Cisco Catalyst 2960-L Series Switches Reviews

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Saira Sandoval | TrustRadius Reviewer
November 26, 2019

My experience with Cisco Catalyst 2960-L

Score 9 out of 10
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Cisco switches are suitable for a user stack. Port Channel connections can only be created when the maximum per port is a GB. A scenario in which it is not very good is when it is used as distribution equipment and therefore the route and its capacity are not adequate for those scenarios.
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Wouter Hindriks | TrustRadius Reviewer
September 22, 2019

Affordable gigabit connectivity for your endpoints with CIsco Catalyst 2960 L switches.

Score 10 out of 10
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Gigabit endpoint connectivity with no advanced requirements beyond PoE+ VLANS and CDP/LLDP MED are best suited for these switches. Been deploying these switches (more then 300) for a couple of years now and haven't had a single hardware or software failure ever.

If you need more advanced features look at the 3800 of Cat 9k models for way more advanced features.
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Steven Van Jaarsveld | TrustRadius Reviewer
May 21, 2019

Cisco Catalyst 2960-L Series Switches

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Cisco Catalyst 2960-L Series Switches are ideal for LAN deployments in branch offices, out-of-the-box closet installations, and conventional work areas. The wide range of port options makes them ideal for small or home-based offices. They do not support full PoE, nor do they support DNA so if this is a requirement then, unfortunately, these switches are a miss.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
January 10, 2019

We recommend Catalyst

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They are well suited for being access layer switches as well as doing some layer 3 functions as well.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
January 18, 2019

Catalyst: an oldie with an always young heart

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I really like to have a collapsed core network and have my centralized power and my knowledge handy too. With Cisco, we can use low budget devices which is particularly important because you won't need to invest in your telecommunication room but in your data center. It is easy to interact with Cisco firewalls with trunking and stacking capabilities. Connecting your DMZ to 3rd parties is highly reliable. When SDN comes in we can deploy and manage branches almost at once.

If you are deciding whether or not to buy a Cisco switch, answer these questions: Is my business 24/7? Is my business revenue affected by outages? Do I need a network family device with a full lineup so I can manage my engineer's knowledge? If you answered yes, Cisco is for you.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
June 25, 2018

Try it you'll like it

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They are a good fit for most switching environments. One of the greatest benefits to using Cisco switching equipment is that there are tons of IT professionals out there that are familiar with the Cisco products and are able to step into an environment and hit the ground running with managing the network gear. Selecting Cisco products typically means staffing concerns aren't usually a problem.
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About Cisco Catalyst 2960-L Series Switches

Cisco Catalyst 2960-L Series Switches are fixed and smart-managed Gigabit Ethernet switches that provide enterprise-class access switching for branch offices, out-of-the-wiring-closet applications, and critical Internet of Things (IoT) deployments, as well as small and medium-sized businesses. They operate on Cisco IOS Software and support simple device management and network management via Command Line Interface (CLI) as well as an on-box web interface.
Categories:  LAN Switches

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