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Catalyst 8500 Product Update
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Agenda
Catalyst 8500

• Product Positioning • Product Overview • New Additions and Roadmap

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Catalyst 8500 Multiservice Switch Router

Enterprise customers who are unsure whether ATM or Ethernet will dominate their campus backbones several years down the road should purchase switches and routers that support both variablelength packets and fixed-length cells for the greatest investment protection.
The Burton Group “ATM’s Role in the Enterprise”, December 10, 1998


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Scalable Catalyst Family of Switches
Network Core Backbone Server Farm Catalyst 8500 Series Catalyst 6000 Family Catalyst 5000 Family Catalyst 29/4000
Layer 2
ATM/L3 Integration Non-Blocking L3 Multiprotocol Support WAN Interfaces Superior GE Densities/Capacity Best GE Price/Port High Performance Multilayer Switching

Wiring Closet

High Density 10/100 Multilayer Services Flexible Connectivity Options

Cost Effective Layer 2 Ethernet Densities for Small to Midrange Applications

Layer 2/3/4

Multiservice

Cisco Network Services
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Multiservice Switched Campus
Building
Access Layer

Building

Building • FE/FEC/GE Media Used within Building as Low Cost Connection Between Access and Distribution

Distribution Layer

Core Layer Server Distribution

Campus Backbone

Multiservice Campus Core/MAN
• FE/FEC/GE Used as Low Cost High Density Server Connectivity

Server Farm
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Multiservice Switched MAN
Campus
Access Layer

Building

Campus

Distribution Layer

• Redundant Systems Deployed at Distribution Layer • Incremental Performance • Redundant Network Services HSRP/SSRP

Core Layer Server Distribution

ATM MAN Backbone • Redundant Systems Deployed at Distribution Layer • Incremental Performance • Redundant Network Services HSRP/SSRP
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Server Farm
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Migration for Collapsed Backbone Router Networks
• Scalability • Gigabit Ethernet or ATM in the core • Integrate 85XX for IP/IPX performance • Improved 7XXX performance with ARS
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1995–97
Catalyst 5xxx Catalyst 5xxx

1998–99
Catalyst 5xxx
Catalyst 85xx

Catalyst 5xxx Cisco 7xxx

Cisco 7xxx

FDDI

Cisco 7xxx

GE or ATM

Server Farm

Server Farm
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Migration for Campus ATM Backbones
• Migrate to OC-12 MPOA/LANE in Catalyst 5xxx • Migrate Catalyst 5500/LS1010 to server farm/MAN connectivity • Improve ATM performance and OC-12/OC-48 capacity with Catalyst 8540 • Add MPS to existing router
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1995–97
Catalyst 5xxx Catalyst 5xxx

1998–99
Catalyst 5xxx Catalyst 5xxx

Catalyst 8540 Catalyst 5500/ LS1010 Cisco 7xxx Cisco 7xxx

Catalyst 5500/ LS1010

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Cisco Campus Enterprise Solutions
10/100 Mbps Wiring Closet C29xx C5xxx 10/100 Mbps Catalyst 29xx < 50 Ports C4xxx Catalyst 4xxx <100 Ports Catalyst 5xxx >100 Ports C4xxx C5xxx 10/100 Mbps C5xxx

Data Center

Distribution C6500 C7xxx C6500 C6500 Core C8500 ATM

WAN

Mainframe Catalyst 6XXX—Backbone (10/100/1000) Catalyst 8500-—Multiservice Core (100/1000, ATM, PoS, WAN) Campus Backbone

C7xxx

• Cisco 7500 • LS1010 / IGX 8400

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Cisco 8500 MSR vs. Typical ATM Switch
Catalyst 8500 MSR
Best of Breed IP/IP/IP M’cast FE/GE/PoS Best-of-Breed ATM OC-48 Switching RIP, OSPF, BGP, PIM, (E)IGRP Tag Switching UNI, PNNI, Hierarchical PNNI Rich QoS— Cell Schedulers—SP, RS, WRR Frame Schedulers —WRR, RS Voice over ATM Voice over IP Ability to Exploit QoS Services CiscoAssure Policy Networking
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Campus ATM Switch
ATM Only

UNI, Some PNNI

Simple Cell Queuing Unaware of Frame QoS Needs Emerging Voice over ATM

Limited Reach to ATM Desktops?

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Agenda
Catalyst 8500

• Product Positioning • Product Overview • New Additions and Roadmap

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Catalyst 8500 Series Switch Routers
Cisco IOS—“Bringing Internet Scalability to the Intranet”
Smooth Integration and Investment Protection Wire-Speed IP, IPX and IP Multicast Routing Rich Multiservice Capabilities

Catalyst 8510 5 Slot Chassis
• NonBlocking Fabric • Hot Swappable Line Cards, Fan Trays, Power • Redundancy
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Catalyst 8540 13 Slot Line Modules
• 10/100, GE, FE/GE Channel • OC3, OC12, OC-48 ATM Switching

Performance
• 10 Gbps to 40 Gbps Switching Fabric • Wire Speed Throughput

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Catalyst 8510— 10 Gbps Switching
Campus Core Switching
Reliability Redundant, Hot-Swappable Power Supplies Investment Protection 8510 SRP and Line Cards Enhance Catalyst 5500 Capabilities

Catalyst 5500
Line Cards Hot Swappable Four Line Card Slots Switch Route Processor One Slot 10 Gbps Switch Fabric Dynamic Shared Memory
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Manageability Same Chassis, Same Power Supply Spares as Catalyst 5000, 5505 and LS1010

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Catalyst 8540— 40 Gbps Switching
High-Availability Campus Core Switching
Route Processor 1:1 Redundancy 200 Mhz R5000 based CPU for Line Cards Hot Swappable Eight Line Card Slots Switch Processor 40 Gbps Switch Fabric 2+1 Redundancy Dynamic Shared Memory Redundant Power Supplies AC or DC
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Hot Swappable Fan Trays

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Catalyst 8500—Cisco IOS L3 Highlights
Routing Protocols IP—OSPF, IGRP, EIGRP, RIP, RIP-2 Ipmc—PIM -SM/DM IPX—RIP Route Redistribution Reliability Features HSRP FEC/GEC, L3 Load Balancing Security Features MD5 Route Authentication (OSPF) TACACS+, Radius, AAA QoS Features Per-Flow Queuing IP Precedence

Bridging Features VLANs—ISL, DISL, 802.1Q Integrated Routing and Bridging (IRB)

Mobility Features DHCP Relay BOOTP Relay

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Catalyst 85XX/LightStream 1010, ATM Cisco IOS Highlights
• Routing protocols for Tag Switching
IP—OSPF, IGRP, EIGRP, BGP IPmc—PIM-SM/DM

• ATM sig and routing
UNI 3.X, UNI Sig 4.0 Hierarchical PNNI E1.64 <-> ATM NSAP

• Reliability features
HAS HSRP and SSRP for LANE and MPOA PNNI load balancing

• QoS features
Per-flow queuing Per VC/VP rate limiting Strict, rate scheduling Weighted Round Robin UBR+MCR (ATM CIR) CBR, VBR, ABR w/ MCR Traffic policing (UPC)

• Management and security
ILMI 4.0 autodiscovery ATM RMON, ATM account TACACS+, Radius, AAA
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• Voice and video
T1/E1 circuit emulation Microsoft funnel join for Netshow theatre
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Cisco IOS Routing Protocols
• Consistent LAN and WAN implementation • Fast convergence around network failures (OSPF, (E)IGRP, PNNI) • Stable, time-tested and proven implementation
Used in the Internet 85% of the enterprises worldwide depend on Cisco IOS routing protocols to run the backbone
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Catalyst 5xxx Catalyst 5xxx Catalyst 5xxx Catalyst 8500 OSPF

Catalyst 5xxx Catalyst 5xxx Catalyst 5xxx Catalyst 5500 w/RSM

Mainframe

Cisco 7xxx

Cisco 7xxx

BGPv4

WAN/Internet

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Catalyst 8510 Layer 3 Modules
Line Card
8-Port Fast Ethernet (Fast EtherChannel Technology), ISL, 802.1q) 1-Port Gig. Ethernet (Gigabit EtherChannel Technology), ISL, 802.1q

Media Options
10/100 UTP (RJ45) 100 BaseFX MT-RJ

Max. Density 32 Ports

GBIC Connectors Short Wavelength (250m) Long Wavelength (500m) Single Mode (3 km)

4 Ports

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Catalyst 8540 Layer 3 Modules
Line Card
16-Port Fast Ethernet (Fast EtherChannel ISL, 802.1q) 2-port Gig. Ethernet
(Gigabit EtherChannel, ISL, 802.1q)

Media Options
10/100 UTP (RJ45) 100 BaseFX MT-RJ GBIC Connectors Short Wavelength (250m) Long Wavelength (500m) Single Mode (3km) OC-3, OC-12

Max. Density 128 Ports

16 Ports 64 Ports TBD

8-port Gig. Ethernet** Ethernet** ATM/ PoS Uplinks

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ATM Line Modules
Existing LS1010 ATM Line Modules LS1010
OC-3 OC-3 OC-12 OC-12 DS3/E3 DS3/E3 T1/E1 CES T1/E1 CES T1/E1 ATM T1/E1 ATM 25 Mbps** 25 Mbps**

PAM
4 4 1 1 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

8510/8540
32/64 32/64 8/16 8/16 32/64 32/64 32/64 32/64 32/64 32/64 32/NA 32/NA

Cisco 8510

Cisco 5500

** Note: 25 Mbps PAMs Do Not Work in the 8540 ** Note: 25 Mbps PAMs Do Not Work in the 8540

High-Density Line Modules for 8540 8540MSR
OC-12 OC-12

Port/IM
4 4 1 1 16 16

Max.
32 32 8 8 128 128

New

OC-48 OC-48 OC-3 OC-3

Cisco 8540

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Catalyst 8510 Configuration Options
LS1010/8510

C8510-SRP

C8515-MSRP or ASP-C-FCPFQ

Now
CSR L3 FE/GE Switching 8-Port Fast E. 1-Port Gigabit E. **ATM Uplinks **Future

Now
CSR L3 FE/GE Switching 8-Port Fast E. 1-Port Gigabit E. **ATM Uplinks **Future

Now
MSR ATM Switching All LS1010 PAMs

Q4 ’99
CSR/MSR L3/ATM Switching Requires ARM 8-Port Fast E. 1-Port Fast E. All LS1010 PAMs

Supported Today!
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Supported Today! Supported Today!

Q4 ’99!
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Catalyst 8540 Configuration Options
Catalyst 8540

C8540CSR-SKIT-AC

C8540MSR-SKIT-AC

Now
CSR L3 FE/GE Switching 16-Port Fast E. 2-Port Gigabit E. 8-Port Gigabit E. **ATM Uplinks **Future

Now
CSR L3 FE/GE Switching 16-Port Fast E. 2-Port Gigabit E. 8-Port Gigabit E. **ATM Uplinks **Future

Now
MSR ATM Switching All LS1010 PAMs (Except 25Mbps) 16-Port OC-3c 4-Port OC-12c 1-Port OC-48c

July
CSR/MSR L3/ATM Switching Requires ARM CSR Line Cards All LS1010 PAMs (Except 25Mbps) SuperPAMs

Supported Today!
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Agenda
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• Product Positioning • Product Overview • New Additions and Roadmap

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8500 Platform Evolution

Carrier Edge

LAN Backbone
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8500 Evolution L3/ATM LAN/WAN Integration
VoIP

L3 POS ATM ATM
• Carrier Services • Leased Line • Internet/Intranet • VPN

• LAN Protocols • Bridging and Routing • TAG/MPLS • VoIP Integration • POS LAN
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ATM/IP Integration

• Traffic Shaping and Mgmt • VoIP/VTOA Inter-working • Flow and Policy Mgmt • POS • Tag/MPLS/PNNI WAN
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Catalyst 8500 Evolution
1H ’99 2H ’99 1H ’00

L3 Switch Routing Integrated Multiservice Switch Routing Multiservice ATM Switching High Density FE Gigabit Ethernet High Density OC3 ATM Quad OC12 ATM
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WAN Services VoIP VPN (IPSec)

L3 / ATM Interworking Access Control Inverse Multiplexing High Density GE ATM L3 Uplinks OC48c ATM

Enhanced L3 Line Cards WAN Port Adapters

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Catalyst 8540 8 Port GE Card
• Scales system bandwidth to 128 Gbps L2 switching • Applications:
Server farm aggregation Wiring closet aggregation Intra-VLAN traffic is locally switched Inter-VLAN traffic is switched via main switch fabric
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Catalyst 5xxx

Gigabit Ethernet/ Gigabit EtherChannel Trunks

Si Si

Si Si

Wiring Closet Catalyst 8540

8-Port Gig. Ethernet
Server Farm

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Catalyst 8510/8540 ACL and QoS Daughter Cards
• Control plane
Route filtering, SAP filtering, etc. IP precedencebased QoS Source MAC filtering (2.0)
Separate Daughter Cards for 8510 and 8540 Daughter Cards Go onto Existing 8510 and 8540 Line Cards

C8510

C8540

• Data plane
Standard/extended IP Standard IPX
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ACL and QoS Roadmap
QoS: Diff Services IP Precedence Per-Flow Queuing Set TOS Bits Data Plane Filters: IP Standard ACLs IP Extended ACLs IPX Standard ACLs IPX Extended ACLs

QoS: IP Precedence Control Plane Filters: Route Filtering Routing Updates SAP Filtering

QoS: IP Precedence Data Plane Filters: IP Standard ACLs IP Extended ACLs IPX Standard ACLs

QoS/ACL Functionality

Existing Line Cards

Existing Line Cards + ACL Daughter Card

Next-Gen. Line Cards Embedded ACLs

Today
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Q4 ’99
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ATM Router Module (ARM)
Catalyst 8540 Catalyst 8510
F A N Interface Slot 0 Interface Slot 1 Interface Slot 2 Interface Slot 3 Primary CPU Switch Fabric Slot 0 Switch Fabric Slot 1 Redundant Switch Fabric Redundant CPU ARM Interface Slot 5 Interface Slot 6 Interface Slot 7 Power Power Supply 1 Supply 2

ARM

ATM Router Module
Slot 0, 1, 3, or 4

T R A Y

Slot 2
• Catalyst 8510 MSRP • LS1010 ASP-C/FCPFQ
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ATM Router Module Slot 0-3, or 4-7
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Catalyst 8500 ARM
• Provides bridging and routing internetworking for:
ATM to Ethernet ATM to ATM

• Support for:
64K routes 64 LAN emulation clients RFC1484 (Q4/CY ’99)
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ARM Application—Integrated L3 and ATM Switching
Building Access Layer Distribution Layer (C8540/ARM) Multiservice ATM Core Backbone for Voice, Video, and Data Integration Core Layer Server Distribution
Si Si

Building

Building

FE/FEC/GE/GEC Media Used Within Building as Low-Cost, High-Speed Connection Between Access and Distribution Layers

Si Si

Si

Si Si

Si

Si Si

Si

Multiservice ATM Campus Core/MAN

ATM Router Module(ARM): LEC at FCS (64 Max.) RFC1483 (Phase 2)

Server Farm Aggregation Over 10/100/1000Mbps Web-Hosting Applications Server Farm
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Migrating from ATM to ATM+L3
ATM Campus L3/ATM Campus

ATM

L3

WAN

ATM

WAN

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Voice/Video over ATM CES Benefits
Campus 1 Campus N
T1/E1 CES

• One backbone for data, voice, and video • Fewer devices to manage • Cost savings vs. large number of T1 leased lines • Support distance learning/training and videoconferencing
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T1/E1 CES

LightStream 1010 Catalyst 854X
PBX PBX

CODEC

CODEC

ATM MAN/WAN

FR SDLC
Token Ring

T1/E1 CES
Cisco Cisco 7200 7200 CODEC

LAN PBX

Remote Site
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Circuit Emulation (Today)
• CES benefits
Campus/MAN Ability to transport legacy traffic such as TDM Interconnect PBXs across campus/MAN On/off hook detection Interconnect PRI H.320 videoconferencing point to point
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PBX

PBX Acting as Tandem Switch
PBX

Campus/MAN

PBX

Mux

PBX

Mux

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Catalyst 8500/VSC Integration
Legacy Data VSC2700 PRI PBX LightStream 1010 Support for Multiple Signaling Interface LightStream 1010 ATM ATM

To PSTN

SGCP

SGCP
LightStream 1010 ATM Legacy Data PRI

Campus/MAN ATM Network
SGCP
ATM LightStream 1010 Legacy Data PRI

Virtual Switch

PBX PBX
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8500/VSC Benefits
• Tandem PBX elimination
Potentially a multimillion dollar saving

• Reduce overall number of PRI interfaces required
No longer required to mesh large Tandem hops no longer required

• Single infrastructure for data, voice, and video traffic
Better use of available fiber resources Added resilience via redundant paths/rerouting Centralized CDR for campus/MAN calls

• Bandwidth on demand for voice
Potentially significant for MAN/large campus
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Catalyst 8510 Layer 3 and ATM Line Card Roadmap
Today Now Now
ATM • All LS1010 PAMs • 4-port CE1 FR L2/L3 Ethernet 16K Cards: • 8-port 10/100 UTP • 8-port FE Fiber • 1-port GE Fiber(SX, LX) 64K Cards: • 8-port 10/100 UTP • 8 port FE Fiber • 1-port GE Fiber (SX, LX)

CYQ2 ’99
ATM • 1-port CDS3 FR • 4-port ATM25

CYQ3 ’99
ATM • 8-port T1 IMA

CYQ4 ’99
ATM • 8-port E1 IMA Enhanced L2/L3 Ethernet • 1-port GE, 64k • 8-port 10/100, 64k • ATM RouterModule (ARM)

ACL Daughter Card: • 8-port 10/100 UTP (16k/64k) • 8-port FE Fiber (16k/64k) • 1-port GE (16k/64k)

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Catalyst 8540 Card Roadmap
Now Now Today ATM • All LS1010 PAMs except ATM25 • 4-port OC12 SM • 4-port OC12 MM**

CYQ2 ’99
ATM • 16-port OC3 MM • 4-port E1 FR • 1-port CDS3 FR

CYQ3 ’99
ATM • 1-port OC48SMIR + 4-port OC12 MM

CYQ4 ’99
ATM • 8-port T1/E1 IMA • 1-port OC48SMIR + 4-port OC12 SM • 2-port OC48 SMIR Enhanced L2/L3 Ethernet • 2-port GE, 64k • 2-port GE, 256k 64K Cards: • 16-port 10/100, UTP • 16-port FE, Fiber 256K Cards: • 16-port 10/100, UTP • 16-port FE, Fiber ATM Uplinks 64 k • 1p OC12MM + 1p GE • 1p OC12SM + 1p GE 256 k • 1p OC12MM +1p GE • 1p OC12SM +1p GE • POS(eft)

L2/L3 Ethernet • 16-port 10/100, 16k • 2-port GE 16k

L2/L3 Ethernet • ARM, 64k • 16-port 10/100, 64k • 16-port FE, Fiber, 64k • 2-port GE, 64k • 8-port GE, 64k ACL Daughter Card for: •16-port 10/100 UTP (16k/64k) •16-port FE Fiber (16k/64k) • 2-port GE (16k/64k) • SPARE

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Catalyst 8510 and 8540 Layer 3 Roadmap
CYQ3 ’99
Release 2.1 Release 2.2

CYQ4 ’99
Release 2.3

8540 Platform
• AppleTalk (8540) • EIGRP Optimization • ACL support • 64K line cards • 8 port GE

8540 Platform
• Bridge group optimization • IP multicast optimization (ph 1) • BGP • 802.1Q bridging • Redundancy - L3

8540 Platform
• IP fragmentation (Jumbo Frames) • IS-IS • VINES Enhanced Line Card Services • Diff. Services • Packet reclassification • COPS client • Multiple equal cost paths (max=6) • DECNET

8510 Platform
• EIGRP Optimization

8510 Platform
• 802.1Q bridging
• IP multicast optimization (ph 1)

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Catalyst 8510 and 8540 ATM Software Roadmap
Now Now Q2’99

Q3 ’99 Antares Release 3:
• 8510 T1 IMA (ATMF v1.0) • ATM Router Module (8540) - LEC only • ATM Oversubscription • AESA gateway

Q4 ’99 Antares Release 4:
• E1 IMA PAM (8510/8540) • T1 IMA PAM (8540) • ABR ER/RR (8540) • SVC/Soft VC Redundancy • ARM RFC1483 (8540) • ARM LEC (8510) • SONET/SDH APS(8540)

Antares Release 2:
• Redundancy and availability (8540) • Frame Relay Network/Service Interworking • 12-bit VPI Support (8540) • PNNI Explicit Paths • PNNI alternate link selection and overflow • Network Clock Distribution Protocol • Simple Gateway Control Protocol (SGCP) •MPLS/TAG Cos
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Summary

• 8500 is well positioned in the emerging ATM/L3 space • Cisco IOS and installed base advantage • We have only just begun…

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• Catalyst 8500 Home Page
Updates Application Notes Configuration Guidelines

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