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Selecting a proper Cisco Switch for Business

akhalighi
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we have a 200 nodes network , currently connections being handled by Dlink layer2 switches.
Cabling is cat 5 and most machines are connected , many 10/100 workstations.

The idea is to replace these old switches with Cisco Layer 3 switches that:

- 48 or 96 ports
-Support VOIP ( if in the future we switch to a Cisco VOIP)
-Gigabyte ports , but backward compatible with old network connections.
-Able to secure ports based on IP/MAC of workstations.

Any suggestions ? Is WS-C3750X-48P-L a good one ?


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Hi

The 3750 are great as these are stackable but you would get away with

WS-C3560X-48P-S
you mean WS-C3560X-48P-S is better ?why ?
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I think he is saying that the 2560 is cheaper and would be OK, but the performance between the switches on a 3750 would be better. You could also then etherchannel across the switches for redundancy etc, but this comes at a cost.

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nice

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