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Product Line: Cisco UCS 6200 Series
Product Type: Fabric Interconnect
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Product Description

The UCS-FI-6248UP is a 1RU form factor Cisco networking device featuring 48 ports and supports a throughput of 960 Gbps, designed for high-speed connectivity and efficient data center integration. It includes 1 expansion slot and 1+1 fan modules for redundancy, ensuring reliable operation with a typical operating power of 350 W and a maximum of 600 W from its AC power supply. This device is engineered for performance and sustainability, with 95 to 98% power supply efficiency, hot swap support, and Rohs compliance, accommodating a wide range of operating temperatures from 0 °C to 40 °C and humidity levels from 5% to 95% non-condensing.

FAQs for the UCS-FI-6248UP

  • What is the form factor of this networking device?
    The form factor is 1RU.
  • How many ports does the device offer?
    It offers 48 ports.
  • What is the throughput capability of this device?
    The throughput capability is 960 Gbps.
  • Can you expand the device's capabilities?
    Yes, it has 1 expansion slot available for upgrades.
  • What is the typical operating power?
    The typical operating power is 350 W when using an AC power supply.
  • Does the device support hot swapping of the fan modules?
    Yes, it supports hot swap with 1+1 fan modules.
  • What are the input voltage requirements?
    The input voltage requirements are 100 to 240 VAC with an AC power supply.
  • What is the maximum operating temperature?
    The maximum operating temperature is 40 °C.
  • Is the device RoHS compliant?
    Yes, it is RoHS compliant.
  • What are the device's dimensions?
    The dimensions are 1.72 in. in height, 17.3 in. in width, and 30.0 in. in depth.

Product Review

The CISCO UCS-FI-6248UP offers significant throughput capacity at 960 Gbps across its 48 ports, catering well to high-demand network environments. However, its single expansion slot may limit scalability for larger, evolving networks. Optimized for energy efficiency with a 95 to 98% efficiency rating and hot swap support for its AC power supply, it ensures minimal downtime but operates within a somewhat narrow temperature range of 0 to 40 °C, potentially limiting its deployment in extreme conditions.


The CISCO UCS-FI-6248UP is a pivotal component in modern data center infrastructure, offering streamlined management and connectivity solutions for Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) deployments. This device is engineered to meet the demands of high-performance computing environments, providing a blend of speed, flexibility, and reliability. At its core, the UCS-FI-6248UP features 48 ports, ensuring ample connectivity for both Ethernet and Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) traffic. This 1RU form factor device is designed to efficiently use rack space while delivering an impressive throughput of 960 Gbps, facilitating high-speed data transfer and communication within network infrastructures. Equipped with a single expansion slot, the UCS-FI-6248UP allows for scalable network configurations, adapting to evolving business needs. It also includes a redundant fan module system (1+1), ensuring continuous operation and minimal downtime. The device operates typically at 350W with AC power supply, peaking at 600W under maximum load conditions, and supports an input voltage range of 100 to 240 VAC. Its power supply is designed for efficiency, achieving between 95 to 98% under typical conditions, and supports hot swapping for uninterrupted service. Key hardware specifications include: -
  • Heat dissipation of 1998 BTU/Hour, ensuring the device remains within operational temperature limits.
  • Operational temperature range from 0 °C to 40 °C and non-operational temperature tolerance between -40 °C and 70 °C, accommodating a wide variety of environmental conditions.
  • Support for operations at altitudes up to 10,000 ft, providing flexibility in data center locations.
The UCS-FI-6248UP's physical dimensions are compact, with a height of 1.72 inches, a width of 17.3 inches, and a depth of 30.0 inches. Despite its size, the device weighs 35 lbs, indicative of its solid construction and the quality of materials used. Environmental sustainability and compliance are also key considerations in the design of the UCS-FI-6248UP. It is RoHS compliant, reflecting Cisco's commitment to reducing the environmental impact of its products. Additionally, the device is designed to operate within a humidity range of 5% to 95% (non-condensing), ensuring reliability even in varying environmental conditions. Power efficiency and thermal management are critical aspects of the UCS-FI-6248UP’s design. With an AC power supply efficiency of up to 98% and a heat dissipation rate of 1998 BTU/Hour, the device maintains operational integrity while minimizing energy consumption. This efficiency is crucial in reducing the overall operational costs and environmental footprint of data centers. In summary, the CISCO UCS-FI-6248UP is a highly capable networking device that serves as the backbone for Cisco UCS deployments. Its extensive feature set, including high port density, significant throughput capacity, and efficient power usage, make it an ideal choice for organizations looking to optimize their data center operations. The UCS-FI-6248UP not only meets the current networking demands but is also designed with an eye towards future scalability and efficiency.


Item NumberCISCO UCS-FI-6248UP
Total Ports48
Device Size1 Rack Unit
Data Rate960 Gigabits per second
Expansion Module Slots1
Cooling UnitsDual (1 active + 1 standby)
Operational Power Requirement350 Watts with AC Supply
Peak Power Consumption600 Watts with AC Supply
Power Input Range100V to 240V AC
Operational Frequency50Hz to 60Hz
Power Efficiency Rating95% to 98%
Compliant with RoHSYes
Supports Hot SwappingYes
Thermal Output1998 British Thermal Units per Hour
Unit Height1.72 inches
Unit Width17.3 inches
Unit Depth30.0 inches
Operating Temp Range Low0 degrees Celsius
Operating Temp Range High40 degrees Celsius
Storage Temp Range Low-40 degrees Celsius
Storage Temp Range High70 degrees Celsius
Humidity Range for Operation5% to 95% (non-condensing)
System Weight35 pounds
Operational Altitude RangeUp to 10,000 feet

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