Cisco Catalyst 2960 LAN Base switches deliver intelligent services for branch offices and wiring closets. The LAN Base software supports enhanced Layer 2+ security, QoS, availability, and scalable management to enable new converged applications. Cisco Catalyst 2960 LAN Base switches include both 10/100 Fast Ethernet and 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity in 8-, 24-, and 48-port configurations.
Cisco Catalyst 2960 LAN Lite switches are for entry-level branch office and wiring closet networks. They simplify the migration from nonintelligent hubs and unmanaged switches to a fully scalable and reliable network. The LAN Lite software supports standard Layer 2 security, QoS, and availability while lowering the network total cost of ownership. Cisco Catalyst 2960 LAN Lite switches include both 10/100 Fast Ethernet and 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity in 8-, 24- and 48-port configurations.
All Cisco Catalyst 2960 Series Switches have technical support service options available through Cisco SMARTnet Service. All come with a limited lifetime hardware warranty, and LAN Base and LAN Lite software updates are provided at no additional cost.
Cisco 2960 LAN Lite VS LAN Base, References are listed as below:
|Technology||LAN Base||LAN Lite|
|802.1x ;MAC-Auth ;Bypas||Yes||Yes|
|Link ;STate ;Tracking||Yes||No|
Cisco Catalyst 2960 LAN Base Series — Model Overview
Cisco Catalyst 2960 LAN Lite Series — Model Overview