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Cisco Business Switches Transition Guide

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Introducing Cisco Business Switch—simple, flexible, and secure networking for small business

Cisco® Business Switch is a new portfolio of affordable switches that provides a reliable foundation for any small business network. Zero touch deployment drastically simplifies and expedites network set up. IPv6 and Layer 3 routing optimize network bandwidth to accelerate digital transformation. Advanced security protects business critical information.

Cisco Business Dashboard is a network management tool for Cisco Business switches, routers, and wireless access points. Cisco Business Dashboard simplifies traditional challenges in deploying and managing business networks while automating the deployment, monitoring, and lifecycle management of the network. Cisco Business mobile app helps to set up a local network in minutes and provide easy management at your fingertips.

The new Cisco Business Switch Series replaces the current 550X, 350X and 350 Series Managed Switches, 250 and 220 Series Smart Switches, and 110/95 Series Unmanaged Switches. Users of Cisco Small Business 500, 300, 200 and 100/90 Series switches should also consider upgrading to Cisco Business Switch for better performance, easier management, and enhanced security.

Benefits of migrating to Cisco Business Switches from Small Business Switches

Category

Feature

Small Business Switch

Cisco Business Switch

Benefit

95/
110

220

250/250X

350/350X

550X

CBS110

CBS220

CBS250

CBS350

Performance and scalability

Downlinks

FE/GE

FE/GE

FE/GE

FE/GE/2.5G/5G/10G

FE/GE/10G

GE

GE

GE

GE/2.5G/5G/10G

GE to 10G downlinks to support demanding applications

Uplinks

None or 2 x SFP shared

2 x combo or 4 x SFP+

2 x combo or 2 x copper + 2 x (SFP)+

2 x combo or 2 x combo + 2 x SFP or 2 x combo + 2 x SFP+

2 x combo + 2 x SFP+

None or 2 x SFP shared

2 x SFP+ or 4 x SFP+

2 x combo or 4 x SFP or 4 x SFP+

2 x combo or 4 x SFP or 4 x SFP+

More Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP)/SFP+ slots for higher uplink bandwidth

PoE

PoE up to 32W for 8 port 64W for 16 port 100W for 24 port

PoE+ up to 370W for 24 port 370W for 48 port

PoE+ up to 60W for 8 port 185W for 24 port 370W for 48 port

60W PoE* up to 120W for 8 port 370W for 24 port 740W for 48 port

60W PoE* up to 740W for 24 port 740W for 48 port

PoE up to 32W for 8 port 64W for 16 port 100W for 24 port

PoE+ up to 120W for 8 port 370W for 24 port 740W for 48 port

PoE+ up to 120W for 8 port 370W for 24 port 370W for 48 port

60W PoE* up to 120W for 8 port 370W for 24 port 740W for 48 port

Higher PoE budget to support more PoE devices

User experience

Product design

Black and gray

Metal / plastic

Black and gray

Black and gray

Black and gray

Black and gray

Oslo snow white

Metal

Oslo snow white

Oslo snow white

Oslo snow white

Elegant, approachable design that fits into any workspace.

New product packaging

No

No

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Best-in-class out of box experience

Redesigned documentation

No

No

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Easy to understand graphic-driven Quick Start Guide (QSG)

Network Management

New modern web UI

No

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

A new modern UI with refreshed look

Network management

Loop detection

Cable diagnostics

FindIT Network manager – limited support

FindIT Network Manager with embedded probe

FindIT Network Manager with embedded probe

FindIT Network Manager with embedded probe

Loop detection

Cable diagnostics

Cisco Busiess Dashboard with direct management

Cisco Business Dashboard with embedded probe

Cisco Business Dashboard with embedded probe

Simplified full stack, multi-site management with Cisco Business Dashboard

Zero-touch deployment

DHCP auto-config

Cisco Network PnP

Cisco Network PnP

Cisco Network PnP

Cisco Network PnP

Cisco Network PnP

Cisco Network PnP

Simple and secure device rollout and update

Advanced features

Layer 3 switching

-

Static routing

Static routing

Dynamic routing

-

Static routing

Dynamic routing

Efficiently manage workgroup traffic

sFlow

-

Yes

Yes

-

Yes

Application and traffic visibility

Stacking

-

Up to 4 units (350X)

Up to 8 units

-

Up to 4 units (10G uplink models)

Stacking options for growth and investment protection

* 60W PoE supported on select ports and models

Benefits of migrating to Cisco Business Switches from Legacy Small Business Switches

Category

Feature

Legacy Small Business Switch

Cisco Business Switch

Benefit

90/100

200

300

500

CBS110

CBS220

CBS250

CBS350

Performance and scalability

Downlinks

FE/GE

FE/GE

FE/GE

FE/GE/10G

GE

GE

GE

GE/2.5G/5G/10G

GE to 10G downlinks to support demanding applications

Uplinks

None or 2 x SFP shared

2 x combo

2 x combo or 2 x combo + 2 x copper

2 x combo + 2 x SFP or 4 x SFP+

None or 2 x SFP shared

2 x SFP+ or 4 x SFP+

2 x combo or 4 x SFP or 4 x SFP+

2 x combo or 4 x SFP or 4 x SFP+

More Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP)/SFP+ slots for higher uplink bandwidth

PoE

PoE up to 32W for 8 port

PoE up to 60W for 8 port 185W for 24 port 370W for 48 port

PoE+ up to 120W for 8 port 370W for 24 port 740W for 48 port

PoE+ up to 740W for 24 port 740W for 48 port

PoE up to 32W for 8 port 64W for 16 port 100W for 24 port

PoE+ up to 120W for 8 port 370W for 24 port 740W for 48 port

PoE+ up to 120W for 8 port 370W for 24 port 370W for 48 port

60W PoE* up to 120W for 8 port 370W for 24 port 740W for 48 port

Higher PoE budget to support more PoE devices.

User experience

Product design

Black and gray

Metal / plastic

Black and gray

Black and gray

Black and gray

Oslo snow white

Metal

Oslo snow white

Oslo snow white

Oslo snow white

Elegant, approachable design that fits into any workspace.

New product packaging

No

No

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Best-in-class out of box experience

Redesigned document-tation

No

No

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Easy to understand graphic-driven Quick Start Guide (QSG)

Network Management

New modern web UI

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

A new modern UI with refreshed look

Network manage-ment

FindIT Network Manager

FindIT Network Manager

FindIT Network Manager

Loop detection

Cable diagnostics

Cisco Business Dashboard with direct management

Cisco Business Dashboard with embedded probe

Cisco Business Dashboard with embedded probe

Simplified full stack, multi-site management with Cisco Business Dashboard

Zero-touch deploy-ment

Dynamic Host Config-uration Protocol (DHCP_ auto install

DHCP auto install

DHCP auto install

Cisco Network PnP

Cisco Network PnP

Cisco Network PnP

Simple and secure device rollout and update

Advanced features

Layer 3 switching

Static routing

Dynamic routing

-

Static routing

Dynamic routing

Efficiently manage workgroup traffic

sFlow

-

Yes

Application and traffic visibility

Stacking

Up to 8 units

-

Up to 4 units (10G uplink models)

Stacking options for growth and investment protection

* 60W PoE supported on select ports and models

Model mapping

Refer to the following table to know which Cisco Business switch model to choose for each of the current Cisco Small Business switch models.

Existing series

Existing model

New series

New model

Alternative new model

550X

SF550X-24

SF550X-24P

SF550X-24MP

SF550X-48

SF550X-48P

SF550X-48MP

SG550X-24

SG550X-24P

SG550X-24MP

SG550X-24MPP

SG550X-48

SG550X-48P

SG550X-48MP

SX550X-16FT

SX550X-24FT

SX550X-12F

SX550X-24F

SX550X-24

SX550X-52

CBS350

CBS350-24T-4X

CBS350-24P-4X

CBS350-24FP-4X

CBS350-48T-4X

CBS350-48P-4X

CBS350-48FP-4X

CBS350-24T-4X

CBS350-24P-4X

CBS350-24FP-4X

-

CBS350-48T-4X

CBS350-48P-4X

CBS350-48FP-4X

CBS350-16XTS

CBS350-24XTS

CBS350-12XS

CBS350-24XS

CBS350-24XT

CBS350-48XT-4X

CBS350-24T-4G

CBS350-24P-4G

CBS350-24FP-4G

CBS350-48T-4G

CBS350-48P-4G

CBS350-48FP-4G

 

 

 

 

350

SF350-08

SF352-08

SF352-08P

SF352-08MP

SF350-24

SF350-24P

SF350-24MP

SF350-48

SF350-48P

SF350-48MP

SG350-10

SG355-10P

SG350-10P

SG350-10MP

SG350-10SFP

SG350-20

SG350-28

SG350-28P

SG350-28MP

SG350-28SFP

SG350-52

SG350-52P

SG350-52MP

SG350-8PD

CBS350

CBS350-8T-E-2G

CBS350-8T-E-2G

CBS350-8P-E-2G

CBS350-8FP-E-2G

CBS350-24T-4G

CBS350-24P-4G

CBS350-24FP-4G

CBS350-48T-4G

CBS350-48P-4G

CBS350-48FP-4G

CBS350-8T-E-2G

CBS350-8P-2G

CBS350-8P-E-2G

CBS350-8FP-2G

CBS350-8FP-E-2G

CBS350-8S-E-2G

CBS350-16T-2G

CBS350-16T-E-2G

CBS350-16P-2G

CBS350-16P-E-2G

CBS350-16FP-2G

CBS350-24T-4G

CBS350-24P-4G

CBS350-24FP-4G

CBS350-24S-4G

CBS350-48T-4G

CBS350-48P-4G

CBS350-48FP-4G

CBS350-8MGP-2X

CBS250-8T-D

CBS250-8T-E-2G

CBS250-8P-E-2G

CBS250-8FP-E-2G

CBS250-24T-4G

CBS250-24P-4G

CBS250-24FP-4G

CBS250-48T-4G

CBS250-48P-4G

350X

SG350X-24

SG350X-24P

SG350X-24MP

SG350X-48

SG350X-48P

SG350X-48MP

SG350X-8PMD

SG350X-24PD

SG350X-12PMV

SG350X-24PV

SG350X-48PV

SX350X-08

-

SX350X-12

-

SX350X-24F

SX350X-24

-

SX350X-52

CBS350

CBS350-24T-4X

CBS350-24P-4X

CBS350-24FP-4X

CBS350-48T-4X

CBS350-48P-4X

CBS350-48FP-4X

CBS350-8MP-2X

CBS350-24MGP-4X

CBS350-12NP-4X

CBS350-24NGP-4X

CBS350-48NGP-4X

CBS350-8XT

CBS350-12XS

CBS350-12XT

CBS350-16XTS

CBS350-24XS

CBS350-24XT

CBS350-24XTS

CBS350-48XT-4X

 

250

SF250-24

SF250-24P

SF250-48

SF250-48HP

SG250-08

SG250-08HP

SG250-10P

SG250-18

SG250-26

SG250-26HP

SG250-26P

SG250-50

SG250-50HP

SG250-50P

SG250X-24

SG250X-24P

SG250X-48

SG250X-48P

CBS250

CBS250-24T-4G

CBS250-24P-4G

CBS250-48T-4G

CBS250-48PP-4G

CBS250-8T-D

CBS250-8PP-D

CBS250-8T-E-2G

CBS250-8PP-E-2G

CBS250-8P-E-2G

CBS250-8FP-E-2G

CBS250-16T-2G

CBS250-16P-2G

CBS250-24T-4G

CBS250-24PP-4G

CBS250-24P-4G

CBS250-24FP-4G

CBS250-48T-4G

CBS250-48PP-4G

CBS250-48P-4G

CBS250-24T-4X

CBS250-24P-4X

CBS250-24FP-4X

CBS250-48T-4X

CBS250-48P-4X

CBS220-24T-4G

CBS220-24P-4G

CBS220-48T-4G

220

SF220-24

SF220-24P

SF220-48

SF220-48P

-

-

-

-

-

SG220-26

SG220-26P

SG220-28

SG220-28MP

SG220-50

SG220-50P

SG220-52

-

-

-

-

-

-

CBS220

CBS220-24T-4G

CBS220-24P-4G

CBS220-48T-4G

CBS220-48P-4G

CBS220-8T-E-2G

CBS220-8P-E-2G

CBS220-8FP-E-2G

CBS220-16T-2G

CBS220-16P-2G

CBS220-24T-4G

CBS220-24P-4G

CBS220-24T-4G

CBS220-24FP-4G

CBS220-48T-4G

CBS220-48P-4G

CBS220-48T-4G

CBS220-24T-4X

CBS220-24P-4X

CBS220-24FP-4X

CBS220-48T-4X

CBS220-48P-4X

CBS220-48FP-4X

 

110

SF110D-05

SF110D-08

SF110D-08HP

SF110D-16

SF110D-16HP

SF110-16

SF110-24

SF112-24

SG110D-05

SG110D-08

SG110D-08HP

SG110-16

SG110-16HP

SG110-24

SG112-24

SG110-24HP

CBS110

CBS110-5T-D

CBS110-8T-D

CBS110-8PP-D

CBS110-16T

CBS110-16PP

CBS110-16T

CBS110-24T

CBS110-24T

CBS110-5T-D

CBS110-8T-D

CBS110-8PP-D

CBS110-16T

CBS110-16PP

CBS110-24T

CBS110-24T

CBS110-24PP

 

95

SF95D-05

SF95D-08

SF95D-16

SF95-24

SG95D-05

SG95D-08

SG95-16

SG95-24

 

CBS110-5T-D

CBS110-8T-D

CBS110-16T

CBS110-24T

CBS110-5T-D

CBS110-8T-D

CBS110-16T

CBS110-24T

 

Refer to the following table to know which Cisco Business switch model to choose for each of the legacy Cisco Small Business switch models.

Legacy series

Legacy model

New series

New model

Alternative new model

500

SF500-24

SF500-24P

SF500-24MP

SF500-48

SF500-48P

SF500-48MP

SG500-28

SG500-28P

SG500-28MPP

SG500-52

SG500-52P

SG500-52MP

SG500X-24

SG500X-24P

SG500X-24MPP

SG500X-48

SG500X-48P

SG500X-48MP

SG500XG-8F8T

CBS350

CBS350-24T-4X

CBS350-24P-4X

CBS350-24FP-4X

CBS350-48T-4X

CBS350-48P-4X

CBS350-48FP-4X

CBS350-24T-4X

CBS350-24P-4X

-

CBS350-48T-4X

CBS350-48P-4X

CBS350-48FP-4X

CBS350-24T-4X

CBS350-24FP-4X

-

CBS350-48T-4X

CBS350-48P-4X

CBS350-48FP-4X

CBS350-16XTS

CBS350-24T-4G

CBS350-24P-4G

CBS350-24FP-4G

CBS350-48T-4G

CBS350-48P-4G

CBS350-48FP-4G

 

300

SF300-08 (SRW208-K9)

SF302-08 (SRW208G-K9)

SF302-08PP

SF302-08MPP

SF300-24 (SRW224G4)

SF300-24PP

SF300-24MP

SF300-48 (SRW248G4)

SF300-48PP

SG300-10 (SRW2008)

SG300-10PP

SG300-10MPP

SG300-10SFP

SG300-20 (SRW2016)

SG300-28 (SRW2024)

SG300-28PP

SG300-28MP

SG300-28SFP

SG300-52 (SRW2048)

SG300-52P

SG300-52MP

-

-

-

-

-

-

CBS350

CBS350-8T-E-2G

CBS350-8T-E-2G

CBS350-8P-E-2G

CBS350-8FP-E-2G

CBS350-24T-4G

CBS350-24P-4G

CBS350-24FP-4G

CBS350-48T-4G

CBS350-48P-4G

CBS350-8T-E-2G

CBS350-8P-2G

CBS350-8P-E-2G

CBS350-8FP-2G

CBS350-8FP-E-2G

CBS350-8S-E-2G

CBS350-16T-2G

CBS350-16T-E-2G

CBS350-16P-2G

CBS350-16P-E-2G

CBS350-16FP-2G

CBS350-24T-4G

CBS350-24P-4G

CBS350-24FP-4G

CBS350-24S-4G

CBS350-48T-4G

CBS350-48P-4G

CBS350-48FP-4G

CBS350-24T-4X

CBS350-24P-4X

CBS350-24FP-4X

CBS350-48T-4X

CBS350-48P-4X

CBS350-48FP-4X

CBS250-8T-D

CBS250-8T-E-2G

CBS250-8P-E-2G

CBS250-8FP-E-2G

CBS250-24T-4G

CBS250-24P-4G

CBS250-24FP-4G

CBS250-48T-4G

CBS250-48P-4G

200

SF200-24 (SLM224GT)

SF200-24P (SLM224PT)

SF200-24FP

SF200-48 (SLM248GT)

SF200-48P (SLM248PT)

SG200-08 (SLM2008T)

SG200-08P (SLM2008PT)

SG200-10FP

SG200-18 (SLM2016T)

SG200-26 (SLM2024T)

SG200-26P (SLM2024PT)

SG200-26FP

SG200-50 (SLM2048T)

SG200-50P (SLM2048PT)

SG200-50FP

CBS250

CBS250-24T-4G

CBS250-24PP-4G

CBS250-24P-4G

CBS250-48T-4G

CBS250-48PP-4G

CBS250-8T-D

CBS250-8PP-D

CBS250-8T-E-2G

CBS250-8PP-E-2G

CBS250-8P-E-2G

CBS250-8FP-E-2G

CBS250-16T-2G

CBS250-16P-2G

CBS250-24T-4G

CBS250-24PP-4G

CBS250-24P-4G

CBS250-24FP-4G

CBS250-48T-4G

CBS250-48PP-4G

CBS250-48P-4G

CBS250-24T-4X

CBS250-24P-4X

CBS250-24FP-4X

CBS250-48T-4X

CBS250-48P-4X

CBS220-24T-4G

 

CBS220-24P-4G

CBS220-48T-4G

100

SF100D-05

SF100D-08

SF100D-08P

SF100D-16

SF100D-16P

SF100-16

SF100-24

SF102-24

SG100D-05

SG100D-08

SG100D-08P

SG100-16

SG100-24

SG102-24

CBS110

CBS110-5T-D

CBS110-8T-D

CBS110-8PP-D

CBS110-16T

CBS110-16PP

CBS110-16T

CBS110-24T

CBS110-24T

CBS110-5T-D

CBS110-8T-D

CBS110-8PP-D

CBS110-16T

CBS110-16PP

CBS110-24T

CBS110-24T

CBS110-24PP

 

90

SF90D-05

SF90D-08

SF90D-16

SF90-24

SG90D-05

SG90D-08

SG92-16

SG92-24

 

CBS110-5T-D

CBS110-8T-D

CBS110-16T

CBS110-24T

CBS110-5T-D

CBS110-8T-D

CBS110-16T

CBS110-24T

 

For more information on Cisco Business 350 Series Managed Switches, Cisco Business 250 Series Smart Switches, Cisco Business 220 Series Smart Switches and Cisco Business 110 Series Unmanaged Switches, visit:

      https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/switches/business-350-series-managed-switches/index.html

      https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/switches/business-250-series-smart-switches/index.html

      https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/switches/business-220-series-smart-switches/index.html

      https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/switches/business-110-series-unmanaged-switches/index.html

 

 

 

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