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Switching for a changing world

Build a foundation for extraordinary outcomes: Cisco switches help you solve the challenges facing your network, now and in the future. The switches' integrated security helps you address ever-changing threats. They simplify management of your evolving mobility, Internet of Things (IoT), data center, and cloud requirements. Introducing an entirely new era of networking, powered by intent and informed by context. The Network. Intuitive.

Catalyst 2960-X/XR Series switches

Get enterprise-class access for campus and branch applications with our fixed-configuration, stackable Gigabit Ethernet switches.

Catalyst 9000 family of switches

Create a foundation for a new era of intent-based networking. Catalyst 9000 switches deliver exceptional security, manageability, programmability, scale, and performance.

Nexus 9000 Series switches

Build an intent-based data center network. Nexus 9000 switches offer proven high performance and density, low latency, high programmability, and exceptional power efficiency in a range of form factors.

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Simplify and scale virtual networking

Simplify and scale virtual networking

Bring speed, security, and simplicity to today's application-centric businesses.

Manage switching in the cloud

Manage switching in the cloud

Get highly secure, scalable performance and intuitive management with Meraki MX cloud-managed access and aggregation layer switches.

Automate my access network

Automate my access network

Provide access to any application in minutes, without compromising on security.

Switches for networks of all sizes

Find secure, reliable switches for any application, anywhere.

Find the right switch

Find your ideal switch with the Cisco Switch Selector.

Featured technologies

Switches can complement your security systems to further safeguard your data.

Manage business outcomes instead of managing the network.

Get your network ready for 802.11ac Wave 2 using existing Category 5 cable.

Use software-defined networking to automate and simplify data center network provisioning and operations.

Improve your bottom line

Improve your bottom line

Use the DNA ROI Calculator to see how much your organization could save with a software-defined network.

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Begin your journey to the new era in networking​

Strategy and Analysis

Align your business goals and technology requirements to start your architectural transformation.

Business Critical Services

Experience the next generation of optimization services designed to help you maximize your networking investments.

Architecture Migration

Get a phased approach to network refresh with exceptional expertise.

High-value Services

Receive proactive and prescriptive services at the software, solution, and network level to unlock new levels IT value.

Meet the experts

Stay up to date with digital networking and switching trends

Follow our team of experts who regularly share insights and analysis on industry trends for the digital enterprise, new products and solutions, and the latest innovations of the Cisco Digital Network Architecture. Read the blogs.

 

See what customers are saying

Security, segmentation, and performance

"The Catalyst 9000 has exceeded NASA’s mission-critical requirements for security and segmentation…and at twice the performance."

Eric Latta, Solutions Architect, NASA
Simplicity, security, and scale

"Newcastle Hospitals has been honoured as a Global Digital Exemplar because we lead by example. The Catalyst 9000 provides the simplicity, security, and scale that our state-of-the-art network demands."

Newcastle Hospitals
Better resiliency and advanced networking

"Cisco Catalyst 9000 and IOS XE drive a powerful combination of automation, simplicity, and analytics arming IT to easily scale with the business into new markets."

Gary Price, Network Engineering Manager, SAP Concur

About Cisco enterprise LAN switches

About Cisco enterprise LAN switches

The Cisco Catalyst and Nexus campus LAN switches are flexible in scale and port speed. Our fixed and modular, core and access LAN switches have been designed for an entirely new era of network architecture. Now your network can learn, adapt, and evolve.

An intuitive network recognizes your intent, mitigates threats through segmentation and encryption, and learns and changes over time. You can unlock opportunities, enhance security, improve business agility, and dramatically increase operational efficiencies.

Our Catalyst network switches are a core part of an integrated security architecture that works before, during, and after a threat occurs to reduce attack surface, detect malware and threats, and rapidly contain those threats.

News and events

New DNA subscriptions for switching

New DNA subscriptions for switching

Now you can buy a software subscription for DNA through Cisco ONE Advantage, DNA Advantage, or DNA Essentials.

Defend Mars with Catalyst 9300

Defend Mars with Catalyst 9300

Use DNA Center and the Catalyst 9300 to provision a fabric overlay and create a network overlay. See just how easy it is.

CRN's Overall 2017 Network Product of the Year

Catalyst 9000 switches were recognized for delivering unmatched security, programmability, and performance.

New Cisco Catalyst 9000 switches

See what the future of programmable networks looks like. Now on TechWiseTV.

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