Resilience and great performance of Cisco Catalyst Switches
June 17, 2022

Resilience and great performance of Cisco Catalyst Switches

Lawrence Mashimbye | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Overall Satisfaction with Cisco Catalyst Switches

  • Catalyst 2960 X/XR Series
  • Catalyst 3850 Series
  • Catalyst 9200 Series
We use Cisco Catalyst Switches for our campus LAN, branch offices network, and data center interconnect between different cabinets. We also connect our wireless access points and voice-over IP phones with Cisco Catalyst Poe 2960x and 9200 series switches. They are fast, secure, and very reliable. They make it easy to segment the network and easy to manage.
  • Sucurity
  • Fast response
  • Optimization
  • Cloud readyness
  • Costly
  • Reduced costs
  • Reliability
  • Security
We have managed to build our network environment in a unique way that allows easy management and implementation of new devices. Customized wireless environment by powering wireless access points using Cisco Catalyst 9200 Poe Switches. Reduced costs of replacing faulty switches frequently due to the reliability of Cisco Catalyst Switches. Very easy to install.
Cisco Catalyst Switches are easy to configure, troubleshoot and manage. They are much faster compared to HP ProCurve, Aruba, and Huawei network switches. Cisco provides the best customer support and insights to their customers relating features and services the Cisco Catalyst Switches provide and how to best use all the benefits.

Do you think Cisco Catalyst Switches delivers good value for the price?


Are you happy with Cisco Catalyst Switches's feature set?


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


Did implementation of Cisco Catalyst Switches go as expected?


Would you buy Cisco Catalyst Switches again?


Cisco 4000 Series Integrated Services Routers (ISR 4000), Cisco 5520 Wireless Controller, Cisco Nexus Series Switches
Cisco Catalyst Switches are easy to deploy and manage, reliable, and have great performance. They provide great network troubleshooting and easy-to-find fault. Easy to configure. Great customer service and support from Cisco. Great throughput and resilience. They are also very good for the IoT environment. Cisco Catalyst Switches can be customized to meet your organization's requirements.

Cisco Catalyst Addtional Questions

  • Security
  • Resilience
  • Performance
  • Product Features
  • Product Usability
  • Product Reputation
  • Prior Experience with the Product
Cisco provides best practices deployment guides for their devices, I recommend using Cisco recommended design and deployment.
They help the customers build solutions that fits your needs and also consider your budget. They also provide Cisco refresh and capital to help customers improve their network environment at a very cost effective solution.
Great insights on the product features and good customer service.
Yes, through our service provider we were able to contact Cisco and engage on the solution to solve our network problems and provide better service to our customers.

Using Cisco Catalyst Switches

5000 - Company wide.
10 - Cisco Certified Network Associate Routing and Switching helps engineers to understand and manage Cisco switches with easy.
  • Powering wireless access points with PoE
  • Port security
  • VOIP support
  • IoT devices
  • Cloud environment
  • Cisco DNA services

Evaluating Cisco Catalyst Switches and Competitors

I will always choose Cisco switches because of the benefits they provide including great features, security, reliability, resiliency and performance. Cisco also provides best customer services and support.

Cisco Catalyst Switches Support

Quick Resolution
Good followup
Knowledgeable team
Problems get solved
Kept well informed
No escalation required
Immediate help available
Support understands my problem
Support cares about my success
Quick Initial Response
Yes, it makes it easy to get support whenever you experience issues and parts replacement is very quick when you have a support contract. Reduced costs of material and support.
When we had a faulty module on one of our catalysts switches, Cisco provided us with great service and support. They managed to have the replacement module delivered within 24 hours and also provided support to restore the network.
Great experience and customer service.

Using Cisco Catalyst Switches

Like to use
Relatively simple
Easy to use
Technical support not required
Well integrated
Quick to learn
Feel confident using
  • Vlan configuration
  • Port security
  • Management
Very easy to use and configure.