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WS-C1201 Cisco Catalyst 1200 Workgroup Switch 8-Ports Refurbished

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Short Description:
WS-C1201 Catalyst 1201 8-Ports 10Base-T Workgroup Switch With WS C1511 2Port Multimode FDDI Uplink Module | Made by Cisco | Refurbished
Product Condition:
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
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Quality and Reliability

The Cisco Catalyst 1200 Workgroup Switch is a legacy product that was first introduced in the early 2000s. As such, it is not recommended for use in modern networks, and it is no longer officially supported by Cisco. That being said, here is some information on the quality and reliability of the WS-C1201 model:

Quality: The Cisco Catalyst 1200 Workgroup Switch was designed to provide enterprise-level performance and features in a compact form factor suitable for small to medium-sized businesses. The switch was built with high-quality components and included advanced features such as VLAN support, Quality of Service (QoS), and Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) to ensure reliable and efficient network performance.

Reliability: The WS-C1201 model is known to be a reliable switch, with a durable metal casing and internal components that were designed to withstand heavy usage. The switch also included several built-in redundancy features such as redundant power supplies and hot-swappable fan trays to minimize downtime in the event of a hardware failure.

Maximizing Efficiency

The WS-C1201 Cisco Catalyst 1200 Workgroup Switch is an older model, and it may not have some of the advanced features of newer switches. However, here are some tips for maximizing its efficiency:

  • Optimize port usage: The WS-C1201 has 8 10/100 Ethernet ports. Make sure to connect your network devices to the appropriate ports, and configure the switch to optimize traffic flow.
  • Use Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP): LACP allows you to combine multiple switch ports into a single logical link, increasing bandwidth and providing redundancy in case of a link failure.
  • Configure VLANs: VLANs enable you to segment your network into separate virtual networks, which can improve performance and security.
  • Enable Spanning Tree Protocol (STP): STP helps prevent network loops and ensures that there is only one active path between any two switches in the network.
  • Monitor network performance: Use the switch's monitoring and management tools to track performance and identify potential issues before they become major problems.
  • Upgrade firmware: Check for firmware updates regularly and upgrade the switch's firmware as needed to take advantage of new features and bug fixes.
  • Consider upgrading to a newer switch: While the WS-C1201 may still work well for small networks, it may not be able to handle the demands of larger or more complex networks. Consider upgrading to a newer switch with more advanced features if your network needs change.

Connectivity and Expansion

The WS-C1201 Cisco Catalyst 1200 Workgroup Switch is a legacy product that was introduced in the late 1990s, and has since been discontinued by Cisco. However, I can provide some information on its connectivity and expansion capabilities.

The WS-C1201 has 8 10Base-T Ethernet ports, which are capable of connecting to 10Mbps Ethernet devices. It does not have any built-in expansion slots, so it is not possible to add additional ports or modules to the switch. However, it does support some basic management and monitoring features, such as SNMP and RMON.

If you need to expand your network or require additional features, it may be worth considering upgrading to a newer switch model that meets your requirements. Cisco offers a wide range of switches with varying port densities, speeds, and features, so you should be able to find a model that fits your needs. It is important to consider factors such as bandwidth requirements, management capabilities, and budget when selecting a switch.

General Information

  • Manufacturer Cisco Systems, Inc
  • MPN: WS-C1201
  • Product Type Switch
  • SKU: WS-C1201


  • Form Factor External
  • Data Link Protocol Fast Ethernet
  • Cabling Type 10BASE-T
  • Number of Port(s) 8
  • Ports Type -
  • Ethernet (LAN)
  • RJ-45

Product Condition:
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days

About Refurbished Products

Refurbished products are typically refurbished by an Original Manufacturer or an affiliate of the manufacturer or 3rd party facility. This product may have minor blemishes due to normal product usage and doesn't necessarily come with documentation and software unless indicated, but has been well tested and generally has never had any defects.


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