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Cisco Catalyst 2960-C Series Switches

Small switches, big impact

With the industry's first Power over Ethernet (PoE) pass-through capability, the Catalyst 2960-C Series Compact Switches simplify IT deployments cost-effectively. Powerful security capabilities provide comprehensive protection, and you get a Cisco enhanced limited lifetime warranty.

Features and benefits

Simplified infrastructure

Dramatically reduce cabling costs by eliminating up to 11 100-meter cables. The sleek and quiet fanless design allows the switch to be colocated with end-users.

Highly secure access

Cisco TrustSec provides policy-based access control, and superior Layer 2 defense capabilities ensure collaboration between network users. Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance helps meet regulatory mandates.

Ease of deployment

Cisco Smart Operations provides "zero touch" deployment and ease of troubleshooting. Cisco Auto SmartPorts delivers automatic configuring, and Cisco AutoQoS offers state-of-the-art QoS implementation for IP telephony and video.

Reduced energy costs

Support Cisco EnergyWise to monitor, manage, and reduce energy consumption of the devices connected to the switch.

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