24-port Gigabit + two 10Gb uplinks

Jeff Kell jeff-kell at utc.edu
Fri Nov 7 00:41:40 UTC 2003

Eric Kuhnke wrote:

> It looks like 24*1Gb + 2*10Gb switches will be showing up soon:

> Certainly not as cheap as a 2950 with two Gb ports, but this is the 
> start of an entirely new generation of edge switches.  Does anyone want 
> to hazard a guess as how long it will be before 24+10Gb switches are 
> selling for $1,500?

Well, for now we have:
WS-C2970G-24TS-E  Catalyst 2970 24 10/100/1000T + 4 SFP, Enhanced Image 
   currently listed at USD 5,495.00.

That's 24Gb + *4* Gb uplinks.  Not quite 10Gb, but close.  The 3750Gs 
are layer 3 for a few grand more.



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