why do we say cisco switch 2950 or 3560 as a catalyst

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Feb 2nd, 2007

why do we say cisco switch 2950 or 3560 as a catalyst

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dave.keith Fri, 02/02/2007 - 09:18

I may be wrong, but I believe that CATALYST was the product family name used by a company called Kalpana. Cisco purchased Kalpana 12 years ago to get their ethernet switching technology (and quickly stopped making their 'cut-through' switches), but the product family name lives on.

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adnan.zafar Fri, 02/02/2007 - 11:47

Actually Catalyst was the technology used by Company named "Crescendo Communications Inc" which was purchased by Cisco in 1993 and now word "Catalyst" is registered Trade mark for Switching technology for Cisco

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And thanks to ask such a logical question for which i searched a lot to find out the exact answer which satisfy you

any way here is the link

http://newsroom.cisco.com/dlls/1994/prod_022894.html

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