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Cisco 2960-C Series 8-Port Compact Ethernet Switch

Cisco 2960-C Series 8-Port Compact Ethernet Switch
  • Donor or Provider: Cisco
  • Platform: Multiple platforms
  • Format: Hardware
  • Product ID: G-47297
  • Availability: Out of Stock

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Description

The WS-C2960C-8PC-L is one of the Catalyst 2960 Series fixed-configuration switches. It provides Power over Ethernet (PoE), 10/100-Mbps Fast Ethernet, and 10/100/1000-Mbps Gigabit Ethernet connectivity with enhanced LAN services for midsize and branch office networks.

Benefits for Organizations

Organizations can use this switch to extend an existing network, bringing wired connectivity to more employees and supporting new wireless deployments.

Major Capabilities

  • LAN Base IOS software: The switch's software includes a rich Layer 2+ suite of intelligent services, including:
    • Advanced quality of service (QoS)
    • Granular rate limiting
    • Access control lists (ACLs)
    • Multicast services
  • Multiple switch management options:
    • Embedded GUI device manager for all operating systems
    • Windows-based Cisco Network Assistant, available at no cost from the Cisco website
  • Enhanced operational usability: Cisco Catalyst Smart Operations simplifies LAN deployment, configuration, and troubleshooting. These features enable automated installation and replacement of switches, faster upgrades, and easier troubleshooting with reduced operational cost.
  • Security: Security is delivered through a wide range of authentication methods, data encryption technologies, and Network Admission Control (NAC) based on users, ports, and MAC addresses. Cisco TrustSec prevents unauthorized access and helps ensure that users get only their designated privileges.

Product Specifications

The 8PC-L model provides:

  • Eight 10/100-Mbps PoE ports providing up to 15.4 W per port (124 W total) for desktop, wireless access point, IP telephony, or closed-circuit TV camera connectivity
  • Two dual-purpose uplink ports, each having one 10/100/1000 Ethernet port and one small-form-factor pluggable (SFP) Gigabit Ethernet port, with one active at a time

More information about this product is available on the Cisco website.

Support

Cisco will provide five years of hardware and software service and support ("SMARTnet") for this product.

Obtaining Your Product

TechSoup might request additional information to verify that your organization matches the Cisco philanthropy guidelines. When TechSoup approves your request, you will receive a confirmation email from TechSoup. Cisco will deliver your product within eight weeks. For details, see The Cisco Donation Program page.

System Requirements

  • AC input voltage/frequency:
    • 100 to 240 V
    • 1.6 to 0.8 A
  • Environmental constraints:
    • Operating temperature: 23 to 104°F (-5 to 45°C)
    • Storage temperature: -13 to 158°F (-25 to 70°C)
    • Operating/storage relative humidity: 5 to 95 percent (noncondensing)
    • Operating altitude: Up to 10,000 feet (3,000 meters)
    • Storage altitude: Up to 15,000 feet (4,600 meters)

Rules, Eligibility and Restrictions

  • Quantity: Organizations may place one request for a total of up to $3,000 in administrative fees per fiscal year (July 1 to June 30).
  • Budget: Organizations with annual operating budgets of $10 million or less are eligible for products in this program.
  • Nonprofits only: Products in this program are available only to qualifying nonprofits with 501(c)(3) designation.
  • Organization types: The following organization types are not eligible to request products in this program.
    • Foundations
    • Schools, colleges, and related organizations, except remedial reading and encouragement organizations
    • Cultural, historical, and other educational activity organizations
    • Publishing, radio and television, film production, discussion, non-scientific study and research, and information giving and opinion, and Goodwill Industries organizations
    • Certain health services organizations
    • Scientific research organizations
    • Business and professional organizations
    • Farming and related activity organizations
    • Mutual organizations
    • Employee membership benefit organizations
    • Sports, athletic, recreational, and social activity organizations
    • Youth organizations, except care and housing of children, prevention of cruelty to children, and organizations that combat juvenile delinquency
    • Conservation, environmental, and beautification activity organizations
    • Housing activity organizations, except low-income housing organizations
    • Inner city or community activity organizations, except community service organizations
    • Civil rights organizations
    • Litigation and legal aid organizations
    • Legislative and political activity organizations
    • Advocacy organizations
    • Organizations with missions directed to individuals, except organizations that supply money, goods, or services to the poor; job training, counseling, or assistance; and rehabilitation organizations
    • Affiliates of a national organization, such as the YMCA and the American Red Cross, that has more than 20 locations, even if those affiliates are considered separate entities and are not funded by the national organization
    • Non-501(c)(3) libraries
    • Religious organizations without a secular community designation. A secular designation is defined as an organization separate from the church or religious organization that provides services to people regardless of their religious beliefs and does not propagate a belief in a specific faith.
  • Existing customers: Organizations that have purchased Cisco products within the last three months or that plan to purchase Cisco products in the next three months are not eligible for products in this program.
  • Substitutions: Cisco may substitute functionally equivalent products in a request.
  • Territories: Organizations in U.S. territories may not request products in this program.
  • Terms of service: Organizations that request Cisco products must agree to any applicable terms of service.
  • Cisco products only: Cisco requests may not include non-Cisco products. Organizations must request products from other programs separately so they are not subject to the Cisco processing delay.
  • Anti-discrimination policy: Organizations that advocate, support, or practice discrimination based on age, ethnicity, gender, national origin, disability, race, size, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic background are not eligible to participate in this program. Organizations must be willing and able to attest that they do not discriminate on any of these grounds in order to receive products in this program.
  • Case study: Recipient organizations must be willing and able to provide information to Cisco for the purposes of creating a case study or testimonial on this program.
  • Product distribution:
    • Products will be distributed under this program to qualifying organizations only, not to individuals.
    • Recipient organizations may not transfer or resell Cisco products.