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Access Switches That Are Smart, Simple, and Highly Secure

We have access switches for networks of all sizes. From the 2960-Plus, X, and XR to the 4500E, our switches meet your needs for features and pricing.

Use your network to innovate and transform your organization. Cisco Catalyst access switches bring wired and wireless together to more easily deploy mobility, strengthen security, and simplify your network. They help you increase scale, improve reliability, and create greater efficiency.

Choose the Switch That’s Right for You

The 2960-X/XR, 3650, 3850, and 4500E offer advanced security (IEEE 802.1X), Cisco Catalyst SmartOperations, QoS, and Application Visibility and Control.Compare the differences.

  Cisco Catalyst 2960-X and XR Cisco Catalyst
Cisco Catalyst
Cisco Catalyst 4500E
Gigabit Ethernet switch Stackable, Layer 2/3, 80 Gbps Stackable, Layer 2/3, 160 Gbps Stackable, Layer 2/3, 480 Gbps Modular, Layer 2/3, 928 Gbps
Multigigabittechnology _ _ Yes Yes
Power over Ethernet PoE, PoE+ PoE, PoE+ PoE, PoE+,StackPower, UPoE PoE, PoE+,UPoE
Access points supported _ 50 100 100

You may also want to consider our 2960-Plus Series, a Fast Ethernet Layer 2 switch with PoE.Check out our compact and core and distribution campus LAN switches. See the list of every Cisco switch. Or answer a few questions to quickly find the campus and branch switch you need with our Switch Selector Tool.

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