Product Overview of the Cisco Catalyst 2960 Managed Switch
The Cisco WS-C2960-24LT-L Catalyst 2960 is a managed switch renowned for its reliability and performance in network connectivity. Offering 24 ports supporting Fast Ethernet via twisted pair cabling, this rack-mountable switch serves as a crucial element in building efficient and manageable networks.
- Layer 2 Functionality: The switch operates at Layer 2 of the OSI model, providing essential functionalities for data transmission within a local network.
- 24 Ports Supporting Fast Ethernet: Equipped with 24 ports supporting Fast Ethernet via twisted pair cabling, the switch facilitates reliable and fast data transfer.
- Rack-Mountable Design: The rack-mountable feature allows the switch to be conveniently installed in standard server racks, optimizing space in network environments.
Detailed Overview of Key Features
Layer 2 Functionality
Operating at Layer 2, the switch focuses on the efficient transmission of data within the local network. It manages the traffic flow and ensures data packets are correctly delivered between devices within the same network segment.
24 Ports Supporting Fast Ethernet
The presence of 24 ports supporting Fast Ethernet via twisted pair cabling offers significant connectivity for various devices. These ports are ideal for connecting computers, printers, IP phones, and other networking equipment requiring reliable and fast data transfer within the local network.
The rack-mountable design of the switch is well-suited for deployment in server racks commonly found in data centers and network environments. This feature optimizes space utilization, making it suitable for environments where space efficiency is crucial.
Managed Switch Capabilities
Efficient Network Management
As a managed switch, the WS-C2960-24LT-L offers functionalities for network management. Administrators can configure and monitor the switch, enabling adjustments to settings, security protocols, and Quality of Service (QoS) parameters for optimized network performance.
Use Cases and Applications
- Small to Medium-Sized Enterprises: The switch caters to the networking needs of small to medium-sized businesses, providing essential connectivity and management features.
- Office Environments: Ideal for office setups, the switch efficiently connects devices within the same network segment, supporting seamless data transfer.
- Educational Institutions: In educational settings, the switch assists in building reliable and manageable networks for classrooms or administrative purposes.
Benefits of Cisco WS-C2960-24LT-L Catalyst 2960 Switch
- Essential Networking: With Layer 2 functionality, the switch ensures efficient data transmission within local networks.
- Fast Ethernet Support: The 24 ports supporting Fast Ethernet facilitate reliable and fast data transfer for connected devices.
- Space Optimization: Its rack-mountable design optimizes space in server racks, making it suitable for various network environments.
- Managed Switch Capabilities: Administrators can efficiently manage and configure the switch for optimal network performance and security.
The WS-C2960-24LT-L is a Cisco Catalyst switch that has 24 Ethernet ports and is designed to be managed, meaning it can be configured and monitored via network management software. This switch is suitable for small to medium-sized business and enterprise networks, and it offers a variety of features to help improve network performance, such as Quality of Service (QoS) for prioritizing different types of traffic, and Power over Ethernet (PoE) for powering devices such as IP phones and wireless access points. The switch also supports advanced security features to help protect your network from external threats. It supports up to 8.8 Gbps switching capacity and can achieve wire-speed performance on all ports, which means that the switch can process packets at the same rate as the data is received on the ports.
Compliant Standards refer to the industry standards and regulations that a device or product must adhere to in order to be considered compliant. this item Cisco Catalyst switch is compliant with several standards, including:
- IEEE 802.3: This is the standard for Ethernet networks, and it specifies the physical and data link layers of the OSI model. This model is compliant with IEEE 802.3u for Fast Ethernet and IEEE 802.3x for flow control.
- IEEE 802.1D: This standard defines the Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) for preventing loops in a network. This product supports STP and Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP).
- IEEE 802.1Q: This standard defines Virtual LANs (VLANs), which allow for logical segmentation of a network. This product supports VLANs and VLAN tagging.
- IEEE 802.1p: This standard defines Quality of Service (QoS) for prioritizing different types of traffic on a network. This model supports QoS and traffic prioritization.
- SNMP, Telnet, and HTTP: These are network management protocols that allow for monitoring and configuration of the switch through a network management system.
- UL 60950-1, CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1-03, EN 60950-1, IEC 60950-1, AS/NZS 60950.1: These are safety standards for Information Technology Equipment and ensure that the switch is safe for use.
Robust Security and Dynamic Quality
The WS-C2960-24LT-L Cisco Catalyst switch has robust security features to protect your network from unauthorized access and attacks. These features include support for 802.1x network access control, which ensures that only authorized devices are able to connect to the network. It also supports advanced security features such as Private VLAN Edge (PVE) and Access Control Lists (ACLs) which provide granular control over network access.
Dynamic Quality of Service (QoS) is another feature of this product QoS allows you to prioritize different types of traffic, such as voice or video, to ensure that they are delivered with minimal delay and jitter. This is particularly useful for real-time applications such as video conferencing or VoIP. The switch also supports link aggregation, which allows you to bundle multiple physical ports together to create a single logical link, increasing bandwidth and providing redundancy.
General Information about this Cisco WS-C2960-24LT-L
- Manufacturer: Cisco
- Model Number or SKU# WS-C2960-24LT-L
- Product Line: Catalyst
- Product Series: 2960
- Product Name: Catalyst C2960-24LT-L Ethernet Switch
- Product Type: Ethernet Switch
Interfaces/Ports for 24 Ports Ethernet Switch
- Electrical Interface: Ethernet Fast - 100Mbps
- Interface Types: Ethernet RJ45, SFP, GBIC
- Total Number of Network Ports: 24
- Uplink Port: Yes
- Uplinks Port Details: 2 Ethernet 10/100/1000 ports
Media & Performance of Catalyst Managed Switch
- Media Type Supported: Twisted Pair
- Twisted Pair Cable Standard: Category 5
- Ethernet Technology: Fast Ethernet
- Network Technology: 10Base-T
- Network Technology: 10/100/1000Base-T
- Maximum transmission unit (MTU) Up to 9000 bytes
- Jumbo frames: 9018 bytes (2960G only)
- Forwarding Rates: 64-Bytes packets 6.5 MPPS
- Standard Memory: 64 MB
- Memory Technology: DRAM
- Flash Memory: 32 MB
- Forwarding bandwidth 16 Gbps
- MAX VLANs 255
- VLAN IDs 4000
- Layer 2 switching, auto-sensing per device, DHCP support
- Power over Ethernet (PoE), auto-negotiation,
- VLAN support, auto-uplink (auto MDI/MDI-X)
- IGMP snooping, DHCP snooping, Quality of Service (QoS)
- Remote Management Protocol: SNMP 1, RMON 1, RMON 2, RMON 3, RMON 9, Telnet, SNMP 3, SNMP 2c, HTTP, HTTPS, SSH-2
- Authentication Method: RADIUS, TACACS+, Secure Shell v.2 (SSH2)
- PoE (RJ-45) Port: Yes
- Input Voltage: 110 V AC
- Input Voltage: 220 V AC
- Redundant Power Supply: Yes
- Available PoE Power 123 Watts
- Minimum Operating Temperature: 23 °F
- Maximum Operating Temperature: 113 °F
In summary, the Cisco WS-C2960-24LT-L Catalyst 2960 switch stands as a reliable and efficient solution for local network connectivity and management. With its focus on Layer 2 functionality, 24 ports supporting Fast Ethernet, rack-mountable design, and managed switch capabilities, this device caters to the essential networking needs of small to medium-sized enterprises, office environments, and educational institutions.
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