Cisco Catalyst 9200 Series Switches

Cisco Catalyst 9200 Series Switches

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Cisco Catalyst 9200 Series Switches

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Just a switch!

7 out of 10
June 04, 2021
This switch is being used at the homes in our campus, each home gets a switch that is directly uplinked to an aggregator. They are …
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What is Cisco Catalyst 9200 Series Switches?

Cisco offers the Catalyst 9200 series of campus LAN switches.

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  • No setup fee
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  • Free/Freemium Version
  • Premium Consulting / Integration Services

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What is Cisco Catalyst 9200 Series Switches?

The Cisco Catalyst family of switches includes enterprise LAN access, distribution, and core switches. The vendor says the switches are designed for an entirely new era of intent-based networking, deliver stellar performance and functionality, and prepares a network for the future with breakthrough innovations for security, mobility, IoT, and the cloud.

Cisco Catalyst switches offer advanced security capabilities, scale for IoT, and cloud readiness.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Cisco offers the Catalyst 9200 series of campus LAN switches.

HPE Aruba Ethernet Switches, Huawei Ethernet Switches, and Juniper EX Series Ethernet Switches are common alternatives for Cisco Catalyst 9200 Series Switches.

The most common users of Cisco Catalyst 9200 Series Switches are from Enterprises (1,001+ employees) and the Information Technology & Services industry.

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David Peck | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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  • High availability, the only down time is during maintenance.
  • Feature set, they do all the things we need in an access layer device.
  • Expandability, you can stack multiple switches together.
  • As with a lot of Cisco gear, price is always an area that could improve.
  • Initial power on time, a typical stack can take five minutes to power up.
  • More flexibility regarding network modules would be welcome.
Diana Alvarado | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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  • Scanning functions are excellent.
  • Server capability management ability.
  • Secure and speed network channels.
  • Like the components configuration on the first time.
  • Modeling networks for large projects.
  • Ability to monitor multiple servers performance needs upgrading.
Score 10 out of 10
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  • Additional modules containing 10G SFP+ ports.
  • Support QOS, VLANS, MSTP, layer 3 routing protocols.
  • Silent.
  • Redundant energy power supplies.
  • 16,000 MAC addresses.
  • Models with POE.
  • It could have a lower price and similar like the 2960S and 2960X.
  • Official training is expensive.
Score 10 out of 10
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  • Allows the insertion of external modules with options for an additional 25G and 40G network ports, ideal for uplink and connectivity to servers and storage.
  • POE+ and FastPOE on all access ports.
  • All layer 2 functionality and vlans.
  • All Layer 3 networking functionality.
  • Plug and Play.
  • It has no BGP routing.
  • Do not stack more than 8 units.
Rubén Darío Hiciano Cabreja | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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  • Power IoT devices with PoE+ support on all ports
  • Report health status of network continuously
  • Provide detailed information of network usage and connected devices
  • Help troubleshoot network problems in a easy way
  • Selecting a Licensing model should be simpler for users
  • Having different SKUs for licensing levels (Essential Vs Advanced SKUS), when it's the same hardware after all
Score 10 out of 10
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  • 24 and 48 port manageable models with high capacity and performance.
  • Layer 3 routing with EIGRP, OSPF, ISIS, RIP, and static routing protocols.
  • Internal redundant power supply and fans.
  • Integrates with Cisco ISE and DNA.
  • It is not suitable for smaller scenarios as it has a higher price.
  • Smartnet 24x7 is much more expensive than Smartnet 8x5.
Score 10 out of 10
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  • End Device Connection
  • CLI Management
  • Switching capacity and visibility of events in the logs
  • vlan management
  • I can't find any point where this family of switches needs improvement.
  • in case of needing higher performance or specific characteristics, the superior families such as the 9300 or 9400 can be used
Onessimo Azevedo | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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  • Switch with Layer 2 capabilities.
  • Switch with Layer 3 capabilities and OSPF, EIGRP, and RIPv2 static and dynamic routing.
  • Vlans and routing.
  • Netflow network monitoring.
  • Can be used as a distribution and access switch.
  • Cisco Smartnet.
  • Uplink module option with two 40G ports.
  • I can't see technical problems.
  • The configuration manual can be more detailed.
Wien Dai | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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  • Smaller size and less weight
  • Has new DNA feature
  • Layer 3 routing included by default
  • Not more expensive than 3650 series.
  • DNA license is a subscription license, not perpetual. You have to pay for using it every year.
Score 8 out of 10
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  • Switch
  • Speed of backbone
  • Reliabilty--configure them and never touch them again
  • Ease of use--configuring these is a breeze
  • Price is a little steep
  • Not particularly fond of the inability to resell equipment when upgrading
  • Cisco Catalyst 9200 Series Switches do not allow BGP, which is a real bummer
Score 8 out of 10
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  • Latest generation hardware so capable of high speeds (25G and beyond)
  • Designed with new technologies like SD-Access in mind
  • Programmable to enable automated deployments
  • Many different models mean you need to know all your use cases in advance
Score 9 out of 10
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  • Easy to set up
  • Rock-solid reliability
  • Cost-conscious for Enterprise
  • Licensing setup in 16.12.x code is unnecessarily complex
  • Cisco Catalyst 9200 Series Switches forces you to purchase Essentials or Advantage licensing for initial order
Score 7 out of 10
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  • Support high user density.
  • Provide multi-protocol support.
  • Depending on model, have support for various interface capacities.
  • Number of models come with fixed port configuration.
  • Support for PoE uses various templates, depending on models used.
  • Limited stacking sizing.
Score 10 out of 10
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  • Enhanced STP Experience
  • Reliable all year long, no weird port issues or power issues all POE switches always perform
  • Advance routing features if you want to use switch as layer 3 devices
  • Price and smartnet support cost
  • License base works great. Might be a good idea to bundle more services. LANbase and IPbase can be concluded. (IMO)
Score 10 out of 10
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  • Each port is very customizable for any networking service or condition
  • Cisco uses the classic command line interface for switch management
  • Support for the major routing protocols used today
  • I am not sure where they could be improved. The switch has every option and is fully customizable.
  • Licensing can be expensive.