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A technology overview of Cisco 3750-X and 3560-X Series. Learn about the innovations, key features (such as Optional Network Module, PoE+, MACsec and StackPower), and Catalyst Smart Operations (Cisco ...

A technology overview of Cisco 3750-X and 3560-X Series. Learn about the innovations, key features (such as Optional Network Module, PoE+, MACsec and StackPower), and Catalyst Smart Operations (Cisco EnergyWise and TrustSec) for ease of use.

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    • Cisco Catalyst 3750-X and 3560-X Series Technical Overview Pete Sawyer CCIE# 24972 pesawyer@cisco.comPresentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 1
    • Presentation Highlights  Catalyst 3750-X and 3560-X Overview with Service and Support  New Cisco Innovations  Key Features: Optional Network Module, PoE+, MACsec and StackPower  Catalyst Smart Operations for ease of use, Cisco EnergyWise and TrustSecPresentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 2
    • Catalyst 3750-X and 3560-X Series Catalyst 3750-X Series  Next Generation Gigabit Ethernet 24 and 48 port, Data and PoE+ Switches  Three IOS feature sets:  LAN Base  IP Base  IP Services  Innovative features, StackPower, PoE+, Catalyst 3560-X Series Encryption, Dual redundant PS, Network modules  Enhanced LLW:  Next business day (NBD) advance hardware replacement  90 Day access to Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) support  Full Energy-Wise supportPresentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 9
    • Catalyst 3750-X and 3560-X What’s New  StackPower – Power aggregation  Network Modules – Field replaceable uplink  Full 802.3at PoE+ Support  Three IOS feature sets  Dual redundant power supplies and fans  MACsec – Hardware encryptionPresentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 10
    • Catalyst 3750-X & 3560-X Model comparison IOS Model Stackable StackPower Full PoE PoE+ Description WS-C3750X-24T-L Yes - - 24-port 10/100/1000, 350W AC, LAN Base Available LAN Base WS-C3750X-48T-L Yes - - 48-port 10/100/1000, 350W AC, LAN Base with WS-C3750X-24P-L Yes Yes Yes 24-port PoE+ 10/100/1000, 715W AC, LAN Base upgrade WS-C3750X-48P-L Yes - Yes 48-port PoE+ 10/100/1000, 715W AC, LAN Base to IP Base WS-C3750X-48PF-L Yes Yes Yes 48-port PoE+ 10/100/1000, 1100W AC, LAN Base Optional 10G / 1G Network Modules WS-C3750X-24T-S Yes Yes - - 24-port 10/100/1000, 350W AC, IP Base WS-C3750X-48T-S Yes Yes - - 48-port 10/100/1000, 350W AC, IP Base IP Base WS-C3750X-24P-S Yes Yes Yes Yes 24-port PoE+ 10/100/1000, 715W AC, IP Base WS-C3750X-48P-S Yes Yes - Yes 48-port PoE+ 10/100/1000, 715W AC, IP Base WS-C3750X-48PF-S Yes Yes Yes Yes 48-port PoE+ 10/100/1000, 1100W AC, IP Base WS-C3560X-24T-L - - - - 24-port 10/100/1000, 350W AC, LAN Base LAN Base WS-C3560X-48T-L - - - - 48-port 10/100/1000, 350W AC, LAN Base WS-C3560X-24P-L - - Yes Yes 24-port PoE+ 10/100/1000, 715W AC, LAN Base WS-C3560X-48P-L - - - Yes 48-port PoE+ 10/100/1000, 715W AC, LAN Base WS-C3560X-48PF-L - - Yes Yes 48-port PoE+ 10/100/1000, 1100W AC, LAN Base WS-C3560X-24T-S - - - - 24-port 10/100/1000, 350W AC, IP Base WS-C3560X-48T-S - - - - 48-port 10/100/1000, 350W AC, IP Base IP Base WS-C3560X-24P-S - - Yes Yes 24-port PoE+ 10/100/1000, 715W AC, IP Base WS-C3560X-48P-S - - - Yes 48-port PoE+ 10/100/1000, 715W AC, IP Base WS-C3560X-48PF-S - - Yes Yes 48-port PoE+ 10/100/1000, 1100W AC, IP Base IP Base Models can be upgraded to IP services feature set at the time of orderPresentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 11
    • Catalyst 3750 Models comparison 3750-X 3750-E 3750G StackPower Yes No No FRU Network Yes No No Module FRU Power Yes, Dual PS Yes No Supplies Encryption Yes No No PoE+ 30W/port Yes No No IOS Yes No No LAN Base Option Console RJ45, USB Management Console RJ45 and Out of console, and Out of band Console RJ45 Options Band Ethernet Ethernet RPS / XPS XPS RPS RPS Report Actual Power use Report Actual Power use EnergyWise Report Budgeted Power PoE & System PoEPresentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 12
    • Borderless Access: Enhanced Limited Lifetime Warranty Catalyst 3750-X, 3560-X and 2960-S Best in Class Support  Limited Lifetime Warranty 5 years on Power Supplies and Fans  Next Business Day Hardware Replacement  90-Days TAC Support  Unlimited maintenance updates for LAN Base and LAN Lite Images**Service Contract requiredrights reserved. Premium Images Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All for IOS Cisco Confidential 13
    • Cisco Warranty and Service Options Cisco® Smart Cisco SMARTnet® Service Element Warranty Foundation Service As long as the original End User continues to own or Renewable 1 year and Duration of use the Product, provided Renewable 1-, 3-, and 5- multi-year contracts, Coverage that: fan and power supply year contracts depending on product warranty is limited to five (5) family years. Cisco Technical LLW: Not included Business hours access to Assistance Center E-LLW: Business hours SMB TAC (access levels 24x7 coverage (TAC) Support access for 90-days vary by region) Online Support / Available through Smart Direct 24x7 registered Unregistered access only Web Access Foundation Portal access LLW: 10 business days* Next business day as Next business day, 8x5x4, Advance Hardware available, otherwise same 24x7x4, 24x7x2 delivery Replacement E-LLW: Next business day** day ship options as available SMARTnet Onsite service On-site Support No No options available •Cisco or its service center will use commercially reasonable efforts to ship a replacement part within ten (10) working after receipt of the RMA request. Actual delivery times may vary depending on Customer location. ** Where next business day delivery is available, Cisco will use commercially reasonable efforts to ship a replacement for next business day delivery provided Cisco’s determination of the hardware failure has been made before 3 p.m. depot time. If a request is made after 3 p.m. depot time, Cisco will ship the advance replacement on the next business day. Actual delivery times may vary depending on Customer location.Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 14
    • StackPower Industry Leadership Main features  Innovative technology, aggregates and shares available input power capacity in a Stack  Flexible arrangement of power supplies in a stack Up to 8.8Kw power in a stack  Supports a “zero-footprint” RPS deployment  Intelligent power shedding  Stackpower decouples a PS from its physical location in the stack!  Up to 4 switches can be part of Stackpower Independent from Stackwise (Stackwise Plus)  No need for RPS though an XPS is available!Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 15
    • StackPower Close up Console, 10/100 port, and USB type A Redundant, Dual PS, eitherStackwise Plus FRU Dual StackPower AC/AC, AC/DC, AC, or DC Redundant Fans Cables combinations 4 SwitchesPresentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 16
    • StackPower Capabilities Overview Switch A 715w Power requirements: Full POE on 48-ports 740w PoE Need = 986w X 246w * 4 + 740 + 1440 = 3,172w Switch B 350w Available Power = 2,130w 48-ports, Data Only, Needs 246w X Deficit = 1,042w Switch C 715w Full POE+ on 48-ports 1,440w PoE Options: Needs 1,686w X Add one 1,100w PS slot B of any switch to 350w cover the deficit. No extra capacity Switch D 48-ports, Data Only, X Add two 1,100w PS to any two switches in Needs 246w slot B to over 1,042w deficit plus 1,100w for redundancy. Note capability to boot up a switch that doesn’t have a PS and even provide PoE+ on that switch. Stackpower can provide complementary power as well as Redundant power depending on requirements and configuration.Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 17
    • StackPower Modes Power share, Redundant, RPS modes Power Sharing mode Redundant mode Reserved Power 1,100w 1,100w 1,100w 1,100w A B A B A B A B 500w 500w 500w 500w 1,100w 0w 1,100w 0w A A B A A B B B 500w 500w 500w 500wAvailable Pwr Allocated Pwr Unused Pwr Available Allocated Unused RESERVED 3,300 W 2,000 W 1,300 W 3,300 W 2,000 W 200W 1,100 W Overall capacity is 3,300w –1,100w is reserved Entire available power of 3,300w is for redundancy. available to the system. Available Power to share is 2,200w and there is Switch and PD requests for more power is an extra 200 W available for allocation. granted until all 3,300w are used. No redundancy Should a PS fail, then the reserved power is made available for the stack. Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 18
    • Intelligent Load shedding  Built-in intelligence to detect important PD or switches in a stack  Stackpower has 27 priority levels  Default priority per port can be re-programmed  All ports are Low priority by default  The amount of load shedding depends on the amount of oversubscribed power  Intelligent mechanism to shed load during failure scenariosPresentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 19
    • StackPower Summary  Better utilization of available power capacity and sharing  Scalable infrastructure for PoE+  Improved reliability and efficiency  PS can be configured as redundant failovers  Complements PoE+ on switches with smaller PS  “zero footprint” RPS (Redundant mode) Except in a fully loaded POE+ stack (Stackpower of 4 w/ all PoE+)  Increased HA via a resilient Redundant power system  Pay-as-you-grow architecture – similar to StackwisePresentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 20
    • StackPower Summary (cont.)  1+n redundancy Vs. 1:n redundancy 1+n is better because power is already available online!  Efficiency improvements –Green Power feature Off-lining supplies when extra capacity is available in the system Not automatic but customer driven action!  Flexible installations – AC outlet requirement is reduced four x 250W PS vs. one x 1.1KW PS “zero footprint” RPS, no need for more outlets and cooling in the closet.Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 21
    • Wire Rate Performance with StackWise Plus  All models provide wire rate, non-blocking performance as defined in RFC 2544  128 Gbps Switch Fabric  Local switching ensures that local traffic does not traverse the stack Benefit  Capable of handling bandwidth-intense applications like data backup, remote operating system updates, database access, collaborative development, file sharing, scientific modeling, medical imaging, and video production  Prepares network for next-gen OSs like Microsoft remote imaging, data synchronization, and computer-to-computer searchPresentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 22
    • StackWise Plus  StackWise Plus increases the effective stacking throughput to 64Gbps using spatial reuse  Same great features as the original StackWise StackWise Plus 3. 1. Packet travels along the ring until it along the ring and reaches by is copieddestination 4 3 2 1 switch destination switch 4. 2. Packet stripped from travels ring to source backat destination. Acknowledgement switch where it is sent back to ring stripped fromsourcePresentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 23
    • 3750-X StackWise Plus 2960-S Stacking Ease of Use and Ease of Use High Availability Device Limit 4 units 9 units Stack Bandwidth 10G / 20G 32G / 64G Architecture HW Drop Table Ring (Destination stripping) Dynamic Ring Load No Yes Balancing Stack Convergence 1-2 seconds Few milliseconds Stack QoS Applied hop by hop Applied on ingress Management Single IP address, SNMP, SYSLOG Single IP address, SNMP, SYSLOG Single config and CLI, auto image Single config and CLI, auto image Configuration and config update and config update Show and Debug Unified Unified Commands Single Forwarding and Synchronize ARP, MAC Address, Synchronize ARP, MAC Address, Control Plane IGMP, VLAN tables IGMP, VLAN, Routing tables Cross-Stack Features Yes Yes Single Bridge-ID Yes Yes Preprovison members Yes Yes Redundancy Stack master 1:N redundancy Stack master 1:N redundancy Easy member Yes Yes replacementPresentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 24
    • Optional Network Module Main features  FRU Network module supports OIR  Provides flexibility with two options at FCS: Four 1G ports (SFP) Two 10Gig port (SFP+) orTwo 1G ports (SFP)  Port numbering Interface Gig 1/1/1 – 1/1/4 Interface TenGig 1/1/1 – 1/1/2 Network Modules for the Catalyst 3750-X and 3560-X Series C3KX-NM-1G= 1G network module spare C3KX-NM-10G= 10G network module spare C3KX-NM-BLANK= Network module blank sparePresentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 25
    • PoE+ Support Main features  Support for new standard 802.3at 30W per port Vs. 15.4W per port  Ability to provide 30W per port on all 48-ports simultaneously  Ability to assign priorities (high/low) to each port Useful for intelligent power shedding!  Use a 1-event mechanism for classification For Type1 (Legacy) or Type2 PDPresentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 26
    • Dual Redundant Power supplies & fans  Four PS options 1100W AC 715W AC 350W AC 440W DC  Dual, redundant, high efficiency PS  Redundant fan modules Models Default Power Supply Available PoE Power 24 Port Data Switch C3KX-PWR-350WAC – 48 Port Data Switch 24 Port PoE Switch C3KX-PWR-715WAC 370W 48 Port PoE Switch 48 Port Full PoE Switch C3KX-PWR-1100WAC 740WPresentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 27
    • MACsec (Crypto) Industry Main features Leadership  Standards based encryption (802.1AE) on all user ports  Line rate performance  Standards based key exchange protocol, MKA, included in 802.1X-Rev  Tested with current Intel NIC cards  Some newer Intel’s LOM chip set supports MACsecPresentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 28
    • Catalyst 3750-X and 3560-X Key Innovations  StackPower - Innovative technology that increases HA Reduces operating costs with efficient power use “Green Power supplies” High efficiency 80% efficiency @ 10% loads Capability to boot up switches without PS – Resiliency Zero-footprint RPS – less PS, outlets, and rack space required  FRU Network modules help to protect customers’ investment  Standards based HW encryption – Closely integrated w/ Intel NIC  Increased flexibility: PoE+ support via AC & DC power supplies Power source options, combination of PS, AC/DC, and XPS Flexible uplink options via Network modules OIR Network modules & FRU components (PS & Fans)  HW Instrumentation to integrate with EnergyWisePresentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 29
    • LAN Base vs. IP Base and IP Services Highlights New Cisco® Catalyst® 3560-X Cisco Catalyst 3560 and Catalyst and Catalyst 3750-X 3750, Including E and X Series Functions LAN Base IP Base IP Services • Enterprise access Layer 2 • Complete Access Layer 2 Layer 2+ Wide range of Layer 2 access features Supports all Cisco Catalyst 2000 and Catalyst 3000 Layer 2 features, for enterprise deployments including hot standby protocols; supports Cisco StackPower™ technology (Cisco Catalyst 3750-X) • No routing support • Enterprise access Layer 3 • Complete access Layer 3 Layer 3 Support for SVI with no IP routing RIP, static and stub PIM, and OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, IS-IS support EIGRP VRF-lite, WCCP, and PBR • Basic manageability • Enterprise access Layer 3 • Complete access Layer 3Manageability Support for a wide range of MIBs, Gold-Lite and Smart Install EEM and IPSLA Initiator IPSLA Responder, and RSPAN Director • Enterprise access security • Complete access security Security DHCP Snooping, IPSG, DAI, PACLs, Router and VLAN ACLs, private VLANs, complete identity and Cisco Identity 4.0, NAC and 802.1x security, TrustSec SXP, and IEEE 802.1AE (Cisco Catalyst 3560-X features and Catalyst 3750-X) • Enterprise access QoS • Complete access QoS QoS Ingress policing, Trust Boundary, Support for all Cisco Catalyst 2000 and Catalyst 3000 QoS features, AutoQoS, and DSCP mapping including per-VLAN policies Note: IP Services feature set includes all IP Base features. IP Base feature set includes all LAN Base features. Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 30
    • Cisco IOS Software Feature Set Capabilities Catalyst 2960-S, Catalyst 3750-X and 3560-X Positioning Guidelines Layer 2 Layer 3 LAN Lite LAN Base IP Base IP Services Entry Level Enterprise Access Enterprise Access Enterprise Layer 2 Layer 2 Layer 3 Advanced Layer 3Cisco® Catalyst® 2960 and Cisco Catalyst 2960 and Cisco Catalyst 3560-X & Cisco Catalyst 3560-X & 2960-S 2960-S, 3560-X and 3750-X 3750-X 3750-X Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 31
    • Cisco EnergyWise New Technology Leadership Continues Management Server, Console, and database  Cisco EnergyWise Orchestrator – PC Power Management client/server Cisco EnergyWise Sustainability Dashboard for PoE devices and PC Orchestrator power usage and control  Developer Toolkit – CDN, API/SDK for 3rd party developers and technology partners EW in IOS PC EW Agent Wireless Available through Cisco Developer Program  New platform support – Cisco ISR G2 and IP Telephony Catalyst 6500Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 32
    • TrustSec Identity : Benefit / Feature Benefit Feature Flexible rollout Open mode, multi-auth, flex-auth Multi-domain authentication, host IP Telephony integration disconnect TLV Centralized policy enforcement URL redirect, dynamic ACL (dACL) Unmanaged device discovery MAB + NAC Profiler and authentication Access control server view, switch Reporting and troubleshooting instrumentation Secure extended Access outside 802.1X Supplicant and NEAT the wiring closetPresentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 33
    • Smart Install, Auto Smart Ports, CISF  Smart Install Automated plug and play switch deployment Reduced operational expense for switches  Auto Smart Ports Ease of management utilizing automatic configuration Automatically execute Smart Port macro’s based upon device type Support for Catalyst 2960/3560/3750/3560E/3750E  Threat Defense – Layer 2 security features Dynamic ARP Inspection DHCP Snooping IP Source Guard Port SecurityPresentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 34
    • Catalyst 3750-X and 3560-X Summary  Introduce significant new value proposition unmatched by the competition  New Enhanced LLW  Overall Increased HA & Resiliency Increased “up time” via Stackpower Dual PS resiliency FRU components, Fans, PS, Network modules OIR Network modules  Full PoE+ 802.3at  HW encryption 802.1ae  SFP+Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 35
    • Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 36
    • Catalyst 3750-X and 3560-X Series System Characteristics  Management ports with configurable behavior RJ45 serial & USB type-B consoles Standard 10/100 Ethernet port  Support SFP+ instead of X2 USB port Type A for Storage, All Cisco supported USB flash drives Type mini-B as console port in the front  DRAM 256/128 Mbyte, Flash 64Mb  Full support for network based power management – EnergyWisePresentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 37
    • StackPower modes & Topology Power Share & Redundant Modes  Ring & Star topologies Ring is Stackpower & Star is XPS  On Catalyst 3750-X Power share & Redundant modes supported Includes power sharing across Cat3750X switches  On Catalyst 3560-X Redundant mode ONLY  XPS can Not be deployed in a Ring topology The power system can not be part of a Stackpower ring  In the Star Topology, a XPS must be the hub  Up to nine switches can be connected to the power system Either Catalyst 3750-X, Catalyst 3560-X or a combination of switches. Can identify Catalyst 3750-X Vs. Catalyst 3560-X to apply defaultsPresentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 38
    • Best Practice Balance PS across the stack Total Input Power = 5,400w1,100w X Total Output Power = 1,400w A B 500w 200w A B The right half generates only 20A1,100w 30 A but consumes 80A 2,000w1,100w 30 A A B 500w 200w A B Stackpower cables are limited to1,100w ~40A 2,000w In failure scenario, Stackpower could be oversubscribed; console 60 A messages will warn about the condition and Intelligent power Recommendation: shed will occur. Balance PS across all systems. Or insist on filling up PS slot A on every switch in the stack, before using slot B on any switch! Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 39
    • New eXpandable Power System Overview  Work as an RPS or complements StackPower Redundant and Power-share modes  Star topology Only! up to 9 switches, stackable or standalone  Offers full PoE+ redundancy to a 48-port switch That is 30W each on all 48 ports  Works with the X-series switches only; Will not replace the RPS 2300 (which will NOT work with the X-series)Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 40
    • New eXpandable Power System – XPS  1RU rack unit Power Shelf  Holds two PS *  Two temperature check points Front and rear  Can Protect all 9 Switches in a stack Power Supply Slots Stack Power FRU Fans Connectors  It provides additional electrical capacity & redundancy to a switch or stack  Front panel button for manual operation *At FCS, only 1.1KW PS are supportedPresentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 41
    • eXpandable Power System – XPS Benefits  Point to point RPS for Standalone switches That is, each PS to one switch!  One PS can support multiple switches Power share mode for Cat3750X only.  Redundancy when switches are running full PoE+ PoE+ requires two PS  Increase HA and reliability  Online PS backup reduces the chances for latent failures during failover.  Reduced number of outlets required in a wiring closet.  Larger Stackpower for Cat3750X (9 switches)Presentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 42
    • Catalyst 3560-X / 3750-X – Valid Deployments StackPower Modes Power Expandable Power System Share Redundant XPS Mode Mode Comments Cat 3750X Cat 3560X X RPS functionality only.  A XPS is required for a Star topology  The Power shelf can Not be part of Ring topology  XPS Can work in RPS and Power share modes for Cat3750X ONLY RPS mode for Cat3560X  No support for transition from Star to Ring  Support for a smooth transition from Ring to Star topologies with some caveatsPresentation_ID © 2008 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 43