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Product Line: Cisco Catalyst Series
Product Type: Switch
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Product Description

The WS-C2960XR-48LPD-I is equipped with 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet interfaces and 2 SFP+ uplink interfaces, supporting a forwarding bandwidth of 108 Gbps and a switching bandwidth of 216 Gbps. It features 370 W of available PoE power and a IP Lite feature set, with a capacity for 1023 active VLANs and a forwarding rate of 130.9 Mpps. The device is powered by an APM86392 600 MHz Dual Core CPU, contains 128 MB of flash memory, 512 MB of DRAM, and offers various management interfaces including USB and Ethernet ports.

Key Feature for the WS-C2960XR-48LPD-I

  • What is the number of Ethernet interfaces on this device?
    The device has 48 Ethernet interfaces.
  • How does the uplink interface type of the part specified contribute to its performance?
    The SFP+ uplink interface type supports higher data rates, enhancing overall network performance.
  • What feature set is available on this model?
    The model comes with the IP Lite feature set.
  • Can you detail the available PoE power for the specified part?
    The available Power over Ethernet (PoE) power is 370 W.
  • What are the dimensions and weight of this network switch?
    The dimensions are 1.75 x 16.0 x 17.5 inches, and it weighs 14.0 lbs.
  • How much flash memory is equipped in this model?
    The model is equipped with 128 MB of flash memory.
  • What is the forwarding bandwidth capability of the device?
    The forwarding bandwidth of the device is 108 Gbps.
  • What is the maximum number of active VLANs supported by this switch?
    The switch supports up to 1023 active VLANs.
  • Describe the CPU specifications of this network switch.
    The switch uses an APM86392 600 MHz Dual Core CPU.
  • What are the supported environmental conditions for operating this switch?
    The operating temperature ranges from -5 °C to 40 °C, with an altitude up to 10,000 ft and relative humidity from 10% to 95% (noncondensing).

Product Review

The Cisco WS-C2960XR-48LPD-I switch offers 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet interfaces and 2 SFP+ uplink interfaces, supporting high-density connectivity and efficient uplink integration for diversified networks. With a forwarding bandwidth of 108 Gbps and a switching bandwidth of 216 Gbps, it ensures high-speed data processing and transmission, although its 128 MB flash memory and 512 MB DRAM may limit advanced applications and extensive routing tables. The switch's PoE capability of 370 W allows for direct power supply to connected devices, but its operational temperature range and altitude limit could restrict deployment in extreme environments.


The Cisco WS-C2960XR-48LPD-I is designed to meet the demands of modern network environments, offering a comprehensive solution for enterprise-grade networking. This switch provides 48 Ethernet interfaces supporting 10/100/1000 Mbps speeds, enabling versatile connectivity options for a variety of devices and applications. With two SFP+ uplink interfaces, it ensures high-speed connectivity to the network backbone or other switches, facilitating efficient data traffic management and scalability. Incorporating the IP Lite feature set, the WS-C2960XR-48LPD-I supports essential Layer 3 routing features, allowing for static routing and RIP (Routing Information Protocol), making it suitable for deployments in branch offices or small business environments requiring basic inter-VLAN routing capabilities. The switch comes with 370 W of available Power over Ethernet (PoE) power, providing flexibility to power IP phones, wireless access points, or other PoE-capable devices directly through the Ethernet cables, simplifying installation and reducing cable clutter. At 1.75 x 16.0 x 17.5 inches and weighing 14.0 lbs., its compact size and weight allow for easy installation in a variety of settings, from rack mounts to confined spaces. The hardware is built to perform, with 128 MB of flash memory and 512 MB of DRAM, supporting the switch's operations and ensuring smooth processing of network tasks.
  • Forwarding Bandwidth: 108 Gbps
  • Switching Bandwidth: 216 Gbps
  • Maximum Active VLANs: 1023
The switch offers an impressive forwarding rate of 130.9 million packets per second (Mpps) and supports up to 1023 active VLANs, highlighting its capability to handle large volumes of data while maintaining multiple network segments. With a Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) of 275,430 hours, the WS-C2960XR-48LPD-I is reliable, ensuring long-term operational stability. It features a dual-core APM86392 CPU running at 600 MHz, providing the computational power needed to manage the switch's features and network traffic efficiently. The console ports include both USB (Type B) and Ethernet (RJ-45) for flexible management options, alongside a USB (Type A) storage interface for external flash storage, allowing for easy system upgrades and configurations. The network management interface supports 10/100 Mbps Ethernet connections, enabling straightforward integration into existing management frameworks. It also accommodates jumbo frames up to 9216 bytes, beneficial for optimizing network performance by allowing larger packets, reducing the overall number of packets needed to transmit large amounts of data. Designed to operate in a range of environmental conditions, the WS-C2960XR-48LPD-I can function in temperatures from -5 °C to 40 °C and at altitudes up to 10,000 feet. Its tolerance for 10% to 95% non-condensing relative humidity further underscores its suitability for deployment in various physical environments. In conclusion, the Cisco WS-C2960XR-48LPD-I combines versatility, reliability, and performance, making it an excellent choice for organizations seeking to enhance their network infrastructure with a switch capable of supporting a wide range of networking requirements.


Component ID Cisco WS-C2960XR-48LPD-I
Total Ethernet Ports 48
Ethernet Port Speed Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000)
Uplink Ports Count 2
Type of Uplink Ports SFP+
Software Version IP Lite
Power Over Ethernet Budget 370 Watts
Dimensions (Height x Depth x Width) 1.75 x 16.0 x 17.5 inches
Unit Weight 14 pounds
Internal Storage 128 MB Flash
System Memory 512 MB DRAM
Data Rate for Forwarding 108 Gbps
Total Switching Capacity 216 Gbps
Max VLANs Supported 1023
Packet Forwarding Rate 130.9 Million pps
Expected Lifespan 275,430 Hours
VLAN Index Numbers 4096
Processor APM86392 600 MHz, Dual-Core
Console Interface Types USB (Type B), Ethernet (RJ-45)
External Storage Connection USB (Type A)
Admin Network Port 10/100 Mbps Ethernet (RJ-45)
Layer 3 Maximum Transmission Unit 9198 Bytes
Support for Jumbo Packets 9216 Bytes
Temperature Range for Operation -5 to 40 °C
Maximum Operating Elevation 10,000 feet
Humidity Range for Operation 10% to 95% Non-condensing

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