Cisco Catalyst 9200 Series Switches Are Worthy Solutions for the DNA Era
March 10, 2022

Cisco Catalyst 9200 Series Switches Are Worthy Solutions for the DNA Era

Rubén Darío Hiciano Cabreja | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review

Overall Satisfaction with Cisco Catalyst 9200 Series Switches

Cisco Catalyst C9200(L) switches provide all the features most small and medium business require nowadays to ensure the stability and safety of their network.
We support all kinds of IoT devices with their generous 700+ watts of PoE+ power that ensure support for most power hungry devices.
Also, the DNA essential and advanced licensing modes ensure we have the right software features for our business such as DNA spaces.
  • 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
  • Cisco Catalyst 9200 switches have allowed us to monitor and detect network issues before they can have any negative impact on our network
  • Cisco Catalyst 9200 series provides enough insight and tools to troubleshoot network problems with a minimum intervention from Cisco support
  • Cisco Catalyst 9200 switches provide enough power to have more IoT devices that make offices more efficient and smart.
Automation is one of the greatest advantages of Cisco Catalyst 9200 switches. It helps IT departments with day to day chores that used to consume a lot of time before. Thus, liberating time and space for more critical tasks to be realized with less effort from them.
The analytics provided by the Cisco Catalyst 9200 switches are more helpful than ever and compete with those third party tools that requiere complex configuration plus additional software and licenses.
By allowing apps or containers to be added to the Cisco Catalyst 9200 DNA software, Cisco opened the door for custom options to manage these switches the way companies need to. In other words, managers can adapt and control them in the any way they see fit to get the results they need.
Cisco Catalyst 9200 switches are a needed evolution from the previous 2960-X family that bring smart capabilities to the DNA and IoT era.
These switches also provide more power to enable new IoT areas such as PoE lighting and displays.
The enhanced security features in the new Cisco 9200 switches are also one of the most important features they provide over the previous generation.

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Cisco Catalyst 9200 switches are suited for most nowadays escenarios and SMB needs.

They provide enough PoE to power IP cameras, LED lights, door locks, sensors, WiFi radios that are common in most work/office spaces these days. Cisco Catalyst 9200 also support gigabit and multi-gigabit connections that ensure networks will support technologies like WiFi 6, which requiere higher bandwidth.

They are less suited for Core applications such as Datacenter.