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Rural/Remote Area Non-IPT Switches

Any standard or approved urban area switch model
See “Urban Area Switches” section <link to Urban Area Switches”>
Note:  there is no WAN support for rural/remote agency datacenters

Router switch module option (internal to the site NSI router)
Small site – maximum 6 devices
        Switch is part of router hardware
10/100 connectivity
Estimated cost for 9-port module $
See “NSI Routers” section

Cisco 2960 options
Not approved for use in urban areas*
No ETS assistance, support or code recommendations
10/100/1000 LAN ports with 4-1G SFP slots
Not PoE (not power over Ethernet)
WS-C2960S-48TS-L  ... estimated cost $2,873.00
WS-C2960S-24TS-L  ... estimated cost $1,833.00

(*if unauthorized 2960 switch use in urban areas occurs – Anchorage/MatSu, Juneau, Fairbanks Area – immediate disconnect can result)