Skip to content


Product Line: Fortinet 200 Series
Product Type: Ethernet Switch
Sold out
Original price $0.00 - Original price $0.00
Original price
$0.00 - $0.00
Current price $0.00
Title: Surplus

Orders typically ship within 1-3 Business days, if you need an item to ship sooner please contact us.

Product Description

The FS-248E-FPOE Fortinet is a rack-mountable, 1U form factor network switch that supports up to 48 network ports and includes 4 SFP (mini-GBIC) expansion slots for optical fiber connectivity. It features Power over Ethernet (PoE) capabilities, dual power supplies for redundancy, and consumes 855.02 W of power. Supporting Layer 3 networking on both 1000Base-X and 10/100/1000Base-T technologies, this device is designed for high-capacity networking environments.

FAQs for the FS-248E-FPOE

  • What is the total number of expansion slots available?
    There are 4 total expansion slots.
  • Can the FortiSwitch support redundant power supplies?
    Yes, the device supports redundant power supplies.
  • What types of media are supported by this device?
    The device supports Optical Fiber and Twisted Pair media types.
  • How many network ports does the product have?
    The product has 48 total number of network ports.
  • Is Power over Ethernet (PoE) supported on RJ-45 ports?
    Yes, PoE is supported on RJ-45 ports.
  • What type of expansion slot does the device use?
    The device uses SFP (mini-GBIC) expansion slots.
  • What is the form factor of this networking device?
    The device is rack-mountable and compatible with a 1U rack unit.
  • How much power does the device consume?
    The power consumption of the device is 855.02 W.
  • What layer is supported by this networking hardware?
    Layer 3 is supported by the hardware.
  • What network technologies are compatible with this device?
    The device is compatible with 1000Base-X and 10/100/1000Base-T network technologies.

Product Review

The Fortinet FS-248E-FPOE switch offers a comprehensive solution for mid to large-scale network environments, featuring 48 network ports with PoE capability, enhancing its utility for devices requiring power over Ethernet. Its support for both optical fiber and twisted pair media types, along with 4 SFP (mini-GBIC) expansion slots, provides flexibility in network design and scalability. However, the high power consumption of 855.02 W and the requirement for a redundant power supply to ensure uninterrupted operation may increase operational costs and necessitate careful planning in power management.


The Fortinet FS-248E-FPOE is a feature-packed networking switch designed to meet the demands of modern enterprises. This device is engineered to support a wide range of networking needs with its extensive array of ports and compatibility with multiple media types. At its core, the FS-248E-FPOE offers 48 network ports, providing ample connections for devices within a network. It also supports Power over Ethernet (PoE) on its RJ-45 ports, enabling the device to supply power to connected devices such as VoIP phones, wireless access points, and surveillance cameras, simplifying the network infrastructure by reducing the need for additional power cables. The switch is designed to be modular, allowing for flexibility and scalability in networking setup. It includes four expansion slots, which are compatible with SFP (mini-GBIC) modules, expanding the network's reach to include fiber optic connections. This capability ensures that the switch can adapt to various networking environments and requirements, including long-distance connections where optical fiber is necessary. The media types supported by the FS-248E-FPOE are both optical fiber and twisted pair, offering versatility in connection methods and ensuring compatibility with a wide range of networking equipment. The hardware specifications highlight the switch's efficiency and reliability. It has a power consumption of 855.02 W, indicating its capability to handle high-powered tasks without compromising performance. The FS-248E-FPOE supports a redundant power supply, ensuring uninterrupted operation and minimizing downtime in case of a power supply failure. With two power supplies supported, the switch ensures continuity and reliability in network operations. It operates on input voltages of 120 V AC and 230 V AC, accommodating various electrical standards and ensuring global usability. - Power over Ethernet (PoE) support for simplified infrastructure - Four SFP expansion slots for flexible fiber connectivity - Redundant power supply support for enhanced reliability Designed for rack-mount installation, the FS-248E-FPOE fits comfortably in a standard 1U rack space, making it ideal for data centers and networking closets where space efficiency is paramount. Its dimensions (1.7" height, 17.3" width, and 16.1" depth) ensure that it does not require excessive space, allowing for optimal use of rack space. This switch is capable of operating on Layer 3 of the OSI model, providing not only data link layer functions but also routing capabilities. This layer support enhances the device's utility by enabling it to participate in both switching and routing, which is essential for managing traffic within large and complex networks. The FS-248E-FPOE is part of the FortiSwitch product line, known for its reliability and performance in networking hardware. It supports network technologies such as 1000Base-X and 10/100/1000Base-T, ensuring compatibility with a wide range of network speeds and types. Additionally, the switch's modular design and support for various input voltages and frequencies (50 Hz and 60 Hz) make it a versatile choice for organizations looking to future-proof their network infrastructure. In summary, the Fortinet FS-248E-FPOE embodies a blend of performance, reliability, and flexibility, making it an excellent choice for businesses seeking to optimize their network infrastructure. Its comprehensive feature set ensures that it can meet the demands of modern, high-performance networking environments.


Part Number FS-248E-FPOE
Manufacturer Fortinet
Expansion Slots Total 4
Supported Media Types Optical Fiber, Twisted Pair
Network Ports Total 48
Power over Ethernet (PoE) Ports Yes
Support for Redundant Power Supply Yes
Type of Expansion Slot SFP (mini-GBIC)
Installation Type Rack-mountable
Energy Consumption 855.02 W
Energy Source Power Supply
Supported Network Layer 3
Rack Unit Compatibility 1U
Power Supplies Count Supported 2
RJ-45 Network Ports Yes
SFP Slots Quantity 4
Modularity Yes
Physical Height 1.7 inches
Physical Width 17.3 inches
Physical Depth 16.1 inches
Voltage Requirement 120 V AC, 230 V AC
Operational Frequency 50 Hz, 60 Hz
Network Technology Compatibility 1000Base-X, 10/100/1000Base-T
Product Series FortiSwitch
Input Voltage Range 120 V AC, 230 V AC

Compare products

{"one"=>"Select 2 or 3 items to compare", "other"=>"{{ count }} of 3 items selected"}

Select first item to compare

Select second item to compare

Select third item to compare