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Cisco Catalyst 9600 Series Switches

Cisco Catalyst 9600 Series Switches

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What is Cisco Catalyst 9600 Series Switches?

Cisco Catalyst 9600 Series switches are described by the vendor as purpose-built for resiliency at scale, providing comprehensive security and helping organizations grow at low total operational cost. Built on the foundation of Catalyst 9000, the Catalyst 9600 Series is…

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Product Details

What is Cisco Catalyst 9600 Series Switches?

Cisco Catalyst 9600 Series switches are described by the vendor as purpose-built for resiliency at scale, providing comprehensive security and helping organizations grow at low total operational cost. Built on the foundation of Catalyst 9000, the Catalyst 9600 Series is designed to offer scale and high levels of security when "always on" is the goal.

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Reviews and Ratings

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Michael Kerzner | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Cisco Catalyst Switches are very easy to use and manage.
  • Cisco support it top notch.
  • Very easy to scale up as [the] network infrastructure grows.
  • [It's] sometimes hard to justify high price-point to clients.
  • I am not a fan of the new Cisco licensing portal.
  • Cisco products are not an easy ecosphere for lower and mid-level techs.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Cisco offers great support.
  • Hardware is very reliable.
  • Scalability is fantastic.
  • Management is very easy.
  • Price is high compared to other vendors.
  • Upgrading firmware can be difficult and sometimes confusing.
  • Cisco licensing can be difficult to understand.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Great security features.
  • Very easy to mange.
  • Support gets back to you quickly.
  • Cisco licensing can sometimes be hard to understand.
  • Lower-level techs will have to do some training to manage these switches successfully.
  • High price point.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Good integration with other vendros or Cisco products
  • This line of cisco products present a great scalability
  • The configuration and the security of the network infrastructure are very good in this line of cisco
  • The cost of the solution is very high
Daniel García Arias | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Fast packet commutation.
  • High port speed.
  • Hardware with high level of reliability.
  • Very hight price
  • Stability of VSS
  • It is desirable that the switch improve the troubleshooting process with some integrated tools.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Routing
  • Switching and forwarding of packets
  • Security
  • The annual support can be a killer for some organizations; buying a hot spare can be more feasible
  • BOM for units should be clearer for the procurement teams
  • Firmware upgrades could be simplified for mid-level techs
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Support of VLAN architecture that in our environment is somewhat complicated
  • Interface well with Fiber backbone provided by third party
  • Secure configuration and operation of network infrastructure
  • Uptime has been outstanding with no outages noted
  • Programming is different from other providers; this has caused some issues with staffing
  • The training opportunities do not provide the basics of programming or migration from other vendors' products.
  • Unless you are willing to purchase renewed switches, cost can be out of line with other vendors
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