Cisco Catalyst Switches Review

We now have the ability migrate to multiple sites, but the TAC speed needs improvement.


Valuable Features

  • Stackable module
  • Hot-swappable inventory

Improvements to My Organization

  • Easier to design and manage a network by enabling reuse
  • Ability migrate to multiple sites

Room for Improvement

Deliverability speed of the Terminal Access Controller.

Use of Solution

I've used it for over four years.

Deployment Issues

No issues encountered.

Stability Issues

No issues encountered.

Scalability Issues

There were issues with the maximum stackable switches per site & monitoring setup.

Customer Service and Technical Support

Customer Service:

7/10.

Technical Support:

7/10.

Previous Solutions

We switched because we had weak tech support, especially for the PoE product.

Initial Setup

It was a medium difficulty setup.

Pricing, Setup Cost and Licensing

Licensing is one of the major areas of confusion for a person with a technical if they gain the verification from Cisco website.

Other Solutions Considered

We also looked at Dell options.

Other Advice

Ensure you select the right license, power supply and other components to install the switch into the rack.

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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