Catalyst 9400 Series

The Catalyst 9400 Series modular access switches are built for security, IoT, and cloud. They deliver state-of-the-art high availability, support up to 9 Tbps, provide the latest in 90-watt UPOE+, and form one of the building blocks for SD-Access, Cisco's leading enterprise architecture.


Converge wired and wireless.

  • The Cisco Unified Access Data Plane (UADP) 2.0 ASIC is ready for next-generation technologies with its programmable pipeline, microengine capabilities, and template-based configurable allocation of Layer 2, Layer 3, forwarding, Access Control List (ACL), and Quality of Service (QoS) entries
  • Intel 2.4-GHz x86 with up to 960 GB of SATA SSD local storage for container-based application hosting
  • Open Cisco IOS® XE: This modern operating system for the enterprise provides support for model-driven programmability, on-box Python scripting, streaming telemetry, container-based application hosting and patching for critical bug fixes. The OS also has built-in defenses to protect against runtime attacks
  • End-to-end visualization of the path from campus/branch to clouds/DC with Cisco ThousandEyes Network and Application Synthetics (included with Cisco DNA Advantage and Premier licenses)
  • SD-Access: The Cisco Catalyst 9400 Series form the foundation building block for SD-Access – Cisco’s leading enterprise architecture
  • SD-Access Embedded Wireless: The Cisco Catalyst 9800 embedded Wireless Controller Software package can be installed on Cisco Catalyst 9400 Series switches to enable wireless controller functionality for distributed branches and small campuses
  • Cisco Encrypted Traffic Analytics (ETA): You benefit from the power of machine learning to identify and take actions toward threats or anomalies in your network, including malware detection in encrypted traffic (without decryption) and distributed anomaly detection