New Switch

Hello,

I am looking at getting a new switch for are office as we are espanding, we currently have 2x Cisco 3750G in a stack, I am looking at these part numbers:

4x Cisco SFP Module                   (Part Number: 677P406 GLC-SX-MMD=)
1x Cisco Catalyst 2960X-48FPS-L            (Part Number: WS-C2960X-48FPS-L)
1x Cisco Catalyst 2960X-48TS-L             (Part Number: WS-C2960X-48TS-L)
2x Cisco FlexStack-Plus Module            (Part Number: C2960X-STACK=)
2x Cisco FlexStack Cable            (Part Number: CAB-STK-E-1M=)

Does that look right?
Ian TaylorIT Infrastructure Architect .:|:.:|:.Asked:
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Oliver KaiserSystems EngineerCommented:
The list looks fine just a few things to consider...

1. Do you want to have a ring or bus topology? You list 2 Flexstack-Plus modules and 2 FlexStack cables. If you had two FlexStack-Plus modules you would only need one cable to connect the switches. For redundancy and further growth I would consider buying 4x FlexStack-Plus modules

2. Are you sure you only want one switch to have PoE. If that switch fails you will not have PoE until RMA is done?

Except for that the list looks fine, part numbers match the description and FlexStack cables are compatible with FlexStack-Plus modules.
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Ian TaylorIT Infrastructure Architect .:|:.:|:.Author Commented:
Hi,

Thanks for the reply.

I'm only purchasing two switches so why would I need to buy four FlexStack-Plus modules?

example below of how I will setup:

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I would need 2x Stack cables and 2x FlexStack-Plus modules
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Oliver KaiserSystems EngineerCommented:
You are correct. I got the FlexStack Modules mixed up with another vendors stacking solution. You only need 2x FlexStack-Plus modules and 2x FlexStack cables.
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Ian TaylorIT Infrastructure Architect .:|:.:|:.Author Commented:
Thanks Chap :)
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