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Product Line: Cisco WSC365012X48FDS
Product Type: Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $2,065.00
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Current price $2,065.00
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Product Description

The WS-C3650-12X48FD-S Cisco switch offers 48 ports, including 36 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports and 12 ports supporting speeds up to 10 Gbps, complemented by 2x10G uplink ports for high-speed connectivity. It features a powerful 1100 WAC power supply, operates in a 1 RU form factor, and provides a substantial 160 Gbps stacking bandwidth, supporting up to 32,000 MAC addresses and 24,000 IPv4 routes. Advanced network services are enabled through its IP Base feature set, 4 GB DRAM, 4 GB flash memory, and a forwarding rate of 261.90 Mpps, ensuring efficient handling of wireless clients and high data throughput.

Key Feature for the WSC365012X48FDS

  • What is the power supply rating of this networking switch?
    The power supply rating is 1100 WAC.
  • How many Ethernet ports does the part have?
    It features 36 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports and 12 100Mbps/1/2.5/5/10 Gbps Ethernet ports.
  • Can the switch operate in a stacked configuration?
    Yes, it is standalone with an optional stacking feature, supporting up to 160 Gbps stacking bandwidth.
  • What are the uplink port specifications?
    The switch includes 2x10G uplink ports.
  • What is the maximum number of MAC addresses supported?
    It supports up to 32,000 MAC addresses.
  • How many VLAN IDs can the switch support?
    The switch can support up to 4094 VLAN IDs.
  • What is the forwarding rate of the device?
    The forwarding rate is 261.90 Mpps.
  • How many routed ports per stack does this switch support?
    It supports 208 routed ports per stack.
  • What is the Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) for the switch?
    The MTBF is 227,490 hours.
  • How many wireless clients can be supported per switch or stack?
    Up to 1000 wireless clients can be supported per switch or stack.

Product Review

The Cisco WS-C3650-12X48FD-S offers a comprehensive feature set with 48 ports, including 36 for 10/100/1000 Ethernet and 12 that support up to 10 Gbps, making it suitable for high-speed networking requirements. While it has a powerful 1100 WAC power supply and supports up to 160 Gbps of stacking bandwidth, the limitation to IP Base feature set may restrict advanced network services and routing capabilities. Its high performance, evidenced by a forwarding rate of 261.90 Mpps and support for up to 1000 wireless clients per switch, is offset by the potential need for licensing upgrades to unlock full functionality.


The Cisco WS-C3650-12X48FD-S switch is designed to provide a highly efficient, scalable, and secure networking solution for enterprise and mid-market level deployments. This device is a standalone switch that can optionally be configured in a stack, offering flexibility in deployment according to the network requirements. With its advanced features and hardware specifications, it caters to a wide range of demanding applications, including high-speed data, voice, and video services. At its core, the switch boasts 48 ports, including 36 ports of 10/100/1000 Ethernet connectivity and 12 ports that support a range of speeds from 100Mbps to 10Gbps. This variety ensures compatibility with a wide array of devices and future-proofs the network for evolving speed requirements. Additionally, it includes 2x10G uplink ports, which facilitate high-speed connectivity to other network devices or upstream networks, enhancing the overall throughput and reducing bottlenecks. The power supply of the WS-C3650-12X48FD-S is rated at 1100 WAC, ensuring sufficient power for the switch itself and providing Power over Ethernet (PoE) capabilities to connected devices, such as IP phones and wireless access points, simplifying their deployment and reducing cabling complexity. Occupying just 1 rack unit (RU), this switch is designed for efficient space utilization in data centers or wiring closets. From a performance perspective, the switch offers a stacking bandwidth of 160 Gbps, allowing for seamless integration and scalability when multiple units are used in a stacked configuration. It supports up to 32,000 MAC addresses, 24,000 IPv4 routes, and 48,000 Flexible NetFlow (FNF) entries, enabling comprehensive control and monitoring of network traffic for optimized performance and security. The hardware capabilities are further augmented by 4 GB of DRAM and 4 GB of flash memory, facilitating smooth operation and sufficient storage for the system software and configuration files. The switch can manage up to 4094 VLAN IDs and 1000 switched virtual interfaces (SVIs), providing extensive support for segmenting the network into multiple broadcast domains for enhanced security and traffic management.
  • It supports jumbo frames up to 9198 bytes, catering to specialized scenarios that require larger frame sizes for efficiency.
  • The forwarding rate of 261.90 Mpps ensures high-speed data processing and minimal delay for time-sensitive traffic.
  • With an MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) of 227,490 hours, the switch promises reliability and reduces the likelihood of downtime.
Integrating wireless capabilities, the WS-C3650-12X48FD-S can support up to 25 access points and 1000 wireless clients per switch or stack, making it an ideal choice for environments with a high density of wireless devices. It can handle up to 64 WLANs and provides up to 40 Gbps of wireless bandwidth per switch, accommodating the needs of modern wireless networks. Weighing 17.75 lbs, the Cisco WS-C3650-12X48FD-S is engineered for easy deployment and maintenance. Its comprehensive feature set, combined with its hardware specifications, makes it a versatile and powerful solution for building advanced, high-performance networks.


Product Code and ManufacturerCisco WS-C3650-12X48FD-S
ConfigurationStandalone, Stackable Option Available
Total Ports48
Gigabit Ethernet Ports Count36
Multigigabit Ethernet Ports Count12
Uplink InterfaceDual 10G Ports
Power Output1100 Watts AC
Height in Rack Units1 RU
Software EditionIP Base
Stacking Throughput160 Gigabits per Second
Maximum MAC Address Entries32,000
IPv4 Routing Entries24,000
Flexible NetFlow Records48,000
System Memory4 Gigabytes
Storage Memory4 Gigabytes
Virtual LANs SupportUp to 4094
Switched Virtual InterfacesUp to 1000
Maximum Frame Size9198 Bytes
Max Routed Ports per Stack208
Supported Access Points per Unit/Stack25
Max Wireless Clients per Unit/Stack1000
Wireless LANs Supported64
Max Wireless Throughput per Unit40 Gigabits per Second
Data Processing Rate261.90 Million Packets per Second
Mean Time Between Failures227,490 Hours
Physical Weight17.75 Pounds

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