The Cisco® Catalyst® 2950SX48, 2950T-48, 2950SX-24, 2950-24, and 2950-12 switches, members of the Cisco Catalyst 2950 Series, are standalone, fixed-configuration, managed 10/100 Mbps switches providing basic workgroup connectivity for small to midsize networks. These wire-speed desktop switches come with Standard Image software features and offer Cisco IOS® Software functions for basic data, voice, and video services at the edge of the network.
Embedded in all Cisco Catalyst 2950 Series switches is the Cisco Device Manager software, which allows users to easily configure and monitor the switch using a standard Web browser, eliminating the need for more complex terminal emulation programs and knowledge of the command-line interface (CLI). Customers can easily initialize the switch with web-based Cisco Express Setup, without using the CLI. In addition, with Cisco Network Assistant, a standalone network management software, customers can simultaneously configure and troubleshoot multiple Cisco Catalyst desktop switches. Cisco Device Manager, Cisco Express Setup, and Cisco Network Assistant reduce the cost of deployment by enabling less-skilled personnel to set up switches quickly. Furthermore, Cisco Catalyst 2950 Series switches provide extensive management tools using Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) network management platforms such as CiscoWorks.
This product line offers two distinct sets of software features and a range of configurations to allow small, midsize, and enterprise branch offices to select the right combination for the network edge. For networks that require additional security, advanced quality of service (QoS), and high availability, Enhanced Image software delivers intelligent services such as rate limiting and security filtering for deployment at the network edge.
The Cisco Catalyst 2950SX-48, 2950T-48, 2950SX-24, 2950-24 and 2950-12 switches (Figures 1-5) are available only with the Standard Image (SI) software for the Cisco Catalyst 2950 Series. They cannot be upgraded to the Enhanced Image (EI) software.
• Cisco Catalyst 2950SX 48 Switch-48 10/100 Mbps ports with two fixed 1000BASE-SX uplinks
• Cisco Catalyst 2950T 48 Switch-48 10/100 Mbps ports with two fixed 10/100/1000BASE-T uplinks
• Cisco Catalyst 2950SX 24 Switch-24 10/100 Mbps ports with two fixed 1000BASE-SX uplinks
• Cisco Catalyst 2950 24 Switch-24 10/100 Mbps ports
• Cisco Catalyst 2950 12 Switch-12 10/100 Mbps ports