SM-ES3G-16-P is 16 Gigabit Ethernet ports EtherSwitch Service Module for 2900-series, 3900-series router which has identical capacity to Catalyst 3560 series switch. SM-ES3G-16-P offers POE capacity that powers 20W per port; you can connect IP phones, wireless access points and IP-based video cameras from a single platform. The Cisco Enhanced EtherSwitch Service Modules offers cost-efficiency solution to meet branch office or small to midsize business offices needs with no requiring physical room.
SM-ES3G-16-P runs independently of host router resource, it has their own processors, switching engines, flash memory and own upgradable IP base IOS to ensure maximum concurrent switching and routing performance. Cisco EnergyWise technology monitors power consumption, and takes action based on business rules to reduce power consumption. The integration of Cisco Enhanced EtherSwitch Service Modules with existing router delivers various benefits, which include simplifying network management and troubleshooting, enhancing scalability, offering investment protection; minimizing downtime that affects business operations.