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.
Cisco Catalyst Compact Switches reduce costs and cabling, and secure a network better. (3:37 min)
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.
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
- 8-12 Fast Ethernet or Gigabit Ethernet connectivity
- Power over Ethernet (PoE) and PoE pass-through
- Two 1-Gb Ethernet uplinks
- LAN Base: Enterprise access Layer 2 switching
- LAN Lite: Entry-level security, quality of service (QoS), and Layer 2 connectivity
- Demo: PoE Passthrough (6:36 min)
Learn the details of PoE Passthrough and how these switches greatly simplify cabling in challenging environments.
- Cisco Catalyst Named Finalist: Best of Interop 2011(PDF - 332KB)
Recently recognized in the infrastructure category at Interop 2011, these next-generation compact switches deliver a wide range of applications.
- Cisco Catalyst Switching Family Poster(PDF - 693 KB)
See how you can build a scalable network with solutions and service offerings that are secure, reliable, and integrated.
- Lippis: Switch Extends Services (PDF - 267 KB)
Learn the benefits of Cisco Catalyst Compact Switches with Power over Ethernet.
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