Eaton Airflow Manager for 1U switches

Cisco 7018 Switch Enclosure and Paramount Conversion Kits for Cisco Switches

Paramount conversion kits allow standard Paramount configurations with rack hygiene to accommodate Cisco switch applications.

Eaton also offers the Cisco 7018 Switch Enclosure. This is a turnkey enclosure with an extra wide frame designed to specifically store, cool and power the Cisco Nexus 7018 switch.


Eaton Airflow solutions – Technical Specifications

Part Number Cisco Model Converts Paramount Model
6509CVK42UPM Catalyst 6509-E PMT423042H or PMT423048H
6509CVK44UPM Catalyst 6509-E PMT443042H or PMT443048H
6509CVK48UPM Catalyst 6509-E PMT483042H or PMT483048H
6509CVK51UPM Catalyst 6509-E PMT513042H or PMT513048H
6513CVK42UPM Catalyst 6513 PMT423042H or PMT423048H
6513CVK44UPM Catalyst 6513 PMT443042H or PMT443048H
6513CVK48UPM Catalyst 6513 PMT483042H or PMT483048H
6513CVK51UPM Catalyst 6513 PMT513042H or PMT513048H
9513CVK42UPM MDS 9513 PMT423042H or PMT423048H
9513CVK44UPM MDS 9513 PMT443042H or PMT443048H
9513CVK48UPM MDS 9513 PMT483042H or PMT483048H
9513CVK51UPM MDS 9513 PMT513042H or PMT513048H
7010CVK42UPM Nexus 7010 PMT423048H
7010CVK44UPM Nexus 7010 PMT443048H
7010CVK48UPM Nexus 7010 PMT483048H
7010CVK51UPM Nexus 7010 PMT513048H

Eaton Airflow solutions – Features

Cisco 7018 Switch Enclosure

  • Features a specialized airflow containment design that is compliant with the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series switch site preparation guide
  • Includes pre-installed switch brackets
  • Allows the switch assembly to be mounted facing the front or rear of the enclosure
  • Resolves the difficult issue of how to mount a switch with unique airflow requirements
  • Includes integrated cable management
  • Helps eliminate overheating of network racks and other nearby equipment by maintaining front to rear airflow
  • Improves efficiency by preventing cold air from mixing with hot air

Paramount conversion Kits for Cisco Switches

  • Integrated air seal panels to convert side-to-side into front-to-back airflow
  • Vertical lacing bars for managing large bundles of data cables
  • Pre-installed adjustable chassis support brackets for supporting heavy switches


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Eaton Airflow solutions – Documentation

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Eaton Airflow solutions – Support

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