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

The WSC3560G48PSE Cisco features 48 Ethernet 10/100/1000 ports and 4 SFP-Based Gigabit Ethernet ports, accommodated in a 1 rack unit configuration for efficient space utilization. It supports advanced IP routing, with a forwarding bandwidth of 32 Gbps and a forwarding rate of 38.7 Mpps, backed by 128 MB DRAM and 32 MB flash memory. The device is designed for high-performance networking, supporting up to 12,000 MAC addresses, 11,000 unicast routes, and jumbo frames up to 9018 bytes, ensuring comprehensive coverage for demanding network environments.

FAQs for the WSC3560G48PSE

  • What is the number of Ethernet 10/100/1000 ports available?
    There are 48 Ethernet 10/100/1000 ports.
  • How many SFP-based Gigabit Ethernet ports does the device have?
    The device includes 4 SFP-based Gigabit Ethernet ports.
  • What is the size of DRAM in the device?
    The device is equipped with 128 MB of DRAM.
  • Can you describe the forwarding bandwidth and rate?
    The forwarding bandwidth is 32 Gbps, and the forwarding rate is 38.7 Mpps.
  • What IEEE standard does the device comply with?
    It complies with the IEEE 802.3af standard.
  • How many rack units does the device occupy?
    The device occupies 1 rack unit.
  • What is the maximum transmission unit (MTU) size?
    The maximum transmission unit size is up to 9000 bytes.
  • How many MAC addresses can the device support?
    The device can support up to 12,000 MAC addresses.
  • What are the minimum and maximum operating temperatures?
    The minimum operating temperature is 0 °C, and the maximum is 45 °C.
  • What is the device's acoustic noise level?
    The acoustic noise level ranges from 52 to 58 dBA.

Product Review

The Cisco WSC3560G-48PS-E offers a comprehensive suite of features including 48 Ethernet 10/100/1000 ports and 4 SFP-based Gigabit Ethernet ports, making it suitable for a high-density networking environment. With advanced IP routing capabilities and a forwarding bandwidth of 32 Gbps, it meets the demands of complex network architectures. However, its DRAM and Flash memory capacities (128 MB and 32 MB, respectively) may limit future software upgrades and functionality expansions, posing a challenge for networks requiring high scalability.


The Cisco WSC3560G48PSE is a high-performance, enterprise-class switch designed for complex networking needs. This switch offers 48 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports and 4 SFP-based Gigabit Ethernet ports, providing flexibility and high-speed connectivity options for a wide range of applications. Its single rack unit size makes it ideal for space-constrained environments, while its fixed configuration ensures straightforward deployment. With multiple layers supported, this switch is capable of advanced IP routing, facilitating efficient network traffic management and routing between different network segments. The device adheres to IEEE 802.3af standards, ensuring compatibility with a wide range of network protocols and devices. Its forwarding bandwidth is impressive at 32 Gbps, complemented by a forwarding rate of 38.7 Mpps, which guarantees high-speed data processing and minimal latency. The hardware specifications include 128 MB of DRAM and 32 MB of flash memory, providing sufficient capacity for the operating system and network configurations. It can store up to 12,000 MAC addresses, manage up to 11,000 unicast routes, and support up to 1,000 IGMP groups and multicast routes, making it suitable for large-scale deployments. The switch supports a maximum transmission unit (MTU) of up to 9000 bytes and jumbo frames up to 9018 bytes, enhancing data transfer efficiency for large packets. - Indicators include per-port status and system status, offering at-a-glance monitoring of network activity and system health. - The switch dimensions are 1.73 x 17.5 x 16.1 inches, and it weighs 13.2 lbs, balancing compactness with sturdy build quality. - Operating conditions are designed for a wide range of environments, with an operating temperature range from 0 °C to 45 °C, storage temperature from -25 °C to 70 °C, and an operating altitude of up to 10,000 ft. Its acoustic noise levels range from 52 to 58 dBA, considering the balance between performance and workspace noise levels. This switch operates within a relative humidity range of 10% to 85% (non-condensing), ensuring reliability across various environmental conditions. The Cisco WSC3560G48PSE is equipped for demanding applications, offering high capacity, reliability, and network efficiency. Its comprehensive feature set makes it suitable for medium to large enterprises seeking to deploy a scalable, high-performance network infrastructure.


Part Number and Manufacturer Cisco WSC3560G48PSE
Gigabit Ethernet Ports Count 48
SFP Gigabit Ethernet Port Count 4
Unit Height in Rack Units 1
Device Setup Fixed Configuration
Network Layers Supported Multiple Layers
Routing Capability Advanced IP Routing
Supported IEEE Protocols 802.3af
Bandwidth for Data Forwarding 32 Gbps
Data Forwarding Rate 38.7 Mpps
System Memory 128 MB DRAM
Storage Memory 32 MB Flash
MAC Address Capacity 12,000 Entries
Unicast Routing Capacity 11,000 Routes
IGMP and Multicast Routing Capacity 1,000 Groups
Maximum Data Packet Size 9000 Bytes
Support for Jumbo Packets 9018 Bytes
Diagnostic Indicators Status for Each Port, Overall System Status
Physical Dimensions (H x W x D) 1.73 x 17.5 x 16.1 inches
Device Weight 13.2 pounds
Lowest Operating Temperature 0 °C
Highest Operating Temperature 45 °C
Temperature Range for Storage -25 °C to 70 °C
Humidity Level for Operation 10% to 85% Non-condensing
Maximum Operational Altitude 10,000 feet
Sound Emission Range 52 to 58 dBA

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