By automating the network from edge to core, enterprise to data center, and embedding machine learning, analytics, and assurance at a foundational level, Cisco is making the previously unmanageable manageable and the previously undetectable detectable. This means you can focus on running your business not on running your network. This is the power of Cisco’s intent-based networking solutions.
Explore our Cisco® Catalyst®, Meraki®, and Cisco Nexus® switch portfolio for your campus, branch and data center to help build your digital-ready network foundation.
The promise of digital for your business is all about innovating faster while reducing risk, cost, and complexity. Your network forms the foundation of your transformation to a digital organization. We are transforming your network with new switching products and systems that enable
time-saving automation, greater scale with virtualization, and valuable analytics that directly address your evolving business needs and lower your costs. Whether you need converged wired and wireless, core switches, or solutions that meet the stringent requirements of the next-generation data center, Cisco has a switch to fit your business needs.
The Cisco Catalyst 9000 family of switches are next-generation enterprise switches purpose-built for a new era in intent-based networking with full fabric control with Cisco DNA™ and Software-Defined Access (SD-Access).
These switches deliver industry-leading performance and functionality, with up to a 10x performance upgrade at similar prices. Built around the completely programmable Cisco Unified Access™ Data Plane (UADP) Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC), and running the newest converged operating system, open Cisco IOS® XE, these switches showcase significant Cisco innovations in advanced security, mobility, Internet of Things (IoT), and the cloud.
The Cisco Catalyst 9000 switching family also offers the new Cisco ONE™ subscription-based software licenses, allowing customers to purchase the features and capabilities they need.
These switches form the foundational building blocks for Cisco DNA and an entirely new era of networking. But whether you operate in a traditional environment or in full fabric-control mode, Cisco Catalyst 9000 switches offer more capabilities and higher densities at prices comparable to your existing Cisco Catalyst switches.
Cisco Catalyst 9500 Series switches are our lead fixed-core and aggregation enterprise switching platforms built for security, mobility, IoT, and cloud. They are the industry’s leading purpose-built 25, 40 and 100 Gbps switches targeted for the enterprise campus, delivering unmatched table scales (MAC, route, and ACL) and buffering for enterprise applications.
The Cisco Catalyst 9400 Series is the lead modular enterprise switching access and aggregation platform built for security, mobility, IoT, and cloud. These switches form the foundational building block for Cisco DNA and SD-Access – Cisco’s lead enterprise intent-based architecture.
The Cisco Catalyst 9300 Series is Cisco’s lead stackable enterprise access switching platform built for security, mobility, IoT, and cloud and is the next generation of the industry’s most widely deployed switching platform.
Cisco Catalyst 9300 Series switches are the industry’s first optimized platform for 802.11ax and 802.11ac Wave 2, with support for 1G/2.5G/5G/10G Multigigabit downlinks, Cisco UPOE, and PoE+
Get the scale, security, and simplicity you need to meet your business challenges. Cisco Catalyst 6800 Series switches are powerful campus backbone switches optimized for optimized for secure 1, 10 and 40 Gbps services.
Get resiliency, security, and more. Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series switches are widely deployed campus backbone switches. They are optimized for Multigigabit Ethernet services to help you protect your network investment.
Cisco Catalyst 3650 and 3850 Series Switches are enterprise-class, stackable access switches that provide the foundation for full wired and wireless convergence on a single platform. This series is for voice, data, video, mobility, and IoT and includes:
Cisco Catalyst 2960-X/XR Series access switches are the next generation of the Catalyst 2960 Series, helping provide smart, simple, scalable, and secure services for enterprise-class access switching networks. This series is for voice, data, and video. Features include:
The Cisco Catalyst 4500E Series Switches are enterprise-class, modular access and fixed-core switches that provide the foundation for a digital-ready enterprise network. Highly scalable, the 4500 Series switches are optimized for secure 1 Gbps and 10 Gbps services.
The Cisco Catalyst 3560-CX and 2960-CX Series Switches are stackable fixed-configuration Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000) switches offering network connectivity for enterprise, midmarket, and branch locations. They enable reliable and secure business operations with innovative features, including Cisco FlexStack-Plus, Application Visibility and Control, PoE+, innovative power management, and SmartOperations.
The The Cisco Catalyst 2960-L Switches are stackable fixed-configuration Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000) switches offering network connectivity for enterprise, midmarket, and branch locations. They enable reliable and secure business operations with innovative features, including Cisco FlexStack-Plus, Application Visibility and Control, PoE+, innovative power management, and SmartOperations.
The Cisco Catalyst Digital Building Series consists of stackable fixed-configuration Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000) switches. These plenum-rated Cisco UPOE fanless switches are designed for smart buildings and optimized for low-voltage PoE. Combine lighting, air conditioning, security systems, and more on one IP network with seamless security and easy installation and management.
Meraki simplifies enterprise campus and branch switching with the Meraki dashboard. Meraki switches are configured from any browser, anywhere in the world with an internet connect. Our switches do not require a separate controller and updates are made seamlessly from the cloud (user-scheduled) to keep your deployment running smoothly.
Meraki switches are available in stacking/non-stacking models with PoE+ support options.
Meraki MS120-8 Series provides 1G, non-stacking Layer 2 switching with a sleek and compact form-factor. The integrated wall mounting plate makes placing the switch on desks, walls, or cabinets easy. The Meraki MS120-8 comes in non-powered, 67W, and 124W models. Configure multiple ports simultaneously across switches not physically stacked with Virtual Stacking.
Meraki MS120 Series provides 1G, non-stacking Layer 2 switching with 24 and 48 port models. The switch is designed for SOHO deployments or where physical stacking is not a requirement. The switch series comes in 370W and 740W models with PoE+ support. Configure multiple ports simultaneously across switches not physically stacked with Virtual Stacking.
All switches are built for enterprise campus level deployments of any size. Configure multiple ports simultaneously across switches not physically stacked with Virtual Stacking.
Meraki offers top-tier aggregate switching for very large enterprise deployments. The Meraki MS410 and MS425 aggregate switches offer highly scalable L3 routing and up to 800Gbps of switching capacity. The switches come in 16 and 32 port models with 1G/10G fiber ports and 2 x QSFP+ stacking ports (MS425 only).
Configure multiple ports simultaneously across switches not physically stacked with Virtual Stacking.
The modern data center workload must excel in server-to-server traffic with intensive communication across hundreds and even thousands of servers. Hence, you need automation across the data center infrastructure, operations, and business processes to enable users and their businesses to respond faster to the application changes required in real time. You can meet these requirements with Cisco Nexus, purpose-built for next-generation data center. You get:
• Unmatched scale and performance with Cloud Scale ASIC
• Automation and simplified operations with Cisco ACI
• Dramatically improved security with Cisco Tetration
• Network compliance with Network Assurance Engine
The Cisco Nexus 9000 Series delivers proven high performance and density, low latency, and exceptional power efficiency in a range of form factors. The switches operate in Cisco NX-OS Software or Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI™) modes with ground-breaking Cloud Scale ASIC technology. Cisco ACI, the industry’s leading SDN solution, makes the application the focal point of the infrastructure. It enables an agile, open, and secure architecture, reducing TCO, automating IT tasks, and accelerating data center application deployments.
Built on the latest Cisco Cloud Scale technology, the Cisco Nexus 9200 platform consists of industry-leading ultra-high-density fixed-configuration data center switches with line-rate Layer 2 and 3 features that support enterprise and commercial applications, service provider hosting, and cloud computing environments. These switches support a wide range of port speeds with flexible combinations of 1, 10, 25, 40, 50, and 100 Gbps connectivity in compact form factors. Using the widely deployed industry-leading Cisco NX-OS Software operating system, the Cisco Nexus 9200 platform delivers a programmable fabric that offers flexibility, mobility, and scale for service providers, for infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and cloud providers, and for DevOps operation models and tool sets.
The Cisco Nexus 9300 platform is the next generation of fixed Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches. Based on Cisco’s Cloud Scale ASIC, the Nexus 9300 platform supports cost-effective cloud-scale deployments, an increased number of endpoints, and cloud services with wire-rate security and telemetry. The Nexus 9300-EX platform offers a variety of interface options that transparently migrate existing data centers from 100 Mbps, 1 Gbps, and 10 Gbps speeds to 25 Gbps at the server, and from 10 and 40 Gbps speeds to 50 and 100 Gbps at the aggregation layer. The Cisco Nexus 9300 and 9300-EX platforms support both Cisco ACI and Cisco NX-OS.
The Cisco Nexus 9500 platform offers three modular options designed to scale as your network requirements grow: the Cisco Nexus 9504 Switch with 4 slots, the Cisco Nexus 9508 Switch with 8 slots, and the Cisco Nexus 9516 Switch with 16 slots. The Cisco Nexus 9500 platform consists of Layer 2 and 3 nonblocking Ethernet switches with backplane bandwidth of up to 172.8 Tbps. The 9504, 9508, and 9516 switches support 1, 10, 25, 40, 50, and 100 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces through a comprehensive selection of modular line cards. Configurable with up to 2304x 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports, 2048x 25 Gigabit Ethernet ports, 576x 40 Gigabit Ethernet ports, 1024x 50 Gigabit Ethernet ports, or 512x 100 Gigabit Ethernet ports, they provide ample capacity for both access- and aggregation-layer deployments. The 9500 platform supports both Cisco ACI and Cisco NX-OS.
These modular switches deliver full NX-OS features and open-source programmable tools for software-defined deployments. Get high-density 10, 40, and 100 Gigabit Ethernet with application awareness, high programmability, and performance analytics.
Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches are designed to deliver high-density Top-of-Rack (ToR) Layer 2 and Layer 3, 10/40 Gigabit Ethernet with unified ports in compact one-, two-, and four-rack-unit form factors. The Cisco Nexus 5000 Series includes the Cisco Nexus 5500 and 5600 platforms as part of the Cisco Unified Fabric portfolio.
The comprehensive Cisco NX-OS feature set and 10/40 Gigabit Ethernet scalability of the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series deliver high performance, operational efficiency, and design flexibility.
The Cisco Nexus 3000 Series offers low-latency, highly programmable, high-density switches. They are excellent for general-purpose deployments, high-performance computing, high-frequency trading, massively scalable data center, and cloud networks.
We now live in a “disrupt or be disrupted” world where no industry is immune.
From caring for the sick or the homesick to manufacturing the next spinners or the next genius, your business and the network that drives your business will need to change.
Today, you need a network that constantly learns, constantly adapts, and constantly protects.
Cisco Catalyst, Meraki, and Nexus switches have been designed to constantly adapt to help you solve new challenges. Integrated security, visibility and assurance helps you address ever-changing threats and proactively verify network behavior. Automation helps you scale to manage and maintain your evolving mobility, IoT, and multi-cloud networks.
Whether you operate in a traditional environment or in full fabric-control mode, Cisco Catalyst, Meraki and Nexus switches offer more capabilities and higher densities at competitive prices that can handle the demands of your network today with an eye on handling the needs of the future.
Explore our switches for your access, distribution, core and data center networks.