Campus LAN Switches - Access

Cisco Catalyst access switches bring wired and wireless together to drive digital transformation.


Increase scale

Increase scale

Pave your way to a digital-ready network with access switches.

Improve reliability

Improve reliability

Easily deploy mobility, strengthen security, and simplify your Campus LAN.

Create greater efficiency

Create greater efficiency

Use your access switches to innovate and drive digital transformation.

Select the access switch that’s right for you

Use our Cisco Switch Selector to find the ideal switch for your needs.


Cisco Catalyst 4500E Series

  • Modular, Layer 2 and 3, 928 Gbps
  • Multigigabit technology
  • PoE, PoE+, UPoE
  • 100 access points supported

Cisco Catalyst 2960-X and XR Series

  • Stackable, Layer 2 and 3, 80 Gbps
  • PoE, PoE+
  • Value leader

Cisco Catalyst 3850 Series

  • Stackable, Layer 2 and 3, 480 Gbps
  • Multigigabit technology
  • PoE, PoE+, StackPower, UPoE
  • 100 access points supported

Catalyst 2960-L

  • Layer 2
  • PoE, PoE+
  • Fan-less design
  • Fixed configuration

Cisco Catalyst 3650 Series

  • Stackable, Layer 2 and 3, 160 Gbps
  • Multigigabit technology
  • PoE, PoE+
  • 50 access points supported

Easily buy software for switches

Use our software to manage your entire switching structure as one converged component.

Cisco ONE for Access

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Simplify my networks

Support 802.11ac. Use Power over Ethernet (PoE). Converge wired and wireless networks.


Go faster than 1 Gbps

There's an easy way to remove bottlenecks between wired and wireless networks.


Plan your path to 802.11ac

ZK Research explains what you need to do to prepare.

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State tax collector develops secure, flexible network


"With MACsec from Cisco, we can secure networks from the workstation all the way up to the core. After conducting market research, we determined Cisco TrustSec was the best solution for FTB’s environment."

Jeremy Chau, Network Engineering Manager, State of California Franchise Tax Board

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