Cisco's SMB Offensive: 12 Notable Recent Releases


January 2011: Cisco 200 Series Smart Switches

First among the new releases is Cisco's 200 Series Smart Switch line, which comes in 9 models and ranges in capacity between 24 and 50 ports. Power Over Ethernet is available on up to 48 ports of Fast Ethernet and 50 ports of Gigabit Ethernet, and all switches have embedded QoS intelligence, integrated network security features such as IEEE 802.1X port security, and native support for IPv6 alongside IPv4. The switches start at $287, depending on model.