The Cisco® Catalyst® 2960 Series Switches with Power over Ethernet (PoE) are new members of the Cisco Catalyst 2960 Series of fixed-configuration standalone switches for entry-level enterprise, midmarket, and small branch office networks. This series include two Cisco Catalyst 2960 PoE Switches and one Cisco Catalyst 2960 Powered Device (PD) switch, which receives power through a PoE input port from an upstream PoE device.
The Cisco Catalyst 2960 Series with PoE allows connectivity to Ethernet powered devices including Cisco IP phones, wireless access points and video cameras. Cisco Catalyst 2960 Series with PoE models support Cisco pre-standard PoE and are IEEE 802.3af-compliant. The Cisco Catalyst 2960-24PC-L can support 24 simultaneous full-powered PoE ports at 15.4W. The Cisco Catalyst 2960-24LT-L has 24 10/100 Mbps ports with 8 simultaneous full-powered PoE ports at 15.4W.