Cisco C8500-12X 8500 Series 12-Port Edge Platform – New

$ 39,895.00

Have Questions?
Call 1-844-780-0700
Brand: MPN: C8500‑12X Condition: NEW Availability: ● In Stock
Free US ShippingLife Time WarrantyTechnician Certified

Cisco C8500-12X


Cisco Catalyst 8500 Series Edge Platforms with Cisco IOS XE SD-WAN Software deliver Cisco’s secure, cloud-scale SD-WAN solution for aggregation sites. The Catalyst 8500 Edge Platforms feature the all-new third-generation Cisco Quantum Flow Processor (QFP), the Catalyst 8500 Series Edge Platforms are built for services from the ground up. The Catalyst 8500L Edge Platform features an x86 based platform architecture that is purpose built to continue delivering the same experience as an ASR1000 platform. The Catalyst 8500 Series Edge Platforms are compact 1RU or 3U (Catalyst C8500-20X6C) devices with flexible interface options, including 1GE, 10GE, 40GE, and 100GE ports. Powered by Cisco IOS XE, fully programmable software architecture, and API support, these platforms can facilitate automation at scale to achieve zero-touch IT capability while migrating workloads to the cloud.


Customer Support

  • We commit to providing excellence in customer service. We are available 24/7, highly responsive, transparent and offer product, transaction and logistics support.
  • Our philosophy is to be a part of the solution for our clients, so please contact us with any questions or concerns. Check our feedback rating to see what others thought about their experience with us. We look forward to offering you a Five Star member service.

For more information please visit our support page.

C8500-12X Specification


Cisco Catalyst 8500 Series 12-port SFP+

Port density

12-port 1/10GE

Max 1GE ports


Max 10GE ports


Max 40GE ports


Max 100GE ports


SD-WAN IPsec Throughput (1400Bytes, clear text)

Up to 51Gbps

SD-WAN IPsec Throughput (IMIX*, clear text**)

Up to 22.6Gbps

SD-WAN Overlay Tunnels scale


IPv4 Forwarding Throughput (1400Bytes)

Up to 118Gbps

IPsec Throughput (1400Bytes, clear text**)

Up to 84Gbps

Number of IPsec SVTI Tunnels


Number of ACLs per system


Number of IPv4 ACEs per system


Number of IPv4 Routes

4M w/ default 16GB

Number of IPv6 Routes

4M w/ default 16GB

Number of Queues


Number of NAT Sessions


Number of Firewall Sessions


Number of VRFs


Mechanical specifications

Dimensions (H x W x D)

1.73 in. x 17.50 in. x 18.46 in.

Rack Units (RU)


Input voltage

AC: 85 to 264 VAC

DC: -40 to 72V; 48V nominal

Operating temperature

32 to 104°F

(0 to 40°C)

Storage temperature

-40 to 150°F

(-40 to 70°C)

Enquiry Form