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by Cisco
Product Line: Cisco Catalyst 3560-CX Series Switches
Product Type: Switch
Original price $466.00 - Original price $868.00
Original price
$466.00 - $868.00
Current price $868.00
Title: Surplus

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Product Description

The WS-C3560CG-8PC-S Cisco switch features 8 GE PoE+ ports and 2 dual-purpose ports, supporting a total available PoE power of 124 W. It delivers a forwarding bandwidth of 10 Gbps and a forwarding rate of 14.9 Mpps, with a memory capacity of 128 MB DRAM and 64 MB flash memory. Designed for efficiency, it supports up to 1005 maximum VLANs, VLAN IDs of 4000, and jumbo frames of 9018 bytes, housed in a compact 1.75 x 10.6 x 9.4 in. form factor.

Key Feature for the WSC3560CG8PCS

  • What is the forwarding bandwidth of this networking device?
    The forwarding bandwidth is 10 Gbps.
  • How many GE PoE+ ports are available?
    There are 8 GE PoE+ ports.
  • What is the available PoE power?
    The available PoE power is 124 W.
  • Can you tell me the number of dual-purpose ports it has?
    It has 2 dual-purpose ports.
  • What feature set does the device support?
    The device supports the IP Base feature set.
  • What is the MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) for this device?
    The MTBF is 355,830 hours.
  • How much memory is available on this device?
    The device comes with 128 MB DRAM and 64 MB flash memory.
  • What is the maximum number of VLANs supported?
    The maximum number of VLANs supported is 1005.
  • What are the operating temperature ranges for this device?
    The operating temperature ranges from -5 °C to 45 °C.
  • What form factor does this networking device have?
    The device has a compact form factor.

Product Review

The Cisco WS-C3560CG-8PC-S offers a solid choice for networks needing compact, efficient PoE+ solutions with its eight Gigabit Ethernet PoE+ ports and two dual-purpose ports, providing flexibility in connectivity. Its forwarding rate of 14.9 Mpps and forwarding bandwidth of 10 Gbps are adequate for small to medium-sized network environments, ensuring smooth data transmission. However, the limitation to 1005 VLANs and a feature set restricted to IP Base might not meet the requirements of larger or more complex network setups seeking advanced routing capabilities.


The Cisco WS-C3560CG-8PC-S is a compact switch designed for small enterprise LAN access or branch-office environments, offering efficient network connectivity and reliability. This product is equipped with 8 Gigabit Ethernet PoE+ ports and 2 dual-purpose ports, providing flexibility for wireless and IP telephony applications. The switch supports a total available PoE power of 124W, making it capable of supporting modern high-power devices. With a forwarding bandwidth of 10 Gbps and a forwarding rate of 14.9 Mpps, the Cisco WS-C3560CG-8PC-S ensures smooth data transmission and high-speed networking performance. The device is built for long-term reliability, evidenced by its mean time between failures (MTBF) of 355,830 hours. Memory capacity includes 128 MB DRAM and 64 MB of flash memory, sufficient for the IP Base feature set included with this switch.
  • Maximum VLANs supported: 1005, with VLAN IDs up to 4000, allowing for extensive network segmentation.
  • Supports a maximum transmission unit (MTU) of up to 9000 bytes and jumbo frames up to 9018 bytes, enabling the efficient handling of large data packets.
  • Equipped with per-port status LEDs and system status LEDs, providing immediate visual feedback on the operational state.
The size dimensions of the switch are 1.75 x 10.6 x 9.4 inches, and it weighs 4.3 lbs, showcasing a compact form factor ideal for environments where space is at a premium. The Cisco WS-C3560CG-8PC-S operates within a temperature range of -5 °C to 45 °C and can be stored in temperatures ranging from -25 °C to 70 °C. It is designed to perform at operating altitudes of up to 10,000 feet and can be stored at altitudes up to 15,000 feet, demonstrating its adaptability to various environmental conditions. The device maintains operational efficiency with a minimum operating and storage relative humidity of 5% (noncondensing) and can handle maximum humidity levels up to 95% (noncondensing). This resilience ensures that the switch remains functional in diverse climatic conditions, safeguarding your network's reliability. In summary, the Cisco WS-C3560CG-8PC-S is tailored for businesses seeking a compact, efficient, and reliable networking solution. It provides a robust foundation for voice, video, and data applications, all while maintaining energy efficiency and operational simplicity. Its comprehensive feature set, combined with the high-quality hardware specifications, makes it an ideal choice for small to medium-sized business networks.


Part Number and Manufacturer Cisco WS-C3560CG-8PC-S
GE PoE+ Port Count 8
Dual-Use Port Quantity 2
Software Edition IP Base
Power Over Ethernet Budget 124 Watts
Switching Capacity 10 Gigabits per second
Switch Throughput 14.9 Million packets per second
Mean Time Between Failures 355,830 Hours
System Memory 128 MB DRAM
Storage Memory 64 MB
Max Supported VLANs 1005
Supported VLAN IDs 4000
Maximum Transmission Unit Up to 9000 Bytes
Max Frame Size for Jumbo Packets 9018 Bytes
Diagnostic LEDs Per-Port and System Status
Dimensions (Height x Width x Depth) 1.75 x 10.6 x 9.4 inches
Device Weight 4.3 pounds
Operational Temp Range Low -5 °C
Operational Temp Range High 45 °C
Storage Temp Range Low -25 °C
Storage Temp Range High 70 °C
Max Operating Elevation Up to 10,000 feet
Max Storage Elevation Up to 15,000 feet
Humidity Range for Operation and Storage (Non-condensing) 5% to 95%
Chassis Type Compact

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