A PICS Telecom 101 on the Cisco Catalyst 9200 Series from the Cisco Catalyst platform
The Cisco Catalyst 9200 Series is a versatile family of enterprise switches featuring advanced security, converged wired and wireless access, and integrated wireless LAN controller capabilities. With high-performance ports, energy efficiency, and compatibility with Cisco’s SD-Access architecture, it provides a comprehensive solution for modern network environments seeking enhanced connectivity and streamlined management.
PICS Telecom offers the largest inventory of new and used multi-vendor telecom network products and data equipment. Providing critical spares and services to over 2000 customers in over 100 countries. All equipment provided is thoroughly tested to ensure it is in excellent working condition and is backed by PICS’ comprehensive warranty.
- High Performance: The Catalyst 9200 Series switches offer high-performance capabilities with support for Gigabit Ethernet, 10 Gigabit Ethernet, and Multigigabit Ethernet ports, providing flexible connectivity options for different network requirements.
- Converged Access: These switches support converged wired and wireless access, allowing you to manage both wired and wireless networks from a single platform.
- Integrated Wireless LAN Controller (WLC): Some models of the Catalyst 9200 Series come with an integrated wireless LAN controller, simplifying wireless network deployment, management, and optimization.
- Advanced Security: The series includes comprehensive security features such as Cisco TrustSec, MACsec encryption, and Network Visibility and Enforcement (NVE), enhancing network security and access control.
- Quality of Service (QoS): QoS capabilities enable you to prioritize critical applications and traffic, ensuring optimal performance for different types of data flows.
- Energy Efficiency: The switches incorporate energy-saving technologies like Cisco EnergyWise, contributing to reduced power consumption and operational costs.
- Software-Defined Access (SD-Access): The Catalyst 9200 Series is compatible with Cisco’s SD-Access architecture, offering policy-based automation, segmentation, and enhanced network visibility.
- Advanced Management: Cisco DNA Center integration enables centralized and automated network management, provisioning, monitoring, and troubleshooting.
- Stacking: The switches support stacking, allowing you to create a single logical unit with high availability and simplified management.
- Flexibility: With a variety of port configurations and models, the Catalyst 9200 Series offers flexibility to suit different network sizes and application needs.