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by Cisco
Product Line: Cisco Catalyst Switches
Product Type: Network Switch
Original price $516.00 - Original price $1,200.00
Original price
$516.00 - $1,200.00
Current price $1,200.00
Title: Surplus

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Product Description

The WS-C3650-24TS-L is a standalone switch with optional stacking, featuring 24 10/100/1000 Ethernet PoE+ ports and 4x1G uplink ports within a 1 RU form factor. It supports a LAN Base feature set, with a switching capacity of 176 Gbps, stacking bandwidth of 160 Gbps, and a forwarding rate of 41.66 Mpps. Additionally, the switch offers 4 GB DRAM, 4 GB Flash Memory, supports up to 4094 VLAN IDs, and can handle up to 1000 wireless clients per switch/stack with a wireless bandwidth of up to 20 Gbps.

Key Feature for the WS-C3650-24TS-L

  • What is the maximum number of MAC addresses supported by this switch?
    The switch supports up to 32,000 MAC addresses.
  • Can the switch function both as a standalone and in a stack?
    Yes, it is standalone with optional stacking capabilities.
  • What are the specifications for the uplink ports?
    It features 4x1G uplink ports.
  • How many power over Ethernet Plus (PoE+) ports does this device offer?
    The device offers 24 10/100/1000 Ethernet PoE+ ports.
  • What is the switching capacity?
    The switching capacity is 176 Gbps.
  • What is the total available power supply for this device?
    The power supply available is 250 WAC.
  • How many rack units does the switch occupy?
    It occupies 1 RU.
  • What is the feature set available on this switch?
    The feature set is LAN Base.
  • What is the maximum number of VLAN IDs supported?
    The switch supports up to 4094 VLAN IDs.
  • How does the switch's forwarding rate compare?
    The forwarding rate is 41.66 Mpps.

Product Review

The Cisco WS-C3650-24TS-L switch, with its 24 10/100/1000 Ethernet PoE+ ports and four 1G uplink ports, offers a versatile solution for medium-sized network environments, supporting a variety of devices while ensuring efficient connectivity. However, its LAN Base feature set may limit advanced network services and security features, potentially requiring an upgrade for more complex network requirements. Additionally, the switch provides significant scalability options through optional stacking, a high switching capacity of 176 Gbps, and a forwarding rate of 41.66 Mpps, making it suitable for growing networks.


The Cisco WS-C3650-24TS-L is a versatile network switch designed to provide efficient and secure Ethernet connectivity. Ideal for mid-sized to large enterprise operations, this model stands out with its capability to function both as a standalone unit and as part of a stack, offering flexibility in deployment according to the networking needs. At the core of its design, the switch features 24 10/100/1000 Ethernet PoE+ ports, enabling direct power supply to connected devices such as VoIP phones, wireless access points, and surveillance cameras, eliminating the need for separate power sources. Additionally, it includes 4x1G uplink ports, facilitating high-speed connections to the network backbone or other switches without bottleneck issues. The hardware is engineered within a 1RU form factor, making it compact yet powerful for rack installations, optimizing space within data centers or server rooms. It operates on a 250 WAC power supply, balancing performance and energy efficiency. Key specifications highlight the switch's performance capabilities:
  • Switching Capacity of 176 Gbps
  • Stacking Bandwidth of 160 Gbps
  • Forwarding Rate of 41.66 Mpps
With a switching capacity of 176 Gbps, the Cisco WS-C3650-24TS-L ensures smooth data transmission across the network, supporting demanding applications without lag. The stacking bandwidth of 160 Gbps allows for the seamless integration of multiple switches, enhancing network resilience and scalability. The forwarding rate of 41.66 Mpps (million packets per second) guarantees efficient packet handling for high-speed data processing. The device comes with a LAN Base feature set, providing essential layer 2 and basic layer 3 networking functionalities. It supports up to 32,000 MAC addresses and 24,000 IPv4 routes, facilitating extensive device connectivity and efficient routing for medium to large networks. With 4 GB of DRAM and 4 GB of flash memory, it offers ample storage for operating system and network configuration files. Advanced features include support for up to 4094 VLAN IDs and 1000 SVIs (Switched Virtual Interfaces), enabling segment networks and enhance security. Jumbo frames up to 9198 bytes are supported, improving data transfer rates for large files. The switch can manage up to 208 routed ports per stack, providing high-density routing capabilities. For wireless deployments, the Cisco WS-C3650-24TS-L can support up to 25 access points and 1000 wireless clients per switch or stack, with a wireless bandwidth capacity of up to 20 Gbps. This makes it suitable for environments with high wireless device density. It supports 64 WLANs (Wireless LANs) per switch, allowing for extensive wireless segmentation and management. The product's reliability is underscored by an MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) of 661,800 hours, indicating its long-term durability. Weighing 15.15 lbs, it is designed for easy installation and maintenance. In summary, the Cisco WS-C3650-24TS-L is a comprehensive solution for businesses seeking a scalable, high-performance networking hardware option. Its extensive feature set, combined with the flexibility of standalone or stacked deployment, makes it an ideal choice for supporting advanced wired and wireless networking requirements.


Model Number WS-C3650-24TS-L
Manufacturer Cisco
Configuration Independent or Optional Stack Capability
Total Ports 24
Port Specification Gigabit Ethernet PoE+
Uplink Interfaces 4 x 1G
Power Output 250 Watts AC
Size 1 Rack Unit
Software Edition LAN Base
Switch Capability 176 Gigabits per second
Stack Bandwidth 160 Gigabits per second
MAC Address Capacity 32,000 Entries
IPv4 Routing Entries 24,000 Paths
Flexible NetFlow Entries 24,000 Records
System Memory 4 Gigabytes DRAM
Storage Memory 4 Gigabytes Flash
VLAN Support Up to 4094 IDs
Switched Virtual Interfaces Maximum 1000
Maximum Frame Size 9198 Bytes
Routing Interfaces per Group 208
Max Access Points 25 per Unit/Stack
Max Wireless Clients 1000 per Unit/Stack
Supported WLANs Up to 64
Wireless Throughput Maximum 20 Gigabits per second
Data Processing Rate 41.66 Million packets per second
Reliability 661,800 Hours MTBF
Device Weight 15.15 Pounds

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