Cisco Catalyst 4500-X Series Switches

Small size, high scale

Looking for a cost-effective, small, fixed aggregation switch? The Cisco Catalyst 4500-X Series offers the size, scalability, and enhanced security you need. And its high-availability features reduce downtime.

Cisco Digital Network Architecture

Only Cisco delivers a digital-ready approach that starts at the edge and extends to where applications reside.

Platform scalability

The 4500-X series offers up to 800 Gbps of switching capacity. It can scale up to 1.6-Tbps capacity and provides resiliency with Virtual Switching System (VSS).

High availability

Simplify network deployment and management with easy virtual networks (EVN). The 4500-X also reduces energy costs.

Application monitoring

Get enhanced application monitoring through Flexible NetFlow and 8 ports of line rate bidirectional Switched Port Analyzer (SPAN)/Remote Switched Port Analyzer (RSPAN). Cisco IOS XE Software provides the ability to host third-party applications.


Enhance security with support for Cisco TrustSec and Flexible NetFlow technologies.

Simplified operations

The 4500-X offers support for Smart Install Director. Customers gain a single point of management for zero-touch deployment of new switches and stacks in campus and branch networks.