Lots of big announcements around the new Catalyst 3850 that are very very interesting for how we design networks. Check out our latest ‘Fundamentals’ to fully appreciate what has been accomplished here!
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The Global Certification Team is proud to announce that the Cisco Catalyst 3560 and 3750 have earned USGv6 and Ready Logo certifications! Specifically, the Catalyst 3560C, 3560X, 3560E, 3560V2 and the Catalyst 3750X, 3750E, 3750V2 were certified on IOS 15.0(2)SE or later. The details of the individual certifications can be found below:
- USGv6: https://www.iol.unh.edu/services/testing/ipv6/usgv6tested.php
- Ready Logo 3560: https://www.ipv6ready.org/db/index.php/public/logo/02-C-000895/
- Ready Logo 3750: https://www.ipv6ready.org/db/index.php/public/logo/02-C-000896/
The Cisco Catalyst 3560 v2 Series are next-generation, energy-efficient, Layer 3 Fast Ethernet switches. These new switches support Cisco EnergyWise technology, which helps companies manage power consumption of the network infrastructure and network-attached devices, thereby reducing their energy costs and their carbon footprint. More information can be found at Cisco.com
The Cisco Catalyst 3750 v2 Series consumes less power than its predecessors and is an ideal access layer for enterprise, retail, and branch environments. It helps increase productivity and protects your network investment by providing a unified network for data, voice, and video. More information can be found at Cisco.com
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In this blog, let us take a look at how Catalyst access switches profile the various connected devices and make the information available to various network services.
Many devices like laptops, IP phones, cameras etc. are connected to the network and need to be managed by IT for asset management, device onboarding, switch configuration, policy management & device energy management. Traditionally, IT administrators manually added each device for each service. This consumes unnecessary overhead and is an inefficient use of IT’s time. Read More »
In my previous blog, we looked at how Catalyst switches can be used to assess video application readiness in the network before rolling out a video based collaboration application. In this blog, let us take a look at available tools on the Catalyst switches to monitor and troubleshoot video problems in the network.
As we know, fundamentally, video traffic is different from data traffic. Video traffic is more dynamic and bandwidth intensive and even small changes in delay or loss can cause visible disruptions to user experience. Routinely, IT trouble tickets are opened by users that are faced with degraded video experience. To add to that, interactive video is real time. Any delay in troubleshooting will make IT miss the window to rectify the problem. For a firm with many locations and buildings, finding the problem can be complex and time consuming without the right tools.
Tags: catalyst, Catalyst 3560-X, Catalyst 3750-X, Catalyst 4500E, Catalyst 6500, cisco prime, Cisco Switches, IOS, IOS features, mediatrace, monitoring the Catalyst, monitoring video traffic, performance monitoring, Remote Fault Resolution, Troubleshooting video traffic across a WAN