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Product Description: WS-C3850-12XS-S

Full Part Number: WS-C3850-12XS-S
Manufacturer: Cisco Systems, Inc.


The Cisco WS-C3850-12XS-S is a high-performance, stackable, managed switch from the Cisco Catalyst 3850 Series. This enterprise-class switch is designed to deliver comprehensive Layer 2 and Layer 3 network services with advanced software-defined networking (SDN) capabilities. With 12 SFP+ 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports, it provides superior bandwidth and flexibility for demanding network environments. The switch supports Cisco StackWise-480 technology, allowing for seamless stacking of multiple switches and enhancing network scalability and resiliency.

Key Features

  • 12 SFP+ 10 Gigabit Ethernet Ports: High-speed connectivity for a range of network devices and applications.
  • Cisco StackWise-480 Technology: Enables stacking of up to nine switches with 480 Gbps stack throughput, ensuring high availability and simplified management.
  • Advanced Security: Comprehensive security features including IEEE 802.1x, Flexible NetFlow, TrustSec, and MACsec encryption.
  • Quality of Service (QoS): Advanced QoS capabilities ensure optimal handling of mission-critical applications and services.
  • Integrated Wireless Controller: Supports up to 50 access points and 2000 wireless clients per switch, providing unified wired and wireless management.
  • Energy Efficiency: Cisco EnergyWise technology for power management, reducing energy consumption and operational costs.
  • Modular Uplink Options: Flexible uplink module support, including 1G, 10G, and 40G, catering to diverse network requirements.


  • Enterprise Networks: Ideal for large enterprises requiring robust and scalable network solutions with high-speed connectivity.
  • Data Centers: Suitable for data center environments that demand high performance and flexibility.
  • Campus Networks: Provides seamless integration of wired and wireless networks, perfect for educational institutions.
  • Service Providers: Offers a reliable and scalable platform for service providers delivering high-bandwidth services.


  • Port Configuration: 12 x 10 Gigabit Ethernet SFP+ ports
  • Stacking Capacity: Up to 9 switches, 480 Gbps stack throughput
  • Switching Capacity: 320 Gbps
  • Forwarding Rate: 238.09 Mpps (million packets per second)
  • MAC Address Table Size: 32,000 entries
  • VLANs: Supports up to 4,000 VLANs
  • Jumbo Frames: Up to 9,216 bytes
  • Power Supply: Dual redundant power supplies (hot-swappable)
  • Dimensions: 1.73 x 17.5 x 21.5 inches (HxWxD)
  • Weight: 16.33 lbs (7.41 kg)
  • Operating System: Cisco IOS XE Software
  • Management: CLI, web-based interface, Cisco Prime, Cisco DNA Center, SNMP

Why Choose the WS-C3850-12XS-S?

  • Industry Leader: Cisco Systems is a trusted leader in networking technology, renowned for its reliable and innovative solutions.
  • High Performance: Delivers exceptional performance with 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports and high stack throughput, meeting the needs of demanding network environments.
  • Scalability: Cisco StackWise-480 technology allows for seamless network growth, making it easy to expand your infrastructure.
  • Advanced Security: Comprehensive security features protect your network and ensure data integrity.
  • Unified Management: Integrated wireless controller and flexible management options simplify network operations and reduce complexity.
  • Energy Efficiency: Cisco EnergyWise technology helps lower energy consumption, reducing operational costs and supporting green IT initiatives.

By choosing the Cisco WS-C3850-12XS-S switch, you are investing in a powerful, scalable, and secure networking solution that can meet the advanced needs of modern enterprise and data center environments.

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SKU: WS-C3850-12XS-S
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