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Description:  The Cisco Compact Switch has 8 x 10/100 Fast Ethernet Ports, 2 x 1G copper or 2 x 1G SFP Uplinks, and a 64 MB Flash Memory. It operates with 11 Watts and a 4.2 mpps Forwarding Rate.

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About WS-C2960C-8TC-S

Product Overview:

Cisco WS-C2960C-8TC-S is one of the most prominent Cisco® Catalyst® compact switches that provides with end-to-end IP network, single Ethernet cable, wiring closet fiber and Borderless Network services. The best thing about this Cisco® Catalyst® compact switch is its attractive small and compact gate-up, tremendous fast speed and form-factor Gigabit. Not so much for domestic uses, these Cisco WS-C2960C-8TC-S smartnet are mostly to be used on professional gatherings like factories, hotels, classrooms etc; basically where multiple small devices are needed to be run at one go.


Either from the fiber of the wiring closet or with a single Ethernet cable, the high-security and intelligent Cisco Catalyst infrastructure can be managed and extended by Cisco WS-C2960C-8TC-S datasheet. To the remote endpoints, the advanced security and services for comprehensive media like voice and video Borderless Network services of Cisco has been supported by the Cisco WS-C2960C-8TC-S specifications. This Cisco® Catalyst® compact switch is extremely easy-deployable, comes with PoE pass-through ability and limited lifetime hardware warranty (enhanced).

Model Specifications:

The Cisco WS-C2960C-8TC-S switch model is equipped with 8 x 10/100 Fast Ethernet ports and one of these 2 uplinks: 2 x 1G SFP or 2 x 1G copper.


The Cisco WS-C2960C-8TC-S installation guide shows that this module ships with Cisco IOS® Software (LAN Base version) in accordance with other Cisco Catalyst 2960 Series Switches. “Cisco Borderless Networks and Access switching”, “Cisco Compact Switches” distinctly for education and retail and lastly Cisco Compact Switches for Extended Enterprise Networks are 4 columns of the application software.

Sustainability Features:

The Cisco WS-C2960C-8TC-S end of life switch feature includes ‘Cisco EnergyWise’, ‘PoE pass-through’, ‘IEEE 802.3at or PoE+’ and ‘efficient switch operation’.

Operational Excellence:

‘Cisco Catalyst Smart Operations’ is a mother technology of enhanced operational excellence that covers 4 small operations: Cisco Auto SmartPorts, USB file storage and console, Cisco Smart Configuration and Cisco Smart Troubleshooting.

Deployment and Control Features:

For seamless deployment and command-control features, DHCP auto-configuration and AutoQoS configuration are two main features that take care of VoIP configuration and multiple switches auto-configuration respectively. With the ‘Auto-Negotiation’ technology, the Cisco WS-C2960C-8TC-S compact switch automatically selects between half-duplex or full-duplex transmission for optimized bandwidth. Port Aggregation, Dynamic Trunking and Link Aggregation Control are three types of the protocol of the Cisco WS-C2960C-8TC-S feature list along with MDIX technology that helps in auto-adjusting of transmissions and receiving pairs in case of incorrect cable type installation.

‘Unidirectional Link Detection’, ‘Local Proxy Address Resolution’, ‘Trivial File Transfer’, ‘Network Timing’ and ‘Internet Group Management’ are five protocols that give the user liberty to easily use this compact switch without very in-depth knowledge.

Compact Switch Hardware:

The Cisco WS-C2960C-8TC-S specification list includes 10 Gbps of Forwarding Bandwidth, 128 MB of DRAM, 64 MB of flash memory, maximum 255 VLANs, 9018 bytes of

Jumbo Frames and Up to 9000 bytes of MTU. If you go for the Cisco WS-C2960C-8TC-S replacement you will need to know that this 64 Byte Packet forwarding rate is 4.2 mpps.


The Cisco WS-C2960C-8TC-S dimensions show it in inches: 1.75x10.6x8.4 and 4.44x26.9x21.3 in Centimeters in a ratio of H x W x D. this Cisco® Catalyst® compact switch weights 2.8 pounds or 1.27 kilograms.

Ordering Information:

The Cisco WS-C2960C-8TC-S ordering information includes a 2960C Switch 8 FE, a LAN Lite and Dual Purpose Uplink (2).

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