More Information of Managed Switch
The WS-C3550-24-SMI (Cisco Catalyst 3550-24) is a managed Ethernet switch from Cisco Systems. It is designed for use in enterprise networks and is equipped with 24 10/100 Ethernet ports.
The switch runs on Cisco IOS (Internetwork Operating System) software, which provides a wide range of features and capabilities, such as advanced security, Quality of Service (QoS), and link aggregation. It also supports advanced management features such as Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), allowing network administrators to monitor and control the switch remotely.
The switch also supports advanced security features such as access control lists (ACLs) and VLANs (Virtual Local Area Networks), which help to segment and isolate different parts of the network. Additionally, it supports Power over Ethernet (PoE) which can supply power to devices such as IP phones, cameras, and wireless access points.
The product is a stackable switch which means it can be connected to other switches to increase the number of ports, and also allows for easy management of multiple switches as a single unit.
High Performance for Cisco 24 Ports Switch
The WS-C3550-24-SMI is a Cisco Catalyst switch that offers 24 10/100 Ethernet ports and supports advanced features such as Quality of Service (QoS), advanced security, and Power over Ethernet (PoE). It is designed for use in small to medium-sized enterprise networks and can provide a high level of performance and functionality.
The switch supports non-blocking wire-speed performance on all ports and it has a switching capacity of 8 Gbps. It also supports advanced features such as layer 3 routing, VLANs, and network-wide security. Additionally, it has the ability to prioritize delay-sensitive traffic such as voice and video, and provide power to devices such as IP phones and wireless access points over Ethernet cables.
The Cisco WS-C3550-24-SMI Catalyst is a managed Ethernet switch that is designed for use in enterprise networks. It is generally considered to be a reliable device, with a number of features that help to ensure its stability and performance. Some of these features include advanced security features, Quality of Service (QoS) support, and support for high-speed Gigabit Ethernet connections.
The switch also has a feature set that provides advanced security, reliability and performance, with features such as:
- Advanced Quality of Service (QoS)
- Access Control Lists (ACLs)
- Advanced security features such as IEEE 802.1x port-based authentication
- IP routing capabilities
- Stackable design for easy scalability
General Information about WS-C3550-24-SMI
- Manufacturer: Cisco
- Model Number or SKU# WS-C3550-24-SMI
- Product Line Catalyst
- Product Series 3550
- Product Name Catalyst WS-C3550-24-SMI Ethernet Switch
- Product Type Ethernet Switch
Interfaces/Ports for 24 Ports Ethernet Switch
- Total Number of Network Ports 24
- Port/Expansion Slot Details 24 x Fast Ethernet Network
- 2 x Gigabit Ethernet Expansion Slot
Performance of Catalyst C3550 Managed Switch
- Media Type Supported Twisted Pair
- Ethernet Technology Fast Ethernet
- Network Technology 10Base-T
- Number of Total Expansion Slots 2
- Expansion Slot Type GBIC
Management & Protocols
- Manageable Yes
Dimensions and Weight
- Height 1.8 Inch
- Width 17.5 Inch
- Depth 14.4 Inch
- Weight (Approximate) 11 lb
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Different Types of Switches
Networking switches vary widely depending on the number of devices they can support, network bandwidth/speed, and form factor. Switches for small offices will have anything between 4 and 8 ports and can fit on a desk. For larger office network implementation, switches may have 24 ports, 48 ports, 96 ports, and 128 ports and are rack-mountable between 1U and 4U. Switches come in different types depending on the network speed and tasks they support. These include 40/100 Gbps, 10 Gigabit (up to 10000 Mbps), Gigabit Ethernet (up to 1000 Mbps), Power over Ethernet, and Fast Ethernet (10/100 Mbps).
The unmanaged switches offer fixed configuration on a plug-and-play basis. It is the most basic switch and there are a few choices in the market. These switches are affordable, but the basic features make them inappropriate for enterprise applications.
The number of features and level of functionality improves with managed switches, making them ideal for enterprise and business applications. These switches are built with the command-line interface for ease of configuration. Equally, they support SNMP agents that come in handy when troubleshooting network issues.
The security on managed switches is better and will protect different types of traffic. Other features include support for virtual LANs, IP routing, and quality of service settings. Managed switches are more expensive compared to all other types of switches.
Smart switches refer to switches that possess more features than those of unmanaged switches but do not have the full features of managed switches. Smart switches are more cost-effective than managed switches.
Some of the limitations of the smart switches are a lack of telnet access support, Web GUIs, and a lack of many features for VLANs. They are affordable compared to a fully managed switch and are suitable for a smaller computer network.
Modular switches allow the addition of expansion modules as the network expands. The expansion modules allow for more networked devices but are application-specific. They may include wireless access points, firewalls, or network analysis tools. The flexibility of a modular networking switch comes at a higher cost.
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