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Product Line: Cisco WSC365048FQML
Product Type: Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $2,140.00
Original price
$0.00 - $2,140.00
Current price $2,140.00
Title: Used

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Product Description

The WS-C3650-48FQM-L is a Standalone switch with optional stacking capabilities, equipped with 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet PoE+ ports and four 10G uplink ports. It features a fixed 975 WAC power supply, supports up to 32,000 MAC addresses, 24,000 IPv4 routes, and offers a switching capacity of 392 Gbps with a stacking bandwidth of 160 Gbps. Additionally, the switch includes 4 GB DRAM, 4 GB Flash Memory, and can support up to 1000 wireless clients per switch/stack with a wireless bandwidth up to 40 Gbps.

Key Feature for the WSC365048FQML

  • What is the port type and quantity available on this network switch?
    The switch comes with 48 ports of 10/100/1000 Ethernet PoE+.
  • How many uplink ports does the part have?
    There are 4x10G uplink ports.
  • Is the power supply on this device fixed or modular?
    The power supply is fixed, with a capacity of 975 WAC.
  • What is the total switching capacity?
    The switching capacity is 392 Gbps.
  • Can this switch be used in a stackable configuration?
    Yes, it is standalone with an optional stacking feature, supporting a stacking bandwidth of 160 Gbps.
  • What is the maximum number of MAC addresses supported?
    The device supports up to 32,000 MAC addresses.
  • How much DRAM and flash memory is available?
    It comes equipped with 4 GB of DRAM and 4 GB of flash memory.
  • What is the rack unit size of this switch?
    The switch occupies 1 RU in a rack.
  • What is the maximum number of VLAN IDs supported by the switch?
    The switch supports up to 4094 VLAN IDs.
  • What are the specifications regarding wireless clients and access points per switch/stack?
    It can support up to 25 access points and 1000 wireless clients per switch/stack.

Product Review

The Cisco WS-C3650-48FQM-L offers a comprehensive feature set with its 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet PoE+ ports and 4x10G uplink ports, making it suitable for high-density deployments requiring power over Ethernet. However, its fixed power supply of 975 WAC and LAN Base feature set might limit scalability and advanced feature requirements for some network environments. With a respectable switching capacity of 392 Gbps and stacking bandwidth of 160 Gbps, this switch excels in handling large volumes of traffic, though the requirement for optional stacking for full functionality could be seen as a drawback for networks needing immediate, out-of-the-box stacking capabilities.


The Cisco WS-C3650-48FQM-L is a versatile and efficient networking solution designed for a variety of environments, from small businesses to large enterprises. It combines both power and performance in a 1 Rack Unit (RU) form factor, making it an ideal choice for organizations looking for a scalable and reliable access layer switch. At its core, the device features 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet PoE+ ports, providing flexibility and connectivity for a wide range of devices and applications. Additionally, it includes 4x10G uplink ports, enhancing its capability to handle high-bandwidth connections to the network backbone or other switches. The switch is equipped with a fixed 975 WAC power supply, ensuring sufficient power for both the switch's operations and the Power over Ethernet (PoE+) capabilities for connected devices. This feature is particularly useful for deploying network devices such as wireless access points, IP cameras, and VoIP phones, where it can simplify cabling and reduce installation costs. Key hardware specifications include: - Switching Capacity: 392 Gbps, enabling efficient handling of network traffic and reducing bottlenecks. - Stacking Bandwidth: 160 Gbps, allowing multiple units to be connected for increased capacity and redundancy. - Forwarding Rate: 130.95 Mpps, ensuring high-speed data processing and transfer rates. Further enhancing its capabilities, the WS-C3650-48FQM-L supports up to 32,000 MAC addresses and 24,000 IPv4 routes, providing ample capacity for large and dynamic networks. The inclusion of 48,000 Flexible NetFlow (FNF) entries enables detailed network traffic visibility and monitoring, crucial for optimizing performance and security. The switch is equipped with 4 GB of DRAM and 4 GB of flash memory, facilitating smooth operation and ample storage for the operating system and applications. It supports up to 4094 VLAN IDs and 1000 Switched Virtual Interfaces (SVIs), offering extensive network segmentation options and flexibility in configuring virtual networks. For environments deploying wireless solutions, the switch can support up to 25 access points per switch or stack and manage up to 1000 wireless clients, making it an excellent choice for medium to large-scale wireless deployments. It also supports up to 64 WLANs per switch and provides up to 40 Gbps of wireless bandwidth per switch, accommodating the growing demand for wireless connectivity in modern networks. Other notable specifications include: - Support for jumbo frames up to 9198 bytes, useful for optimizing network performance. - Capability to route up to 208 ports per stack, enhancing the switch's versatility in complex network topologies. - A Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) of 272,260 hours, indicating high reliability and reduced downtime. Weighing 12.65 lbs, the Cisco WS-C3650-48FQM-L is designed for easy deployment and integration into existing network racks. Its LAN Base feature set provides essential layer 2 and basic layer 3 capabilities, suitable for a wide range of deployment scenarios. Overall, the Cisco WS-C3650-48FQM-L stands out as a powerful, efficient, and reliable solution for today's demanding networking environments.


Item Number and Producer Cisco WS-C3650-48FQM-L
Configuration Independent or Optionally Unified
Total Ports 48
Port Specification Gigabit Ethernet PoE+ (10/100/1000)
Uplink Interfaces 4 x 10G SFP+
Power Supply Capacity 975 Watts AC, Built-in
Enclosure Size 1 Rack Unit
Software Edition LAN Base Software
Switching Throughput 392 Gigabits per second
Interconnect Speed 160 Gigabits per second
MAC Address Capacity 32,000 Entries
IPv4 Routing Entries 24,000 Paths
Flexible NetFlow Records 48,000 Entries
System Memory 4 Gigabytes DRAM
Storage Memory 4 Gigabytes
VLAN Support Up to 4094 IDs
Switched Virtual Interfaces Up to 1000
Max Frame Size 9198 Bytes
Routed Interfaces per Group 208
Max Access Points 25 per Unit/Group
Max Wireless Clients 1000 per Unit/Group
Number of WLANs Supported 64
Wireless Capacity Up to 40 Gigabits per second
Packet Forwarding Rate 130.95 Million packets per second
System Lifespan (MTBF) 272,260 Hours
Unit Weight 12.65 Pounds

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