High-density advanced services in a compact form factor

Cisco Catalyst 9500 Series Switches

The Cisco Catalyst 9500 Series is the first 100/40-Gbps switch purpose-built for the enterprise campus. It was recently recognized as CRN’s 2017 Overall Network Product of the Year. Designed for security, the Internet of Things (IoT), and the cloud, Catalyst 9500 fixed-core switches are high-density building blocks for a next-generation, intent-based network.

Features and benefits

Defense across the attack continuum

Reduce your attack surface with Cisco Trustworthy Solutions and MACsec ​256-bit encryption. Enhance malware detection and rapid threat containment.

IoT readiness

Automate network provisioning, segmentation, and policy management to support IoT without interruption, while limiting where IoT devices go on the network.

Cloud readiness

Simplify, help secure, and transform your cloud environment from the network edge to where applications reside.

Foundational technology

High density and high availability with patching, graceful insertion and removal (GIR), NSF/SSO, and redundant, platinum-rated power supplies and fans.

Compare Catalyst 9500 models

Choose from 24 models in the Cisco Catalyst 9500 Series.

Catalyst 9500 100/40-G 32-port switches

C9500-32C: Cisco Catalyst 9500 Series high-performance switch with 32x 100 Gigabit Ethernet

Cisco C9500-32C Switch
Cisco C9500-32C Switch

C9500-32QC: Cisco Catalyst 9500 Series high-performance switch with 32x 40 or 16×100 Gigabit Ethernet

Cisco C9500-32QC Switch
Cisco C9500-32QC Switch
  • 32 ports of 100 G and 40 G with rich campus features
  • Industry-first 100 G and 40 G enterprise-class switch
  • High performance, QSFP+
  • Secure segmentation with SD-Access
  • MPLS L2/L3 VPNs, MVPN; flexible design templates
  • Enhanced Limited Lifetime Warranty (E-LLW)

Catalyst 9500 25-G 24- and 48-port switches

C9500-24Y4C: Cisco Catalyst 9500 Series high-performance switch with 24x 1/10/25G Gigabit Ethernet + 4x 40/100G Uplink

Cisco C9500-24Y4C Switch
Cisco C9500-24Y4C Switch

C9500-48Y4C: Cisco Catalyst 9500 Series high-performance switch with 48x 1/10/25G Gigabit Ethernet + 4x 40/100G Uplink

Cisco C9500-48Y4C Switch
Cisco C9500-48Y4C Switch
  • 24 and 48 ports of 25 G with rich campus features
  • Cisco innovation extending SR reach to 300 meters
  • High performance, SFP28
  • Secure segmentation with SD-Access
  • MPLS Level 2/3 VPNs, MVPN; flexible design templates
  • Enhanced Limited Lifetime Warranty (E-LLW)

Catalyst 9500 40-G 12- and 24-port switches

C9500-12Q: Cisco Catalyst 9500 Series switch with 12x 40G Gigabit Ethernet

Cisco C9500-12Q Switch
Cisco C9500-12Q Switch

C9500-24Q: Cisco Catalyst 9500 Series switch with 24x 40G Gigabit Ethernet

Cisco C9500-24Q Switch
Cisco C9500-24Q Switch
  • 12 and 24 ports of 40 G with rich campus features
  • 40G enterprise-class switches
  • Secure segmentation with SD-Access
  • MPLS Level 2/3 VPNs, MVPN; flexible design templates
  • Enhanced Limited Lifetime Warranty (E-LLW)

Catalyst 9500 1/10-G ​16- and 40-port switches

C9500-16X: Cisco Catalyst 9500 Series switch with 16x 1/10G Gigabit Ethernet

Cisco C9500-16X Switch
Cisco C9500-16X Switch

C9500-40X: Cisco Catalyst 9500 Series switch with 40x 1/10G Gigabit Ethernet

Cisco C9500-40X Switch
Cisco C9500-40X Switch
  • 16 to 40 ports of 1/10 G with rich campus features
  • SFP/SFP+, 8 x 1/10 G or 2 x 40 G uplinks
  • Secure segmentation with SD-Access
  • MPLS Level 2/3 VPNs, MVPN; flexible design templates
  • Enhanced Limited Lifetime Warranty (E-LLW)

Additional resources

At-a-Glance: Cisco Catalyst 9000

E-books: Cisco Catalyst 9000 Switching Family

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Learn more: Cisco Catalyst 9500 Series Switches – Cisco

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