Is Cisco 2960 end-of-life?
Cisco announces the end-of-sale and end-of-life dates for the Cisco Catalyst 2960C. The last day to order the affected product(s) is December 31, 2020. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) as shown in Table 1 of the EoL bulletin.
Is Cisco Catalyst 2960 a Layer 3 switch?
The Catalyst 2960 is a layer 2 switch only and it does not support L3 routing.
Is 2960x A PoE+?
Cisco Catalyst 2960-X series switches support both IEEE 802.3af Power over Ethernet (PoE) and IEEE 802.3at PoE+ to deliver lower total cost of ownership for deployments that incorporate Cisco IP phones, Cisco Aironet wireless access points, or other standards-compliant PoE/PoE+ end devices.
What is a switch 2960 and its function?
The Cisco Catalyst 2960 helps network managers by giving the option of configurations featuring dual-purpose (alternatively wired) uplinks for Gigabit Ethernet. With this hardware enhancement, the switch allows the network manager to use either a copper or a fiber uplink.
How can you tell if a switch is layer 2 or layer 3?
Layer 2 switches perform the switching function to re-arrange the data frames from the source to its destination network. Layer 3 switches define paths based on logical addressing. Layer 2 switches are used to reduce traffic on the local network, whereas Layer 3 switches mostly used to Implement VLAN.
How do I know if my Cisco switch is PoE?
It’s very easy. You read the part-number of Cisco switch, find if there is a letter “P” in it. If there is a “P”, it means this switch is a PoE switch.
Is Cisco Catalyst 2960X PoE?
The Cisco Catalyst 2960-X offer a high-capacity 740W power supply that can power all 48 ports for PoE or 24 ports for PoE+. PoE enables easy and rapid deployment of IP endpoints such as IP phones, access points, and cameras.
Is Cisco 2960 a managed switch?
The Cisco Catalyst 2960-L Smart Managed switches provide the same reliability and speed at a lower cost, with configuration and management via a simple, on-premises web-based interface.
What replaces the Cisco 2960?
Catalyst 9200 Series switches
Catalyst 9200 Series switches will replace the popular Catalyst 2960-X/XR Series.