Cisco Catalyst 2970 Series Switches

NOTE: This product is no longer being sold and might not be supported. View the End-of-Life Notice to learn:
  • End-of-sale and end-of-life dates
  • What replacement products are available
  • Information about product support

End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco Catalyst 2970 Series Switches
Cisco Systems announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco Catalyst 2970 Series switches. The last day to order Cisco Catalyst 2970 Series switches is October 16, 2006. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until October 16, 2011 .

The Cisco Catalyst 2970 Series Switches are affordable Gigabit Ethernet switches that deliver wire-speed intelligent services for small and medium businesses and enterprise branch offices. Featuring a complete set of intelligent services, the Catalyst 2970 Series Switches can enhance network performance and increase productivity for today's knowledge workers by intelligently scaling beyond 100 Mbps over existing Category 5 copper cabling.


The following two configurations comprise the Cisco Catalyst 2970 Series:
  • Cisco Catalyst 2970G-24TS—24 Ethernet 10/100/1000 ports and 4 small form-factor pluggable (SFP) ports
  • Cisco Catalyst 2970G-24T—24 Ethernet 10/100/1000 ports

Available with Cisco Enhanced Image (EI) IOS ® Software, the Cisco Catalyst 2970 Series offers a complete set of intelligent multilayer services to deliver security, quality of service (QoS), and availability with the simplicity of traditional LAN switching. Features such as access control list (ACL) filtering and QoS classification bring security to the edge of the network while enabling applications such as IP telephony and real-time streaming multimedia.

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