Cisco Catalyst 9500-16X-A

The "C9500-16X-A" is a networking device, specifically a Cisco Catalyst 9500 Series switch. It offers advanced capabilities for network management and performance. With its 16 ports and various features, it's designed to provide efficient and reliable networking solutions for businesses and organizations.

Performance specifications

Switching capacity

Up to 240 Gbps

Forwarding rate

Up to 360 Mpps

Total number of MAC addresses

Up to 64,000

Total number of IPv4 routes (Address Resolution Protocol [ARP] plus learned routes)

Up to 64,000 indirect

Up to 80,000 host

Total number of IPv6 routes

Up to 32,000 indirect

Up to 40,000 host

QoS ACL scale

Up to 18000

Security ACL scale

Up to 18000

FNF entries

Up to 512,000


16 GB


16 GB



Total Switched Virtual Interfaces (SVIs)


Jumbo frame

9198 bytes

Power supply specifications

Power Supply Selection

PWR-C4-950WAC-R or PWR-C4-950WDC-R

Power max rating

950 W

Dimensions, physical specifications, weight, and MTBF

Dimensions (H x W x D)

1.73 x 17.5 x 21.52 in

Rack units (RU)

1 RU

Chassis with 2 power supplies and built-In fan

23.6 lb (10.7 kg)

Input voltage

90 to 264 VAC

Operating temperature

32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C)

Storage temperature

-4° to 149°F (-20° to 65°C)

Relative humidity operating and nonoperating noncondensing

Ambient (noncondensing) operating: 5% to 90%

Ambient (noncondensing) nonoperating and storage: 5% to 95%


Operation up to 6000 feet at 55°C and 13,000 feet at 45°C

MTBF (hours)



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