Cisco Releases Cisco Catalyst 9300X Catalyst switch

Cisco Releases Cisco Catalyst 9300X switches in the market with the various enhancement of the product over Cisco Catalyst 3850.

Catalyst 9300X provides the throughput with 12 and 24 ports of multi-rate 25G/10G/1G, stacking up to an industry leading 1Tbps and dual rate 100G/40G uplinks. This throughput is at least double to the current model of Cisco 3850 switches. 

Fig 1.1- Cisco catalyst 9300X switches

So we have double throughput in Cisco 9300X then what else ?

Cisco says that Cisco Catalyst 9300X also comes with enhanced application-hosting capabilities helping transform the network into a compute platform. 

With 8 G of RAM memory, 240G USB 3.0 storage, 2 x 10G AppGig Ports and Quick Assist Technology (QAT) hardware acceleration and security, Catalyst 9300X models can support multiple docker applications with a new level of performance.

You can get now Multi-rate 25G/10G/1G fiber and 100G/40G/25G/10G multigigabit uplinks.. Impressive now 

With the stacking bandwidth of 1 Tbps and larger flash memory with scale of the VRF capabilities, Cisco Catalyst 9300X is a good choice with the need of more through in next Generation networks.

Advanced security
So how much secure is this platform ? 

You have Zero trust network access and the Native Flexible Netflow support. Cisco also uses its Trustworthy solutions which is embedded in Cisco catalyst 9300X model. The native MACsec-256 encryption with WAN MACsec, CloudSec and SSL proxy. ETA is already the part of the Cisco Catalyst 9300 series models and also added here in Cisco Catalyst 9300X model.

Cisco Catalyst 9000 series which includes Cisco 9300x is integrated with ThousandEyes to get more reachability of SaaS, cloud-based services, and enterprise endpoints over any network.

With ThousandEyes on Cisco Catalyst 9000 series you can Validate app performance and usability down to campus user segments and also proactively monitor SD-WAN overlays, hop-by-hop underlay, ISP performance, and Internet routing