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by Cisco
Product Line: Cisco Catalyst
Product Type: Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $3,802.00
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$0.00 - $3,802.00
Current price $3,802.00
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Product Description

The WS-C3850-24XS-S is equipped with 24 SFP+ Ethernet ports and supports a forwarding rate of 500 Mpps, catering to high-speed data processing needs. It features a 715 WAC power supply and is designed for efficiency in a 1 RU form factor, making it ideal for compact networking environments. Compatibility with network modules C3850-NM-4-10G, C3850-NM-8-10G, C3850-NM-2-40G and stackability enhance its flexibility and scalability in diverse network configurations.

Key Feature for the WS-C3850-24XS-S

  • What is the total number of ports available on this device?
    The device has 24 ports.
  • Can you list the supported network modules for the C3850-NM-4-10G?
    Supported network modules include C3850-NM-4-10G, C3850-NM-8-10G, and C3850-NM-2-40G.
  • What type of ports does this device feature?
    It features SFP+ Ethernet ports.
  • What is the power supply rating for this hardware?
    The power supply is rated at 715 WAC.
  • Is this device stackable?
    Yes, the device is stackable.
  • What is the form factor of this networking hardware?
    The form factor is 1 RU.
  • What is the forwarding rate of this device?
    The forwarding rate is 500 Mpps.
  • Could you provide the dimensions and weight of the device?
    The dimensions are 1.75 x 17.5 x 17.7 inches, and it weighs 13.5 lbs.
  • What are the operating temperature limits for this device?
    The operating temperature ranges from -5 °C to 45 °C.
  • What are the safety certifications for this product?
    Safety certifications include UL 60950-1 Second Edition, CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1 Second Edition, EN 60950-1 Second Edition, and IEC 60950-1 Second Edition.

Product Review

The Cisco WS-C3850-24XS-S switch offers 24 SFP+ Ethernet ports and supports a variety of network modules, enhancing its flexibility for different network architectures. With a forwarding rate of 500 Mpps and the ability to stack, it caters to environments requiring high throughput and scalability. However, its operating temperature range and noise level may limit its deployment in environments with stringent cooling or noise reduction requirements.


The Cisco WS-C3850-24XS-S is a network switch designed to support enterprise-level operations with its 24 SFP+ Ethernet ports, providing high-speed connectivity and efficient network performance. This device is part of the IP Base feature set, indicating a focus on basic IP routing features. Its power supply is rated at 715 WAC, and it has a 1 RU form factor, making it compact and suitable for rack mounting in various environments. The switch is stackable, allowing for network scalability and simplified management when multiple units are connected. Key hardware specifications include a forwarding rate of 500 Mpps, ensuring swift data processing and transmission across the network. The unit's dimensions are 1.75 x 17.5 x 17.7 inches, with a weight of 13.5 lbs, providing a balance between physical robustness and space efficiency. The Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) is noted at 307,990 hours, indicating a reliable performance over extended periods. This switch supports various network modules, including C3850-NM-4-10G, C3850-NM-8-10G, and C3850-NM-2-40G, offering flexibility in network expansion and connectivity options. Environmental conditions for optimal operation include an operating temperature range from -5 °C to 45 °C and an operating altitude up to 5000 ft with AC power supply and up to 6000 ft with DC power supply. Humidity levels are maintained between 10% (noncondensing) and 95% (noncondensing) for reliable operation under varying environmental conditions.
  • Minimum and maximum storage temperatures are set at -40 °C and 70 °C, respectively, with a storage altitude of up to 15,000 ft.
  • Operating vibration is rated at 0.41 g from 3 to 500 Hz, and non-operating vibration at 1.12 g from 3 to 500 Hz, ensuring the device's resilience to physical disruptions.
  • Noise specifications stand at 44 dBA at 30 °C, maintaining a relatively quiet operation suitable for office environments.
The WS-C3850-24XS-S complies with RoHS-5 for environmental safety and comes with several safety certifications, including UL 60950-1 Second Edition and EN 60950-1 Second Edition, ensuring its safety for use in various international settings. In summary, the Cisco WS-C3850-24XS-S offers a comprehensive solution for enterprise networking needs with its high-speed SFP+ Ethernet ports, scalable design, and reliable performance under a range of environmental conditions. Its compatibility with various network modules and certifications for safety and environmental compliance make it a versatile and secure choice for modern network infrastructures.


Item CodeCisco WS-C3850-24XS-S
Total Ports24
Port ConfigurationSFP+ Ethernet
Software VersionIP Base
Power Rating715 WAC
Chassis Type1 RU
Capability to StackYes
Compatible Network ModulesC3850-NM-4-10G, C3850-NM-8-10G, C3850-NM-2-40G
Packet Forwarding Rate500 Mpps
Dimensions1.75 x 17.5 x 17.7 inches
Unit Weight13.5 lbs
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)307,990 Hours
Lowest Operating Temp-5 °C
Highest Operating Temp45 °C
Max Altitude w/ AC Power5000 ft
Max Altitude w/ DC Power6000 ft
Humidity Operational Min10% (Noncondensing)
Humidity Operational Max95% (Noncondensing)
Lowest Storage Temp-40 °C
Highest Storage Temp70 °C
Max Storage Altitude15,000 ft
Vibration During Operation0.41 g from 3 to 500 Hz
Vibration When Not in Operation1.12 g from 3 to 500 Hz
Acoustic Output44 dBA at 30 °C
Compliance with RoHSRoHS-5
Approved Safety StandardsUL 60950-1 Second Edition, CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1 Second Edition, EN 60950-1 Second Edition, IEC 60950-1 Second Edition

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