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Product Line: Cisco Catalyst 2960-X Series
Product Type: Switch
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Product Description

The WS-C2960X-48LPD-L Cisco switch features 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet Interfaces and 2 SFP+ Uplink Interfaces, designed for efficient network connectivity and expansion. It supports a LAN Base feature set, with 370 W of available PoE power, and is equipped with 128 MB of Flash memory and 512 MB of DRAM to handle demanding network tasks. The device offers a forwarding bandwidth of 108 Gbps, a switching bandwidth of 216 Gbps, and a forwarding rate of 130.9 Mpps, ensuring high-speed data processing and transmission.

FAQs for the WS-C2960X-48LPD-L

  • What is the Ethernet Interface type for this device?
    The Ethernet Interface type is 10/100/1000.
  • How many Uplink Interfaces does the device feature?
    It features 2 Uplink Interfaces.
  • What type of Uplink Interface does the part have?
    The Uplink Interface type is SFP+.
  • What is the available PoE power on this switch?
    The available PoE power is 370 W.
  • What are the dimensions of the device?
    The dimensions are 1.75 in. (Height) x 14.5 in. (Width) x 17.5 in. (Depth).
  • How much Flash Memory is available?
    There is 128 MB of Flash Memory available.
  • What is the Forwarding Bandwidth?
    The Forwarding Bandwidth is 108 Gbps.
  • What is the device's MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures)?
    The MTBF is 277,960 Hours.
  • How many VLAN IDs are available?
    There are 4096 VLAN IDs available.
  • What is the maximum MTU-L3 packet size supported?
    The maximum MTU-L3 packet size supported is 9198 Bytes.

Product Review

The Cisco WS-C2960X-48LPD-L switch offers 48 Ethernet ports of 10/100/1000 connectivity, enhanced by two SFP+ uplink interfaces, supporting high-speed connectivity and efficient network expansion. With a forwarding bandwidth of 108 Gbps and switching bandwidth of 216 Gbps, it ensures high performance for data transmission, but its LAN Base feature set might limit advanced layer 3 functionalities desired in complex network setups. Additionally, the switch provides a substantial PoE power budget of 370W, accommodating various PoE devices, though the 128 MB flash memory and 512 MB DRAM may present limitations for extensive operation and future feature upgrades.


The Cisco WS-C2960X-48LPD-L is a dynamic networking device designed to support a wide range of applications in business environments. This switch includes 48 Ethernet interfaces with a 10/100/1000 Mbps configuration, providing high-speed connectivity and efficient operation for medium to large network infrastructures. Alongside, it features two SFP+ uplink interfaces, enhancing its capability to connect with higher speed networks and devices, ensuring seamless data flow across the network. This device is powered by the LAN Base feature set, catering to essential networking requirements with reliable performance for layer 2 switching. The available Power over Ethernet (PoE) power is substantial at 370 W, allowing for the direct power supply to connected devices such as VoIP phones, wireless access points, and surveillance cameras, thus simplifying the network infrastructure by reducing the need for additional power cables. The hardware dimensions are compact, with a height of 1.75 inches, a width of 14.5 inches, and a depth of 17.5 inches, weighing in at 12.9 lbs. This makes it an excellent fit for environments where space optimization is crucial. The switch's internal architecture is robust, featuring 128 MB of flash memory and 512 MB of DRAM, supporting its processing capabilities and ensuring smooth operation under various network demands. Key performance metrics of the WS-C2960X-48LPD-L include a forwarding bandwidth of 108 Gbps and a switching bandwidth of 216 Gbps, indicating its ability to handle significant data throughput efficiently. The device supports a maximum of 1023 active VLANs, with 4096 VLAN IDs available, offering flexibility in segmenting the network to improve security and traffic management. The forwarding rate stands at 130.9 Mpps, showcasing the device's prowess in handling packets at high speeds.
  • Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) is impressively high at 277,960 hours, indicating reliability and durability.
  • The CPU is an APM86392 600 MHz dual-core, providing the computational power needed for the device's operations and features.
  • Support for jumbo frames up to 9216 bytes, accommodating larger data packets for efficient network traffic management.
Additional technical specifications include console ports for management via USB (Type B) and Ethernet (RJ-45), along with a USB (Type A) storage interface for external flash storage, enhancing the device's configurability and storage capabilities. The network management interface operates at 10/100 Mbps, facilitating straightforward device management and monitoring. The Cisco WS-C2960X-48LPD-L operates efficiently within a short-term temperature range of -5 °C to 55 °C (Sea Level), ensuring reliability in various environmental conditions. With an MTU-L3 packet size of 9198 bytes, it is well-equipped to handle large packets, which is beneficial for specialized applications that require higher performance in packet transmission. In summary, the Cisco WS-C2960X-48LPD-L is an advanced, efficient, and reliable networking switch that meets the demands of modern businesses, providing high-speed connectivity, extensive feature support, and durability, all within a compact and manageable form factor.


Part NumberWS-C2960X-48LPD-L
Ethernet Ports Count48
Type of Ethernet PortsGigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000)
Uplink Ports Quantity2
Uplink Ports TypeSmall Form-Factor Pluggable Plus (SFP+)
Software VersionLAN Base
Power over Ethernet (PoE) Budget370 Watts
Unit Height1.75 inches
Unit Width14.5 inches
Unit Depth17.5 inches
Unit Weight12.9 pounds
Internal Storage (Flash)128 Megabytes
System Memory (DRAM)512 Megabytes
Rate of Data Forwarding108 Gigabits per second
Total Switching Capacity216 Gigabits per second
Max VLANs Supported1023
Packet Forwarding Rate130.9 Million packets per second
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)277,960 hours
Number of VLAN IDs4096
ProcessorAPM86392 600 MHz Dual-Core
Diagnostic PortsUSB (Type B), RJ-45 Ethernet
External Storage InterfaceUSB (Type A)
Management Interface Speed10/100 Mbps RJ-45 Ethernet
Maximum L3 Packet Size9198 bytes
Support for Jumbo Frames9216 bytes
Operational Temperature Range-5 °C to 55 °C at Sea Level

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