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Product Line: Cisco Catalyst 2960-XR Series Switches
Product Type: Switches
Original price $0.00 - Original price $527.00
Original price
$0.00 - $527.00
Current price $527.00
Title: Used

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Product Description

The WS-C2960XR-24PS-I is equipped with 24 10/100/1000 Ethernet interfaces and 4 SFP uplink interfaces, supporting a forwarding bandwidth of 108 Gbps and a switching bandwidth of 216 Gbps. It features IP Lite software, 370 W of available PoE power, and supports up to 1023 active VLANs with a forwarding rate of 71.4 Mpps. The device is designed for reliability with a MTBF of 321,290 hours, includes dual core APM86392 600 MHz CPU, 128 MB of flash memory, and 512 MB of DRAM, ensuring efficient operation and management in demanding network environments.

Key Feature for the WSC2960XR24PSI

  • What is the Ethernet interface type and how many Ethernet interfaces does the device have?
    The device features a 10/100/1000 Ethernet interface type and is equipped with 24 Ethernet interfaces.
  • How many uplink interfaces are available and what type are they?
    There are 4 uplink interfaces available, and they are of the SFP type.
  • What feature set does the device support?
    The device supports the IP Lite feature set.
  • What is the available Power over Ethernet (PoE) power?
    The available PoE power is 370 W.
  • What are the dimensions and weight of the device?
    The device measures 1.75 inches in height, 16 inches in width, and 17.5 inches in depth, with a weight of 13.7 lbs.
  • How much flash memory and DRAM does the device have?
    The device is equipped with 128 MB of flash memory and 512 MB of DRAM.
  • What are the forwarding and switching bandwidth capabilities?
    The device has a forwarding bandwidth of 108 Gbps and a switching bandwidth of 216 Gbps.
  • What is the maximum number of active VLANs supported by the device?
    The device supports up to 1023 active VLANs.
  • What is the CPU specification of the device?
    The device uses an APM86392 600 MHz Dual Core CPU.
  • What are the console port types and network management interface speed?
    The device includes USB (Type B) and Ethernet (RJ-45) console ports, with a network management interface speed of 10/100 Mbps Ethernet (RJ-45).

Product Review

The Cisco WS-C2960XR-24PS-I switch offers 24 Ethernet interfaces of 10/100/1000 Mbps and 4 SFP uplink interfaces, supporting a variety of network demands with a switching bandwidth of 216 Gbps and a forwarding rate of 71.4 Mpps, making it suitable for high-performance networking tasks. However, its flash memory is limited to 128 MB, and DRAM is capped at 512 MB, which may restrict advanced features or future software upgrades. Additionally, the switch provides a substantial PoE power budget of 370 W and a high MTBF of 321,290 hours, indicating reliable long-term operation but requires consideration for environments needing extensive flash memory or higher processing power.


The Cisco WS-C2960XR-24PS-I is a stackable switch designed for operational simplicity to lower total cost of ownership. It offers enhanced application visibility, network reliability, and security. This product is engineered for medium-sized enterprises and branch offices. This switch features 24 Ethernet interfaces that support 10/100/1000 Mbps speeds, providing flexibility and the capability to handle high bandwidth demands. Additionally, it includes four uplink interfaces with an SFP (Small Form-factor Pluggable) type, enabling connections to higher-level network devices such as routers or core switches, thus facilitating network expansion and integration. The device operates on the IP Lite feature set, which supports basic routing capabilities, enhancing network segmentation and efficiency. It is equipped with 370W of available Power over Ethernet (PoE) power, supporting multiple devices such as IP phones and wireless access points without the need for additional power supplies. Key hardware specifications include: - Flash Memory of 128 MB and DRAM of 512 MB, ensuring smooth operation and sufficient space for IOS and network configurations. - Forwarding bandwidth of 108 Gbps and switching bandwidth of 216 Gbps, allowing for high-speed data processing and traffic management. - A high forwarding rate of 71.4 Mpps (Million packets per second), demonstrating its capability to handle large volumes of data efficiently. Other notable features include: - A maximum of 1023 active VLANs and 4096 VLAN IDs available, providing extensive network segmentation options. - An APM86392 600 MHz Dual Core CPU, offering robust processing power to manage network operations. - Console ports that include USB (Type B) and Ethernet (RJ-45), along with a storage interface for USB (Type A) for external flash storage, enhancing device management and configuration flexibility. - A network management interface with a 10/100 Mbps Ethernet (RJ-45) port, facilitating remote management and monitoring. The switch supports an MTU-L3 packet size of 9198 bytes and jumbo frames up to 9216 bytes, optimizing performance for large data transfers. Its Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) is rated at 321,290 hours, indicating high reliability over an extended period. Physically, the device measures 1.75 inches in height, 16 inches in width, and 17.5 inches in depth, with a weight of 13.7 lbs. This compact size allows for efficient use of rack space in data centers or wiring closets. The switch can operate in temperatures ranging from -5 °C to 55 °C at sea level, ensuring reliable performance under various environmental conditions. In summary, the Cisco WS-C2960XR-24PS-I is a powerful, scalable solution for growing networks, offering advanced features and reliability to meet the demands of modern enterprise environments.


Model NumberCisco WS-C2960XR-24PS-I
Ethernet Ports Count24
Type of Ethernet Ports10/100/1000 Mbps
Uplink Ports Count4
Uplink Ports TypeSFP Modules
Software VersionIP Lite
Power Over Ethernet (PoE) Capacity370 Watts
Unit Height1.75 inches
Unit Width16 inches
Unit Depth17.5 inches
Unit Weight13.7 pounds
Flash Storage128 Megabytes
System Memory (DRAM)512 Megabytes
Data Forwarding Rate108 Gigabits per second
Total Switching Capacity216 Gigabits per second
Maximum VLANs Supported1023
Packets Forwarding Rate71.4 Million packets per second
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)321,290 hours
Total VLAN IDs4096
ProcessorAPM86392 600MHz Dual-Core
Console InterfaceUSB Type B, RJ-45 Ethernet
External Storage InterfaceUSB Type A
Management Network Interface10/100 Mbps RJ-45 Ethernet
Maximum L3 Packet Size9198 Bytes
Support for Jumbo Frames9216 Bytes
Operating Temperature Range-5 °C to 55 °C at Sea Level

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