Skip to content


by Cisco
Product Line: Cisco Catalyst 3560-C Series
Product Type: Switch
Sold out
Original price $0.00 - Original price $466.00
Original price
$0.00 - $466.00
Current price $0.00
Title: Surplus

Orders typically ship within 1-3 Business days, if you need an item to ship sooner please contact us.

Product Description

The WS-C3560C-12PC-S Cisco switch offers 12 10/100 Ethernet ports with PoE and one dual-purpose port supporting both 10/100/1000 Ethernet and SFP connections. Designed for efficient operation, it has a forwarding rate of 3.2 Mpps and a forwarding bandwidth of 32 Gbps, backed by 128 MB DRAM and 32 MB flash memory. The compact form factor, combined with a MTBF of 406,470 hours, ensures reliable performance in environments with operating temperatures ranging from 0 °C to 45 °C.

Key Feature for the WS-C3560C-12PC-S

  • What is the number of Ethernet ports available on this device?
    The device has 12 10/100 Ethernet ports with Power over Ethernet (PoE) capabilities.
  • Can you detail the dual-purpose port's specifications?
    Yes, there is one dual-purpose port that supports both 10/100/1000 Ethernet connections and Small Form-factor Pluggable (SFP) connections.
  • What form factor does this networking hardware utilize?
    It utilizes a compact form factor.
  • What is the IP Base feature set, and how does it benefit this device?
    The IP Base feature set includes basic routing and network layer services, enhancing the device's capability to handle IP routing efficiently.
  • How does the forwarding rate of 3.2 Mpps impact network performance?
    A forwarding rate of 3.2 million packets per second (Mpps) allows the device to handle a high volume of data, ensuring smooth network traffic flow.
  • What are the memory specifications of this device?
    The device is equipped with 128 MB of DRAM and 32 MB of flash memory.
  • How many MAC addresses can this device support?
    It can support up to 12,000 MAC addresses.
  • What are the maximum unicast routes and IGMP groups and multicast routes this device can handle?
    The device can handle up to 11,000 unicast routes and 1,000 IGMP groups and multicast routes.
  • Describe the device's support for jumbo frames.
    The device supports jumbo frames up to 9018 bytes, allowing for the efficient transmission of larger packets.
  • What are the operating temperature and humidity ranges for this device?
    The operating temperature range is from 0 °C to 45 °C, and the relative humidity range for operation is from 10% to 85% noncondensing.

Product Review

The Cisco WS-C3560C-12PC-S offers 12 Ethernet ports with Power over Ethernet (PoE) support and a dual-purpose port, enhancing connectivity and deployment flexibility for various network devices. Despite its compact form factor, the switch provides a solid forwarding rate of 3.2 Mpps and bandwidth of 32 Gbps, suitable for small to medium-sized network environments. However, the limited memory capacity of 128 MB DRAM and 32 MB flash memory might restrict advanced feature usage and scalability in larger, more demanding network infrastructures.


The Cisco WS-C3560C-12PC-S is a compact switch designed for small to medium-sized business networks, offering a blend of performance and reliability. This model features 12 10/100 Ethernet ports with Power over Ethernet (PoE) support, enabling the connection of devices such as IP phones, wireless access points, and surveillance cameras without the need for additional power supplies. Additionally, it includes one dual-purpose port that can be used as either a 10/100/1000 Ethernet port or a Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) module slot for fiber connectivity, enhancing the flexibility of network setups. With a forwarding rate of 3.2 million packets per second (Mpps) and a forwarding bandwidth of 32 Gbps, this switch is capable of handling the data demands of modern networks. It is equipped with 128 MB of DRAM and 32 MB of flash memory, supporting the storage of the operating system and configuration files. The device can store up to 12,000 MAC addresses, manage 11,000 unicast routes, and support up to 1,000 IGMP groups and multicast routes, making it suitable for a wide range of networking applications. The switch supports a maximum transmission unit (MTU) of 9000 bytes and jumbo frames up to 9018 bytes, allowing for the efficient transmission of large data packets. This feature is particularly beneficial in environments where data-intensive applications are used. The switch is also designed for easy monitoring and troubleshooting, featuring per-port status LEDs and system status LEDs to provide immediate visual feedback on the network and power status.
  • Size: 1.73 x 10.6 x 9.1 inches, making it a compact solution that can be easily integrated into various environments.
  • Weight: 5 lbs, offering a lightweight design for easy installation and maintenance.
  • MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures): 406,470 hours, indicating high reliability and reduced maintenance requirements.
The operating temperature range of this switch is from 0 °C to 45 °C, with a storage temperature range from -25 °C to 70 °C. It operates quietly with an acoustic noise level of 0 dBA, making it suitable for noise-sensitive environments. The switch can function at altitudes of up to 10,000 feet, and it supports operating relative humidity levels from 10% to 85% (noncondensing), ensuring reliable performance under various environmental conditions. Equipped with the IP Base feature set, the Cisco WS-C3560C-12PC-S provides essential features for network security, quality of service (QoS), and data routing, supporting the deployment of business-class data, voice, and video services. The switch's compact form factor, combined with its comprehensive feature set and hardware specifications, makes it an excellent choice for businesses looking to build efficient, secure, and scalable networks.


Part NumberCisco WS-C3560C-12PC-S
Ethernet Ports Count12 (10/100) PoE enabled
Dual-Use Ports1 (Gigabit Ethernet/SFP)
Physical ConfigurationCompact Design
Software EditionIP Base
Packet Forwarding Rate3.2 Million pps
Switching Capacity32 Gigabits per second
Storage Memory32 MB
Maximum MAC Entries12,000
Static Routes Capacity11,000
IGMP and Multicast GroupsUp to 1000
Maximum Transmission Unit9000 Bytes
Support for Jumbo PacketsUp to 9018 Bytes
Diagnostic IndicatorsPer-Port and System LEDs
Dimensions1.73 x 10.6 x 9.1 inches
Device Weight5 pounds
Operational Temp Low0 Degrees Celsius
Operational Temp High45 Degrees Celsius
Storage Temp Low-25 Degrees Celsius
Storage Temp High70 Degrees Celsius
Sound Emission0 Decibels
Operational Humidity Low10% RH (Non-condensing)
Operational Humidity High85% RH (Non-condensing)
Maximum Use Altitude10,000 feet
Mean Time Between Failures406,470 Hours

Compare products

{"one"=>"Select 2 or 3 items to compare", "other"=>"{{ count }} of 3 items selected"}

Select first item to compare

Select second item to compare

Select third item to compare