The steps to stack Cisco’s 2960-S switches are generally the same so I won’t go into too much detail, but I wanted to shed some light on it just to provide some coverage for anyone that is looking to do this on their network. We will be going with three Cisco 2960-S switches.
The main components that you will need are: switches, stack modules and stack cables
Cisco’s stackwise technology is pretty cool. Instead of your conventional daisy chaining of switches, you stack the switches from behind using their stackwise cables and software. The benefits are many. I’ll list what I’ve found the most important. Continue reading