Cisco® is announcing Cisco IOS® Software for the new Cisco Catalyst® 2960 Series Switches with LAN Lite Software. The Cisco Catalyst 2960 LAN Lite Switches are fixed-configuration standalone devices that provide Fast Ethernet connectivity for entry-level small branch office and campus wiring closet deployments. The Cisco Catalyst 2960 LAN Lite Switches reduce the network total cost of ownership by simplifying network configuration and maintenance with scalable management and troubleshooting.
The Cisco Catalyst 2960 LAN Lite Switches comprise the following:
Cisco Catalyst 2960-24-S
24 10/100 ports
Cisco Catalyst 2960-24TC-S
24 10/100 ports + 2 10/100/1000 or SFP ports
Cisco Catalyst 2960-48TC-S
48 10/100 ports + 2 10/100/1000 or SFP ports
This product bulletin describes the content and delivery information about Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(37)EY, which is the first Cisco IOS Software release that provides support for the Cisco Catalyst 2960 LAN Lite Switches. Release 12.2(37)EY is an early deployment (ED) release based on Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(37)SE. Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(37)EY should not be used for any switch other than the Cisco Catalyst 2960 LAN Lite Switches.
The platform and features delivered with this ED release will be incorporated into Cisco IOS Software Release 12.2(44)SE and subsequent Cisco IOS Software 12.2SE releases. It is important to note that there are no planned maintenance releases for this ED release. In addition, please note the migration path to the latest 12.2SE release (Figure 1). Customers should prepare to upgrade using this migration path.