Cisco Catalyst Switches Review

​This switch and its functionality allowed me to deploy a secure network connection in three months.​

What is most valuable?

  • Security
  • Configuration

What needs improvement?

At first glance this switch looks exactly like the an Ethernet switch, I would recommend that there be verbage in the documentation on exactly what gbit connectors are required.

For how long have I used the solution?

We've been using it for eight years.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

There have been no issues with the deployment.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The stability has never been an issue.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We've had no issues scaling it for our needs.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:

It's great.

Technical Support:

It's great.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We didn't have anything in place and needed a fiber solution.

How was the initial setup?

It was very straightforward.

What about the implementation team?

We did it in-house with help from the vendor.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

There were no other options looked at.

What other advice do I have?

Make sure you get the right connectors.

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