9300 in a glance
January 24, 2022

9300 in a glance

Zaid Zeitoun | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with Cisco Catalyst 9300 Series Switches

  • Catalyst 2960 X/XR Series
  • Catalyst 2960-L Series
  • Catalyst 3560-CX Series
  • Catalyst 3650 Series
  • Catalyst 3850 Series
  • Catalyst 6800 Series
  • Catalyst 9200 Series
  • Catalyst 9300 Series
  • Catalyst 9400 Series
  • Catalyst 9500 Series
  • Catalyst 2960-L Smart Managed
  • Other
I support Cisco customers that are using 9300 Switches and the Catalyst Switches in general
  • Everything an access switch can do, NAC, port security, power over Ethernet
  • Can host apps like snort
  • Has built-in wireshark
  • Up to 8 switches in one stack
  • Integrates with DNA-C
  • more power supplies
  • 50 gig uplink modules
  • here I am led, that would shine once a cli command is executed
  • I support this device and do not own it
The 9300 Catalyst family can be provisioned and deployed wit zero touch. You can do that using:

1- N-PnP using Cisco DNAC
2- Zero Touch Provisioning
3-Day 0 Wizard
The 9300 can be managed via gui, telnet, ssh, console, or through other platforms like Cisco prime infrastructure or DNA-Center. The DNA-C and PI integrations allows you to do operations in bulk like software upgrades, backup configurations, etc

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Did Cisco Catalyst 9300 Series Switches live up to sales and marketing promises?

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Cisco Catalyst 9300s Series Switches are meant to be used in the access/distribution layer, a single switch can have up to 48 port with UPOE+ capabilities. with the DNA-C more automation options come when integrating the 9300 Switches with it The 9300 family is not meant to be a CE or a PE however it does support protocols like q-in-q and mpls so it can be used by ISPs.Standard warranty of 90 days and can be extended for life time