Downloading Catalyst Software

Cisco Catalyst operating systems are available via the Cisco Software Center at http://www.cisco.com/public/sw-center/. Users should read the documentation and release notes for each software version before downloading and installing on any Catalyst switch. The Cisco documentation lists minimum and recommended software versions for each Catalyst platform, modules, and linecards. Although Catalyst OS does not offer different levels of software images based on feature requirements, Cisco IOS for switches does offer various feature sets depending on the platform. Cisco offers differentiated features sets so that customers may choose and pay for a combination of features they require. For example, a customer requiring ...

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