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Product Line: Cisco Meraki 120 Series
Product Type: Cloud Managed Switch
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Product Description

The MS120-24P-HW Cisco switch features 24 1GbE RJ-45 ports and 4 1GbE SFP ports, suitable for diverse networking needs. It supports Power over Ethernet (PoE/PoE+) with a total power budget of 370 W and offers a switching capacity of 56 Gbps. Designed for efficiency, it operates within a temperature range of 0 °C to 45 °C, supports 802.1q VLAN tagging, and ensures security with IPv4/6 ACL support and DHCP snooping.

FAQs for the MS120-24P-HW

  • Q: How many 1GbE RJ-45 ports does the switch have?
    A: The switch has 24 1GbE RJ-45 ports.
  • Q: Is there a dedicated management interface available?
    A: Yes, there is a dedicated management interface.
  • Q: What is the total number of 1GbE SFP ports on the device?
    A: The device includes 4 1GbE SFP ports.
  • Q: Can the switch provide Power over Ethernet (PoE)?
    A: Yes, the switch is PoE/PoE+ capable with a power budget of 370 W.
  • Q: What is the switching capacity of the switch?
    A: The switching capacity of the switch is 56 Gbps.
  • Q: What type of power supply does the switch use?
    A: The switch uses a fixed internal power supply.
  • Q: What are the physical dimensions of the switch?
    A: The switch measures 1.73 in. in height, 17.32 in. in width, and 10 in. in depth.
  • Q: How much power does the switch consume when idle?
    A: The switch consumes 28 W of power when idle.
  • Q: Does the switch support DHCP snooping?
    A: Yes, the switch supports DHCP snooping.
  • Q: What is the operating temperature range of the switch?
    A: The operating temperature range is 0 °C to 45 °C.

Product Review

The Cisco MS120-24P-HW offers a well-balanced combination of features with its 24 1GbE RJ-45 ports and 4 1GbE SFP ports, supporting a variety of network configurations and fiber connections. Its PoE/PoE+ capability, with a total power budget of 370W, accommodates power-hungry devices effectively, though the fixed internal power supply limits in-field serviceability. With a switching capacity of 56 Gbps, it handles data-intensive applications smoothly, but the operational temperature range and power consumption could pose challenges in environments without optimal climate control.


The Cisco MS120-24P-HW is a network switch designed for businesses requiring reliable connectivity and power for multiple devices. This model includes 24 1GbE RJ-45 ports and 4 1GbE SFP ports, ensuring a wide range of connections for devices and uplink capabilities. With a dedicated management interface, administrators can easily configure and monitor the switch. This switch is PoE/PoE+ capable, providing up to 370W of power to connected devices such as VoIP phones, wireless access points, and surveillance cameras, eliminating the need for separate power supplies for these devices. The Cisco MS120-24P-HW boasts a switching capacity of 56 Gbps, enabling high-speed data transfer and efficient handling of traffic, even in demanding environments. A fixed internal power supply supports the switch's operations, and it is designed for rack mounting in a standard 1 RU space. Its dimensions are 1.73 inches in height, 17.32 inches in width, and 10 inches in depth, with a weight of 9.26 lbs, making it a compact yet powerful solution for network infrastructure. The switch operates efficiently, with an idle power load of 28W and a maximum power load of 425W. It is designed to operate in a range of temperatures from 0 °C to 45 °C and can function in humidity levels ranging from 5% to 95%, ensuring reliability in various environmental conditions. Key features of the Cisco MS120-24P-HW include: - LED indicators for power, switch ports, and management interface, providing visual status and alerts. - RJ-45 port speed of 10/100/1000 Mbps, accommodating a variety of network speeds and devices. - DHCP Snooping, 802.1q VLAN Tagging, and automatic firmware upgrades, enhancing network security, segmentation, and maintenance. Furthermore, the switch supports IPv4/6 Access Control List (ACL) to bolster network security by permitting or denying traffic based on IP addresses. This capability is crucial for protecting sensitive data and maintaining a secure network environment. In summary, the Cisco MS120-24P-HW is a versatile and capable network switch that meets the needs of modern businesses. Its combination of PoE/PoE+ support, high switching capacity, and security features make it an essential component of any network infrastructure, facilitating high-speed data transfer and reliable connectivity for a multitude of devices.


Part NumberCisco MS120-24P-HW
Gigabit Ethernet RJ45 Ports Count24
Gigabit Ethernet SFP Ports Count4
Management Interface DedicatedYes
Support for PoE/PoE+Yes, 370 W
Switch Capacity56 Gbps
Power Supply TypeInternal, Non-removable
Rack Units (RU)1
Unit Height1.73 inches
Unit Width17.32 inches
Unit Depth10 inches
Unit Weight9.26 pounds
Power Consumption (Idle)28 W
Power Consumption (Max)425 W
Operational Temperature Range (Min)0 °C
Operational Temperature Range (Max)45 °C
Humidity Range (Min)5%
Humidity Range (Max)95%
Indicator LEDsPower, Port Activity, Management
Speed of RJ-45 Ports10/100/1000 Mbps
Protection against DHCP SpoofingYes
Support for VLANs via 802.1QYes
Firmware Updates AutomatedYes
IPv4 and IPv6 ACL SupportYes

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