Chapter 2Switch Functionality
Refer to the following sections to configure and use these features:
• 2-1: Catalyst Switch Families: Gives a brief summary of the Cisco Catalyst switch platforms, their capabilities, and the operating systems that are supported.
• 2-2: Switched Campus Network Designs: Presents a quick reference checklist of guidelines and ideas you can use when designing your switched enterprise network.
2-1: Catalyst Switch Families
The family of Catalyst switches is an ever-expanding product offering.
One of the major challenges in choosing and deploying a switch in your network is understanding what functions that switch performs and how it functions within the network design. The purpose of this section is to give you a brief ...