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Product Line: Cisco Catalyst 3560-X Series
Product Type: Switch
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Product Description

The WS-C3560X-48P-E Cisco switch features 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet PoE+ ports and a 715 WAC power supply, housed in a 1 RU form factor. It supports a switching fabric of 160 Gbps and a forwarding rate of 101.2 Mpps, with IP Services feature set, 256 MB DRAM, and 64 MB of flash memory. This device is designed for high capacity networking, supporting up to 1005 VLANs, 1K total SVIs, and a maximum of 468 routed ports per stack, with advanced features including support for jumbo frames up to 9216 bytes.

Key Feature for the WSC3560X48PE

  • What is the port type and number on this switch?
    The switch features 48 ports of 10/100/1000 Ethernet PoE+.
  • How much power can the power supply deliver?
    The power supply delivers 715 WAC.
  • Can you describe the form factor and size of the device?
    The device has a 1 RU form factor, with dimensions of 1.75 x 17.5 x 18.0 inches.
  • What feature set is available on this switch?
    It is equipped with the IP Services feature set.
  • What are the forwarding rate and switching fabric of the switch?
    The forwarding rate is 101.2 Mpps and the switching fabric is 160 Gbps.
  • What are the DRAM and flash memory capacities?
    The switch comes with 256 MB of DRAM and 64 MB of flash memory.
  • How many VLANs and VLAN IDs does the switch support?
    The switch supports 1005 total VLANs and 4K VLAN IDs.
  • What is the maximum size for jumbo frames?
    Jumbo frames up to 9216 bytes are supported.
  • How many total routed ports per stack does the switch support?
    The switch supports a total of 468 routed ports per stack.
  • What is the MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) for this device?
    The MTBF for this device is 149,594 hours.

Product Review

The Cisco WS-C3560X-48P-E switch offers 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet PoE+ ports within a compact 1 RU form factor, making it suitable for high-density deployments where space is at a premium. With a switching fabric of 160 Gbps and a forwarding rate of 101.2 Mpps, it supports high-performance networking needs, though its DRAM and Flash Memory capacities at 256 MB and 64 MB, respectively, may pose limitations for extensive routing tables and complex configurations. Additionally, its comprehensive feature set, including support for up to 1005 VLANs and advanced security options, enhances network flexibility and security, but the initial configuration and management may require a steep learning curve for those not familiar with Cisco's IOS.


The Cisco WS-C3560X-48P-E is a networking switch designed to enhance efficiency and scalability within enterprise networks. This model features 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet PoE+ ports, accommodating high-speed connectivity and power over Ethernet capabilities. With a power supply of 715 WAC and a compact 1 RU form factor, it integrates seamlessly into a variety of network environments while supporting extensive power needs for attached devices. At the core of its performance, the switch offers a forwarding rate of 101.2 Mpps (million packets per second) and boasts a switching fabric capacity of 160 Gbps. This ensures high-speed data processing and transfer across the network, minimizing bottlenecks and improving overall network responsiveness. Memory specifications include 256 MB of DRAM and 64 MB of flash memory, providing sufficient space for operating system functionalities and basic file storage. The WS-C3560X-48P-E is equipped with advanced networking features, encapsulated within the IP Services feature set. This includes support for up to 1005 VLANs, with VLAN IDs reaching up to 4K, and the ability to configure up to 1K Switch Virtual Interfaces (SVIs). Additionally, the switch supports jumbo frames up to 9216 bytes, enhancing data transfer efficiency for large data packets. Network scalability and management are further supported through the capability to handle a significant number of network entities: - Total routed ports per stack reach up to 468. - The device can manage up to 6K unicast MAC addresses. - Supports 1K IGMP groups and multicast routes, alongside 8K unicast routes. - The switch can accommodate up to 6K directly connected hosts and 2K indirect routes. - Security is reinforced with the capacity to manage 1K VLANs and 1K security access control entries (ACEs). Physical and operational parameters of the WS-C3560X-48P-E include a size dimension of 1.75 x 17.5 x 18.0 inches, fitting standard equipment racks with minimal space utilization. The Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) is rated at 149,594 hours, indicating a reliable operational lifespan. Operating conditions are flexible with a temperature range of -5 °C to 45 °C and relative humidity tolerance from 5% to 95% (noncondensing), ensuring stable performance across diverse environmental conditions. Key hardware specifications: -
  • 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet PoE+ ports
  • 715 WAC power supply
  • 160 Gbps switching fabric
The Cisco WS-C3560X-48P-E is designed to meet the demands of modern network environments, offering high-speed connectivity, advanced feature support, and reliable performance. Whether deployed in enterprise settings, data centers, or complex network infrastructures, this switch provides a solid foundation for scalable and efficient network operations.


Product NumberWS-C3560X-48P-E
Port Count48
Port Speed and TypeGigabit Ethernet PoE+
Power Capacity715 Watts AC
Device Size1 Rack Unit
Software EditionIP Services
Data Processing Rate101.2 Million packets per second
Internal Bandwidth160 Gigabits per second
Memory (RAM)256 Megabytes
Storage (Flash)64 Megabytes
Maximum VLANs1005
Available VLAN IDs4000
Switch Virtual Interfaces (SVIs)1000
Maximum Frame Size9216 Bytes
Stackable Routed Ports468
MAC Address Table Size6000 Entries
IGMP Groups and Multicast Paths1000
Static Routing Entries8000
Direct Connections Limit6000
Learned Routing Paths2000
Access Control Entries (ACEs)1000
Supported VLANs1000
Physical Dimensions1.75 x 17.5 x 18.0 inches
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)149,594 Hours
Operational Heat Range-5 to 45 °C
Ambient Humidity Range5% to 95% Non-Condensing

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