10 Best Cisco Systems Network Switches
for November 2021

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Meraki Go by Cisco | 48 Port PoE Network Switch | Cloud Managed | Power over Ethernet | [GS110-48P-HW-US]

Meraki Go by Cisco

48 Port PoE Network Switch, Cloud Managed, Power over Ethernet, [GS110-48P-HW-US]

by CISCO SYSTEMS - ENTERPRISE
What We like

COST EFFECTIVE & SCALABLE: Easily add ports as your businesses technology needs grow and manage from one place; rack or desktop mountable

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Product Features

  • FEATURES FOR BUSINESSES: Apply bulk settings to switch ports, enable/disable PoE on each port, VLANs, QoS
  • EASY TO SET-UP AND MANAGE: Connect devices securely, 24/7 port visibility, and simple cloud management with the Meraki Go mobile app; easily add multiple admins to help manage your networking equipment
  • PEACE OF MIND: Alerts for connectivity problems and remote troubleshooting tools when needed
  • ALL-INCLUSIVE WITH NO SUBSCRIPTION REQUIRED: Automatic updates, mobile app management and tech support included; mount and screw kit, GS110-48P, QSG, PSU in the box
  • POWER OVER ETHERNET: 48x 1GB PoE | 2x 1GB Uplinks

Features for businesses: apply bulk settings to switch ports, enable/disable poe on each port, vlans, qos All-inclusive with no subscription required: automatic updates, mobile app management and tech support included; mount and screw kit, gs110-48p, qsg, psu in the box Peace of mind: alerts for connectivity problems and remote troubleshooting tools when needed Power over ethernet: 48x 1gb poe | 2x 1gb uplinks Easy to set-up and manage: connect devices securely, 24/7 port visibility, and simple cloud management with the meraki go mobile app; easily add multiple admins to help manage your networking equipment

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Cisco Catalyst 2960L-24PS-LL Network Switch, 24 Gigabit Ethernet PoE+ Ports, 195W PoE Budget, 4 1G SFP Uplink Ports, Fanless Operation, Enhanced Limited (WS-C2960L-24PS-LL)

Cisco Catalyst 2960L-24PS-LL Network Switch

24 Gigabit Ethernet PoE+ Ports, 195W PoE Budget, 4 1G SFP Uplink Ports, Fanless Operation, Enhanced Limited (WS-C2960L-24PS-LL)

by CISCO SYSTEMS - ENTERPRISE
What We like

SECURITY: 802.1X support for connected devices, Switched Port Analyzer (SPAN), and Bridge Protocol Data Unit (BPDU) Guard

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Product Features

  • MANAGEMENT: Manage the switch via the Cisco IOS CLI (command-line interface) and/or intuitive web UI; additionally, access the switch over-the-air using an external Bluetooth adapter
  • ETHERNET PORT CONFIGURATION: 24 10/100/1000Gigabit Ethernet ports, 4 1G SFP uplink ports
  • POWER: Power budget of 195W with Perpetual PoE+ support for uninterrupted power to PoE devices, even in case of switch reboot

Ethernet port configuration: 24 10/100/1000gigabit ethernet ports, 4 1g sfp uplink ports Management: manage the switch via the cisco ios cli (command-line interface) and/or intuitive web ui; additionally, access the switch over-the-air using an external bluetooth adapter Power: power budget of 195w with perpetual poe+ support for uninterrupted power to poe devices, even in case of switch reboot

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Cisco Catalyst 1000-16P-2G-L Network Switch, 16 Gigabit Ethernet PoE+ Ports, 120W PoE Budget, 2 1G SFP Uplink Ports, Fanless Operation, Enhanced Limited (C1000-16P-2G-L)

Cisco Catalyst 1000-16P-2G-L Network Switch

16 Gigabit Ethernet PoE+ Ports, 120W PoE Budget, 2 1G SFP Uplink Ports, Fanless Operation, Enhanced Limited (C1000-16P-2G-L)

by CISCO SYSTEMS - ENTERPRISE
What We like

SECURITY: Enterprise-class security that natively supports IPv4/IPv6 FHS security features such as port security, DHCP snooping, and dynamic ARP inspection, which can easily be configured using a single "Auto-Secure" command, along with 802.1x support for all connected devices

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Product Features

  • MANAGEMENT: Manage the switch via the Cisco IOS CLI (command-line interface) and/or intuitive web UI. Centrally monitor and configure up to 8 switches via a single IP or with any third-party network management tool.
  • HARDWARE CONFIGURATION: 16 10/100/1000Gigabit Ethernet ports, 2 SFP+ uplink ports; compact form factor switch
  • POWER: Power budget of 120W with Perpetual PoE+ support for uninterrupted power to PoE devices, even in case of switch reboot

Management: manage the switch via the cisco ios cli (command-line interface) and/or intuitive web ui. centrally monitor and configure up to 8 switches via a single ip or with any third-party network management tool. Power: power budget of 120w with perpetual poe+ support for uninterrupted power to poe devices, even in case of switch reboot Hardware configuration: 16 10/100/1000gigabit ethernet ports, 2 sfp+ uplink ports; compact form factor switch

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Cisco Systems 28-Port Gigabit Managed Switch (SG350-28-K9-NA)

Cisco Systems 28-Port Gigabit Managed Switch (SG350-28-K9-NA)

by Cisco
What We like

Cisco Discovery Protocol discovers Cisco devices and allows devices to share critical configuration information, simplifying network setup and integration on your Cisco gigabit switch.

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Product Features

  • Using Auto Smartports intelligence, the Cisco 24 port gigabit switch can detect a network device connected to any port and automatically configure the optimal security, quality of service (QoS), and availability on that port.
  • Guest VLANs let you provide Internet connectivity to non-employee users while isolating critical business services from guest traffic on the SG350 gigabit switch.
  • Embedded Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption protects management data traveling to and from the cisco managed switch.
  • The switches also support Textview on your managed gigabit switch, a full command-line interface (CLI) option for partners that prefer it.

Embedded secure sockets layer (ssl) encryption protects management data traveling to and from the Cisco managed switch. Using auto smartports intelligence, the Cisco 24 port gigabit switch can detect a network device connected to any port and automatically configure the optimal security, quality of service (qos), and availability on that port. Guest vlans let you provide internet connectivity to non-employee users while isolating critical business services from guest traffic on the sg350 gigabit switch. The switches also support textview on your managed gigabit switch, a full command-line interface (cli) option for partners that prefer it.

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Cisco SG250-26HP-K9-NA Gigabit Ethernet Switch

Cisco SG250-26HP-K9-NA Gigabit Ethernet Switch

by CISCO SYSTEMS - ENTERPRISE
What We like

Form Factor: Rack-mountable

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Product Features

  • Total Number of network Ports: 26
  • Manageable: Yes

Manageable: yes Total number of network ports: 26

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Cisco Sg350-28P 28-Port Gigabit PoE Managed Switch

Cisco Sg350-28P 28-Port Gigabit PoE Managed Switch

by CISCO SYSTEMS - ENTERPRISE
What We like

Form Factor- Rack-mountable

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Product Features

  • Total Number of network Ports- 28
  • Product Type- Ethernet switch

Product type- ethernet switch Total number of network ports- 28

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Cisco Catalyst WS-C2960L-16PS-LL Ethernet Switch

Cisco Catalyst WS-C2960L-16PS-LL Ethernet Switch

by CISCO SYSTEMS - ENTERPRISE
What We like

Weight: 7.200 lbs

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Product Features

  • UPC: 882658965104

Upc: 882658965104

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Cisco WS-C3560CX-12PD-S Catalyst 3560-CX 12 Port PoE 10G Uplinks IP Switch

Cisco WS-C3560CX-12PD-S Catalyst 3560-CX 12 Port PoE 10G Uplinks IP Switch

by CISCO SYSTEMS - ENTERPRISE
What We like

Form Factor- Rack-mountable

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Product Features

  • Total Number of Network Ports- 12
  • Product Type- Layer 3 Switch

Total number of network ports- 12 Product type- layer 3 switch

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Cisco SG250X-24P Smart Switch with 24 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) + 4 10 Gigabit Ethernet combo SFP+, 195W PoE, Limited Lifetime Protection (SG250X-24P-K9-NA)

Cisco SG250X-24P Smart Switch with 24 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) + 4 10 Gigabit Ethernet combo SFP+

195W PoE, Limited Lifetime Protection (SG250X-24P-K9-NA)

by CISCO SYSTEMS - ENTERPRISE
What We like

ENERGY EFFICIENT: Optimizes power usage to lower cost to operate. Compliant with IEEE802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet

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Product Features

  • CONFIGURATION & CONTROL: Easy-to-use on-box WebUI, CLI offers basic+ capabilities, SNMP, Cisco FindIT Network Manager, PnP, auto-discovery, zero-touch deployment
  • ETHERNET PORT CONFIGURATION: 24-port 10/100/1000, 4 x 10G uplinks (SFP+)
  • L2+ FEATURES AND SECURITY: Static routing, VLANs, QoS, Voice VLAN, MSTP, IGMP Snooping Access Control List (ACL), 802.1X, DoS prevention, SSH/SSL
  • POWER OVER ETHERNET: 24 PoE ports with 382W total power budget, PoE, PoE+

Configuration & control: easy-to-use on-box webui, cli offers basic+ capabilities, snmp, cisco findit network manager, pnp, auto-discovery, zero-touch deployment L2+ features and security: static routing, vlans, qos, voice vlan, mstp, igmp snooping access control list (acl), 802.1x, dos prevention, ssh/ssl Power over ethernet: 24 poe ports with 382w total power budget, poe, poe+ Ethernet port configuration: 24-port 10/100/1000, 4 x 10g uplinks (sfp+)

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Cisco SG350X-48 Stackable Managed Switch with 48 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) Ports, 2 x 10G Combo + 2 x SFP+, Limited Lifetime Protection (SG350X-48-K9-NA)

Cisco SG350X-48 Stackable Managed Switch with 48 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) Ports

2 x 10G Combo + 2 x SFP+, Limited Lifetime Protection (SG350X-48-K9-NA)

by CISCO SYSTEMS - ENTERPRISE
What We like

L2+/L3 FEATURES: Static routing, QoS, voice/guest VLAN, GVRP, MSTP, IGMP snooping, time-based access control lists

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Product Features

  • ETHERNET PORT CONFIGURATION: 48-port 10/100/1000, 4 x 10G uplinks (SFP+)
  • CONFIGURATION AND CONTROL: Stackable (4 units), on-box WebUI, CLI, SNMP, Cisco FindIT Network Manager, PnP, Auto Smartports, auto-discovery, zero-touch deployment
  • ADVANCED SECURITY: 802.1x, including DVA, Web-based Authentication, IP/MAC Binding, Private VLAN Edge, IPv6 First-Hop Security, IP Source Guard

Configuration and control: stackable (4 units), on-box webui, cli, snmp, cisco findit network manager, pnp, auto smartports, auto-discovery, zero-touch deployment Ethernet port configuration: 48-port 10/100/1000, 4 x 10g uplinks (sfp+) Advanced security: 802.1x, including dva, web-based authentication, ip/mac binding, private vlan edge, ipv6 first-hop security, ip source guard

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