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Cisco Catalyst 2960-X Series Switches

Cost-effective access switches
that scale

Get the enterprise-class features you want at a great price. Our 2960-X Series are stackable Gigabit Ethernet Layer 2 and Layer 3 access switches. They’re easy to deploy, manage, and troubleshoot. They offer automated software installation and port configuration. And they help you cut costs with energy-efficient features.

2960-X Series Models

The 2960-X and XR Series Switches include configurations to fit in any enterprise network. All models have Enhanced Limited Lifetime Warranty (E-LLW). Choose the best switch for your needs from more than 20 models.



Automate software installation for zero-touch deployment. Configure ports automatically based on device type. Proactively diagnose and remediate hardware and software issues with Cisco Smart Call Home.


Consume less power with switch hibernation mode. Reduce traffic disruption due to control plane redundancy across FlexStack-Plus switches. Get application visibility and control with NetFlow Lite to prioritize applications.

Highly secure

The 2960-X uses 802.1X for port-based network access control. Enable scalable and dynamic role-based access control with Cisco TrustSec Technology. Protect against IPv6 address theft and malicious attacks with IPv6 First Hop Security.


Use Cisco Services to increase operational efficiency, lower support costs, and improve availability risk management.

Featured software

Cisco Configuration Professional for Catalyst

Manage and monitor Cisco Catalyst access switches using a Web-based user interface. 

It's easy to buy and manage software

Use our software to manage your entire switching structure as one converged component.

Whirlpool corporation transforms its business

"We depend entirely on connectivity and automation. If the network's down for just 30 seconds, we lose 30 minutes of production. With Cisco that no longer happens."

Greg Fisbeck, Program Manager, Whirlpool Corporation

See how enterprise campus infrastructures stack up

Third-party network analysts validated the performance of Cisco's campus wired and wireless infrastructure against a competitor's.

News and events

An even smaller carbon footprint

See how the 2960-X Series save more energy than previous versions. (3:14 min)

Our switch beats HP

Miercom proves 2960-X Series outperforms HP 5120 switches.

Learn about digital transformation

Use our digital network readiness model to guide you.

Grow your switching expertise with a Cisco career certification.


Compare Models
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