I am going to be designing a network around 200 users, 4 vSphere hosts with about 200 VM's total. I have a $25k budget. PoE is required for 3 x 48 ports.
I was thinking..
CORE = 2960XR-I 24x
DIST/ACCESS = 2960X-LP 48x (PoE) x 3
ACCESS/TOR = 2960X-L 48x x 2