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Product Line: Cisco Catalyst 4500E Series
Product Type: Line Card
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Product Description

The WS-X4624-SFP-E= Cisco line card features 24 SFP ports with a port speed of 1000 Mbps, designed for 1:1 wire rate performance, supporting enterprise and service provider networks. It operates on Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(44)SG or later, offering jumbo frame support up to 9216 bytes and compatibility with E-Series Supervisor Engines. The card has a maximum power consumption of 45 W, an MTBF of 591,109 hours, and supports up to 48 interfaces per line card, making it a reliable choice for high-density GE aggregation in various deployments.

FAQs for the WS-X4624-SFP-E=

  • What is the maximum power consumption of the networking hardware?
    The maximum power consumption is 45 W.
  • How many ports does the device have?
    The device features 12 SFP ports.
  • Is the hardware compatible with E-Series Supervisor Engines?
    Yes, it is compatible with E-Series Supervisor Engines.
  • What type of applications is this hardware designed for?
    Designed for enterprise, mid-market, and commercial core and distribution deployments requiring line-rate capability.
  • Can the device support Jumbo Frames?
    Yes, it supports Jumbo Frames up to 9216 bytes.
  • What is the Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) for this device?
    The MTBF is 591,109 hours.
  • Does the device come with QoS capability?
    QoS capability is inherited from the Supervisor Engine.
  • What software version is required for this hardware?
    Requires Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(44)SG or later.
  • Is the hardware field replaceable?
    Yes, it is field replaceable.
  • What is the port speed of each port on the device?
    Each port supports a speed of 1000 Mbps.

Product Review

The Cisco WS-X4624-SFP-E= line card offers 48 SFP ports for high-density connectivity, suitable for enterprise and service provider environments needing line-rate capacity. With support for jumbo frames up to 9216 bytes and compatibility with E-Series Supervisor Engines, it ensures efficient network operations and QoS integration. However, its requirement for Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(44)SG or later may limit its use in networks running older software versions, and its 45W power consumption necessitates consideration for power budgeting in densely populated racks.


The Cisco WS-X4624-SFP-E= is a line card designed for use in various Cisco switches, offering a blend of performance, flexibility, and scalability suited for demanding network environments. This line card features 12 ports, each supporting Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) modules, which enables a wide range of network configurations and connections, including fiber optic and Ethernet. It is engineered to accommodate the needs of enterprise, mid-market, and commercial core and distribution deployments, specifically those requiring line-rate capability for intensive data transmission tasks. One of the key specifications of this device is its compatibility with E-Series Supervisor Engines, ensuring seamless integration and operational efficiency within the network infrastructure. The card operates effectively with Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(44)SG or later, providing a robust platform for deploying advanced network services and ensuring compatibility with a broad range of software features. With support for jumbo frames up to 9216 bytes, the Cisco WS-X4624-SFP-E= can efficiently handle large data packets, reducing the overhead and improving the throughput of network traffic. This capability is particularly beneficial in environments with high data volumes, such as service provider networks and large enterprise applications. The line card's Quality of Service (QoS) capabilities are derived from the Supervisor Engine, allowing for precise traffic prioritization and management. This ensures that critical network traffic is delivered reliably and efficiently, even in congested network scenarios.
  • Port Speed: 1000Mbps, ensuring high-speed data transfer and network performance.
  • Wire Rate: 1:1, offering line-rate throughput for all ports, which guarantees that the network can handle data traffic without bottlenecks.
  • Maximum Power Consumption: 45W, optimizing energy use while maintaining high performance.
The Cisco WS-X4624-SFP-E= supports up to 48 interfaces per line card, providing ample capacity for network expansion and flexibility. Its field-replaceable design simplifies maintenance and upgrades, minimizing downtime and ensuring that the network remains operational with current technology. With an MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) of 591,109 hours, this line card offers reliable long-term operation, reducing the likelihood of hardware failures and ensuring network stability. This reliability is crucial for networks supporting critical business operations, where downtime can have significant financial and operational impacts. Designed for service provider GE aggregation for DSLAM/PON/mobile data backhaul applications, the Cisco WS-X4624-SFP-E= meets the requirements for high-capacity backhaul connections, supporting the delivery of high-quality network services to end-users. In summary, the Cisco WS-X4624-SFP-E= line card is a versatile and high-performance networking solution that meets the needs of a wide range of network deployments. Its support for SFP modules, compatibility with E-Series Supervisor Engines, and advanced features such as jumbo frame support and QoS, make it an ideal choice for organizations looking to enhance their network infrastructure with a reliable, scalable, and efficient hardware solution.


Item NumberCisco WS-X4624-SFP-E=
Ports Quantity12
Port ConfigurationSFP
Minimum Required Operating SystemCisco IOS Software Release 12.2(44)SG or subsequent versions
Support for Large FramesSupports frames up to 9216 Bytes
Quality of Service SupportDependent on Supervisor Engine
CompatibilityCompatible with E-Series Supervisor Engines
Use CasesSuitable for use in enterprise, mid-market, and commercial core and distribution layers requiring line-rate performance
Data Transfer Rate1000 Mbps
Transmission CapacityLine-rate
Peak Power Consumption45 W
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)591,109 hours
Application in Service Provider NetworksGE aggregation for DSLAM, PON, and mobile data backhaul
Supported Interfaces per Module48

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