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Cisco Catalyst 2960-C Series Switches

Extend services whenever and wherever you want, with unified network connectivity and power for devices far from the wiring closet, using the Cisco 2960 and 2960-C Series Compact Switches.

Small Switches, Big Impact

Small Switches, Big Impact

Cisco Catalyst Compact Switches reduce costs and cabling, and secure a network better. (3:37 min)

Video Data Sheet

Video Data Sheet

Learn more about secure, simplified LAN access, far from the wiring closet. (4:30 min)

With the industry's first Power over Ethernet (PoE) pass-through capability, the new Catalyst 2960-C Series Compact Switches simplify IT deployments cost-effectively. Powerful security capabilities provide comprehensive protection. And you get a Cisco enhanced limited lifetime warranty.

Key Features

Simplified Infrastructure and Device Placement

  • Dramatically reduce cabling costs by eliminating up to eleven 100-meter cables
  • Sleek and quiet fanless design allows the switch to be colocated with end-users

Highly Secure Access

  • Policy-based access control, identity and role-aware network, data integrity and confidentiality with Cisco TrustSec
  • Superior Layer 2 threat defense capabilities with integrated security features for flexible collaboration between users on the network
  • Compliance with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) to help meet regulatory mandates
  • Physical security with cable guard and lock

Ease of Deployment

  • Cisco Smart Operations for "zero touch" deployment and ease of troubleshooting
  • Cisco Auto SmartPorts for automatic configuring of the switch based on the type of device connected to the port
  • Cisco AutoQoS for state-of-the-art QoS implementation for IP telephony and video

Reduce Energy Costs

  • Support Cisco EnergyWise to monitor, manage and reduce energy consumption of the devices connected to the switch

Connectivity

  • 8-12 Fast Ethernet or Gigabit Ethernet connectivity
  • Power over Ethernet (PoE) and PoE pass-through
  • Two 1-Gb Ethernet uplinks

Software Versions

  • LAN Base: Enterprise access Layer 2 switching
  • LAN Lite: Entry-level security, quality of service (QoS), and Layer 2 connectivity

Product Support Services

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Additional Resources

Demo: PoE Passthrough

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