General Information about this Cisco WS-C3560-12PC-S
Part Number or SKU# WS-C3560-12PC-S
Product Line: Catalyst
Product Series: 3560
Product Type: Ethernet Switch
The WS-C3560-12PC-S is a Cisco Catalyst 3560 Ethernet switch. It is a fixed-configuration switch that provides 12 Fast Ethernet ports and 2 Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) uplinks for fiber connectivity. It is designed for small and medium-sized businesses, as well as enterprise branch offices.
The switch supports a range of features to improve network performance and security, including Quality of Service (QoS), Access Control Lists (ACLs), and Power over Ethernet (PoE). It also supports Cisco's StackWise technology, which allows multiple switches to be stacked and managed as a single entity. This makes it easy to expand the network as needed and simplifies management.
Performance and Reliability
This Item is a fixed-configuration Ethernet switch from the Cisco Catalyst 3560 series. It is designed for use in small to medium-sized business networks.
The switch has 12 10/100 Ethernet ports and two small form-factor pluggable (SFP) ports for fiber optic connections. It is capable of speeds of up to 100 Mbps per port.
The switch supports a variety of advanced features, including Quality of Service (QoS) for prioritizing network traffic, access control lists (ACLs) for security, and power over Ethernet (PoE) for powering network devices.
The switch is designed to be highly reliable, with features such as redundant power supplies and fan trays to ensure continuous operation. It is also built to be easy to manage, with a web-based graphical user interface (GUI) for configuring and monitoring the switch.
Management and Monitoring Options
The WS-C3560-12PC-S Cisco Catalyst 12 Ports Managed Switch offers a range of management and monitoring options, which allow network administrators to configure, monitor, and troubleshoot the switch to ensure optimal network performance. Here are some of the key options available:
Command Line Interface (CLI): The switch can be configured using a command line interface (CLI), which allows network administrators to access and configure the switch using text-based commands.
Web-Based Interface: The switch also offers a web-based interface, which allows network administrators to access and configure the switch using a graphical user interface (GUI).
Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP): SNMP allows network administrators to monitor the switch and receive alerts when issues arise. The switch supports SNMP v1, v2c, and v3.
Remote Monitoring (RMON): The switch supports RMON, which allows network administrators to monitor traffic and performance metrics on the switch.
Cisco Network Assistant: The Cisco Network Assistant is a software application that allows network administrators to manage and monitor multiple Cisco devices, including the WS-C3560-12PC-S switch, from a single interface.
CiscoWorks: CiscoWorks is a network management software suite that provides a range of tools for configuring, monitoring, and troubleshooting Cisco devices, including the WS-C3560-12PC-S switch.