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Cisco Systems, Inc.


The Cisco Catalyst WS-C3850-48P-E is a high-performance, stackable network switch designed for enterprise-class access layer deployments. Part of the Cisco Catalyst 3850 Series, this switch integrates advanced security, high availability, and robust quality of service (QoS) features. It offers 48 Gigabit Ethernet PoE+ ports and is capable of delivering a total power budget of 800W, making it ideal for supporting a variety of PoE-enabled devices. With Cisco’s Unified Access Data Plane (UADP) ASIC, this switch provides enhanced programmability, scalability, and investment protection.

Key Features:

  • 48 PoE+ Ports: Provides Power over Ethernet (PoE) with a total power budget of 800W, suitable for powering IP phones, wireless access points, cameras, and other PoE-enabled devices.
  • Stackable Architecture: Supports Cisco StackWise-480 technology, allowing for up to 480 Gbps of stack throughput.
  • Advanced Security: Includes comprehensive security features such as Cisco TrustSec, MACsec encryption, and policy-based segmentation.
  • High Availability: Features redundant power supplies and fans, along with support for nonstop forwarding and stateful switchover.
  • Integrated Wireless Controller: Supports up to 50 access points and 2000 wireless clients on each switch.
  • Cisco IOS XE Software: Offers a modular operating system with enhanced software-defined networking (SDN) capabilities.


  • Enterprise Networks: Ideal for access layer deployments in large enterprises requiring robust and scalable network solutions.
  • Educational Institutions: Suitable for campus networks needing reliable and high-performance connectivity for students and staff.
  • Healthcare Facilities: Provides secure and efficient networking for hospitals, clinics, and healthcare environments.
  • Retail Stores: Perfect for retail environments requiring secure, scalable, and robust network connectivity.


  • Ports:
    • 48 x 10/100/1000 Ethernet PoE+ ports
    • 4 x 1G/10G SFP+ uplink ports
  • PoE Budget: 800W total power budget
  • Switching Capacity: 176 Gbps
  • Forwarding Rate: 130.95 Mpps
  • Flash Memory: 4 GB
  • DRAM: 4 GB
  • Stacking Bandwidth: 480 Gbps
  • Dimensions: 4.45 x 44.5 x 45.0 cm (1.75 x 17.5 x 17.7 inches)
  • Weight: 7.1 kg (15.7 lbs)
  • Operating Temperature: 0°C to 45°C (32°F to 113°F)
  • Compliance: RoHS, UL/CSA 60950-1, IEC/EN 60950-1, CE Marking

Why Choose WS-C3850-48P-E:

  • Trusted Brand: Cisco’s reputation for quality and innovation ensures reliable performance and long-term support.
  • Scalability and Flexibility: Stackable design and high PoE budget make it adaptable to growing network demands.
  • Advanced Security: Comprehensive security features protect the network from threats and unauthorized access.
  • High Availability: Redundant components and nonstop forwarding capabilities ensure continuous network operation.
  • Integrated Wireless: Built-in wireless controller simplifies network management and enhances wireless capabilities.

Choose the Cisco Catalyst WS-C3850-48P-E for a powerful, reliable, and scalable network switch that meets the demands of modern enterprise environments. This switch provides exceptional performance, advanced security features, and flexible deployment options to support your evolving network needs.

CISCO WS-C3850-48P-E

SKU: WS-C3850-48P-E
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