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Product Line: Cisco Catalyst 3560-X Series
Product Type: Network Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $233.00
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Current price $233.00
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Product Description

The WS-C3560X-48PF-E Cisco switch features 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet PoE+ ports within a 1 RU form factor, supported by a 1100 WAC power supply. It delivers a forwarding rate of 101.2 Mpps and a switching fabric of 160 Gbps, with a memory configuration of 256 MB DRAM and 64 MB Flash Memory. Designed for enhanced network efficiency, it supports up to 1005 VLANs, 1K total SVIs, and 9216 Bytes jumbo frames, ensuring comprehensive connectivity and security features for advanced IP services.

Key Feature for the WSC3560X48PFE

  • What is the port type and quantity on this switch?
    The switch features 48 ports of 10/100/1000 Ethernet PoE+.
  • How much power supply does the part have?
    It has an 1100 WAC power supply.
  • What form factor is used for the device?
    This device utilizes a 1 RU form factor.
  • Which feature set is supported by this switch?
    IP Services is the supported feature set.
  • What is the forwarding rate of the switch?
    The forwarding rate is 101.2 Mpps.
  • Can you detail the switch's memory specifications?
    It has 256 MB of DRAM and 64 MB of flash memory.
  • What is the total number of VLANs supported?
    The switch supports a total of 1005 VLANs.
  • What are the maximum VLAN IDs supported by the device?
    It supports up to 4K VLAN IDs.
  • What is the maximum size for Jumbo Frames?
    Jumbo Frames up to 9216 bytes are supported.
  • What are the environmental operating conditions?
    Operating temperature ranges from -5 °C to 45 °C with a relative humidity of 5% to 95% (Noncondensing).

Product Review

The Cisco WS-C3560X-48PF-E offers 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet PoE+ ports within a 1 RU form factor, providing a high-density solution for power over Ethernet needs, alongside an ample 1100 WAC power supply. With a forwarding rate of 101.2 Mpps and a switching fabric of 160 Gbps, it supports efficient data processing and network traffic management, but is limited by its 256 MB DRAM and 64 MB flash memory which may affect performance in highly demanding environments. The switch's robust feature set, including support for up to 1005 VLANs and advanced IP services, positions it well for complex network configurations, though its operational temperature range and memory capacity could pose challenges in extreme conditions or for applications requiring extensive data buffering.


The Cisco WS-C3560X-48PF-E is designed to meet the demands of a variety of networking environments, offering a blend of performance, security, and scalability. This switch is equipped with 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet PoE+ ports, accommodating a wide range of devices and applications. With a power supply capacity of 1100 WAC, it ensures adequate power for both the switch and connected PoE devices. Its 1 RU form factor allows for efficient use of rack space in data centers and network closets. At the core of its performance capabilities, the WS-C3560X-48PF-E features a forwarding rate of 101.2 Mpps and a switching fabric of 160 Gbps, ensuring smooth traffic handling and reduced bottlenecks. The included IP Services feature set enhances the functionality with advanced IP routing and network services. Memory specifications include 256 MB of DRAM and 64 MB of Flash memory, providing sufficient capacity for the operating system and network configurations. The switch supports up to 1005 VLANs with 4K VLAN IDs, allowing for extensive network segmentation and security. It also supports 1K total Switched Virtual Interfaces (SVIs), enabling efficient routing between VLANs. The capability to handle jumbo frames up to 9216 bytes facilitates the efficient transfer of large data packets, reducing overhead and improving performance. Key hardware specifications include: - Total routed ports per stack: 468 - Capacity for 6K unicast MAC addresses - Support for 1K IGMP groups and multicast routes - Up to 8K unicast routes, including 6K directly connected hosts and 2K indirect routes - Security Access Control Entries (ACEs): 1K The switch's physical dimensions are 1.75 x 17.5 x 19.5 inches, fitting standard rack units for easy deployment. With a Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) of 149,594 hours, it provides reliability for continuous operation. Operating temperature ranges from -5 °C to 45 °C, with a relative humidity tolerance of 5% to 95% (noncondensing), ensuring durability under various environmental conditions. In summary, the Cisco WS-C3560X-48PF-E switch is engineered to address the needs of enterprise-grade networks, offering high-performance, PoE+ capabilities, and extensive feature support. Its comprehensive security, scalability, and reliability make it suitable for deploying in a wide range of networking environments, from small businesses to large enterprises.


Part NumberCisco WS-C3560X-48PF-E
Ports Quantity48
Type of PortsGigabit Ethernet PoE+
Power Unit1100 WAC
Device Size1 Rack Unit
Software VersionIP Services
Packet Forwarding Rate101.2 Mpps
Switch Capacity160 Gbps
System Memory256 MB DRAM
Storage Memory64 MB
Maximum VLANs Supported1005
VLAN Identifier RangeUp to 4096
Switched Virtual Interfaces (SVIs)Up to 1000
Maximum Frame Size9216 Bytes
Routed Ports per Aggregate468
MAC Address Capacity6000
IGMP and Multicast RoutesUp to 1000
Routing Entries8000
Connected Hosts (Direct)6000
Routes (Indirect)2000
Access Control Entries1000
Physical Dimensions1.75 x 17.5 x 19.5 inches
Mean Time Between Failures149,594 Hours
Operational Temperature Range-5 to 45 °C
Humidity Tolerance5% to 95% Non-condensing

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