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Product Line: Cisco Catalyst Switches
Product Type: WS-C3560CX-12PD-S
Original price $0.00 - Original price $1,875.00
Original price
$0.00 - $1,875.00
Current price $1,875.00
Title: Used

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Product Description

The WS-C3560CX-12PD-S Cisco switch features 12 GE PoE+ ports, 4 uplink ports, 2 10G SFP+ ports, and 2 1G Copper ports, supporting a forwarding rate of 50.6 Mpps with a 512 MB DRAM and 128 MB flash memory. It is designed for high reliability with an MTBF of 528,480 hours, supports up to 1023 VLANs with VLAN IDs up to 4000, and accommodates jumbo frames up to 9198 bytes. The compact form factor measures 1.75 x 10.6 x 9.4 in, weighs 5.1 lbs, and operates within a temperature range of -5 °C to 45 °C, making it suitable for varied networking environments.

Key Feature for the WS-C3560CX-12PD-S

  • What is the number of GE PoE+ ports available on this device?
    The device comes with 12 GE PoE+ ports.
  • How many uplink ports does the device feature?
    It features 4 uplink ports.
  • Can you detail the 10G connectivity options available?
    The device includes 2 10G SFP+ ports for high-speed connectivity.
  • What is the total number of 1G Copper Ports on this networking hardware?
    There are 2 1G Copper Ports available.
  • What feature set is supported by this device?
    The device supports the IP Base feature set.
  • Could you provide the forwarding rate of this device?
    The forwarding rate is 50.6 Mpps.
  • What is the Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) for this device?
    The MTBF for this device is 528,480 hours.
  • How much memory does the device have?
    The device is equipped with 512 MB DRAM and 128 MB flash memory.
  • What is the maximum number of VLANs supported?
    It supports up to 1023 maximum VLANs.
  • What are the specifications for MTU and Jumbo Frames?
    The Maximum Transmission Unit (MTU) is up to 9000 bytes, and it supports Jumbo Frames up to 9198 bytes.

Product Review

The Cisco WS-C3560CX-12PD-S offers a solid combination of 12 GE PoE+ ports and 4 uplink ports, enhanced by 2 10G SFP+ and 2 1G Copper ports, catering well to high-density deployments requiring flexibility in connectivity and uplink options. However, its forwarding rate of 50.6 Mpps, while sufficient for small to medium-sized network environments, may not meet the demands of larger, more data-intensive operations. The device boasts a high MTBF of 528,480 hours, indicating reliability, but the limited flash memory of 128 MB could constrain advanced configurations and future software updates.


The Cisco WS-C3560CX-12PD-S switch is a compact, high-performance device designed to meet the needs of a variety of networking environments. It features 12 Gigabit Ethernet PoE+ ports, providing power and network connectivity to PoE-enabled devices such as IP cameras, VoIP phones, and wireless access points. This switch also includes four uplink ports, two of which are 10G SFP+ ports for high-speed connectivity options, and two are 1G copper ports, allowing for flexible network configurations and easy integration into existing network infrastructures. With a forwarding rate of 50.6 million packets per second (Mpps), this switch is capable of handling significant data traffic, ensuring smooth and efficient network operations. The device operates on the IP Base feature set, offering essential features for Layer 2 and basic Layer 3 networking capabilities. It is designed to support a maximum of 1023 VLANs, with 4000 VLAN IDs, allowing for extensive network segmentation and improved security. The Cisco WS-C3560CX-12PD-S is built to be durable and reliable, with a Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) of 528,480 hours. It comes equipped with 512 MB of DRAM and 128 MB of flash memory, providing sufficient capacity for the operating system and network configurations. The switch supports a Maximum Transmission Unit (MTU) of up to 9000 bytes and jumbo frames up to 9198 bytes, enabling the efficient handling of large data packets. -
  • Indicators include per-port status LEDs and system status LEDs, offering at-a-glance monitoring of network activity and system health.
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  • The compact form factor, with dimensions of 1.75 x 10.6 x 9.4 inches and a weight of 5.1 lbs, allows for easy placement in a variety of settings, including space-constrained environments.
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  • Operational temperatures range from -5 °C to 45 °C, with an operating altitude of up to 10,000 feet, ensuring reliable performance in a wide range of environmental conditions.
  • For storage, the switch can withstand temperatures from -25 °C to 70 °C and can be stored at altitudes of up to 15,000 feet. The device is designed to operate and be stored in conditions with relative humidity ranging from 5% (noncondensing) to 95% (noncondensing), providing flexibility in various climates and storage conditions. The Cisco WS-C3560CX-12PD-S is a versatile and reliable switch that offers a comprehensive set of features suitable for small to medium-sized enterprise networks. Its compact size, combined with its powerful performance and durability, makes it an excellent choice for businesses looking to create a resilient and efficient network infrastructure.


    Part Number Cisco WS-C3560CX-12PD-S
    Manufacturer Cisco
    GE PoE+ Ports Quantity 12
    Uplink Interface Count 4
    10G SFP+ Interface Quantity 2
    1G Copper Interfaces 2
    Software Configuration IP Base
    Data Processing Rate 50.6 Mpps
    Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) 528,480 Hours
    DRAM 512 MB
    Storage Memory 128 MB
    Maximum Supported VLANs 1023
    VLAN Identifiers 4000
    Maximum Transmission Unit (MTU) Up to 9000 Bytes
    Supported Jumbo Frame Size 9198 Bytes
    Diagnostic Indicators Per-Port and System LEDs
    Dimensions (H x W x D) 1.75 x 10.6 x 9.4 inches
    Device Weight 5.1 pounds
    Lowest Operational Temperature -5 °C
    Highest Operational Temperature 45 °C
    Lowest Storage Temperature -25 °C
    Highest Storage Temperature 70 °C
    Max Operational Elevation 10,000 feet
    Max Storage Elevation 15,000 feet
    Operational/Storage Humidity (Minimum) 5% Non-condensing
    Operational/Storage Humidity (Maximum) 95% Non-condensing
    Device Format Compact

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