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 ...

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