Cisco Catalyst 2960-X Series Switches are fixed-configuration, stackable Gigabit Ethernet switches that provide enterprise-class access for campus and branch applications (Figure 1). Designed for operational simplicity to lower total cost of ownership, they enable scalable, secure and energy-efficient business operations with intelligent services and a range of advanced Cisco IOS? Software features. – 24 or 48 Gigabit Ethernet ports with line-rate forwarding performance. – Gigabit Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) or 10G SFP+ uplinks. – FlexStack Plus for stacking of up to 8 switches with 80 Gbps of stack throughput (optional). – Power over Ethernet Plus (PoE+) support with up to 740W of PoE budget. – Reduced power consumption and advanced energy management features. – USB and Ethernet management interfaces for simplified operations. – Application visibility and capacity planning with integrated NetFlow-Lite. – LAN Base or LAN Lite Cisco IOS? software features. – Enhanced limited lifetime warranty (E-LLW) offering next-business-day hardware replacement.