|NOTE: This product is no longer being sold and might not be supported. View the End-of-Life Notice to learn:
Flexible, Cost-Effective Switching
Catalyst Express 500 Series
Video Data Sheet
Learn about the features of Cisco Catalyst Express 500 Series switches. (3:56 min)
Cisco Catalyst Express 500 Series switches deliver best-in-class networking that is designed to meet the needs of growing businesses with up to 250 employees. This family of Layer 2-managed Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet switches offers non-blocking, wire-speed performance and provides a secure network foundation optimized for data, wireless, and IP Communications. The Cisco Catalyst Express 500 also offers options for Power over Ethernet (PoE) to help reduce the cost and complexity of IP Communications and enable new uses for the Ethernet network.
Cisco Switching Podcast Series
Listen to Cisco experts discuss the latest issues in LAN switching.
Find the Right Switch for Your Business
Easy-to-use Catalyst Switch Solution Finder helps you match switches to business needs.
New School Network Improves Service and Saves Money
Baldwin School, a private school on a budget, upgraded its network to improve reliability and access exciting new online education resources.
A New Generation of Hardware and Software
The Cisco Catalyst Express 500 Series also features:
- Multiple models depending on a customer's network requirements
- Attractive pricing
- A limited lifetime warranty
- SMB Support Assistanta flexible support offering tailored for growing SMBs
Available for the Catalyst Express 500 Series, the Cisco Network Assistant is a centralized management application that simplifies the administration task of Cisco switches, routers, and wireless access point. Free of charge, the Cisco Network Assistant provides configuration wizards that greatly simplify the implementation of converged networks and intelligent network services.