Extend Borderless Network Access
Meet evolving business needs and extend Borderless Network access services outside the wiring closet with Cisco Catalyst 3560 and 3560-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 primary features of the Catalyst 3560 Series in a compact form, the new Catalyst 3560-C Series Compact Switches facilitate simple, highly secure, and reliable application deployments.
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
Comprehensive Network Security
- IEEE MAC Security standard (MACsec) for hop-by-hop Layer 2 hardware-based encryption for higher data integrity
- 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
- Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance 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 Plus (PoE+) up to 30W per port
- Two 1-Gb Ethernet uplinks
- LAN Base: Enterprise access Layer 2 switching
- IP Base: Enterprise-access Layer 3 switching, including Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) for routed access
- 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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