Switching - Overview

Switching - Overview


Demand Generation Programs for Partners


Catalyst Intelligent Switching integrates key functionality to enable integrated systems, including integrated security to protect, mitigate and recover from security attacks, advanced availability capabilities to maximize uptime, delivery optimization of applications and communications to make the network more adaptable, and enhanced manageability to aid in network configuration, troubleshooting and management.


Cisco elevates end-to-end high-performance connectivity by delivering 10GbE, 10/100/1000, and Power over Ethernet (PoE) across the Cisco Catalyst Intelligent Switching LAN Access portfolio and increases end-to-end network resilience by delivering higher levels of LAN Access security & availability and network-wide high availability offerings.


A systems approach involves integrating functionality within the network foundation and advanced technologies to speed the deployment of applications, IP Communications, and mobility, resulting in maximum investment leverage. End-to-end intelligent switching services and high-performance connectivity, from the campus core to LAN access and branch, provide the foundation for integrated systems.

Competitive Resources

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Cisco Switching Information For Your Customers
Cisco Switching Specialized Partner Program

Sales Resources

Presentations Description Date Format
How to Sell At-A-Glance 12/18/07 (PDF-112 KB)
Collateral Description Date Format
Selling Value With Cisco This document was created for Resellers to help position Cisco Services with customers who may not be considering Cisco Services or who may be comparing Cisco Services with competitor services. 8/8/08 (PDF-1.20 MB)
Catalyst Switching Industry Leadership 8/18/07 (PDF-1.46 MB)
Positioning Paper for Cisco Catalyst Switches 8/18/07 (PDF-793 KB)
Catalyst - Value of Services This document was created for Resellers to help position Cisco Services with customers who may not be considering Cisco Services or who may be comparing Cisco Services with competitor services. 8/19/08 (PDF-1.19 MB)
Cisco Catalyst Switch Guide   (URL)
Training Description Date Format
Accelerate Catalyst Switching Sales and technical training series focused at teaching you how to enable your customers to thrive in an economy where reduced costs, increased productivity and improved overall effectiveness are not only common sense but vital to their operating success. March 2009 (URL)