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by Cisco
Product Line: Cisco Catalyst
Product Type: Switch
Original price $467.00 - Original price $1,265.00
Original price
$467.00 - $1,265.00
Current price $1,265.00
Title: Surplus

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Product Description

The WS-C2960XR-48TD-I is a Cisco switch featuring 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet interfaces and two SFP+ uplink interfaces, designed to support a wide range of networking demands. It offers a forwarding bandwidth of 108 Gbps and a switching bandwidth of 216 Gbps, with a forwarding rate of 130.9 Mpps, capable of managing up to 1023 active VLANs. This model operates on the IP Lite feature set, incorporates 128 MB of flash memory and 512 MB of DRAM, and is built for reliability with a MTBF of 440,880 hours, ensuring high performance and durability in various operating environments.

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

  • What is the Ethernet Interface type of this networking device?
    The Ethernet Interface type is 10/100/1000.
  • How many uplink interfaces does the device feature?
    It features 2 uplink interfaces.
  • What type of uplink interfaces are available on this device?
    The uplink interfaces are SFP+.
  • Can you detail the available Power over Ethernet (PoE) power for this device?
    The available PoE power is 0 W.
  • What are the dimensions and weight of this networking device?
    The device measures 1.75 x 16.0 x 17.5 inches and weighs 13.3 lbs.
  • How much flash memory is equipped on this device?
    It comes with 128 MB of flash memory.
  • What is the forwarding bandwidth of this device?
    The forwarding bandwidth is 108 Gbps.
  • What is the maximum number of active VLANs supported?
    The maximum number of active VLANs supported is 1023.
  • What is the CPU specification for this networking device?
    The CPU is an APM86392 600 MHz Dual Core.
  • What are the operating temperature and altitude limits for this device?
    The operating temperature range is -5 °C to 40 °C, and it can operate up to 10,000 ft altitude.

Product Review

The Cisco WS-C2960XR-48TD-I switch offers 48 Ethernet interfaces of 10/100/1000 Mbps, complemented by two SFP+ uplink interfaces, supporting high-speed connectivity and efficient network operations. With a forwarding bandwidth of 108 Gbps and a switching bandwidth of 216 Gbps, it ensures swift data processing, though its limited PoE power (0 W) and modest CPU (APM86392 600 MHz Dual Core) might restrict deployment in power-dependent or compute-intensive environments. It excels in durability and network management capabilities, evidenced by its MTBF of 440,880 hours and comprehensive feature set, including IP Lite, but could be challenged by advanced applications requiring more extensive PoE support or higher processing power.


The Cisco WS-C2960XR-48TD-I is a scalable, secure, and energy-efficient switch designed for enterprise networks. This switch provides 48 Ethernet interfaces of 10/100/1000 Mbps, allowing a wide range of connectivity options for devices. It also includes two SFP+ uplink interfaces, enabling high-speed connectivity to other network devices or uplinks. The device operates on the IP Lite feature set, offering advanced Layer 2 and basic Layer 3 features suitable for a variety of applications. With no Power over Ethernet (PoE) power available, this model focuses on delivering high-speed data processing and connectivity. Its compact size of 1.75 x 16.0 x 17.5 inches and a weight of 13.3 lbs make it an ideal choice for environments where space is at a premium. The switch is equipped with 128 MB of flash memory and 512 MB of DRAM, supporting efficient operation and fast data processing. Key performance metrics include a forwarding bandwidth of 108 Gbps and a switching bandwidth of 216 Gbps, ensuring high-speed data transfer across the network. The device supports a forwarding rate of 130.9 million packets per second (Mpps), demonstrating its capability to handle large volumes of data efficiently. With support for up to 1023 active VLANs and 4096 VLAN IDs available, it offers flexibility in network segmentation and security. The CPU, an APM86392 600 MHz Dual Core, powers the Cisco WS-C2960XR-48TD-I, providing reliable performance for managing network operations. Connectivity options include USB (Type B) and Ethernet (RJ-45) console ports, along with a USB (Type A) storage interface for external flash storage. A 10/100 Mbps Ethernet (RJ-45) network management interface facilitates efficient network management.
  • MTU-L3 Packet Size: Supports up to 9198 bytes, allowing for efficient data processing and transfer.
  • Jumbo Frames: Capable of handling frames up to 9216 bytes, enhancing data transmission efficiency.
  • MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures): Rated at 440,880 hours, indicating high reliability and reduced downtime.
The switch is designed to operate in a range of environmental conditions, with an operating temperature range of -5 °C to 40 °C and an operating altitude of up to 10,000 ft. It can function in a relative humidity range of 10% to 95% (non-condensing), ensuring operational reliability in diverse environments. In summary, the Cisco WS-C2960XR-48TD-I is an efficient, scalable, and reliable switch that provides high-speed connectivity and advanced features for enterprise networks. Its performance specifications, including high forwarding and switching bandwidths, support for a large number of VLANs, and robust CPU, make it an excellent choice for organizations seeking to enhance their network infrastructure.


Item CodeCisco WS-C2960XR-48TD-I
Ethernet Ports Count48
Type of Ethernet PortsGigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000)
Count of Uplink Ports2
Uplink Ports TypeSmall Form-Factor Pluggable Plus (SFP+)
ConfigurationIP Lite
Power Over Ethernet (PoE) Capability0 W
Dimensions (Height x Depth x Width)1.75 x 16.0 x 17.5 inches
Mass13.3 pounds
Internal Storage128 MB Flash
Memory512 MB DRAM
Data Throughput108 Gbps
Total Switching Capacity216 Gbps
Maximum VLANs Supported1023
Rate of Packet Forwarding130.9 million packets per second (Mpps)
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)440,880 hours
Number of VLAN IDs Supported4096
ProcessorAPM86392 600 MHz Dual-Core
Service PortsUSB (Type B), RJ-45 Ethernet
External Storage PortUSB (Type A)
Management Interface Speed10/100 Mbps RJ-45 Ethernet
Maximum Layer 3 Packet Size9198 Bytes
Support for Jumbo Frames9216 Bytes
Temperature Range for Operation-5 °C to 40 °C
Maximum Operating Elevation10,000 feet
Humidity Range for Operation10% to 95% Non-condensing

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