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

The WS-C3560CX-12PC-S Cisco switch features 12 GE PoE+ ports, 4 uplink ports, including 2 1G SFP ports and 2 1G Copper ports, designed for efficient network integration. It supports a forwarding rate of 23.8 Mpps, with a 512 MB DRAM and 128 MB flash memory, ensuring high-speed data processing and durability with an MTBF of 553,140 hours. This compact form factor device accommodates up to 1023 VLANs, supports jumbo frames up to 9198 bytes, and operates within a temperature range of -5 °C to 45 °C, suitable for various environments.

FAQs for the WS-C3560CX-12PC-S

  • What is the total number of Power over Ethernet Plus (PoE+) ports available?
    There are 12 GE PoE+ ports available.
  • How many uplink ports does the switch have?
    The switch features 4 uplink ports.
  • Can you specify the number of 1G SFP and Copper ports?
    There are 2 1G SFP ports and 2 1G Copper ports.
  • What is the IP Base feature set?
    The IP Base feature set includes basic functionalities for routing and network management.
  • What are the forwarding rate and MTBF of this device?
    The forwarding rate is 23.8 Mpps, and the Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) is 553,140 hours.
  • Detail the memory specifications of the switch.
    The switch is equipped with 512 MB of DRAM and 128 MB of flash memory.
  • How many VLANs can be supported, and what is the maximum VLAN ID?
    Up to 1023 VLANs can be supported, with VLAN IDs up to 4000.
  • What are the MTU and Jumbo Frames sizes?
    The Maximum Transmission Unit (MTU) is up to 9000 bytes, and Jumbo Frames can go up to 9198 bytes.
  • Can you provide the dimensions and weight of the device?
    The device measures 1.75 x 10.6 x 9.4 inches and weighs 5.1 lbs.
  • What are the operating and storage temperature ranges?
    The operating temperature ranges from -5 °C to 45 °C, and the storage temperature ranges from -25 °C to 70 °C.

Product Review

The Cisco WS-C3560CX-12PC-S switch offers 12 GE PoE+ ports and a combination of 4 uplink, 2 1G SFP, and 2 1G copper ports, supporting diverse connectivity options for various networking needs. With a forwarding rate of 23.8 Mpps and a high MTBF of 553,140 hours, it ensures reliable packet delivery and durability. However, its IP Base feature set might limit advanced routing features needed in complex network environments.


The Cisco WS-C3560CX-12PC-S is a compact, high-performance switch designed for enterprise networks. This switch features 12 Gigabit Ethernet PoE+ ports for connecting a wide range of devices, including access points, IP phones, and video cameras, providing both data and power over a single Ethernet cable. Additionally, it includes four uplink ports to facilitate high-speed connectivity and network expansion. With two 1G SFP ports and two 1G copper ports, this switch offers flexible options for uplink connections, allowing for both optical and electrical interfaces. With a feature set of IP Base, the Cisco WS-C3560CX-12PC-S supports essential layer 2 and limited layer 3 capabilities for varied networking requirements. The switch boasts a forwarding rate of 23.8 Mpps (million packets per second), ensuring efficient handling of network traffic even during peak times. Its reliability is underscored by an MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) of 553,140 hours, indicating a high level of durability and stability for long-term operation. The hardware specifications include 512 MB of DRAM and 128 MB of flash memory, providing sufficient capacity for the switch's operating system and for future firmware upgrades. It supports a maximum of 1023 VLANs, with VLAN IDs up to 4000, allowing for extensive network segmentation and improved security. The switch is capable of handling packets up to 9000 bytes (MTU) and supports jumbo frames up to 9198 bytes, facilitating the efficient transfer of large data packets across the network.
  • Per-port status LEDs and system status LEDs offer immediate visual feedback on the operating state and performance of the switch.
  • Compact in size, the switch measures 1.75 x 10.6 x 9.4 inches and weighs 5.1 lbs, making it suitable for environments where space is at a premium.
  • Designed to operate in a wide range of temperatures, from -5 °C to 45 °C, and at altitudes up to 10,000 feet, ensuring reliability in various installation environments.
The operating and storage relative humidity range from 5% to 95% non-condensing, ensuring the switch's performance is not impacted by environmental conditions. Its form factor and dimensions make it ideal for desktop placement or rack mounting in small server rooms and wiring closets. In conclusion, the Cisco WS-C3560CX-12PC-S switch combines performance, flexibility, and reliability, making it an excellent choice for small to medium-sized enterprise networks. Its comprehensive feature set, coupled with the compact form factor, addresses the needs of modern network environments, ensuring efficient operation and connectivity.


ModelCisco WS-C3560CX-12PC-S
GE PoE+ Interfaces Count12
Uplink Interface Quantity4
1G SFP Interface Total2
1G RJ45 Ports Number2
Software EditionIP Base
Data Processing Rate23.8 Mpps
Estimated Time Before Failure553,140 Hours
RAM Capacity512 MB
Storage Memory128 MB
Maximum Supported VLANs1023
Available VLAN IDs4000
Maximum Transmission Unit9000 Bytes
Support for Jumbo Packets9198 Bytes
Diagnostic LEDsPer-Port and System Status
Dimensions (H x W x D)1.75 x 10.6 x 9.4 in
Unit Weight5.1 lbs
Operational Temp Low Limit-5 °C
Operational Temp High Limit45 °C
Storage Temp Low Limit-25 °C
Storage Temp High Limit70 °C
Max Altitude for Operation10,000 ft
Max Altitude for Storage15,000 ft
Humidity Range for Operation and Storage (Noncondensing)5% to 95%
Chassis TypeCompact

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