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by Juniper
Product Line: Juniper EX2300-48T
Product Type: Switch
Original price $1,132.00 - Original price $1,299.00
Original price
$1,132.00 - $1,299.00
Current price $1,132.00
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Product Description

The EX2300-48T switch offers 48 10/100/1000BASE-T ports and 4 x 1/10GbE SFP/SFP+ uplink ports, supporting a total GbE port density of 52 per system. It provides a packet-switching capacity of 88 Gbps (unidirectional)/176 Gbps (bidirectional), a maximum of 16,000 MAC addresses, and supports jumbo frames up to 9216 bytes. Designed for efficiency, it has a maximum system power consumption of 70 W AC, operates within a temperature range of 32° F to 113° F, and can function up to an altitude of 10,000 ft (3,049 m).

Key Feature for the EX2300-48T

  • What is the port configuration of the EX2300 48-port switch?
    The EX2300 features 48 10/100/1000BASE-T ports and 4 1/10GbE SFP/SFP+ uplinks.
  • How much power does the switch consume without PoE?
    The maximum system power consumption without Power over Ethernet (PoE) is 70 W AC.
  • Can you provide the dimensions of the EX2300 for both desktop and rack-mount installations?
    Yes, for desktop installations, the width is 17.4 in (44.19 cm), height is 1.75 in (4.45 cm), and depth is 10.2 in (25.9 cm). With rack-mount brackets, the width is 17.5 in (44.6 cm).
  • What is the maximum number of MAC addresses supported by this device?
    The device supports up to 16,000 MAC addresses in hardware.
  • What are the airflow and acoustic noise specifications of the EX2300?
    The airflow is 24 cubic feet per minute (cfm), and the acoustic noise level is 34.6 dB.
  • What is the system weight of the EX2300 48-port switch?
    The system weight is 8.29 lb (3.76 kg).
  • What is the packet-switching capacity of the EX2300?
    The packet-switching capacity is 88 Gbps unidirectional or 176 Gbps bidirectional.
  • What are the operating and storage temperature ranges for the EX2300?
    The operating temperature range is 32° F to 113° F, and the storage temperature range is -40° F to 158° F.
  • How many switches can be linked using the Virtual Chassis technology in the EX2300, and what is the interconnect capacity?
    Up to four switches can be linked as a single logical device with an 80 Gbps Virtual Chassis interconnect capacity.
  • What are the maximum sizes for jumbo frames, ARP entries, and ND entries on the EX2300?
    Jumbo frames can be up to 9216 bytes, with a maximum of 1,500 ARP entries and 1,500 Neighbor Discovery (ND) entries.

Product Review

The Juniper EX2300-48T switch offers a high port density with 48 Gigabit Ethernet ports and four 1/10GbE SFP/SFP+ uplinks, catering to extensive connectivity needs in dense network environments. Its power consumption is relatively efficient at 70W without PoE, and the ability to interconnect up to four switches via an 80Gbps Virtual Chassis configuration enhances scalability and simplified management. However, the system's noise level at 34.6 dB might be a concern in quieter office settings, and the maximum MAC addresses and ARP entries are limited to 16,000 and 1,500 respectively, which could be restrictive for larger network deployments.


The Juniper EX2300-48T is a network switch designed for efficient handling and management of network traffic. This product features 48 10/100/1000BASE-T ports along with four 1/10GbE SFP/SFP+ uplink ports, offering flexibility and high-speed connectivity to support a variety of network architectures. The switch is engineered to accommodate a maximum system power consumption of 70 W AC, excluding Power over Ethernet (PoE) functionalities, ensuring energy-efficient operation. With dimensions tailored for desktop or rack-mount installations, the EX2300-48T measures 17.4 inches in width for desktop setups and extends slightly to 17.5 inches with rack-mount brackets. It maintains a slim profile at a height of 1.75 inches, suitable for 1U rack spaces, and has a depth of 10.2 inches. This compact size, combined with a system weight of 8.29 lb (3.76 kg), makes it an ideal choice for environments where space is at a premium. Key hardware specifications include: - An 80 Gbps Virtual Chassis interconnect capacity, enabling the linking of up to four switches to function as a single logical device, enhancing scalability and simplification of network management. - The switch operates with an airflow of 24 cfm and generates an acoustic noise level of 34.6 dB, ensuring a relatively quiet operation suitable for office environments. - It supports a total of 52 GbE ports per system, which includes 48 host ports and four SFP/SFP+ uplinks, providing ample connectivity options for various network requirements. The EX2300-48T boasts a packet-switching capacity of 88 Gbps unidirectional or 176 Gbps bidirectional, ensuring high-performance data transmission across the network. It can store up to 16,000 MAC addresses in hardware, supporting large-scale deployments and complex network topologies. The switch is also capable of handling jumbo frames up to 9216 bytes, allowing for efficient data transfer and reduced overhead. Further enhancing its network management capabilities, the EX2300-48T accommodates up to 1,500 Neighbor Discovery (ND) entries and an equal number of ARP entries. This feature set facilitates reliable network connectivity and smooth communication between devices. Operating conditions for the Juniper EX2300-48T are optimized for a wide range of environments, with an operating temperature range from 32°F to 113°F and a storage temperature range from -40°F to 158°F. It can operate at altitudes up to 10,000 ft and can be stored at altitudes up to 16,000 ft, ensuring reliable performance even in challenging physical environments. In summary, the Juniper EX2300-48T is engineered to meet the demands of modern network environments, offering high-speed connectivity, efficient data handling, and a compact form factor. With its advanced features and specifications, it provides a scalable, high-performance solution for network management and expansion.


Part Number Juniper EX2300-48T
Manufacturer Juniper Networks
Ports 48 x 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet ports, 4 x 1/10GbE SFP/SFP+ ports
Non-PoE Power Consumption 70 W AC Maximum
Dimensions for Desktop (W x H x D) 17.4 in x 1.75 in x 10.2 in / 44.19 cm x 4.45 cm x 25.9 cm
Dimensions with Rack-mount Brackets (W x H x D) 17.5 in x 1.75 in x 10.2 in / 44.6 cm x 4.45 cm x 25.9 cm
Weight 8.29 lb / 3.76 kg
Airflow 24 cubic feet per minute
Noise Level 34.6 dB
Port Density 52 Total Ports (48 Ethernet + 4 SFP/SFP+)
Connector Type RJ-45 for 10/100/1000BASE-T
Switching Capacity 88 Gbps uni/176 Gbps bi-directional
MAC Address Capacity 16,000 Entries
Jumbo Frame Support Up to 9216 Bytes
ND Entry Capacity Up to 1,500 Entries
ARP Entry Capacity Up to 1,500 Entries
Minimum Operating Temperature 32° F / 0° C
Maximum Operating Temperature 113° F / 45° C
Minimum Storage Temperature -40° F / -40° C
Maximum Storage Temperature 158° F / 70° C
Operational Altitude Up to 10,000 ft / 3,049 m
Non-operational Altitude Up to 16,000 ft / 4,877 m
Virtual Chassis Capability Connect up to 4 units, 80 Gbps Interconnect

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