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Description:  The Cisco WS-X4712-SFP-E is a 12 port GE (SFP) Line Card for the Catalyst 4500E Series.

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About WS-X4712-SFP-E

Product overview

The Cisco WS-X4712-SFP+E networking line card is engineered to deliver high speed backbone and uninterrupted switch to switch applications. Supporting both wireless and borderless unified wired networks, the device delivers enhanced security, application performance and mobility combined with high energy savings. Moreover, the integrated 12 SFP+ 10 GE ports provide advanced dynamic quality of service and configuration flexibility as well.

Power Capacity

The line card has a maximum rated power capacity of 90W along with a rated MBTF value limited to 387,172 hours.


Generally, all of the interfaces are enabled by the manufacturer whereas the 10/100 Mbps Ethernet interfaces are auto negotiated duplex and connection speed. The interfaces on the WS-X4712-SFP+E line card negotiate flow control and can be configured through Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(40) / 3.1.0 SG or later. Moreover, the device has up to 48 Gbps switching capacity which can also be operated through the 12 available ports 10GE SFP+ or GE SFP.

The SFP+ and SFP can be simultaneously configured on the same line card for which there are no additional installations required. Moreover, WS-X4712-SFP+E line card also provides L2-4 Jumbo Frame support up to 9216 bytes. The bandwidth of the device is divided perfectly all across four 3 groups by providing 12 Gbps per port group configuration.

Technical Specifications

The Cisco WS-X4712-SFP+E series line card has a 7L-E/7-E/8-E supervisor engine support which provides 48 Gbps per slot bandwidth. Coming over to the modules placement, the line card features up to 12 ports which can be operated on the same line card as the hardware includes IEEE 802.1AE Fiber Encryption and Cisco TrustSec capability. For services and configurations support, the line card includes 10GE/GE mix aggregation for DSMAM/PON/mobile data backbone for which users are advised to consult Cisco Datasheet as well.

Tech support and services

Technical services for the Cisco Catalyst WS-X4712-SFP+E line card include Cisco SMARTnet service which is available 24/7 and users can avail ongoing system software updates as well.



Additional Information

The Cisco WS-X4712-SFP+E line card was launched with an End of Support/Life date of April 30, 2016 whereas the End of Sale date is set to April 30, 2017. Here at our website, we are giving our customers 100 percent low price guarantee as they can avail all variety of Cisco 4500 E series line cards at up to 50% off the original Cisco price list. For further information and queries, you can also refer to the Product Migration Options section and get amazing Cisco products with official manufacturers warranty.

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