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Product Line: Cisco Catalyst 3560-X Series Switches
Product Type: Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $454.00
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$0.00 - $454.00
Current price $454.00
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Product Description

The WS-C3560X-48T-S is equipped with 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports and a 350 WAC power supply within a 1 RU form factor. It features a 160 Gbps switching fabric, 101.2 Mpps forwarding rate, and supports up to 1005 VLANs with 4K VLAN IDs. For memory, it includes 256 MB DRAM and 64 MB flash memory, supporting jumbo frames up to 9216 Bytes and 1K security ACEs.

Key Feature for the WSC3560X48TS

  • Q: What port type does the switch support?
    A: The switch supports 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports.
  • Q: How many VLANs can the switch support?
    A: The switch can support up to 1005 VLANs.
  • Q: What is the power supply specification for this model?
    A: The power supply specification is 350 WAC.
  • Q: What is the maximum size for Jumbo Frames on this device?
    A: The maximum Jumbo Frame size is 9216 Bytes.
  • Q: How many unicast MAC addresses can the switch support?
    A: The switch can support up to 6K unicast MAC addresses.
  • Q: What are the dimensions of the switch?
    A: The dimensions are 1.75 x 17.5 x 18.0 inches (H x W x D).
  • Q: Describe the switch's form factor and its compatibility with rack units.
    A: The switch has a 1 RU form factor, making it compatible with standard equipment racks.
  • Q: What is the switching fabric capacity of the switch?
    A: The switching fabric capacity is 160 Gbps.
  • Q: How many total routed ports per stack does the switch support?
    A: The switch supports a total of 468 routed ports per stack.
  • Q: What is the MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) of the switch?
    A: The MTBF of the switch is 186,778 hours.

Product Review

The Cisco WS-C3560X-48T-S switch offers 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports within a 1 RU form factor, catering to environments requiring high-density connectivity. Its switching fabric is capable of 160 Gbps, and it supports a forwarding rate of 101.2 Mpps, ensuring efficient data processing and routing capabilities for medium-sized networks. However, the device is equipped with 256 MB of DRAM and 64 MB of flash memory, which may limit its performance in highly demanding or future-proofing scenarios, despite its extensive support for VLANs, routed ports, and security features.


The Cisco WS-C3560X-48T-S is a specialized networking hardware device designed to cater to the demands of enterprise-grade networks. Engineered with precision, this switch boasts 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports, making it a versatile option for various networking requirements. Its power supply is rated at 350 WAC, and it has a compact form factor of 1 RU, ensuring it fits seamlessly into any standard networking rack. At the heart of its performance, the switch features an IP Base feature set, which provides a solid foundation for Layer 2 switching. The device is capable of a forwarding rate of 101.2 Mpps (million packets per second), supported by a robust switching fabric of 160 Gbps. This ensures high-speed data processing and efficient traffic management across the network. Memory is a critical component in ensuring smooth operation, and the Cisco WS-C3560X-48T-S comes equipped with 256 MB of DRAM and 64 MB of Flash memory. This combination facilitates smooth operation and provides adequate storage for the operating system and network configurations.
  • Total VLANs supported are 1005, with VLAN IDs reaching up to 4K, allowing for extensive network segmentation and improved security.
  • Jumbo frame support is up to 9216 bytes, which enhances data transfer efficiency for large data packets.
  • The switch provides a high level of scalability and flexibility with support for up to 468 total routed ports per stack.
In terms of network capacity, the switch can handle up to 6K unicast MAC addresses, 1K IGMP groups and multicast routes, and a comprehensive routing capacity with 8K unicast routes, including directly connected hosts and indirect routes. Security is a paramount concern, and the device addresses this with support for 1K security ACEs (Access Control Entries) and the ability to manage 1K VLANs effectively. The physical dimensions of the Cisco WS-C3560X-48T-S are practical for any network environment, measuring 1.75 x 17.5 x 18.0 inches (H x W x D). Durability and reliability are assured with a Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) of 186,778 hours. The switch is designed to operate in a wide range of temperatures, from -5 °C to 45 °C, and can withstand relative humidity levels from 5% to 95% (noncondensing), ensuring it performs reliably under various environmental conditions. In summary, the Cisco WS-C3560X-48T-S is a high-performance switch that meets the requirements of modern enterprise networks. With its extensive support for VLANs, high forwarding rate, and comprehensive security features, it stands out as a pivotal component in any network infrastructure, facilitating efficient data transfer, network segmentation, and secure connectivity across all connected devices.


Part NumberWS-C3560X-48T-S
Ports Quantity48
Ports TypeGigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000)
Power Rating350 Watts AC
Device Size1 Rack Unit (RU)
Software EditionIP Base
Packet Forwarding Rate101.2 Million packets per second (Mpps)
Switch Capacity160 Gigabits per second (Gbps)
Memory (RAM)256 Megabytes (MB)
Storage (Flash)64 Megabytes (MB)
Supported VLANs1005
VLAN Identifiers4000
Switched Virtual Interfaces (SVIs)1000
Max Jumbo Frame Size9216 Bytes
Routed Ports per Aggregate468
MAC Address Table Size6000 Entries
IGMP and Multicast Groups1000
Routing Table Size8000 Entries
Hosts (Direct Connections)6000
Routes (Indirect)2000
Access Control Entries (ACEs)1000
Dimensions1.75 x 17.5 x 18.0 inches
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)186,778 Hours
Operational Temperature Range-5 to 45°C
Humidity Tolerance5% to 95%, Non-condensing

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