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Benefits of Upgrading to Cisco Catalyst 1000 Series Switches Feature Comparison

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Why upgrade to Cisco Catalyst 1000 Series Switches?

Enterprise grade sized for small business

Save time, money, and headaches with proven technology from the company known for network innovation. The Cisco® Catalyst® 1000 Series Switches provide simplicity, flexibility and security for small businesses. Compact form factors, quiet, fanless operation, and a wide range of Power over Ethernet (PoE) and port combinations make these easy-to-manage switches a great fit whether inside or outside the wiring closet.

With improved hardware, more advanced software options, and expanded support for VLANs, the Cisco Catalyst 1000 Series raises the standard for essential network access.

Table 1.           Benefits of the Cisco Catalyst 1000 Series compared to other Cisco Catalyst access switches in the same class

 

Feature

Cisco Catalyst 2960-Plus Series

Cisco Catalyst 2960-L Series

Cisco Catalyst 1000 Series

Benefit

Scale and performance

Downlink type

Fast Ethernet

Gigabit Ethernet

Gigabit Ethernet / Fast Ethernet

Gigabit Ethernet models provide more power and throughput to meet growing demands for connectivity from a wider array of smart devices.

Fast Ethernet models support legacy cable infrastructure

Uplinks

2x 1G,

2x 1000BASE-T

2x 1G,

4x 1G,

4x 10G

2x 1G/Combo**,

4x 1G,

4x 10G

4x 1G/Combo**

Maximum PoE budget

Up to 370W

Up to 370W

Up to 740W

Perpetual PoE

Flexibility

Operating temperature

Up to 45°C (113°F)

Up to 45°C (113°F)

Up to 50°C (122°F)***

Greater flexibility to allow for more deployment scenarios.

Single IP management

-

-

****

Fanless*

-

Increased options for network setup mean you can allocate resources in different ways as your organization and network grows.

Over-the-air Bluetooth

-

Functionality

Dynamic VLAN assignment

-

Increased support for VLANs and more advanced quality of service help keep networks secure while meeting multiple requirements for connectivity.

DHCP relay and server

-

*All except 24 port full PoE and 48-port models
** 8 port compact and 24/48 port Fast Ethernet models
***Operation possible for short time periods only
**** only on Gigabit Ethernet models

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