More Information for 8-Ports Switch
The WS-C2940-8TF-S Cisco Catalyst 2940 Series 8-Ports 10/100 Switch is a high-performance, cost-effective switching solution for small to medium-sized businesses and enterprise branch offices. This switch is designed to provide fast and secure connectivity for a variety of network devices such as computers, servers, and printers.
The WS-C2940-8TF-S is a compact 8-port switch that provides 10/100Mbps connectivity for each port. It supports full-duplex operation, which allows for simultaneous data transmission and receipt, resulting in faster data transfer speeds. The switch also supports Quality of Service (QoS) features, which allows for prioritization of important traffic such as voice and video.
In terms of security, the WS-C2940-8TF-S provides advanced security features such as IEEE 802.1X network login, dynamic access control, and robust filtering. This helps to ensure that sensitive data is protected and that unauthorized users are kept off the network.
The switch is easy to install and configure, with a simple web-based management interface that allows for quick and easy setup. It also has a compact design which makes it easy to mount in a variety of settings.
High Performance of Catalyst 2940 Series Switch
The WS-C2940-8TF-S Cisco Catalyst 2940 Series 8-Ports 10/100 Switch is designed to provide high-performance connectivity for small to medium-sized networks. This switch is a Fast Ethernet switch, meaning it provides 10/100Mbps connectivity for up to 8 devices.
The WS-C2940-8TF-S supports advanced features such as Quality of Service (QoS) and advanced security features like IEEE 802.1X network login, port security, and dynamic access control, which helps to ensure the network traffic is prioritized and the network is secure.
In terms of performance, the WS-C2940-8TF-S provides a fast data transfer rate of up to 100Mbps on each of its 8 ports. It supports a maximum of 4,096 MAC addresses, providing room for growth for the network. The switch also has a non-blocking architecture, which ensures that all ports are available for use at all times, minimizing the risk of network congestion and bottlenecks.
The switch also supports Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE), which can help to reduce energy consumption and costs. It's compact design makes it easy to install in a variety of settings and it's also designed to withstand harsh environments, with an extended operating temperature range.
Reliability for SFP Managed Switch
The Cisco WS-C2940-8TF-S Catalyst 2940 Series 8-Ports 10/100 Switch is considered a highly reliable switch. It is part of the Cisco Catalyst 2900 series, which is known for its robustness and durability. This particular model has 8 10/100 ports, making it suitable for small to medium-sized networks.
One of the key features of the Cisco WS-C2940-8TF-S is its Layer 2 switching capabilities, which allows for fast and efficient data transfer between devices. It also supports VLANs, Quality of Service (QoS), and advanced security features such as port security and dynamic access control.
The switch also includes an internal power supply, which is a redundant feature that ensures the switch will continue to operate even if one power supply fails. Additionally, the switch has been tested and certified to work with various Cisco network devices, which ensures compatibility and easy integration into existing networks.
General Information about this Cisco WS-C2940-8TF-S
- Manufacturer: Cisco
- Part Number or SKU# WS-C2940-8TF-S
- Product Line: Catalyst
- Product Series: 2940
- Product Name: Catalyst 2940-8TF Ethernet Switch
- Product Type: Ethernet Switch
Interfaces/Ports for 8 Ports Ethernet Switch
- Total Number of Network Ports: 8
- Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports: 8
- Port/Expansion Slot Details:
- 8 x Fast Ethernet Network
- 1 x Fast Ethernet Uplink
- 1 x Gigabit Ethernet Expansion Slot
Performance of Catalyst 2940 Managed Switch
- Media Type Supported: Optical Fiber
- Fast Ethernet: Network Technology10/100Base-TX, 100Base-FX
Network & Communication
- Layer Supported: 2
Management & Protocols
- Manageable: Yes
- Input Voltage
- 110 V AC
- 220 V AC
Dimension and Weight
- Height: 1.6 Inch
- Width: 10.6 Inch
- Depth: 6.4 Inch
- Weight: 3.09 LBS
About Refurbished Products
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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