Overall Satisfaction with Cisco Catalyst 9200 Series Switches
- Catalyst 2960 X/XR Series
- Catalyst 9200 Series
The company uses Cisco Catalyst 9200 [Series] Switches to provide connectivity to the different devices and peripherals within the network. For endpoints such as phones with PoE functionality, they can power the phones, which is very practical since a power outlet and electrical wiring are eliminated. Additionally, all the power offered by the hardware of the [Cisco] Catalyst 9200 [Series] Switches is an access layer in the network.
- Long life time
- Support for both hardware and software of the equipment
- Open to integrations with third parties for specific uses
The company has not yet experimented with the automation and analytical parts of Cisco Catalyst 9200 [Series] Switches. However, in the future, it is planned to take full advantage of the use of DNA Center to have the visibility of the LAN network equipment and thus be able to have more proactive monitoring of the network.
The Cisco Catalyst 9200 [Series] Switches are currently managed through the CLI by the console ports. There is still no centralized administration as with the DNA Center. However, it is a functionality that could provide many benefits to the company to be able to make changes automatically to several switches at the same time and with this have savings in time and resources.
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Did Cisco Catalyst 9200 Series Switches live up to sales and marketing promises?
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Would you buy Cisco Catalyst 9200 Series Switches again?
I think the [Cisco] Catalyst 9200 [Series] Switches can apply in any business scenario, be it retail, hospitality, financial, education, etc. The only scenarios that may not apply are for the part of an industry where more specific protocols are required for the operation and are exposed to extreme weather conditions.