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Manufacturer: Cisco
Product ID: WS-SUP720-3B
Product Description: Catalyst 6500/Cisco 7600 Supervisor 720 Fabric MSFC3 PFC3B
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The WS-SUP720-3B, Cisco's Catalyst Supervisor Engine, delivers scalable performance and numerous IP features. Its hardware-based set of features allows for the deployment of applications such as Ethernet over MPLS with quality of service, traditional IP forwarding, security features as well as Layer 2 and Layer 3 Multiprotocol Label Switching VPNs. The WS-SUP720-3B also delivers a high switching capacity (40 Gbps per slot) which enables the 4-port 10GE and 48-port 10/100/1000 density line card.

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General Information
Manufacturer: Cisco
Product ID: WS-SUP720-3B
Product Description: Catalyst 6500/Cisco 7600 Supervisor 720 Fabric MSFC3 PFC3B
Product Type: Supervisor Engine
Marketing Information

The Cisco Catalyst 6500/Cisco 7600 Series Supervisor Engine 720 is a family of Supervisor Engine(s) designed to deliver scalable performance and rich set of IP features in hardware. Its hardware-based feature set enables applications such as traditional IP forwarding, Layer 2 and Layer 3 Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) VPNs, Ethernet over MPLS (EoMPLS) with quality of service (QoS) and security features. The Supervisor engine 720 integrates a high-performance 720 Gbps crossbar switch fabric with a forwarding engine in a single module, delivering 40 Gbps of switching capacity per slot (enabling 4-port 10GE and 48-port 10/100/1000 density line cards). With hardware-enabled forwarding for IPv4, IPv6 and MPLS, the system performance is capable of 400 Mpps for IPv4, 200 Mpps for IPv6 traffic, with features and 1024 VRFs each populated with up to 700 routes/VRF for MPLS.

The Cisco Supervisor Engine 720 offers a strong set of security features. System security is hardened with support for features such as Port Security, CPU rate limiting, Multi-Path uRPF and a long list 802.1x extension. Extensive feature support such as QoS mechanisms, hardware-based generic-routing-encapsulation (GRE) tunneling, and access control lists (ACLs) enable customers to build high-performance, feature-rich campus networks, metropolitan (metro) aggregation, and various WAN edge networks.

Technical Information
Application/Usage: Data Networking
Interfaces/Ports Details: 1 x RJ-45 Console RS-232 Management
  1 x RJ-45 10/100/1000Base-T Shared
Media & Performance
Media Type Supported: Twisted Pair
Maximum Data Transfer Rate: 100 Mbit/s
I/O Expansions
Number of Total Expansion Slots: 4
Expansion Slot Type: SFP (mini-GBIC)
Physical Characteristics
Height: 1.6"
Width: 15.3"
Depth: 16.3"
Weight (Approximate): 11.50 lb
Package Contents:
  • Catalyst 6500/Cisco 7600 Supervisor Engine 720 Fabric MSFC3 PFC3B (WS-SUP720-3B)
  • Cisco CAT6000-SUP720 IOS IP W/SSH/3DES (S733ZK9-12217SXB)
Additional Information:
  • RS-232 Console Port
  • The MSFC3 is an integral part of the Supervisor Engine 720, providing high performance, multilayer switching and routing intelligence.
  • Number of Interfaces with unique ACLs: 4000
  • The Supervisor Engine 720 features the PFC3, which is equipped with a high-performance ASIC complex supporting a range of hardware-based features.
  • Supervisor engine 720 supports all Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series interface module classes (Classic, CEF256, dCEF256, and CEF720) offering hardware support for MPLS and IPv6.
  • Label imposition/disposition (MPLS-PE), swapping (MPLS-P) also supported
  • CPU rate limiters (DoS protection): 10 special case rate limiters plus Control Plane Policing
  • Multicast forwarding, Protocol independent Multicast (PIM) support
  • Support for Virtual Integrated Network Service (VINES), Connectionless Network Service (CLNS)
  • Port security

Reliability and availability:

  • FSU (Fast software upgrade)
  • RPR+ (Route Processor Redundancy+)
  • SSO+NSF (Stateful Switchover + Nonstop Forwarding)
  • OIR (Online insertion and removal) Hot Swap

Fan tray and power supply required:

  • High speed fan
  • 2500W AC or DC

Chassis compatibility:

  • Cisco 6503, 6503-E, 6506, 6506-E, 6509, 6509-E, 6509-NEB, 6509-NEB-A, 6513
  • Cisco 7603, 7606, OSR-7609, 7609, 7613

Software compatibility:

  • Catalyst 6500 Series: Cisco IOS 8.3(2) and higher
  • Native: Cisco IOS 12.2(17d)SXB1 and higher
  • Cisco 7600 Series: Cisco IOS 12.2(17d)SXB1 and later

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