces, providing granular control over network access and traffic. The module's interface support extends to both LAN and WAN interface modules, ensuring compatibility and flexibility for various network architectures. It also includes support for MPLS VPN and VRF Lite for secure and efficient network segmentation and virtualization.
  • Aggregate rate limiting can be applied at the ingress port or VLAN and egress VLAN or layer-3 port.
  • Supports up to 1023 aggregate traffic rate limiting policers.
  • ACE counters and interface support for comprehensive network management and monitoring.
Designed for reliability, the Cisco VS-S720-10G-3CXL operates within a temperature range of 0 °C to 40°C and can be stored in temperatures ranging from -40 °C to 75°C. Its relative humidity tolerance is between 10% to 90%, ensuring stable operation in a variety of environmental conditions. In summary, the Cisco VS-S720-10G-3CXL is designed for organizations requiring high-capacity, secure, and reliable networking hardware. Its extensive feature set supports advanced network services, making it a suitable choice for complex networking environments that demand high performance and security.


Part Number and ManufacturerCisco VS-S720-10G-3CXL
IPv4 Routes Capacity1 million
IPv6 Routes Capacity500,000
Netflow Records Support256,000
IPv4 Routing PerformanceUp to 450 million packets per second (Mpps)
IPv6 Routing PerformanceUp to 225 million packets per second (Mpps)
Layer 2 (L2) Bridging SpeedUp to 450 Mpps
Hardware Support for GREYes
NAT SupportHardware Accelerated
MAC Address Table Size96,000 Entries
QoS Layer 3 Classification Entries32,000 Dedicated
Rate Limiting ScopePer Ingress Port or VLAN and Per Egress VLAN or Layer-3 Port
Rate Limiting Policymakers1023
ACL Rule CountersAvailable
Port Security FeaturesSupported
Security ACL Capacity32,000 Entries
Reflexive ACL Capability128,000 Entries
Hardware Check for uRPFSupports up to 6 Paths
Private VLAN FunctionalitySupported
Maximum Interfaces with Individual ACLs4,000
MAC Address Filtering on IP TrafficSupported
Module SupportLAN and WAN
MPLS VPN CapabilitySupported
VRF Lite FeatureSupported
Operating Temperature Range0°C to 40°C
Storage Temperature Range-40°C to 75°C
Relative Humidity Tolerance10% to 90%

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