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Cisco Catalyst Switches

Overview

What is Cisco Catalyst Switches?

Cisco's Catalyst is one of that company's brand of network switches.

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Recent Reviews

Catalyst Switch Review

10 out of 10
February 09, 2024
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So in our organization, Catalyst Switches is what everything is connected to get on the internet. So in our organization for ourselves we …
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Product Details

What is Cisco Catalyst 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's Catalyst is one of that company's brand of network switches.

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

Reviewers rate Configurability highest, with a score of 10.

The most common users of Cisco Catalyst Switches are from Enterprises (1,001+ employees).
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Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Reliability, work with no issues
  • Scalability, we add more equipment easy
  • Good performance
  • advanced customization and manageability
  • For the moment they work very well, no issues!
  • Customization is okay, but it's not fully fledged because if it's not modular switches, you can not change it. Cost-wise, they are expensive, but the service they provide is very good. However, the solution should aim for a little bit more cost-effectiveness. There is room for enhancement in customization and pricing models.
February 09, 2024

Catalyst Switch Review

Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
ResellerIncentivized
  • The Switches package is very well with very low latency.
  • I would say in my opinion, it's very user-friendly or if you have been in the game for Cisco. I have with my education where we usually use Cisco, it's very user-friendly.
  • The design maybe, I don't know, maybe some black color or something maybe. Well for what it's supposed to do, which is switch packages and being the first layer of access for your network equipment, it's doing that already really well with all these new takes with the DNA center and stuff like that, we get so many information already from the products. Then I would say that it would be a software that has maybe some tweaking that could be a little bit better, stuff like that. But mostly it does what it is it's supposed to do, I would say. Very good.
February 06, 2024

Most flexible

Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Stacking
  • Software upgrades (with Failover)
  • Adding and removing from stack
  • Downgrades (stack reboot required)
  • Broken ports (out of about 100 delivered catalysts there were 8 switches with just a few ports broken mainly 9200 series)
  • Stop the buttons on the front from being used to reset the switch
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
ResellerIncentivized
  • Switching
  • Different POE profiles up to 60W
  • Easy sw upgrade
  • Virtualization by using stackwise virtual technologie
  • Flexibility in different line speeds on same switch
  • Software being more constant when doing an upgrade (features are working different, e.g. port profiles which haven’t been there in version before)
  • Issu
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