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Best configuration option for (2) Cisco 2960's for best network performance

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Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I have (2) Cisco 2960-S that I need to configure in the most efficient way possible for the best network performance. I'm wondering if I should use the Flexstack module option, Fibre GBIC links of just plain ethernet between the two units. Could someone please shed some light on this subject and list the pros and cons of one solution versus the others.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Top Expert 2011

If the switches will be right next to each other I don't see the point of using fiber, unless you feel that outside interference will be an issue. Otherwise, a cat6 cable is fine. As for the flexstack, that is not for speed purposes. It is more for managment and redundancy purposes. It will make your switches act as one switch instead of two.
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Should have added, if you want the best network performance, FlexStack is the way to go.
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