Cisco Catalyst 2960 series switches are fixed-configuration, standalone switches that provide desktop Fast Ethernet connectivity for entry-level wiring closet and small branch-office networks. These switches simplify the migration from non-intelligent hubs and unmanaged switches to a fully scalable managed network.Cisco Catalyst 2960 series switches have lower cost of ownership with features such as intelligent switch configuration using Auto Smart Ports, installation with Auto Install and enhanced troubleshooting to facilitate ease of use. Comprehensive management tools such as Cisco Network Assistant provide ongoing management and monitoring of switches.Services integrating voice, video, and wireless applications are possible using the Cisco Catalyst 2960 series LAN Lite Switches. Power over Ethernet (POE) and quality of service (QoS) provide comprehensive service delivery for entry-level customers.Security capabilities that are pervasive in the network are critical for secure operations, and end-to-end security is obtained using the Cisco Catalyst 2960 series switches with LAN Lite software. An array of Cisco security solutions is available, including Cisco Clean Access NAC-based solutions.Overall, the functionality available in Cisco Catalyst 2960 series switches with LAN Lite software provides peace of mind when dealing with today's network operations and lowers cost of ownership for customers.