Cisco WS-C2980G-A 80 Ports Switch
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Why WS-C2980G-A Cisco Catalyst 2980G 80 Ports is the best?

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WS-C2980G-A Catalyst 2980G Managed Switch 80 Ethernet Ports & 2 Gigabit GBIC Ethernet Switch | Made by Cisco | Refurbished

Interface Types of This Product: Switch 80 Port

Brand:
Cisco
Product Condition:
Refurbished
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days
We are giving specifications below, why one should consider procuring Cisco 80 Port Switch Networking features, a general overview, description, performance specification, relevant images, a competitive price infographic, and technical information about the WS-C2980G-A model with compatibility.

Detail Specifications

The WS-C2980G-A Cisco Catalyst 2980G 80-port managed switch is a high-performance, fully-managed switch designed for use in enterprise networks. It provides 80 Gigabit Ethernet ports for connecting a variety of devices such as computers, servers, and other network devices.

The switch is fully managed, which means that it can be configured and monitored using a web-based interface or a command-line interface (CLI). This allows network administrators to customize the switch's settings to meet the specific needs of their network.

The switch supports advanced features such as Quality of Service (QoS) and VLANs (Virtual LANs) which helps improve network performance and security. QoS allows administrators to prioritize different types of network traffic, ensuring that critical applications have the bandwidth they need. VLANs allow administrators to segment the network into smaller virtual networks, which can improve security and network management.

The switch also supports stacking, which allows multiple Cisco Catalyst 2980G switches to be connected together to increase network scalability. This provides more redundancy and resiliency to the network.

High-Performance

The WS-C2980G-A Cisco Catalyst 2980G 80-port managed switch is designed to provide high performance and reliability for enterprise networks.

In terms of performance, the switch supports Gigabit Ethernet speeds on all of its 80 ports. This allows for fast data transfer between devices connected to the switch. The switch also supports advanced features such as Quality of Service (QoS) which allows for the prioritization of different types of network traffic to ensure that critical applications have the bandwidth they need. Additionally, the switch supports jumbo frames, which allows for larger packet sizes and can improve performance for certain types of network traffic.

In terms of reliability, the switch supports several features to ensure that the network remains up and running. It supports redundant power supplies and fans to provide redundancy in case of a failure. The switch also supports the Cisco IOS Software, which provides a variety of features to help ensure network uptime. Additionally, the switch can be stacked with other Cisco Catalyst 2980G switches for increased network scalability, which provides more redundancy and resiliency to the network.

Compliant Standards

The model Cisco Catalyst 2980G 80-port managed switch is compliant with a variety of industry standards. Compliance with these standards ensures that the switch is compatible with other devices in the network and that it meets certain performance and security requirements.

Some of the compliant standards for the WS-C2980G-A include:

  • IEEE 802.3: This is the standard for Ethernet, which defines the physical and data link layers of the OSI model. The switch is compliant with various IEEE 802.3 standards, including 802.3u (Fast Ethernet) and 802.3ab (Gigabit Ethernet)
  • IEEE 802.1D: This is the standard for spanning tree protocol (STP), which is used to prevent loops in a network.
  • IEEE 802.1Q: This is the standard for VLAN tagging, which is used to segment a network into smaller virtual networks.
  • IEEE 802.1p: This is the standard for Quality of Service (QoS) on a LAN, which allows administrators to prioritize different types of network traffic.
  • IEEE 802.3x: This is the standard for flow control, which allows the switch to control the rate at which it receives data in order to prevent data loss.
  • IEEE 802.3ad: This is the standard for Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP) which is used to bundle multiple physical links together to form a single logical link, providing redundancy and increased bandwidth.
  • SNMP, RMON: These are the standard for network management, which allows the switch to be monitored and configured remotely.
  • IEEE 802.1X: This is the standard for port-based network access control, which is used to control access to the network based on the identity of the device or user attempting to access it.

General Information about this Cisco WS-C2980G-A

  • Manufacturer: Cisco
  • Number or SKU# WS-C2980G-A
  • Product Line Catalyst
  • Product Series 2900
  • Product Model 2980G
  • Product Name Catalyst 2980G Ethernet Switch
  • Product Type Ethernet Switch

Technical Information for this 80 Ports Ethernet Switch

  • Total Number of Network Ports 80
  • Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports 80
  • Port/Expansion Slot Details 80 x Fast Ethernet Network
  • Port/Expansion Slot Details 2 x Gigabit Ethernet Expansion Slot

Performance of Catalyst 2980G Managed Switch

  • Media Type Supported Twisted Pair
  • Ethernet Technology Fast Ethernet
  • Network Technology 10/100Base-TX

Dimensions & Weight

  • Form Factor Rack-mountable
  • Height 3.5 Inch
  • Width 17.5 Inch
  • Depth 17 Inch
  • Weight (Approximate) 16 lb

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.

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).

Unmanaged Switches

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.

Managed Switches

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

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

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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