All Catalyst 2960-X Series Switches use a single Universal Cisco IOS Software Image for all SKUs. Depending on the switch model, the Cisco IOS image automatically configures either the LAN Lite, LAN Base, or IP Lite feature set.
Energy saving hibernation modes that reduce energy consumption by up to 90% when the switch is not in use
IEEE 802.3az EEE (Energy-Efficient Ethernet) enables dynamic power savings on all switch ports
Auto Smart Ports automatically configures port settings based on device type for simplified configuration and rapid deployment
NetFlow Lite detects IP packet types and provides enhanced visibility into the network
IPv6 first hop security protects against IPv6 address theft and malicious attacks
Depending on the switch model, the Cisco IOS image automatically configures either the LAN Lite, LAN Base, or IP Lite feature set.
LAN Lite models have reduced functionality and scalability for small deployments with basic requirements.
Cisco Catalyst 2960-X Family of Switches are available with the LAN Base and LAN Lite feature sets and Catalyst 2960-XR Family of switches are available IP Lite feature sets.