My customer has asked if the 3560 v2 is backward compatible with the v1. They have V1s in the field but their spares are V2. Is there anything that would make these two switches incompatible?
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Cisco Catalyst 3560 v2 Series Highlights
• Lower power consumption than its predecessors
• Backward compatible - uses the same Cisco IOS® Software image as the 3560 series and has the same feature set
• Full EnergyWise support to monitor energy consumption of network infrastructure and implement energy saving programs to reduce energy costs
• Compatible with Cisco Redundant Power System (RPS) 2300
• All units have a uniform depth of 11.9 inches for better cable management
• Preconfigurable with the Cisco IOS Software release at the time of ordering
• IPv6 routing included in the IP Services feature set
• DC powered stand-alone model