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Product Line: Cisco Catalyst 3850 Series
Product Type: Switch
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Product Description

The WS-C3850-24XU-E is equipped with 24 ports supporting 100Mbps or 1/2.5/5/10 Gbps UPOE, designed for high-speed connectivity and power over Ethernet capabilities. It offers a forwarding rate of 500 Mpps and is compatible with multiple network modules, including C3850-NM-4-1G, C3850-NM-2-10G, C3850-NM-4-10G, C3850-NM-8-10G, and C3850-NM-2-40G, ensuring versatility in network expansions. With a 1100 WAC power supply and a 1 RU form factor, this stackable switch is engineered for efficient operation within a temperature range of -5 °C to 45 °C, supporting continuous network uptime with an MTBF of 203,150 hours.

FAQs for the WS-C3850-24XU-E

  • What is the port type available on this network device?
    The device supports 100Mbps or 1/2.5/5/10 Gbps UPOE port types.
  • How many ports does the device feature?
    It features 24 ports.
  • What feature set is included with this device?
    The device comes with the IP Services feature set.
  • What is the power supply rating of the device?
    The device has a 1100 WAC power supply.
  • Is the device stackable, and if so, what is its form factor?
    Yes, the device is stackable and has a 1 RU form factor.
  • Can you list the supported network modules?
    Supported network modules include C3850-NM-4-1G, C3850-NM-2-10G, C3850-NM-4-10G, C3850-NM-8-10G, and C3850-NM-2-40G.
  • What is the device's forwarding rate?
    The forwarding rate of the device is 500 Mpps.
  • What are the dimensions and weight of the device?
    The device measures 1.75 x 17.5 x 19.2 in and weighs 17.6 lbs.
  • What is the Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) for this device?
    The MTBF for the device is 203,150 hours.
  • What are the operating temperature, humidity, and altitude specifications?
    The operating temperature ranges from -5 °C to 45 °C, humidity from 10% to 95% noncondensing, and altitude up to 5000 ft with AC power supply and up to 6000 ft with DC power supply.

Product Review

The Cisco WS-C3850-24XU-E switch offers versatile port speeds ranging from 100Mbps to 10Gbps with UPOE capabilities, addressing high-speed connectivity and power needs for a variety of devices. With a stackable design and support for multiple network modules, it provides flexibility for network expansion and integration. However, its operational noise level of 44 dBA at 30 °C may be a consideration for environments where noise is a concern.


The Cisco WS-C3850-24XU-E is a cutting-edge networking switch designed for enterprise-level operations, offering a blend of performance, flexibility, and efficiency. This model comes with 24 multi-gigabit ports that support speeds of 100Mbps and 1/2.5/5/10 Gbps, allowing for versatile UPOE (Universal Power Over Ethernet) connections. With an IP Services feature set, it is engineered to handle a wide array of network demands, ensuring reliable service delivery across complex network infrastructures. At the heart of its design is a powerful 1100 WAC power supply, ensuring ample power for the switch and connected devices. The unit is housed in a compact 1 Rack Unit (RU) form factor, making it an ideal choice for space-constrained environments. Its stackability feature allows for the scaling of network capacity and simplification of management by interconnecting multiple units. The Cisco WS-C3850-24XU-E is compatible with a range of network modules, including C3850-NM-4-1G, C3850-NM-2-10G, C3850-NM-4-10G, C3850-NM-8-10G, and C3850-NM-2-40G. This compatibility enhances its adaptability to different networking requirements and future-proofs the investment by allowing for network expansion or technology upgrades without replacing the entire unit. - Forwarding rate of 500 Mpps to handle data-intensive applications. - Dimensions of 1.75 x 17.5 x 19.2 inches and a weight of 17.6 lbs, optimizing rack space. - Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) of 203,150 hours, indicating high reliability. The switch operates efficiently across a wide range of temperatures, from -5 °C to 45 °C, and can function at altitudes up to 5000 ft with AC power supply and up to 6000 ft with DC power supply. It is designed to withstand relative humidity levels from 10% (noncondensing) to 95% (noncondensing), ensuring performance stability in varying environmental conditions. The storage specifications include a temperature range from -40 °C to 70 °C and an altitude limit of 15,000 ft, providing flexibility in warehousing and transportation. Vibration resistance is another critical aspect of its design, with operating vibration rated at 0.41 g from 3 to 500 Hz and non-operating vibration at 1.12 g from 3 to 500 Hz. Noise levels are kept low, with specifications indicating 44 dBA at 30 °C, minimizing noise pollution in work environments. In terms of compliance and safety, the Cisco WS-C3850-24XU-E meets RoHS-5 guidelines and is certified under several safety standards, including UL 60950-1 Second Edition, CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1 Second Edition, EN 60950-1 Second Edition, and IEC 60950-1 Second Edition. These certifications confirm its adherence to international safety and environmental standards, making it a trustworthy component of any enterprise network. In conclusion, the Cisco WS-C3850-24XU-E switch is engineered to meet the demands of modern network infrastructures, offering high-speed connectivity, power efficiency, and reliability. Its compatibility with various network modules, along with its robust performance and environmental resilience, makes it an essential device for businesses looking to scale and secure their network operations.


Item CodeWS-C3850-24XU-E
Total Ports24
Port Speed100Mbps, 1Gbps, 2.5Gbps, 5Gbps, 10Gbps UPOE
Software EditionIP Services
Power Output1100 Watts AC
Device Size1 Rack Unit
Can Be StackedYes
Compatible Network ModulesC3850-NM-4-1G, C3850-NM-2-10G, C3850-NM-4-10G, C3850-NM-8-10G, C3850-NM-2-40G
Data Processing Rate500 Million packets per second
Dimensions (H x W x D)44.45 x 444.5 x 487.68 mm
Mass7.98 kg
Lifespan (MTBF)203,150 Hours
Lowest Operating Temperature-5 °C
Highest Operating Temperature45 °C
Max Elevation (AC Power)1524 m
Max Elevation (DC Power)1828.8 m
Operational Humidity Range (Min)10%
Operational Humidity Range (Max)95%
Lowest Storage Temperature-40 °C
Highest Storage Temperature70 °C
Max Storage Elevation4572 m
Vibration (Operational)0.41 g (3 to 500 Hz)
Vibration (Non-operational)1.12 g (3 to 500 Hz)
Acoustic Noise44 dBA at 30 °C
Environmental CertificationRoHS-5 Compliant
Compliance and StandardsUL 60950-1, CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1, EN 60950-1, IEC 60950-1 (Second Edition)

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