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2018-06-08T00:56:00Z

What do you like most about Cisco Catalyst Switches?

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What do you like most about Cisco Catalyst Switches?

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Top 5Real User

We find the product very easy to configure.

2021-10-22T16:37:57Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

It can be expanded.

2021-10-21T15:48:12Z
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Top 20Reseller

The technical support is at an expert level.

2021-10-18T11:10:27Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

The solution is stable.

2021-10-04T11:04:22Z
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Top 5Real User

The solution highly scalable.

2021-08-30T11:01:39Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

They are pretty good. They are stable. Cisco has been around in the industry for a long time, so they are reliable, as well.

2021-08-23T07:07:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We find the product very easy to use.

2021-08-11T14:52:23Z
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Top 5Real User

The solution is beneficial for interconnecting POE telephones, computers, printers, and buffering networks.

2021-08-07T09:11:45Z
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Top 20Consultant

I like the flexibility of this product.

2021-08-05T13:52:03Z
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Top 5Real User

Overall top of the line solution.

2021-06-25T19:53:17Z
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Real User

The most valuable features include the redundancy one and the spanning tree.

2021-06-24T18:42:25Z
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Top 20Real User

The most valuable features are performance, speed, and durability.

2021-06-10T20:37:33Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

It is very reliable.

2021-06-09T14:16:30Z
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Top 5Real User

One of the most valuable features is the MatchBox Switch.

2021-06-03T20:38:28Z
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Top 20Consultant

Cisco Catalyst Switches are very stable.

2021-05-18T12:27:13Z
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Top 5Real User

The product is very robust.

2021-04-30T13:25:48Z
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Top 5Real User

Technical support is very responsive and helpful.

2021-04-26T19:18:59Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Configuring the solution is very easy. It's quite a straightforward process, and it's not difficult at all.

2021-04-06T17:44:54Z
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Top 20Real User

The configuration is easy.

2021-04-05T10:12:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Easy to manage, with a long lifespan.

2021-02-25T11:09:52Z
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Real User

I find their system throughput and Cisco support very useful.

2021-02-19T17:43:13Z
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Top 5Real User

These switches are flexible and user-friendly.

2021-02-15T17:20:13Z
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Top 20Real User

This technology is a completely mature technology and I don't think anything needs to be changed.

2021-02-09T18:36:02Z
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Real User

The most valuable feature of this solution is communication.

2021-02-09T02:28:17Z
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Top 5Real User

It's got one feature, and that's handling extreme temperatures.

2021-02-08T10:10:00Z
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Top 5Real User

The scalability is excellent.

2021-02-03T11:24:36Z
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Top 20Real User

The product offers very good routing and ranking capabilities.

2021-02-03T10:58:39Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

These are a proven technology and I haven't had any problem with them.

2021-02-01T13:00:59Z
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Top 5Real User

The most valuable feature is load balancing.

2021-01-28T09:09:55Z
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Top 5Real User

The solution is extremely flexible.

2021-01-23T11:40:09Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

It is a stable and good product. It is also easy to install.

2021-01-11T14:24:24Z
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Top 5Real User

These switches are very stable. We haven't had any problems. We also have some old switches that are working for almost ten years.

2020-12-11T12:44:39Z
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Top 10Reseller

Mostly the LAN switching is the most valuable aspect of the solution.

2020-12-07T14:47:31Z
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Top 5Real User

These switches are stable.

2020-11-21T06:45:11Z
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Real User

Cisco provides very good support services.

2020-11-18T20:56:33Z
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Real User

All features are very strong. It is very easy to manage. It is also certified and popular.

Cisco has come up with a new management console to manage the switches. I still haven't tried it, but in my opinion, this is the best way forward. You can use software to manage the switches instead of the common line configuration. You can manage it through software, which is very easy.

2020-11-16T17:28:49Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

There is a lot of improvement in the network segment after replacing the older switches.
I have not seen any kind of issue with these switches since deployment. They are pretty much stable.

2020-11-12T17:53:30Z
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Top 20Real User

The PoE capability of Catalyst Switches is great for using WAPs and other PoE equipment, such as security cameras.

2020-11-11T06:26:00Z
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Top 10Reseller

It is a pretty good product. I don't see a problem with this product. Cisco Catalyst Switches fit the best for the type of systems that we deploy. Our customers usually are happy with Cisco equipment. Many partners and third parties have ordered this solution.

2020-11-08T19:23:51Z
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Top 5Real User

The solution is already at the cutting edge in terms of innovation.

2020-10-30T19:12:22Z
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Top 20Real User

Catalyst switches are easy to use and simple to work with.

2020-10-27T13:19:57Z
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Top 20Real User

The ability to configure throughput is very flexible and improved the performance of our systems.

2020-07-27T07:17:41Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

The most valuable feature is the interface, it's easy to configure. The command line uses a switch that gives us security.

2020-07-16T06:21:00Z
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Top 5Real User

A very expandable solution.

2020-07-12T11:48:00Z
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Top 20Real User

They have a robust monitoring system.

2020-06-28T08:51:00Z
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Top 10Real User

We have dealt with Cisco's technical support in the past. They were especially helpful and very polite. They are always there if we need them and their insights are always excellent. I would say that we have been satisfied with the level of support we've gotten so far.

2020-06-15T07:34:05Z
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Top 20Real User

In terms of technology, Cisco is the leader in everything. I'd rather buy a second-hand Cisco switch than a brand new switch from a competitor. They're that reliable and resilient.

2020-06-15T07:33:54Z
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Real User

The most valuable feature is the ease of configuring a switch.

2020-06-14T08:03:05Z
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Top 20Real User

The biggest advantage of having this solution is that it is easy to find engineers, and they are cheaper than hiring HP engineers.

2020-04-16T08:44:38Z
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User

They don't ever fail and they have a long service life.

2019-11-12T17:21:00Z
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Real User

The most valuable feature of this solution is managed switching.

2019-10-28T13:50:00Z
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Real User

We heavily use the SmartPort features. It has really helped us. The U.S. policies are handled by the auto SmartPort feature

2019-03-06T07:41:00Z
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Real User

The new series has lots of great features, it's really lovely. From a management perspective, or a policy creation perspective, which we are seeing in the Catalyst 9000 series it is great.

2019-02-12T10:09:00Z
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Consultant

Their technical support is good, one of the best in the industry.

2019-02-10T10:06:00Z
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Real User

The stability and Cisco's support are the most valuable features.

2019-02-03T06:24:00Z
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Real User

Their technical support is very good. They know what to do and if they don't know what to do, they give me the person who does know.

2019-02-03T06:24:00Z
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Real User

It has become easier for us to troubleshoot and find issues faster in the management software for the switches. It saves us troubleshooting time because if the network is down it has a big impact on production.

2019-02-03T06:24:00Z
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Vendor

VLAN gives us segregation.

2018-08-29T09:31:00Z
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Real User

The main valuable features for me are the ease of configuration, the CLI, and the GUI.

2018-08-28T08:04:00Z
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Consultant

The most important features are that Cisco is one of the most robust switches, it is easy to configure, and the documentation is pretty good.

2018-08-28T08:04:00Z
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Consultant

The most valuable features are the Stacking and the capacity of the switches because they have more throughput. Layer 2 is also part of its rich feature set.

2018-08-26T08:57:00Z
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Real User

If we are providing a switching solution, it's not just switching, it's a whole solution with DNA. That is where the whole concept of Network Management and Network Assurance comes in. So Catalyst plays a big role in putting everything together and providing a whole solution to the customer.

2018-08-23T08:15:00Z
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Consultant

A good feature of Cisco Catalyst is that it records crash log files which can be used to literally identify the cause of a crash because there is a lot of information. And Cisco Catalyst supports the use of external flash disks for storing of images and file systems.

2018-08-19T07:14:00Z
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Real User

The 802.1X port security and other security features work well and help keep the network secure.

2018-08-09T06:47:00Z
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Real User

We have to use the QoS (CBWFQ) function... and it is easy to use.

2018-08-07T13:21:00Z
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Real User

Stability. We have many Catalyst switches now, and they work without any downtime.

2018-08-02T11:48:00Z
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User

It helps keep our network connections in a healthy state.

2018-06-08T00:56:00Z
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