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

The WS-C3850-32XS-E is equipped with 24 SFP+ ports and supports the IP Services feature set, designed for high-speed networking. It offers a 715 WAC power supply within a 1 RU form factor and is capable of stacking, enhancing scalability and redundancy. This model operates effectively within a temperature range of -5 °C to 45 °C, supports a 307,990 hours MTBF, and is compatible with C3850-NM-8-10G network modules, without one included, ensuring reliable performance and adaptability in various networking environments.

FAQs for the WS-C3850-32XS-E

  • What is the number of ports available on this device?
    This device offers 24 SFP+ ports.
  • Can the device support redundant power supplies?
    Yes, it supports redundant power supplies.
  • What type of network modules is compatible with this hardware?
    It is compatible with the C3850-NM-8-10G network module.
  • Is this device stackable?
    Yes, the device is stackable.
  • What is the form factor of the hardware?
    The hardware has a 1 RU form factor.
  • What power supply does the device require?
    It requires a 715 WAC power supply.
  • What is the Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) for this device?
    The MTBF is 307,990 hours.
  • What operating temperature range does the device support?
    It operates between -5 °C and 45 °C.
  • What are the noise specifications of this device?
    The noise level is 44 dBA at 30 °C.
  • Does the device meet RoHS compliance?
    Yes, it is RoHS-5 compliant.

Product Review

The Cisco WS-C3850-32XS-E offers 24 SFP+ ports with a 715 WAC power supply, catering to high-speed networking requirements with support for advanced IP services. Its 1 RU form factor and stackability feature enable efficient use of rack space and scalability in growing network environments. However, the absence of a network module included in the default package may require additional purchases for expansion, impacting overall cost-effectiveness.


The Cisco WS-C3850-32XS-E is a cutting-edge networking switch designed for efficiency and scalability in enterprise-level networks. This model comes equipped with 24 SFP+ ports, supporting high-speed connectivity and advanced networking capabilities. It operates on the IP Services feature set, offering a wide range of network services including advanced security, quality of service (QoS), Layer 3 features, and more, to meet the demands of today's complex network environments. One of the notable hardware specifications of this device is its 715 WAC power supply, which ensures reliable power delivery for the switch and any connected devices. Its 1 RU form factor allows for efficient use of rack space in data centers or networking closets, making it an ideal choice for organizations with limited space. Additionally, the switch is stackable, enabling users to expand their network capacity and simplify management by connecting multiple units together. The WS-C3850-32XS-E supports the C3850-NM-8-10G network module, enhancing its versatility and capacity for network expansion. This feature allows for additional network interfaces to be added, providing flexibility in meeting the evolving needs of the network. With an impressive Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) of 307,990 hours, this switch is designed for long-term reliability and minimal downtime. Operating temperature ranges from -5 °C to 45 °C, accommodating various environmental conditions without compromising performance. It can operate at altitudes up to 5000 ft with AC power supply and up to 6000 ft with DC power supply, ensuring consistent operation in a wide range of geographical locations. Humidity tolerance ranges from 10% to 95% (noncondensing), and the switch is designed to withstand storage temperatures from -40 °C to 70 °C.
  • Operating vibration tolerance is 0.41 g from 3 to 500 Hz, and non-operating vibration tolerance is 1.12 g from 3 to 500 Hz, demonstrating the switch's durability in various physical conditions.
  • Noise specifications are rated at 44 dBA at 30 °C, ensuring a quiet operation that is suitable for office environments.
  • The switch is RoHS-5 compliant and meets several safety certifications, including UL 60950-1 and EN 60950-1, ensuring that it adheres to international safety standards.
Additional features include support for redundant power supplies, enhancing the system's reliability by ensuring continuous operation in the event of a power supply failure. The switch is compatible with Cat 5e, Cat 6, and Cat 6a cables, providing flexibility in network cabling choices and facilitating high-speed data transmission. In summary, the Cisco WS-C3850-32XS-E is a powerful and reliable networking switch designed for enterprise environments that require high performance, scalability, and resilience. Its comprehensive feature set, combined with robust hardware specifications, make it an excellent choice for organizations looking to build or expand their network infrastructure.


Item NumberCisco WS-C3850-32XS-E
Total Ports24
Connection InterfaceSFP+
Software EditionIP Services
Power Supply Capacity715 WAC
Device Size1 RU
Can be StackedYes
Compatible Network ModulesC3850-NM-8-10G
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)307,990 Hours
Lowest Operational Temperature-5 °C
Highest Operational Temperature45 °C
Max Elevation (AC Power)5000 ft
Max Elevation (DC Power)6000 ft
Operational Humidity Minimum10% (Noncondensing)
Operational Humidity Maximum95% (Noncondensing)
Lowest Storage Temperature-40 °C
Highest Storage Temperature70 °C
Maximum Storage Elevation15,000 ft
Vibration During Operation0.41 g from 3 to 500 Hz
Vibration When Not Operating1.12 g from 3 to 500 Hz
Acoustic Noise Level44 dBA at 30 °C
Compliance with RoHSRoHS-5
Approved Safety StandardsUL 60950-1 Second Edition, CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1 Second Edition, EN 60950-1 Second Edition, IEC 60950-1 Second Edition
Network Module PresentNo
Supports Redundant Power SupplyYes
Supported Cable TypesCat 5e, Cat 6, and Cat 6a

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