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Switches

Switches keep you connected and keep your business moving

A strong network foundation helps avoid bottlenecks and network downtime.

2960 Catalyst Series Switches—Deliver efficient network connectivity

2960 Catalyst Series SwitchesProvide efficient and cost-effective network connectivity for branch offices or small and medium-sized businesses. These highly secure entry-level enterprise-class Fast Ethernet switches support basic Cisco Borderless Networks services.

Features and Capabilities

Easy to use and upgrade, these fixed configuration Fast Ethernet access switches offer superior Layer 2 threat defense capabilities and basic Layer 3 static routing with 16 routes. They also offer:

  • 2x1GE uplink
  • 8, 24, and 48 Fast Ethernet port configurations
  • Advanced QoS, rate-limiting, Access Control Lists (ACLs), IPv6 management, and multicast services
  • Full PoE with up to 15.4W per port for up to 48 ports

Simple to Configure, Operate, and Manage

  • A wide range of software features to make business operations easy, highly secure, and sustainable, and help deliver a borderless networking experience
  • Cisco Smart Install to simplify deployment
  • Cisco Auto Smartports to automate device configuration

Better Investment Protection and Savings

  • Cisco EnergyWise technology to promote energy cost savings
  • Lower total ownership costs for enterprise, midmarket, and branch office networks with competitive connectivity options, security, and QoS capabilities
  • Limited lifetime hardware warranty
  • Simplify Network Management Download Cisco Network Assistant 5.6 to support Cisco Catalyst 2960 and
2960-S Series Switches.
  • Built to Last, Reduced TCO Learn why Lippis Report analysts say Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series will be around in 2025.

Cisco Catalyst 3560 Series

The Cisco Catalyst 3560 v2 Series are next-generation, energy-efficient, Layer 3 Fast Ethernet switches. These new switches support Cisco EnergyWise technology, which helps companies manage power consumption of the network infrastructure and network-attached devices, thereby reducing their energy costs and their carbon footprint.

The new switches consume less power than their predecessors and are ideal access layer switches for enterprise, retail, and branch-office environments. They help you maximize productivity and provide investment protection by enabling a unified network for data, voice, and video.

Software

The Cisco Catalyst 3560 is available with one of two software images:

  • IP Base software includes advanced quality of service (QoS), rate limiting, access control lists (ACLs), Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) for routed access, and IPv6 functionality.
  • IP Services software provides a broader set of enterprise-class features, including advanced hardware-based IP Unicast and IP Multicast routing, as well as policy-based routing (PBR).

Simple Network Management

Available for the Catalyst 3560 Series, the Cisco Network Assistant is a centralized management application for switches, routers, and wireless access points. Free of charge, the application provides configuration wizards that greatly simplify the implementation of converged networks and intelligent network services.

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