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Product Line: Cisco MS320 Series Switches
Product Type: Network Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $574.00
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$0.00 - $574.00
Current price $574.00
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Product Description

The MS320-48FP-HW is a Cisco network switch featuring 48 RJ-45 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet ports and 4 10GbE SFP+ uplink ports, designed for high-capacity networking with a switching capacity of 128 Gbps. It supports PoE/PoE+ with a total power budget of 370 W, accommodating power-hungry devices across its ports, and operates efficiently with an idle power load of 52 W and a maximum power load of 885 W. Advanced features include DHCP snooping, support for up to 4,094 VLANs, 32K MAC forwarding entries, automatic firmware upgrades, IGMP snooping, Voice VLAN, and static routing, catering to diverse network demands and ensuring secure, reliable operations.

Key Feature for the MS320-48FP-HW

  • What is the number of RJ-45 ports available on this switch?
    The switch has 48 RJ-45 ports.
  • How many 10GbE SFP+ uplink ports does it include?
    It includes 4 10GbE SFP+ uplink ports.
  • Is the switch PoE/PoE+ capable?
    Yes, the switch supports PoE/PoE+ with a power budget of 370 W.
  • What is the switching capacity of this device?
    The switching capacity is 128 Gbps.
  • Can this switch be mounted in a rack?
    Yes, it is designed for rack mounting.
  • What are the dimensions and weight of the switch?
    The switch measures 1.74 in. in height, 19.1 in. in width, 22.31 in. in depth, and weighs 13.13 lbs.
  • What are the power consumption specifications?
    At idle load, it consumes 52 W, and at maximum load, it consumes up to 885 W.
  • What operating temperature range is supported?
    The switch operates between 0 °C and 40 °C.
  • What humidity levels can the switch operate within?
    It can operate in 5% to 95% (noncondensing) humidity levels.
  • Does the switch support DHCP Snooping, IGMP Snooping, and Voice VLAN?
    Yes, it supports DHCP Snooping, IGMP Snooping, and Voice VLAN.

Product Review

The Cisco MS320-48FP-HW offers a comprehensive solution for high-density networking environments, with 48 RJ-45 ports for 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet and 4 10GbE SFP+ uplink ports, enhancing connectivity and network expansion capabilities. PoE/PoE+ support with a 370W budget facilitates the deployment of network devices without the need for additional power sources, while its 128 Gbps switching capacity ensures efficient data handling. However, the switch's maximum power load of 885W underlines the need for a robust power supply system, especially in configurations utilizing all PoE capabilities.


The Cisco MS320-48FP-HW is a high-performance, feature-rich switch designed to accommodate the demanding needs of modern networks. It offers 48 RJ-45 ports for 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet connections, ensuring high-speed connectivity for a wide range of devices. Additionally, this switch is equipped with four 10GbE SFP+ uplink ports, providing high bandwidth connections to the network backbone or other switches, facilitating efficient data traffic management and scalability for growing network demands. One of the key features of the MS320-48FP-HW is its Power over Ethernet (PoE/PoE+) capabilities, with a total power budget of 370 W. This allows for direct power supply to connected devices such as VoIP phones, wireless access points, and surveillance cameras, simplifying the network infrastructure by reducing the need for additional power cables and adapters. The switch boasts a substantial switching capacity of 128 Gbps, ensuring smooth handling of data traffic without bottlenecks, even in high-demand environments. It is designed for rack mounting, with dimensions that make it a perfect fit for standard racks: a height of 1.74 inches, a width of 19.1 inches, and a depth of 22.31 inches. Despite its powerful capabilities, the device maintains a relatively low weight at 13.13 lbs, facilitating easy installation and maintenance. Energy efficiency is another critical aspect of the MS320-48FP-HW. It operates with an idle power load of 52 W and can go up to a maximum power load of 885 W under full operation. This efficiency is crucial for reducing operational costs and supporting environmental sustainability in enterprise settings.
  • Support for up to 4,094 VLANs, enabling complex network segmentation for enhanced security and traffic management.
  • 32K MAC forwarding entries, ensuring efficient and accurate routing of data packets within the network.
  • Automatic firmware upgrades, DHCP Snooping, IGMP Snooping, and Static Routing support, enhancing network reliability, security, and performance.
The switch operates effectively within a temperature range of 0 °C to 40 °C and can withstand humidity levels from 5% (noncondensing) to 95% (noncondensing), ensuring reliability in a wide range of environmental conditions. For network administrators, features such as DHCP Snooping, IGMP Snooping, and support for Voice VLANs provide tools for enhancing network security, managing multicast traffic, and prioritizing voice traffic, respectively. Additionally, the ability to support automatic firmware upgrades ensures that the switch remains up-to-date with the latest software enhancements and security patches. Accepting an input AC voltage of 100 to 240 VAC, the Cisco MS320-48FP-HW is adaptable to various power supplies and environments, making it a versatile choice for global deployments. Its comprehensive feature set, combined with high reliability and performance, makes it an excellent choice for organizations looking to build or expand their network infrastructure.


Model Number Cisco MS320-48FP-HW
Manufacturer Cisco
Ethernet Ports Count 48
10GbE SFP+ Ports Quantity 4
Support for PoE/PoE+ Yes, up to 370 W
Switch Capability 128 Gbps
Installation Type Rack-mounted
Unit Height 1.74 inches
Unit Width 19.1 inches
Unit Depth 22.31 inches
Weight 13.13 pounds
Power Consumption (Idle) 52 W
Power Consumption (Max) 885 W
Operating Temperature Range 0 to 40 °C
Humidity Range for Operation 5% to 95% (Non-condensing)
Ethernet Port Specification 10/100/1000BASE-T
Voltage Requirement 100 to 240 VAC
Protection Against DHCP Attacks Yes
Supported VLANs Up to 4,094
Capacity for MAC Address Storage 32K Entries
Automated Firmware Update Feature Yes
IGMP Snooping Functionality Yes
Capability for Voice VLANs Yes
Support for Static Routing Yes

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