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Cisco C8500-12X

Full Part Number: C8500-12X=

Manufacturer: Cisco Systems, Inc.


The Cisco C8500-12X is a high-performance SD-WAN and cloud edge router, designed to meet the demands of large enterprises and service providers. Part of the Cisco Catalyst 8500 Series, this router offers exceptional performance, scalability, and security for modern, distributed networks. The C8500-12X is engineered to provide advanced routing capabilities, seamless cloud integration, and robust security features, making it an ideal solution for large-scale network environments.

Key Features

  • High Performance: Delivers up to 40 Gbps of throughput, ensuring fast and reliable network performance.
  • SD-WAN Capabilities: Fully supports Cisco’s SD-WAN solutions, providing advanced WAN optimization and seamless connectivity to cloud services.
  • Advanced Security: Integrated security features including firewall, IPSec VPN, and encryption protect against cyber threats.
  • Scalability: Designed to scale with your network, supporting a large number of devices and high traffic volumes.
  • Cloud Integration: Seamlessly integrates with cloud services, supporting hybrid and multi-cloud environments.
  • Advanced QoS: Quality of Service (QoS) features ensure optimal performance for critical applications and services.
  • Resiliency: High availability features including redundant power supplies and hardware failover ensure continuous network operation.


  • Enterprise Core Routing: Provides high-speed routing and advanced security features for large enterprise core networks.
  • Service Provider Networks: Supports advanced services like MPLS, VPNs, and QoS, making it suitable for service provider edge deployments.
  • Cloud Connectivity: Facilitates secure and efficient connectivity to cloud services, supporting hybrid and multi-cloud environments.
  • SD-WAN Deployments: Enhances WAN performance and reliability with Cisco’s SD-WAN solutions, optimizing traffic and improving user experience.


  • Interfaces:
    • 12x 1/10 GE SFP+ ports
    • 2x 40 GE QSFP+ ports
    • 2x 1 GE RJ-45 management ports
    • 1x RJ-45 console port
    • 1x USB 3.0 port
  • Performance:
    • Maximum Throughput: Up to 40 Gbps
  • Security:
    • Integrated hardware-accelerated encryption
    • IPsec VPN support
    • Zone-based firewall
    • Secure Boot and Trust Anchor
  • Memory:
    • 16 GB DRAM
    • 16 GB Flash storage
  • Power Supply: Dual redundant power supplies (AC or DC options available)
  • Dimensions: 1.72 x 17.3 x 18.94 inches (H x W x D)
  • Weight: Approximately 20 lbs
  • Operating Temperature: 32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C)
  • Power Consumption: Approximately 300W

Why Choose Cisco C8500-12X?

  • Trusted Manufacturer: Cisco is a global leader in networking technology, known for its high-quality and reliable products.
  • Future-Proof: With its scalable architecture and high throughput, the C8500-12X is designed to meet the evolving demands of modern networks.
  • Robust Security: Integrated security features protect against a wide range of threats, ensuring network integrity.
  • Comprehensive Support: Backed by Cisco’s extensive support network, offering expert assistance, updates, and resources.
  • Advanced Features: Supports Cisco’s IOS XE Software and SD-WAN solutions, providing advanced routing, security, and network management capabilities.
  • Proven Performance: Designed to deliver reliable and consistent performance, meeting the demands of large-scale network environments.
  • Flexible Deployment: Suitable for a wide range of deployment scenarios, from enterprise core networks to service provider edge and cloud connectivity.

Choosing the Cisco C8500-12X ensures your network is equipped with a high-performance, secure, and scalable router that can handle the most demanding networking tasks. Whether for enterprise or service provider environments, the C8500-12X delivers unmatched performance and reliability.


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