Cisco Industrial Ethernet 4000 Series Switches

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Highly scalable switches for industrial environments

Get highly scalable, easy-to-manage, and resilient switches with a comprehensive feature set. Our Industrial Ethernet (IE) 4000 Series switches provide superior, high-bandwidth switching (Layer 2) and proven Cisco IOS Software-based routing (Layer 3) capabilities for industrial environments.

Features and Capabilities

IE 4000 Series switches are built to withstand extreme environments while adhering to overall IT network design, compliance, and performance requirements. They deliver highly secure access and industry-leading convergence using Cisco Resilient Ethernet Protocol (REP), and they support industrial protocols.

The 4000 Series is ideal for industrial Ethernet vertical industries applications where hardened products are required. That includes:

  • Factory automation
  • Power utility substations
  • Intelligent transportation systems
  • Oil and gas field sites
  • City surveillance programs
  • Mining

With improved overall performance, greater bandwidth, a more comprehensive feature set, and enhanced hardware, IE 4000 Series switches offer:

  • Extended Enterprise capability with Cisco DNA Center management and support for the Software-Defined Access Extension for IoT
  • Superior bandwidth and capacity: 40-Gbps nonblocking switching capacity with up to 20 Gigabit Ethernet ports per switch
  • High-density, industrial Power over Ethernet (PoE) or PoE Plus support for in-line power to up to eight devices
  • Cisco IOS Software features for smooth IT integration and policy consistency
  • Robust resiliency and enhanced security
  • A simple, pay-as-you-go software upgrade path with a universal software image