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From core to edge, Cisco network switches provide the performance, high availability, comprehensive security, delivery optimization, and enhanced manageability you need to optimize your network infrastructure.

Cisco offers two types of network switches

Modular Switches

Cisco Catalyst modular network switches provide operational simplicity, media flexibility, and expandability to extend deployment life and reduce total ownership costs. Cisco switch products offer high availability, integrated security, strong support for converged applications, and significant long-term investment protection.

Product Features
Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series

Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series

  • Ideal for networkwide deployments
  • Supports IP telephony, wireless, and video services
  • Highest availability and enhanced manageability
  • Comprehensive security with service modules for firewall, intrusion prevention, SSL and IP Security (IPsec) VPN, and anomaly detection
  • Content and application-aware Layer 4 through 7 switching and load balancing; Application-Oriented Networking services modules
  • Leading performance, Power over Ethernet (PoE) scalability, and port density
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Cisco Catalyst 4500 Series

Cisco Catalyst 4500 Series

  • Midrange modular platform designed for organizations and service providers of all sizes
  • Layer 2 through 4 intelligent network services with integrated PoE for unified communications
  • Innovative high-availability features, including In-Service Software Upgrade (ISSU) to maximize network uptime
  • Extensive security features, including 802.1x, Network Admission Control (NAC), NetFlow, control plane policing
  • High port density with Fast Ethernet, Gb Ethernet, and 10 Gb Ethernet connectivity
  • Simplified management for ease of use
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Fixed Configuration Switches

This enterprise-class line of fixed edge switches accelerates the deployment of secure converged applications and maximizes investment protection for evolving network and application requirements. These switches provide Ethernet switching solutions for a wide range of applications, including campus, enterprise branch offices, midsize organizations, and small and medium-sized businesses (SMB), and offer secure access, operational excellence, sustainability, and enhanced work experience. The switches help reduce companywide power consumption and carbon footprint.

Product Features
Cisco Catalyst 4900 Series

Cisco Catalyst 4900 Series

  • High-performance, rack-optimized server switching for organizations of all sizes
  • Standalone fixed-configuration for low-latency and wirespeed switching
  • Layer 2-4 switching and intelligent services with dynamic IP routing and IPv6
  • Up to 48 10/100/1000 ports with 4 Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) ports or 48 10/100/1000 ports with two 10 GbE ports
  • Dual, hot-swappable internal AC or DC power supplies
  • Hot-swappable fan trays
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Cisco Catalyst 3750-E Series

Cisco Catalyst 3750-E Series

  • Stackable multilayer switches for campus and larger branch offices
  • High availability platform for deploying secure converged services and adapt to changing network and application requirements
  • StackWise Plus with 64 Gbps interconnect for a unified, resilient system of up to nine switches with subsecond failover
  • 10-second 10G upgrade with Cisco TwinGig converter module
  • 15.4W of Power over Ethernet (PoE) on all 48 ports
  • 802.11n support scales beyond 15.4W per port
  • Cisco EnergyWise
  • Modular fan and power supply with externally available backup; DC power option available
  • Uninterrupted performance with wirespeed Layer 2-4 switching, dynamic multicast routing and IPv6 routing
  • Integrated advanced security features including ACLs, identity-based network services and Network Admission Control (NAC)
  • Fully backwards compatible with Cisco Catalyst 3750 Series for investment protection
  • Up to 48 10/100/1000 ports plus dual 10 GbE ports on all models
  • Limited lifetime warranty
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Cisco Catalyst 3750 Series

Cisco Catalyst 3750 Series

  • Stackable multilayer switches for branch offices and midsize organizations
  • Cisco StackWise 32 Gbps interconnect for a unified, resilient system of up to nine switches with subsecond failover
  • Transparent power supply protection with external power backup; DC power option available
  • Cisco EnergyWise
  • Uninterrupted performance with wirespeed Layer 2-4 switching, dynamic multicast, and IPv6 routing
  • Network security includes access control lists (ACLs), authentication, port-level security, and identity-based network services
  • Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet connectivity
  • PoE configurations with 15.4W per port
  • Up to 48 10/100/1000 ports plus 4 SFP ports
  • Limited lifetime warranty
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Cisco Catalyst 3560-E Series

Cisco Catalyst 3560-E Series

  • Standalone and aggregation switches for campus and branch offices
  • Helps deploy secure converged services and adapt to changing network and application requirements
  • 10-second 10G upgrade with Cisco TwinGig converter module
  • 15.4W of PoE on all 48 ports
  • 802.1n support scales beyond 15.4W per port
  • Cisco EnergyWise
  • Modular fan and power supply with externally available backup
  • High performance with wirespeed Layer 2-4 switching, dynamic multicast and IPv6 routing
  • Integrated advanced security features, including ACLs, identity-based network services, and Cisco Network Admission Control (NAC)
  • Aggregation switches with dual redundant modular power supplies and fans for nonstop operation
  • Up to 48 10/100/1000 ports plus dual 10 Gb Ethernet ports on all models
  • Limited lifetime warranty
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Cisco Catalyst 3560 Series

Cisco Catalyst 3560 Series

  • Standalone switches for branch offices and midsize organizations
  • High performance with wirespeed Layer 2-4 switching, multicast and IPv6 routing
  • Network security includes ACLs, authentication, port-level security, and identity-based network services
  • Transparent power supply protection with external power backup; DC power option available
  • Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet connectivity
  • PoE configurations with 15.4W per port
  • Up to 48 10/100/1000 ports plus 4 SFP ports
  • Limited lifetime warranty
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Cisco Catalyst 2975 Series

Cisco Catalyst 2975 Series

  • Stackable switch for enhanced LAN services for small and medium business and branch office networks
  • Layer 2 switching with intelligent Layer 2-4 services such as QoS, rate limiting, and traffic classification
  • Integrated security including ACL and NAC
  • Easy network configuration and troubleshooting using Cisco Network Assistant software
  • 48 10/100/1000 PoE ports and 4 SFP uplinks
  • Limited lifetime warranty
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Cisco Catalyst 2960 Series

Cisco Catalyst 2960 Series

  • Standalone switches with enhanced LAN services for small and medium-sized businesses and branch office networks
  • Layer 2 switching with intelligent Layer 2-4 services
  • Up to 48 10/100 ports or 10/100/1000 ports
  • Fast Ethernet PoE configurations with 15.4W of PoE up to 24 ports
  • Flexibility of LAN Base or LAN Lite models
  • AC power supply failure protection with external power supply
  • Limited lifetime warranty
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