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Product Line: Cisco WS-C3650-48FD-E
Product Type: Cisco Catalyst 3650 Series Switches
Original price $0.00 - Original price $661.00
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Current price $661.00
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Product Description

The WS-C3650-48FD-E Cisco switch features 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet PoE+ ports, 2x10G uplink ports, and supports both standalone and optional stacking configurations. It is equipped with a 1025 WAC power supply, 4 GB DRAM, and 4 GB flash memory, housed in a 1 RU form factor. The switch delivers a forwarding rate of 104.16 Mpps, supports up to 4094 VLAN IDs, and offers IP Services feature set, with a stacking bandwidth of 160 Gbps.

Key Feature for the WS-C3650-48FD-E

  • What is the port type available on this networking hardware?
    The port type is 10/100/1000 Ethernet PoE+.
  • How many uplink ports does the part include?
    It includes 2x10G uplink ports.
  • What is the maximum power supply rating for this device?
    The power supply is rated at 1025 WAC.
  • Can you stack this model? If yes, what is the stacking bandwidth?
    Yes, it is standalone with optional stacking, offering a stacking bandwidth of 160 Gbps.
  • How many rack units does the equipment occupy?
    It occupies 1 RU.
  • What feature set is included with this network switch?
    The feature set included is IP Services.
  • What is the total number of MAC addresses supported?
    It supports 32,000 MAC addresses.
  • How many IPv4 routes can this device accommodate?
    It can accommodate up to 24,000 IPv4 routes.
  • What is the DRAM size of this hardware?
    The DRAM size is 4 GB.
  • What is the total number of VLAN IDs this device supports?
    It supports up to 4094 VLAN IDs.

Product Review

The Cisco WS-C3650-48FD-E offers a comprehensive solution for medium to large network environments, featuring 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet PoE+ ports and dual 10G uplink ports, supporting high-speed connectivity and power for a wide range of devices. With a stacking bandwidth of 160 Gbps and the ability to manage up to 32,000 MAC addresses, 24,000 IPv4 routes, and 48,000 FNF entries, it is well-suited for complex networks requiring high levels of data processing and routing capabilities. However, the unit's relatively high power consumption at 1025 WAC and the necessity for optional stacking modules for full functionality may increase operational costs and initial investment for some deployments.


The Cisco WS-C3650-48FD-E is a flexible networking solution that combines both high-density Ethernet connectivity and power. It supports up to 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet PoE+ ports, providing a solid foundation for supporting demanding enterprise applications and complex networks. This switch is designed to facilitate seamless communication and operation within a wide range of professional environments, enhancing productivity and network efficiency. At the core of its design, the device features two 10G uplink ports, enabling high-speed connectivity and data transfer rates essential for handling large volumes of data and supporting high-bandwidth applications. This is further complemented by a 1025 WAC power supply, ensuring adequate power for both the switch and connected devices, making it an ideal choice for networks where power over Ethernet devices are extensively used. The switch occupies a single rack unit (1 RU), optimizing space within data centers and network closets. This compact design is coupled with a feature set focused on IP Services, offering advanced capabilities that support a wide range of networking functionalities including routing, switching, and security services. Key to its performance is the stacking bandwidth of 160 Gbps, which provides a high level of efficiency and reliability when multiple units are configured to operate together. This feature is critical for environments requiring high availability and scalability.
  • MAC Addresses: 32,000
  • IPv4 Routes: 24,000
  • FNF Entries: 48,000
Furthermore, the switch is equipped with 4 GB of DRAM and 4 GB of flash memory, facilitating smooth operation and ample storage for the operating system and applications. It supports up to 4094 VLAN IDs and 1000 SVIs, offering extensive flexibility in segmenting the network to meet various operational requirements. The WS-C3650-48FD-E is capable of handling jumbo frames up to 9198 bytes, improving the efficiency of large data transfers across the network. It also supports up to 208 routed ports per stack, enhancing its utility in larger, complex network architectures. For environments incorporating wireless technologies, this switch can support up to 25 access points and 1000 wireless clients per switch or stack, with the capacity to manage up to 64 WLANs and deliver up to 40 Gbps of wireless bandwidth per switch. This makes it an excellent choice for organizations with a high reliance on wireless connectivity. The device's forwarding rate of 104.16 Mpps ensures rapid data processing, while its mean time between failures (MTBF) of 383,760 hours offers reliability and peace of mind. Weighing 17.20 lbs and measuring 1.73 x 17.5 x 19.125 inches, its design is both practical and efficient for a variety of networking environments. In summary, the Cisco WS-C3650-48FD-E stands out as a powerful, efficient, and versatile networking solution that meets the needs of modern enterprises. Its comprehensive feature set, combined with high port density and scalability options, makes it a valuable asset for any organization looking to enhance its network infrastructure.


Product Code and BrandCisco WS-C3650-48FD-E
Configuration FlexibilityOperates independently or with optional stacking
Total Ports48
Port SpecificationEthernet PoE+ with speeds up to 1 Gbps
Expansion SlotsTwo 10 Gigabit Ethernet uplinks
Power Output1025 Watts AC
Enclosure Type1 Rack Unit
Software EditionIP Services
Maximum Stacking Speed160 Gigabits per second
Addressable MAC Entities32,000
Supported IPv4 Routing Paths24,000
Flexible NetFlow Entries48,000
System Memory4 Gigabytes DRAM
Storage Capacity4 Gigabytes Flash
Virtual LANs SupportUp to 4094 VLANs
Switched Virtual InterfacesMaximum of 1000
Maximum Frame Size9198 Bytes for Jumbo Frames
Routed Interfaces per Group208
Max Access Points25 per unit or stack
Max Wireless Clients1000 per unit or stack
Wireless Networks Supported64
Throughput for Wireless DataUp to 40 Gbps per unit
Packet Forwarding Rate104.16 Million packets per second
Estimated Reliability383,760 Hours
Physical Weight17.20 pounds
Device Dimensions1.73 x 17.5 x 19.125 inches (H x W x D)

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