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Product Line: Cisco Catalyst 3560-C Series
Product Type: Switch
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Product Description

The WS-C3560CPD-8PT-S Cisco switch features 8 GE PoE ports and 2 1G Copper Uplink ports, supporting a forwarding bandwidth of 10 Gbps and a forwarding rate of 4.8 Mpps. It is equipped with 128 MB DRAM and 64 MB flash memory, supporting up to 1005 VLANs with an MTU of up to 9000 bytes and jumbo frames of 9018 bytes. Designed for compact spaces, it measures 1.75 x 10.6 x 7.6 in., operates between -5 °C and 45 °C, and can function at altitudes up to 10,000 ft, making it suitable for a wide range of environments.

FAQs for the WS-C3560CPD-8PT-S

  • What is the total number of Gigabit Ethernet PoE ports available?
    There are 8 GE PoE ports available.
  • How many 1G Copper Uplink Ports does the device feature?
    The device features 2 1G Copper Uplink Ports.
  • What is the available PoE power per port?
    Up to 23.8 W of PoE power is available per port.
  • What is the forwarding bandwidth of the device?
    The forwarding bandwidth of the device is 10 Gbps.
  • Can you detail the device's forwarding rate?
    The device has a forwarding rate of 4.8 Mpps.
  • What is the Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) for this device?
    The MTBF for this device is 333,354 hours.
  • How much DRAM and Flash Memory does the device have?
    The device comes with 128 MB DRAM and 64 MB Flash Memory.
  • What is the maximum number of VLANs supported by the device?
    The device supports up to 1005 VLANs.
  • What are the device's capabilities regarding Jumbo Frames?
    The device supports Jumbo Frames up to 9018 bytes.
  • What are the operating temperature limits for the device?
    The device operates within a temperature range of -5 °C to 45 °C.

Product Review

The Cisco WS-C3560CPD-8PT-S offers a compact form factor with 8 GE PoE ports and 2 1G Copper Uplink Ports, supporting high-speed connectivity and PoE applications. While its forwarding bandwidth of 10 Gbps and rate of 4.8 Mpps ensure efficient data handling, the device is limited by its IP Base feature set and a maximum of 1005 VLANs, potentially restricting advanced network configurations. Additionally, its robust MTBF of 333,354 hours, coupled with a wide operating temperature range, underscores its reliability in varied environments, but the available PoE power up to only 23.8 W may not suffice for all PoE devices.


The Cisco WS-C3560CPD-8PT-S is a compact switch designed for small to medium-sized business networks, providing efficient connectivity and power to devices. This model features eight Gigabit Ethernet PoE ports and two 1G copper uplink ports, catering to a wide range of network demands. The switch operates on the IP Base feature set, supporting essential networking functionalities required for secure and reliable data transmission. With the capability to deliver up to 23.8 W of power for connected devices, this switch is suitable for supporting IP phones, wireless access points, and other PoE-enabled devices without the need for additional power supplies. It boasts a forwarding bandwidth of 10 Gbps and a rate of 4.8 Mpps, ensuring swift data processing and transfer across the network. The high Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) of 333,354 hours indicates its reliability and durability in various operational environments. Memory allocation includes 128 MB of DRAM and 64 MB of flash memory, sufficient for handling the switch's software and configuration files. Network segmentation is flexible with support for up to 1005 VLANs and 4000 VLAN IDs, allowing for efficient traffic management and enhanced security. The switch also supports a maximum transmission unit (MTU) of up to 9000 bytes and jumbo frames of 9018 bytes, facilitating the efficient transfer of large data packets.
  • Indicators include per-port status LEDs and system status LEDs for easy monitoring of network activity and switch status.
  • The compact size of 1.75 x 10.6 x 7.6 inches and weight of 3.3 lbs make it an ideal choice for environments where space is limited.
  • Designed to operate within a wide temperature range, from -5 °C to 45 °C, and at altitudes of up to 10,000 ft, ensuring adaptability to various operating conditions.
The switch also ensures operational reliability under diverse environmental conditions, with a minimum operating and storage relative humidity of 5% (noncondensing) and a maximum of 95% (noncondensing). Its form factor is designed for compactness, allowing for easy integration into various network setups without requiring extensive space. In summary, the Cisco WS-C3560CPD-8PT-S combines essential networking features with flexibility and reliability, making it a valuable addition to any small or medium-sized business network. Its combination of PoE capabilities, high forwarding capacity, and environmental resilience ensures that it can support a wide range of networking requirements, while also being easy to manage and integrate into existing infrastructures.


Part NumberCisco WS-C3560CPD-8PT-S
Gigabit Ethernet PoE Ports Quantity8
Gigabit Copper Uplink Ports Count2
Software ConfigurationIP Base
Maximum Power over Ethernet23.8 Watts
Data Transfer Capacity10 Gigabits per second
Packet Forwarding Rate4.8 Million packets per second
Mean Time Between Failures333,354 Hours
System Memory128 MB DRAM
Non-volatile Storage64 MB
Supported VLANs Maximum1005
Assignable VLAN IDs4000
Maximum Transmission Unit9000 Bytes
Maximum Frame Size9018 Bytes
Status IndicatorsPer-Port and System LEDs
Dimensions (Height x Width x Depth)1.75 x 10.6 x 7.6 inches
Device Weight3.3 pounds
Lowest Operational Temperature-5 °C
Highest Operational Temperature45 °C
Lowest Storage Temperature-25 °C
Highest Storage Temperature70 °C
Maximum Operating Elevation10,000 feet
Maximum Storage Elevation15,000 feet
Humidity Range for Operation and Storage (Non-condensing)5% to 95%
Device BuildCompact

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