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by Cisco
Product Line: Cisco Catalyst
Product Type: Switch
Original price $3,791.00 - Original price $11,899.00
Original price
$3,791.00 - $11,899.00
Current price $11,899.00
Title: Surplus

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Product Description

The WS-C3850-24XS-E features 24 SFP+ Ethernet ports and supports a forwarding rate of 454.55 Mpps, suitable for high-speed data processing and transmission. It is equipped with a 715 WAC power supply and is designed for a 1 RU form factor, making it stackable for efficient use of rack space. This model is compatible with network modules C3850-NM-4-10G, C3850-NM-8-10G, and C3850-NM-2-40G, offering flexibility in network expansion and upgrades.

Key Feature for the WSC385024XSE

  • What is the number of ports available on this device?
    • The device comes with 24 SFP+ Ethernet ports.
  • Which power supply is included with the hardware?
    • It includes a 715 WAC power supply.
  • Is the device stackable, and what form factor does it have?
    • Yes, the device is stackable and has a 1 RU form factor.
  • What network modules are supported by this device?
    • Supported network modules include C3850-NM-4-10G, C3850-NM-8-10G, and C3850-NM-2-40G.
  • What is the forwarding rate of the device?
    • The forwarding rate is 454.55 Mpps.
  • Can you detail the physical dimensions and weight of the device?
    • Dimensions are 1.75 x 17.5 x 17.7 in, and it weighs 13.5 lbs.
  • What is the Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) for the device?
    • The MTBF is 307,990 hours.
  • What are the operating temperature ranges for the device?
    • Operating temperature ranges from -5 °C to 45 °C.
  • How does the device handle vibrations and noise during operation?
    • Operating vibration is 0.41 g from 3 to 500 Hz, with noise specifications of 44 dBA at 30 °C.
  • What certifications does the device meet for safety and environmental compliance?
    • It meets UL 60950-1, CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1, EN 60950-1, IEC 60950-1 safety certifications, and is RoHS-5 compliant.

Product Review

The Cisco WS-C3850-24XS-E switch offers a high forwarding rate of 454.55 Mpps and supports a variety of network modules (C3850-NM-4-10G, C3850-NM-8-10G, C3850-NM-2-40G), enhancing its flexibility for different network designs. With 24 SFP+ Ethernet ports and a 715 WAC power supply, it suits high-speed networking requirements while being energy efficient. However, its noise level at 44 dBA could be a consideration for environments where noise is a concern.


The Cisco WS-C3850-24XS-E is a stackable enterprise-level switch designed to enhance operational efficiency, support increased bandwidth demands, and provide reliable network connectivity. This model features 24 SFP+ Ethernet ports, accommodating high-speed data transfers and connectivity for a variety of devices and network configurations. The switch is powered by a 715 WAC power supply and is designed with a compact 1 RU form factor, making it suitable for space-constrained environments. Key highlights of this product include a forwarding rate of 454.55 Mpps, ensuring swift data processing and transmission across the network. The device's performance is further supported by its compatibility with multiple network modules, including the C3850-NM-4-10G, C3850-NM-8-10G, and C3850-NM-2-40G, which provide additional flexibility and scalability for network expansion or configuration changes. The WS-C3850-24XS-E switch is equipped with an IP Services feature set, offering advanced layer 3 features that enhance network security, performance, and reliability. This makes the switch an ideal solution for organizations requiring a high level of network control and efficiency. Physical specifications of the device include dimensions of 1.75 x 17.5 x 17.7 inches and a weight of 13.5 lbs. It boasts a Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) of 307,990 hours, indicating high reliability and reduced maintenance requirements. The switch operates efficiently within a wide range of temperatures, from -5 °C to 45 °C, and supports operational altitudes up to 5000 ft with AC power supply and up to 6000 ft with DC power supply. Humidity tolerance ranges from 10% to 95% (noncondensing), ensuring stable operation in various environmental conditions.
  • Minimum and maximum storage temperatures are -40 °C to 70 °C, with a storage altitude of up to 15,000 ft, providing flexibility in storage conditions.
  • The switch operates with a vibration tolerance of 0.41 g from 3 to 500 Hz and withstands non-operating vibrations of 1.12 g from 3 to 500 Hz, ensuring durability in various operational environments.
  • Noise specifications rate at 44 dBA at 30 °C, maintaining a low acoustic footprint for quieter operation in office settings.
The WS-C3850-24XS-E is compliant with RoHS-5 directives, emphasizing the commitment to environmental sustainability. It also meets several safety certifications, including UL 60950-1 Second Edition, CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1 Second Edition, EN 60950-1 Second Edition, and IEC 60950-1 Second Edition, ensuring the device's safety for users and infrastructure. In summary, the Cisco WS-C3850-24XS-E switch is engineered to meet the demands of modern network environments, offering a blend of performance, scalability, and reliability. Its hardware specifications and feature set make it a suitable choice for enterprises seeking to enhance their network infrastructure with a high-performance, secure, and efficient networking solution.


Item NumberWS-C3850-24XS-E
Total Ports24
Port ClassificationSFP+ Ethernet
License LevelIP Services
Energy Unit715 WAC
Chassis Type1 RU
Can Be StackedYes
Compatible Network ModulesC3850-NM-4-10G, C3850-NM-8-10G, C3850-NM-2-40G
Packet Forwarding Rate454.55 Mpps
Dimensions (H x W x D)1.75 x 17.5 x 17.7 in.
Mass13.5 lbs
Estimated Life Cycle307,990 Hours
Lowest Operating Temperature-5 °C
Highest Operating Temperature45 °C
Max Altitude with AC Power5000 ft
Max Altitude with DC Power6000 ft
Operational Humidity Range10% to 95% (Noncondensing)
Lowest Storage Temperature-40 °C
Highest Storage Temperature70 °C
Storage Max Altitude15,000 ft
Vibration During Operation0.41 g from 3 to 500 Hz
Vibration When Not in Operation1.12 g from 3 to 500 Hz
Acoustic Output44 dBA at 30 °C
Compliance with RoHSRoHS-5
Approved Safety StandardsUL 60950-1 Second Edition, CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1 Second Edition, EN 60950-1 Second Edition, IEC 60950-1 Second Edition

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