The Cisco Application Control Engine (ACE) module is a high-performance application switch that can be installed in a Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series switch or a Cisco 7600 Series router. The Catalyst 6500 Series switches are deployed at the aggregation layer of the data center, or as services layer switches to provide integrated load-balancing functionality within the data center.
The Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series switch is famous for its rich set of Layer 2 and Layer 3 features. The ACE module sits in a switch slot like any other line card and consolidates a broad range of Layer 2, Layer 3, and application services into one device. The ACE module receives all connections from clients and to the server over the Cisco Catalyst 6500 switching ...
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