Basic 48 ports cisco switch

Posted on 2009-12-20
Last Modified: 2012-05-08
I am looking to buy basic 48 ports cisco switch. the cheapest one.

Would this be the cheapest ?

Question by:monsieurx
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    by:Aaron Street
    looks fine, but if you want a cheap cisco switch why not try a 3550 refurbished. there are soem good compinies that sell second ahnd CISCO gear and do so very cheaply
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    The cheapest ones are the "Linksys" branded "Cisco" switches.  Are you looking for a switch to use in an active network or for educational/testing usage?

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    If you don't need VLAN routing, you can get by with a 3548XL / 2948XL.
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    by:Aaron Street
    I still suggest that if you are realy conserned about price then a refurbished switch could save you a lot, and get you a much better model for the same money.

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    thanks for advice guys,
    It has to be a cisco (not linksys) it has to be brand new , has to be 48 ports (client request).

    No Vlan required.
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    yer one of the 2900 serires of switchs then.

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    How about the ESW 500 series (e.g., ESW-520-48-K9)? Or a 3550 new? 2960s work great, but more expensive.

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