Implementing Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches (RSCAT6K)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Course Overview

The course is designed for systems and field engineers, consulting systems engineers, technical solutions architects and Cisco integrators and partners who install and implement the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches. The course covers the key components and procedures needed to install, configure, manage, and troubleshoot the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches in the network environment.

Fast Lane is proud to be once again on the cutting edge with this intensive 3-day Authorized course on the latest features and functionality of Cisco's Catalyst 6500 Series Switches, including the architecture of the chassis and line cards, with a detailed focus on the new Supervisor engine 2T. The course also introduces the delegates to the role that the Cat 6500 plays in Identity based networking leveraging 802.1x and how to configure NetFlow to support performance objectives. The Fast Lane team has the advantage of being the developers of several courses on Cisco's advanced switching technology, and we work hard to bring that deep understanding into your class experience.

Who should attend

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Systems and field engineers
  • Consulting system engineers
  • Technical solution architects

The secondary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Cisco Integrators
  • Cisco Partners installing and implementing the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches


The knowledge and skills that a delegate must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA®) level-of-knowledge is recommended for students attending the RSCAT6K course.

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, the delegate will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Identify the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series switches product family; specifically the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series switches chassis and components.
  • Given a requirement, identify how to plan and implement virtual switch services into the solution
  • Evaluate the security features available on the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series switches to identify which features should be implemented in to a solution
  • Evaluate the service-level and network-level high availability of the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series switches and how to use the Cisco IOS In-Service Software Upgrade feature
  • Understand the processes, tools, and resources for troubleshooting the network infrastructure, interconnectivity, and operations
Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. VAT)
  • United Kingdom: £ 2,495.-
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Online Training
Modality: L

Duration 3 days

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