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Cisco Catalyst IE3400 Heavy Duty Switches

Cisco Catalyst IE3400 Heavy Duty Switches


What is Cisco Catalyst IE3400 Heavy Duty Switches?

The Cisco Catalyst IE3400 Heavy Duty Series is an industrial ethernet switching platform for extending IoT connectivity to harsh environments, with a dust and waterproof design that is IP67 rated. Powered by Cisco IOS XE, its feature set includes software-based…

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What is Cisco Catalyst IE3400 Heavy Duty Switches?

The Cisco Catalyst IE3400 Heavy Duty Series switches deliver the advanced capabilities similar to the Cisco Catalyst IE3400 Rugged Series in environments that have heavy exposure to dust and water. These switches are available with 8, 16, or 24 Fast Ethernet (D-coded) or Gigabit Ethernet (X-coded) M12 interfaces. The switches can be wall mounted and deployed without a housing cabinet.

The IE3400 Heavy Duty Series switches are powered by Cisco IOS® XE, a next-generation operating system with built-in security and trust, featuring Secure Boot, image signing, and the Cisco Trust Anchor module. Cisco IOS XE also provides API-driven configuration with open APIs and data models.

The IE3400 Heavy Duty Series can be managed with powerful tools such as Cisco DNA Center and Industrial Network Director, and can be set up with WebUI, Cisco’s modern GUI tool. The platform also supports Flexible NetFlow for real-time visibility into traffic patterns and threat analysis with Cisco Stealthwatch®.

Features and Benefits

Heavy-duty design and industry compliance - Mount the switch close to where the work is done, in the most demanding environments.

● IP66/IP67 rated, providing protection against dust and submersion in water.
● Hardened for vibration, shock and surge, electrical noise, and extreme temperatures (–40°C to 75°C [–40°F to 167°F]).
● Compliant with industrial automation standards; supports Ethernet/IP Common Industrial Protocol (CIP).
● Supports Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) protocol classification—Generic Object-Oriented Substation Events (GOOSE) messaging, Modbus TCP/IP.

Advanced network-based security with Cisco’s security feature set, including:

● Flexible NetFlow for enhanced flow and threat visibility.
● Cisco TrustSec ® software-defined segmentation allows you to segment industrial devices and define security policies to each segment. It makes sure that devices can access only the resources and applications they should and isolates segments when threats are detected to avoid the spread of attacks.
● Advanced security through support for Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)-256 with the powerful MACsec 256-bit encryption algorithm available on all models.
● Hardware-anchored Secure Boot and Secure Unique Device Identification (SUDI) support for plug and play, to verify the identity of the hardware and software.

Next-generation switching features and innovations

● Same software image as the Cisco Catalyst IE3x00 Rugged Series, for access to Cisco’s latest innovations in switching.
● Available with 8, 16, or 24 Fast Ethernet (M12 D-coded) ports or Gigabit Ethernet (M12 X-coded) ports.

Management options

● Extend the power of intent-based networking with Cisco DNA Center.
● Manage your network with the powerful Industrial Network Director.
● Easily set up the switch with a completely redesigned, user-friendly, highly intuitive, and modern GUI called WebUI.
● Gain real-time visibility into traffic patterns and threat analysis with Cisco Stealthwatch

Advanced Data plane features

● Parallel Redundancy Protocol (PRP) 1
● Advanced security with SGT/SGACL

Other product highlights

● Swap Drive zero-configuration replacement helps ensure fast recovery.
● Precision Time Protocol (PTP, IEEE 1588v2) provides accurate clock synchronization with sub-microsecond accuracy.
● Support for model-driven programmability, including NETCONF, RESTCONF, and YANG.
● Alarm I/O for monitoring and signaling to external equipment.
● Single power source(mini-change connector) for switch operation.

The Cisco Catalyst IE3400 Heavy Duty series is a part of the IE3300 family of products, and are available with a number of hardware configurations, and come with a 5-year limited hardware warranty. They are available with Cisco DNA Center licenses for management, and can be optionally purchased via Cisco Capital financing.

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Score 9 out of 10
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As a network engineer, Cisco Catalysts are easy to deploy and implement. CLI and its software are friendly to use. Catalyst Switches are reliable and perform last long. It's also supporter POE which can power up some devices like an access point, IP phone etc.
  • Best for port security
  • VLAN trunking
  • Define of network department
For VLAN trunking and to achieve department wise security in network it's best nothing there to dislike all future work better
  • Security policy configuration
  • VLAN bonding
  • Ip assignment
  • Provides best security
  • Port configuration easy
In L3 switches sometime we encountered asymetric routing. I learnef a lot on troubleshooting of it.
VLAN trunking vlan binding port security and ip assignment to perticular department
Need to deploy in dust free environment to avoid heating and hanging issue

Or it will do mulfunction
This provides better security and stability

Also the vlan create and seperate department so we can achieve security
Port can be shut to avoid unauthorised access.
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