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Product Line: Cisco MS350-48FP-HW
Product Type: Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $1,037.00
Original price
$0.00 - $1,037.00
Current price $1,037.00
Title: Used

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Product Description

The MS350-48FP-HW is a 1 RU form factor switch that features 48 1GbE RJ45 ports, 4 10GbE SFP+ ports, and 2 40G hardware stack ports, designed for high-capacity networking. It supports Layer 3 routing, Power over Ethernet Plus (PoE+) with a 740 W power budget, and boasts a switching capacity of 176 Gbps and a stacking bandwidth of 160 Gbps. Additional specifications include an operating temperature range from -5 °C to 55 °C, IPv4/6 ACL support, and hot swap fan and power supplies for enhanced reliability and management.

Key Feature for the MS350-48FP-HW

  • How many 1GbE RJ45 ports does the switch have?
    The switch is equipped with 48 1GbE RJ45 ports.
  • What is the form factor of the device?
    The device has a 1 RU form factor.
  • Can the switch support Power over Ethernet Plus (PoE+)?
    Yes, the switch supports PoE+ with a power budget of 740 W.
  • What is the maximum operating temperature for the switch?
    The switch can operate up to a maximum temperature of 55 °C.
  • Does the switch have 10GbE SFP+ ports?
    Yes, there are 4 10GbE SFP+ ports available on the switch.
  • What are the dimensions of the switch?
    The switch measures 1.72 inches in height, 19.07 inches in width, and 20.32 inches in depth.
  • Is the switch capable of Layer 3 routing?
    Yes, the switch supports Layer 3 routing.
  • What is the switching capacity of the switch?
    The switching capacity of the switch is 176 Gbps.
  • Are there any 40G hardware stack ports available?
    Yes, the switch features 2 40G hardware stack ports.
  • What is the power consumption at idle load?
    The switch consumes 69 W of power at idle load.

Product Review

The Cisco MS350-48FP-HW offers a comprehensive feature set with 48 1GbE RJ45 ports and 4 10GbE SFP+ ports, providing flexible connectivity options for a variety of network demands. However, the lack of mGbE RJ45 ports might limit future scalability in evolving network environments. Its power efficiency, with a 69 W idle power load and 740 W PoE+ capability, alongside Layer 3 routing and IPv4/6 ACL support, makes it suitable for power and data-intensive applications, though the maximum power load of 888 W could be a constraint for high-power deployments.


The Cisco MS350-48FP-HW is a state-of-the-art, high-performance switch designed to meet the needs of demanding enterprise networks. This device is equipped with a variety of features that make it an essential component for any modern network infrastructure. The hardware specifications of the Cisco MS350-48FP-HW include a comprehensive set of ports, high switching capacity, and advanced power options, ensuring it can handle a wide range of networking tasks efficiently. At the core of the Cisco MS350-48FP-HW are 48 1GbE RJ45 ports, providing ample connectivity for devices requiring up to 1 Gbps bandwidth. Additionally, the switch includes 4 10GbE SFP+ ports, enabling high-speed connections ideal for uplinks or stacking. For environments requiring high-density, high-speed networking, these features are invaluable. The Cisco MS350-48FP-HW also boasts 2 40G hardware stack ports, facilitating seamless integration with other switches in a stack, enhancing performance and simplifying management. This feature, combined with a dedicated management interface, allows for efficient network configuration and monitoring. In terms of performance, the Cisco MS350-48FP-HW offers a switching capacity of 176 Gbps and a stacking bandwidth of 160 Gbps, ensuring high-speed data transfer and reliable connectivity across the network. Power over Ethernet Plus (PoE+) capability, with a total power budget of 740 W, allows the switch to power connected devices such as VoIP phones, wireless access points, and surveillance cameras, reducing the need for additional power sources. Despite its powerful capabilities, the Cisco MS350-48FP-HW maintains a compact form factor. Measuring 1.72 inches in height, 19.07 inches in width, and 20.32 inches in depth, and weighing 12.83 lbs, it fits easily into any standard 1 RU space in a rack, optimizing space utilization in data centers and networking closets. Key features of the Cisco MS350-48FP-HW include: - Layer 3 routing capability, enabling efficient network traffic management and routing between different VLANs. - Support for both IPv4 and IPv6 Access Control Lists (ACLs), providing robust security features to protect against unauthorized access and network threats. - Hot swap fan and power supplies, ensuring high availability and minimal downtime for maintenance activities. The switch operates efficiently with an idle power load of 69 W and can go up to a maximum power load of 888 W under full utilization. It is designed to operate in a wide range of environmental conditions, with an operating temperature range from -5 °C to 55 °C and humidity tolerance from 5% to 95%, making it suitable for deployment in various settings. In summary, the Cisco MS350-48FP-HW is an advanced, feature-rich switch that provides high-speed connectivity, robust power over Ethernet capabilities, and efficient network management and security features. Its comprehensive hardware specifications make it an ideal choice for businesses looking to upgrade their network infrastructure to support current and future networking demands.


Model Cisco MS350-48FP-HW
1GbE Copper Ports Count 48
10GbE Optical Ports Count 4
Multi-Gigabit Ethernet Ports Count 0
40G Stacking Ports Quantity 2
Exclusive Management Port Quantity 1
Maximum Switching Rate 176 Gbps
Stacking Throughput 160 Gbps
Support for PoE+ Yes, 740 W capacity
Support for UPoE No
Device Height 1.72 inches
Device Width 19.07 inches
Device Depth 20.32 inches
Net Weight 12.83 pounds
Enclosure Type 1 Rack Unit
Routing Capability Yes
Power Consumption (Idle) 69 W
Power Consumption (Max) 888 W
Operational Temperature Range (Low) -5 °C
Operational Temperature Range (High) 55 °C
Humidity Range (Min) 5%
Humidity Range (Max) 95%
Speed of RJ45 Ports 10/100/1000 Mbps
Speed of SFP+ Ports 1/10 Gbps
IPv4 and IPv6 ACL Compatibility Yes
Field-replaceable Units Yes

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