Technical Services Newsletter

Online Tool Updates

This page provides you with recent updates to the online Cisco tools that enable you to keep your network up and running.


New Cisco Search Plugins Bring Cisco Tools and Searches Closer

"Cisco Search Plugins give you access to popular Cisco.com tools and searches with just a keystroke, regardless of where you are on the Internet."

By bringing these resources into your browser you can:

  • "Resolve issues faster by having the tools you rely upon within easy reach"
  • "Increase search efficiency with a quick route to our new Search engine"
  • "Save time, increase your productivity, and meet everyday priorities more responsively with one-click agility"

"This new functionality is the latest in a series of enhancements to make Cisco.com your most personal, most productive online experience. Adding Cisco.com tools and searches to your Internet Explorer 7 or Firefox 2/Firefox 3 browser is easy, and we offer quick help to install and manage them."

To learn more, visit the Cisco Search Plugins homepage today.

Recent Updates to Cisco Software Advisor

Software Advisor is a web-based tool that enables you to quickly:

  • Find software compatible with your hardware configuration.
  • Find software compatible with features you need.
  • Compare the features in different software releases.
  • Research a software release.

A number of additions and enhancements have been made to this tool:

  • Expansion of supported product portfolio. Now you can look up the software for following platforms:
    • Cisco Catalyst 4900 Series Switches
    • Cisco Catalyst 4500-E Series Switches
    • Catalyst 2960 Series Switches
    • Cisco Catalyst 3560 Series Switches
    • Cisco Catalyst 3560-E Series Switches
    • Cisco Catalyst 3750-E Series Switches
    • Cisco 12000 Series Routers
    • Cisco 1700 Series Routers
  • Improved application performance and stability
  • Improvements in accuracy of software recommendations
  • New feedback functionality allows you to submit feedback from any page in the application

Check out Cisco Software Advisor today.

Note: This tool is available only to registered customers with a valid service contract.