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Product Line: Cisco WSC365048FQE
Product Type: Network Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $2,664.00
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Product Description

The WS-C3650-48FQ-E Cisco is a standalone switch with optional stacking, featuring 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet PoE+ ports and 4x10G uplink ports. It offers a 1025 WAC power supply, supports up to 32,000 MAC addresses, 24,000 IPv4 routes, and provides a 176 Gbps switching capacity with a 160 Gbps stacking bandwidth. This 1 RU device has a forwarding rate of 130.95 Mpps, 4 GB DRAM and 4 GB flash memory, supporting 4094 VLAN IDs and up to 1000 SVIs.

Key Feature for the WSC365048FQE

  • What is the port configuration of the switch?
    The switch has 48 ports of 10/100/1000 Ethernet PoE+, along with 4x10G uplink ports.
  • How much power does the part number supply?
    It supplies 1025 WAC.
  • Is the switch capable of stacking?
    Yes, it is standalone with optional stacking capabilities.
  • What is the total switching capacity?
    The switching capacity is 176 Gbps.
  • How many MAC addresses can the part number support?
    It can support up to 32,000 MAC addresses.
  • What is the maximum size for jumbo frames on this switch?
    The maximum size for jumbo frames is 9198 bytes.
  • How many VLAN IDs does the part number support?
    It supports up to 4094 VLAN IDs.
  • What is the forward rate of the switch?
    The forwarding rate is 130.95 Mpps.
  • How many wireless clients can be supported per switch or stack?
    Up to 1000 wireless clients can be supported per switch or stack.
  • What is the Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) for the part number?
    The MTBF is 383,760 hours.

Product Review

The Cisco WS-C3650-48FQ-E offers a high-density 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet PoE+ ports along with 4x10G uplink ports, providing substantial connectivity options for various network demands. It supports a switching capacity of 176 Gbps and a stacking bandwidth of 160 Gbps, enabling efficient data processing and management in demanding environments. However, the requirement for an optional stacking module for full stackability may increase initial deployment costs and complexity for network engineers looking to leverage this feature for enhanced network integration and scalability.


The Cisco WS-C3650-48FQ-E is a versatile networking solution designed for a range of applications from enterprise networks to mid-sized business deployments. This model is a standalone switch with an option for stacking, providing flexibility in network design and expansion. It supports 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet PoE+ ports, allowing for the connection of various devices with power over Ethernet capabilities. Additionally, it features four 10G uplink ports, enhancing connectivity options and network backbone speed. Equipped with a 1025 WAC power supply, the switch can adequately support the power requirements of connected PoE devices, making it ideal for environments with high power demands such as VoIP phones, wireless access points, and surveillance cameras. The switch occupies 1 rack unit (RU), optimizing space in network cabinets and data centers. The Cisco WS-C3650-48FQ-E operates with an IP Services feature set, offering advanced layer 3 capabilities. It boasts a switching capacity of 176 Gbps and a stacking bandwidth of 160 Gbps, ensuring high-speed data processing and transfer across the network. The switch can handle up to 32,000 MAC addresses, 24,000 IPv4 routes, and 48,000 Flexible NetFlow (FNF) entries, providing sufficient capacity for large and dynamic networks. Memory capacity includes 4 GB of DRAM and 4 GB of flash memory, facilitating smooth operation and firmware storage. The switch supports up to 4094 VLAN IDs and 1000 switched virtual interfaces (SVIs), allowing for extensive network segmentation and efficient traffic management. It can process jumbo frames up to 9198 bytes, useful for reducing overhead in large data transfers. Key capabilities include: - Support for up to 208 routed ports per stack, ensuring comprehensive connectivity options for complex network architectures. - Capability to manage 25 access points per switch or stack, and up to 1000 wireless clients, making it suitable for high-density wireless environments. - Support for 64 WLANs per switch, with a wireless bandwidth per switch of up to 40 Gbps, ensuring robust wireless network performance. The forwarding rate of 130.95 million packets per second (Mpps) demonstrates the switch's ability to handle large amounts of data efficiently, minimizing latency and improving network performance. With a mean time between failures (MTBF) of 383,760 hours, the Cisco WS-C3650-48FQ-E is reliable and designed for long-term operation. Weighing 17.20 lbs, it is relatively lightweight for its capability, simplifying installation and maintenance processes. In summary, the Cisco WS-C3650-48FQ-E is a powerful and flexible networking switch that meets the needs of various high-demand environments. Its combination of PoE+ support, high switching capacity, and advanced features make it an excellent choice for organizations looking to build or expand their network infrastructure.


Part Number Cisco WS-C3650-48FQ-E
Manufacturer Cisco
Configuration Individual unit with stacking capability
Total Ports 48
Port Specification Gigabit Ethernet PoE+
Expansion Slots 4x10 Gigabit
Power Output 1025 Watts AC
Enclosure Size 1 Rack Unit
Software Edition IP Services
Switching Throughput 176 Gigabits per second
Stackable Throughput 160 Gigabits per second
MAC Address Capacity 32,000 entries
IPv4 Routing Capacity 24,000 routes
Flexible NetFlow Entries 48,000 records
System Memory 4 Gigabytes DRAM
Storage Memory 4 Gigabytes
VLAN Support Up to 4094 VLANs
Switched Virtual Interfaces Up to 1000
Maximum Frame Size 9198 bytes
Routed Interfaces per Aggregate 208
Max Access Points per Unit/Group 25
Max Wireless Clients per Unit/Group 1000
Wireless LANs per Device 64
Total Wireless Throughput per Device 40 Gigabits per second maximum
Packet Forwarding Rate 130.95 Million packets per second
Mean Time Between Failures 383,760 hours
Unit Weight 17.20 pounds

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