Cisco Catalyst C9500-48Y4C-A

The Cisco C9500-48Y4C-E switch delivers high-performance networking with 1.6 Tbps capacity, 82,000 MAC addresses, and 212,000 IPv4 and IPv6 routes. It supports 16,000 QoS ACLs and 27,000 security ACLs, with 16 GB DRAM, 16 GB flash storage, and 4,000 VLAN IDs and SVIs. Jumbo frames up to 9,216 bytes are supported. It can be powered by C9K-PWR-650WAC-R or C9K-PWR-930WDC-R and occupies 1 RU of space. Operating temperature ranges from 32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C), with an input voltage of 90-264 VAC. It's reliable with an MTBF of 316,960 hours.

Performance specifications

Switching capacity

Up to 1.6 Tbps

Forwarding rate

Up to 1 Bpps

Total number of MAC addresses

Up to 82,000

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

Up to 212,000 indirect + direct

Up to 90,000 host/ARP

Total number of IPv6 routes

Up to 212,000 indirect + direct

Up to 90,000 host

QoS ACL scale

Up to 16000

Security ACL scale

Up to 27000

FNF entries

Up to 98,000


16 GB


16 GB



Total Switched Virtual Interfaces (SVIs)


Jumbo frame

9216 bytes

Power supply specifications

Power Supply Selection

C9K-PWR-650WAC-R or C9K-PWR-930WDC-R

Dimensions, physical specifications, weight, and MTBF

Dimensions (H x W x D)

1.73 x 17.5 x 18.0 in

Rack units (RU)

1 RU

Chassis with 2 power supplies and built-In fan

21.96 lb (9.96 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 13,000 feet at 40°C

MTBF (hours)


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