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What's the difference between WS-C2960-24TC-L and WS-C2960S-24TS-L ?

by Nadia01    Feb 10, 2014, 10:40 PM   edited Feb 10, 2014, 10:41 PM

We often asked: what is the difference between WS-C2960-24TC-L and WS-C2960S-24TS-L? Just looking at those cryptic part numbers and only one letter difference, many customers may gloss over it and go with whichever is cheaper. However, just one letter difference can mean some important features in a particular situation may be left out.Here is the engineer's answers. Wish this can help you!

First of all, the TC-L stands for Base-T, and the TS-L stands for LAN lite. The primary difference between two can be seen in this handy chart.

Overview of WS-C2960-24TC-L
24 Ethernet ports and 10/100 2 double medium uplink port (each uplink port has a 10/100/1000 Ethernet port and an SFP Gigabit Ethernet port, you can use only one port at a time) »

1 rack unit (RU) fixed configuration switches

To provide entry-level enterprise intelligence service

Installation of the LAN mirror

The TC uplink port more than the TT SFP port, can be connected to a fiber.

WS-C2960S-24TS-L Overview

• Non-POE Switch

• Layer 2 Full Giga Ethernet Switch

• 24 Ethernet 10/100/1000 Base-T and 4 GE SFP Ports

• If use GE optical port, additional SFP Module will be required

• WS-C2960S-24TS-L is the most popular model among all Cisco 2960S switches ... »

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