How many servers need 1000Base T connectivity ? Future expansion ?
The WS-C3508G-XL-EN switch (you have one already) will also do 1000Base T "if" you can use the WS-G5483= GBIC. Just check IOS compatibilty etc. The Cisco website claims this GBIC as one of the accessories for the 3508.
I'm not sure of the cost involved though but keep in mind you have to add the cost per GBIC for each server you want to connect + your uplinks.
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