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Cisco Catalyst 2960 Series Switches

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Deliver Efficient Network Connectivity

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

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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
  • 24, and 48 Fast Ethernet port configurations
  • Advanced QoS, rate-limiting, Access Control Lists (ACLs), IPv6 management, and multicast services
  • IEEE 802.3af 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 savings
  • Lower total ownership costs for enterprise, midmarket, and branch office networks with competitive connectivity options, security, and QoS capabilities
  • Limited lifetime hardware warranty

Specifications at a Glance

Total 10/100Ethernet Ports 24 or 48
Uplinks 2x1GE uplink (SFP or 1000BASE-T)
FlexStack Data Stacking No
Available PoE Power Up to 15.4W per port

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