Guest

Campus LAN Switching –
Core and Distribution

Get scalable, secure network switches with exceptional intelligence.

See a new era in switching

Evolve your network switches for innovation

Enhance security

Enhance security

Get integrated network security for before, during, and after an attack.

Improve reliability

Improve reliability

Easily manage wired and wireless networks, strengthen security, and simplify your campus LAN.

Scale with efficiency

Scale with efficiency

Pave your way to an automated, digital-ready network with access switches.

Find the best core and distribution switch for you

Need help finding the right switch?  See all solutions with the Cisco Switch Selector.

Cisco Catalyst 9500 Series

  • Stackable, Layer 2 and 3, 980 Gbps
  • Multigigabit technology
  • PoE, PoE+, Cisco StackPower, UPOE
  • Up to 24 40G and 48 10G ports
  • Designed for DNA and SD-Access

Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches

  • Optimized for 10/40/100 GE services
  • Up to 768 native 10-Gbps ports, 384 40-Gbps ports, or 192 100-Gbps ports
  • Integrated hardware, software features, and management to support zero-downtime environments
  • Up to 83 terabits per second (Tbps) of overall switching capacity
  • Supports DNA and SD-Access

Cisco Catalyst 6800 Series Switches

  • Optimized for 1 and 10 GE services
  • Higher slot capacity up to 880 Gb
  • Switching capacity up to 11.4 Tb
  • Simplified operations with Catalyst Instant Access
  • Supports DNA and SD-Access

Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches

  • Virtual Switching System for resiliency
  • Integrated service modules to support wireless, network analysis, and security
  • 80 Gbps-per-slot capacity, 180 Gbps-per-slot capable
  • Supports DNA and SD-Access

Cisco Catalyst 4500-X Series Switches

  • Cost-effective, small, fixed aggregation switch
  • High-availability features reduce downtime
  • Scales with up to 800 Gbps switching capacity
  • Up to 40 1G/10G ports

Cisco Catalyst 3850 Fiber Switch Models

  • Platform for low-density 1 GB distribution deployments
  • 12 and 24 Gigabit SFP port models
  • 1 and 10 GB uplink modules
  • Supports DNA and SD-Access

Cisco Catalyst 3850 Series

  • Stackable, Layer 2 and 3, 480 Gbps
  • Multigigabit technology
  • PoE, PoE+, StackPower, UPoE
  • 100 access points supported
  • Supports DNA and SD-Access
Network design best practices

Network design best practices

Use tested and validated designs to improve application performance and build resilience.

Get the guide

Mody University transforms student and teacher experience

Mody University transforms student and teacher experience

"Our vision is to be an institute of professional learning comparable to the best in the world."

Shri Rajendra Prasad Mody, Chairman, Mody University

Read the full story

See more case studies

For partners

Are you a Cisco partner?  Log in to see additional resources.

Looking for a solution from a Cisco partner? Connect with our partner ecosystem.