Catalyst 3560 Series Switches

Improve service and security in your LAN

The Catalyst 3560 Series are next-generation, energy-efficient, Layer 3 Fast Ethernet switches. They support Cisco EnergyWise technology, which helps companies manage power consumption of the network infrastructure and network-attached devices. The result is you can reduce your energy costs and your carbon footprint.

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Features and benefits

Energy efficiency

Energy efficiency

3560 Series Switches consume less power than their predecessors. They are ideal access layer switches for enterprise, retail, and branch-office environments. They can provide investment protection by enabling a unified network for data, voice, and video.

Choice of software images

Choice of software images

IP Base software includes advanced QoS, rate limiting, ACLs, Open Shortest Path First for routed access, and IPv6 functionality. IP Services software provides more enterprise-class features, including IP Unicast and IP Multicast routing and policy-based routing.

Simple network management

Simple network management

Cisco Network Assistant is a free, centralized management application for switches, routers, and wireless access points. The application provides configuration wizards to simplify implementation of converged networks and intelligent network services.


Solve problems faster, improve operational efficiency, and reduce your risk of downtime. 

Ready to replace an old switch?

Ready to replace an old switch?

The Catalyst 3850 Series enables converged wired-wireless access to support BYOD and mobility.

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