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Product Line: Cisco Catalyst 3560-E Series
Product Type: Aggregation Switch
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Product Description

The WS-C3560E-48PD-SF is equipped with 12 SFP Based Gigabit Ethernet Ports and 2 10 Gigabit Ethernet Ports, designed for high-speed connectivity and optimized network performance. It supports a switching fabric of 128 Gbps and a forwarding rate of 101.2 Mpps, facilitating efficient data processing and traffic management. Additionally, the switch features a 1 RU Fixed Configuration form factor, 128 MB DRAM, and 64 MB Flash Memory, providing a reliable foundation for advanced network operations and scalability.

FAQs for the WS-C3560E-48PD-SF

  • What is the form factor of this device?
    The form factor is 1 RU Fixed Configuration.
  • How many 10 Gigabit Ethernet Ports are available?
    There are 2 10 Gigabit Ethernet Ports based on the 2-based standard.
  • Can you detail the device's memory specifications?
    It has 128 MB of DRAM and 64 MB of flash memory.
  • What is the maximum forwarding rate?
    The forwarding rate is 101.2 Mpps.
  • How many VLANs does the device support?
    The device supports up to 1K VLANs.
  • What is the acoustic noise level?
    The acoustic noise level is rated at 48 dB.
  • What are the device's dimensions and weight?
    Dimensions are 1.75 x 17.5 x 21.7 in, and it weighs 20.9 lbs.
  • What is the maximum number of MAC addresses supported?
    The device supports up to 6K MAC addresses.
  • What is the operating temperature range?
    The operating temperature ranges from 0 °C to 45 °C.
  • How many SFP-based Gigabit Ethernet ports does the device have?
    There are 12 SFP-based Gigabit Ethernet ports.

Product Review

The Cisco WS-C3560E-48PD-SF switch offers a solid feature set with IP Base, supporting a wide range of networking requirements including VLANs, SVIs, and up to 8K unicast routes, catering to diverse network designs. However, its limited 128 MB DRAM and 64 MB flash memory might constrain performance and future software updates in more demanding applications. Its comprehensive connectivity options with 12 SFP Gigabit Ethernet ports and 2 10-Gigabit Ethernet ports, alongside a 128 Gbps switching fabric, make it suitable for high-speed networking tasks, although the acoustic noise level of 48 dB could be a consideration in quieter working environments.


The Cisco WS-C3560E-48PD-SF is a network switch designed to provide efficient connectivity and performance for enterprise networks. This device is built with a focus on speed, reliability, and scalability. It features a 1 RU fixed configuration, which offers a compact and efficient design suitable for various environments. One of the key specifications of this switch is its forwarding rate of 101.2 Mpps (million packets per second), which ensures high-speed data processing and transmission across the network. This capability is supported by a switching fabric of 128 Gbps, allowing for the handling of large volumes of data without bottlenecks. The device is equipped with 128 MB of DRAM and 64 MB of flash memory, providing sufficient capacity for system operations and firmware storage. For connectivity, the Cisco WS-C3560E-48PD-SF is equipped with 12 SFP-based Gigabit Ethernet ports and 2 X2-based 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports. This combination offers flexible options for connecting to various network segments and devices, including support for high-speed uplinks. The switch also supports up to 1K VLANs (Virtual Local Area Networks), 4K VLAN IDs, and 1K SVIs (Switched Virtual Interfaces), enabling segmented and secure network configurations. -
  • Support for Jumbo Frames up to 9216 bytes, enhancing data transmission efficiency for large packets.
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  • Capacity for 6K MAC addresses, 1K IGMP groups, and 1K multicast routes, facilitating comprehensive network management and multicast applications.
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  • Ability to handle 8K unicast routes and directly connect up to 6K hosts, supporting extensive network deployments.
  • In terms of physical characteristics, the switch measures 1.75 x 17.5 x 21.7 inches and weighs 20.9 lbs. This compact size and weight make it suitable for rack-mounted installations in data centers and network closets. The device operates within a temperature range of 0 °C to 45 °C and can be stored in temperatures from -25 °C to 70 °C. It is designed to function in environments with up to 95% noncondensing humidity and can operate at altitudes up to 10,000 feet. The acoustic noise level of the switch is rated at 48 dB, which is within an acceptable range for office environments, ensuring that the device does not contribute significantly to ambient noise levels. This feature, combined with its performance characteristics, makes the Cisco WS-C3560E-48PD-SF a suitable choice for businesses seeking a reliable and efficient networking solution. Overall, the Cisco WS-C3560E-48PD-SF provides a solid foundation for building or expanding a high-performance enterprise network. Its combination of speed, scalability, and connectivity options, along with its compact form factor, makes it an excellent choice for organizations looking to enhance their network infrastructure.


    Part Number and Manufacturer Cisco WS-C3560E-48PD-SF
    Gigabit Ethernet SFP Ports 12
    10G Ethernet Ports Base-T 2
    Software Edition IP Base
    Enclosure Type 1 Rack Unit, Fixed Setup
    Data Processing Speed 101.2 Million Packets per Second
    Sound Level 48 dB
    Network Bandwidth Capacity 128 Gbps
    System Memory 128 MB DRAM
    Internal Storage 64 MB
    Virtual LANs Support Up to 1000
    Unique VLAN Identifiers Up to 4000
    Switched Virtual Interfaces 1000
    Maximum Frame Size 9216 Bytes
    Addressable MAC Entities 6000
    IGMP Group Limits 1000
    Multicast Pathways 1000
    Individual Route Paths 8000
    Nodes with Direct Connections 6000
    Dimensions 1.75 x 17.5 x 21.7 inches
    Mass 20.9 pounds
    Temperature Range for Operation 32°F to 113°F
    Temperature Range for Storage -13°F to 158°F
    Humidity Range for Operation 0% to 95%, Non-condensing
    Humidity Range for Storage 10% to 85%, Non-condensing
    Max Operating Elevation Up to 10,000 feet

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