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The Community Lab Gets its First Catalyst 3560!

By stretch | Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at 2:46 a.m. UTC

I'm happy to announce that the free community lab has just received its first community-funded upgrade! S1, which was previously a Catalyst 3550, has been upgraded to a Catalyst 3560 and is now available for use!


The new switch has been swapped out with its predecessor, which will serve as a cold spare for the three remaining 3550s in the lab. The Catalyst 3560 brings several important new features to the lab, most notably support for private VLANs. Internetwork Expert has a great comparison of the 3350 versus 3560 well worth reading through.

The purchase of this new switch was made possible by the generous donations of readers and lab users like you. Our fund-raising initiative to acquire a second 3560 is on-going and further donations, as always, are greatly appreciated.

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August 25, 2010 at 6:46 a.m. UTC

Thank you Stretch!!!!!!

August 25, 2010 at 6:35 p.m. UTC

Come on people, vote with your wallets :)

September 2, 2010 at 4:28 a.m. UTC

Great lab set up. Would this lab be enough for CCNP studies?

September 21, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. UTC

Nice !!

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