Highly reliable and customizable
May 15, 2022

Highly reliable and customizable

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review

Overall Satisfaction with Cisco Catalyst 9200 Series Switches

Cisco Catalyst 9200 Series Switches are reliable and robust switches that provide many features required in modern network environments. With CISCO DNA solution, 9200's capabilities are extended to a higher level. These features are selectable on 2 license models as essential and advantage. Cisco Catalyst 9200 Series Switches are selectable as anyone needs and have in different port density categories.
  • Reliability
  • Robust
  • Secured
  • Extended
  • New PoE standards
  • Price
  • 10G adoptions.
  • Reliability is high.
  • Capex is a bit high when compared with other brands.
  • DNA needs to be optional.
With new APIs and OS capabilities, Cisco Catalyst 9200 Series Switches give great automation features which are useful for automation developers. Also, the Cisco DNA center provides simplified automation, provisioning, and dynamic controlling. This gives reduced administration overhead and accuracy of tasks. Day-to-day functions is easier with inbuilt GUI and monitoring features.
Cisco Catalyst 9200 Series Switches are more operable with integration and automations. This gives more remote manageability and local manageability for administrators. Accessing native features built in switch GUI is fulfilling requirements for all basic management and monitoring. Integrations with API capabilities, gives more advanced capabilities to customizations such as scripting for automated tasks.
Cisco Catalyst Series Switches are well deployed and tested in different network environments for decades and most of them are success stories. Cisco support is also very distributed, fast, and easy to use. This gives a trustful mindset to select Cisco Catalyst 9200 Series Switches over many other switch brands and selection is easier when comparing administration, ROI, and manageability.

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Cisco Catalyst 9200S Series Switches is well suited for access level network deployments and extendable for many features such as 802.1x and etc. Anyone can utilize this as a dynamic switch with cisco ISE and use it in different dynamic scenarios with great customizability. Better to not use this switch for the core or data center consolidation level.

Cisco Catalyst Addtional Questions

  • Access layer connectivity.
  • PoE
  • Manageability
  • Product Features
  • Product Usability
  • Product Reputation
  • Prior Experience with the Product
I have used Cisco products for a long time and almost all of them are successful and fulfilling the expectations. with the support of a Cisco vendor, it's easy to track defects, replacements, and configurations. Reliability is very high on Cisco devices and gives peace of mind when considering manageability and capabilities.