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by Cisco
Product Line: Cisco Catalyst
Product Type: Switch
Original price $354.00 - Original price $599.00
Original price
$354.00 - $599.00
Current price $599.00
Title: Surplus

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Product Description

The WS-C3560X-48U-E Cisco switch features 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet UPOE ports, a 1100 WAC power supply, and is designed in a 1 RU form factor. It supports a forwarding rate of 101.2 Mpps, a switching fabric of 160 Gbps, and includes 256 MB of DRAM along with 64 MB of flash memory. Additional technical specifications include support for up to 1005 VLANs, a 9216 Byte jumbo frame capacity, and an MTBF of 189,710 hours.

Key Feature for the WS-C3560X-48U-E

  • What is the number of ports available on this Ethernet switch?
    The switch has 48 ports.
  • How much power does the part supply?
    It supplies 1100 WAC.
  • What port type does the switch support?
    It supports 10/100/1000 Ethernet UPOE ports.
  • What is the form factor of this network device?
    The form factor is 1 RU.
  • Can you detail the feature set provided?
    The feature set provided is IP Services.
  • What is the forwarding rate of the device?
    The forwarding rate is 101.2 Mpps.
  • How large is the switching fabric?
    The switching fabric is 160 Gbps.
  • What are the DRAM and Flash Memory sizes?
    DRAM is 256 MB and Flash Memory is 64 MB.
  • How many total VLANs can be supported?
    The device supports a total of 1005 VLANs.
  • What are the device's dimensions?
    The size is 1.75 x 17.5 x 19.5 inches.

Product Review

The Cisco WS-C3560X-48U-E switch offers 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet UPOE ports within a compact 1 RU form factor, suitable for high-density deployments. With a forwarding rate of 101.2 Mpps and a switching fabric of 160 Gbps, it supports efficient data processing and high-speed networking. However, the limited DRAM and Flash Memory (256 MB and 64 MB, respectively) may constrain advanced features and future software updates.


The Cisco WS-C3560X-48U-E is a versatile networking switch designed to support a wide range of devices and applications. With 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet UPOE ports, this switch is equipped to handle high-speed data transfer and power over Ethernet capabilities, making it an ideal choice for businesses that require efficient power and data management. The switch is powered by a 1100 WAC power supply and features a compact form factor of 1 RU, allowing for easy installation in space-constrained environments. This model comes with the IP Services feature set, providing advanced Layer 3 features that enable complex networking functions such as quality of service (QoS), rate limiting, and security access control lists (ACLs). The forwarding rate of 101.2 Mpps and a switching fabric of 160 Gbps ensure that the switch can handle large amounts of traffic without bottlenecks, maintaining smooth operation across the network. Memory capacity includes 256 MB of DRAM and 64 MB of flash memory, sufficient for running the operating system and storing configurations and operating data. In terms of scalability, the switch supports up to 1005 VLANs with 4K VLAN IDs, allowing for extensive network segmentation and management. It also supports 1K total Switch Virtual Interfaces (SVIs), providing flexibility in routing between VLANs. The support for jumbo frames up to 9216 bytes is critical for optimizing performance in data-intensive applications. Key hardware specifications include: - Total of 468 routed ports per stack, enhancing connectivity options and network design flexibility. - Capacity for 6K unicast MAC addresses, 1K IGMP groups and multicast routes, and 8K unicast routes, catering to the needs of growing networks. - Security is a priority, with the ability to manage 1K security Access Control Entries (ACEs) and 1K VLANs for secure segmenting of the network. The physical dimensions of the Cisco WS-C3560X-48U-E are 1.75 x 17.5 x 19.5 inches, making it a compact solution that fits easily into a standard rack configuration. It has an impressive mean time between failures (MTBF) of 189,710 hours, indicating high reliability and reduced downtime for businesses. Operating temperature ranges from -5 °C to 45 °C, and it can function in environments with relative humidity from 5% to 95% (non-condensing), ensuring durability across various conditions. In summary, the Cisco WS-C3560X-48U-E switch offers a comprehensive set of features that cater to the needs of modern networks, from high-speed data and power over Ethernet capabilities to advanced Layer 3 services. With its high performance, scalability, and reliability, this switch is an excellent choice for businesses looking to optimize their network infrastructure for efficiency and growth.


Model NumberCisco WS-C3560X-48U-E
Port Count48
Port ConfigurationGigabit Ethernet UPOE
Power Capacity1100 Watts AC
Device Size1 Rack Unit
Software BundleIP Services
Data Processing Rate101.2 Million Packets per Second
Switching Bandwidth160 Gigabits per Second
System Memory256 Megabytes
Storage Memory64 Megabytes
Maximum VLANs1005
VLAN IdentifiersUp to 4096
Switched Virtual InterfacesUp to 1000
Maximum Frame Size9216 Bytes
Routed Ports per Aggregate468
MAC Address Capacity6000
IGMP and Multicast GroupsUp to 1000
Routing Entries8000
Hosts Directly Attached6000
Indirect Routing Paths2000
Access Control Entries1000
Supported VLANs1000
Dimensions (H x W x D)1.75 x 17.5 x 19.5 inches
Mean Time Between Failures189,710 Hours
Operational Temperature Range-5 to 45 degrees Celsius
Humidity Tolerance5% to 95%, Non-condensing

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