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Keep Up to Date with Business Evolution

Enhance productivity and protect investment as your network evolves and application requirements increase. The Cisco Catalyst 3560-E Series is an enterprise-class line of standalone access and aggregation switches that ease the deployment of secure converged applications.

These switches combine 10/100/1000 and Power over Ethernet (PoE) configurations with uplinks that easily upgrade from 1 Gb Ethernet to 10 Gb Ethernet. They enhance worker productivity by enabling applications such as IP telephony, wireless, and video.


  • Ten-second 10 Gb upgrade
  • Support for 802.11n devices
  • Configurations with up to 20W PoE on all 48 ports
  • Modular fan and power supply for aggregation models
  • Highly available operation: dual hot-swappable modular power supplies and fans for fixed aggregation switches
  • Secure unified network services
  • Cisco EnergyWise technology

The Cisco Catalyst 3560-E Series is available with two feature sets:

  • IP Base: Includes advanced quality of service (QoS), security, and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) for routed access
  • IP Services: Also includes advanced hardware-based IP Unicast and Multicast routing, as well as Virtual Route Forwarding (VRF), and policy-based routing (PBR)

See a complete software feature comparison.

Simple Implementation of Converged Networks

Available for the Catalyst 3560-E Series, the Cisco Network Assistant is a centralized management application that simplifies the administration of Cisco switches, routers, and wireless access points.

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