Cisco 2960-Plus Series 24-Port Power over Ethernet Switch

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The Cisco 2960-Plus Series 24-Port Power over Ethernet Switch is a Catalyst 2960-Plus Series fixed-configuration switch. It provides 10/100-Mbps Fast Ethernet connectivity, 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet uplinks, enhanced LAN services, and Power over Ethernet (PoE) support for midsize and branch office networks.

This donation includes:

  • Cisco Catalyst 2960-Plus Series switch (WS-C2960-Plus 24PC-L) with AC power supply
  • Product documentation
  • Cables: AC power cord
  • Installation hardware: rack-mount brackets and screws

Benefits for Organisations

If you have networking experience or access to a consultant, you can use this switch to extend an existing network, bringing wired connectivity to more employees and supporting new wireless deployments.

Product Specifications

Each device meets the following specifications.

  • Integrated network ports: 24 10/100 Fast Ethernet
  • Available PoE power: 370 W
  • Maximum PoE ports: 24
  • Maximum PoE+ ports: Not supported
  • Uplinks: 2 dual-purpose 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet or small form-factor pluggable (SFP)
  • Cisco IOS software: LAN Base
  • Flash memory: 64 MB
  • DRAM: 128 MB
  • Maximum active VLANs: 255
  • Forwarding bandwidth: 16 Gbps

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

Additional Equipment Available

You can request additional equipment for this device through Charity Digital Exchange:

  • Cisco SFP Gigabit Ethernet Transceiver Modules: Choose from a variety of modules that allow you to connect this device with a fibre optic network.
  • Cisco RJ-45 Serial Console Cable for Routers and Switches: Connect a PC to the console port on this device


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

Obtaining Your Product

Charity Digital might request additional information to verify that your organisation matches the Cisco philanthropy guidelines. When Charity Digital approves your request, you’ll receive a confirmation email from them. Cisco will deliver your product within eight weeks. For details, see the Cisco partner page.

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