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The WS-C3850-48P-S is a versatile and high-performance Ethernet switch from Cisco's Catalyst 3850 Series. This switch features 48 Gigabit Ethernet ports with Power over Ethernet Plus (PoE+), providing both data and power over a single cable for connected devices. Designed for enterprise networks, it offers robust security, scalability, and advanced network management capabilities, making it ideal for medium to large business environments.

Key Features

  • 48 Gigabit Ethernet Ports: Provides 48 10/100/1000 Mbps ports for high-speed network connectivity.
  • PoE+ Support: Delivers up to 30W per port, powering devices like IP phones, wireless access points, and cameras.
  • Modular Uplinks: Supports optional network modules for flexible uplink connectivity.
  • StackWise-480 Technology: Allows stacking of up to nine switches for simplified management and increased bandwidth.
  • Advanced Security: Includes features like Cisco TrustSec, MACsec, and Flexible NetFlow for enhanced security.
  • Unified Access Data Plane (UADP): Integrated ASIC for enhanced performance and programmability.
  • QoS: Quality of Service for prioritizing critical traffic to ensure optimal performance of applications.
  • Energy Efficient: Incorporates Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) and Cisco EnergyWise technology to reduce power consumption.


  • Enterprise Networks: Ideal for medium to large enterprise networks requiring reliable and scalable connectivity.
  • Unified Communications: Powers IP phones and wireless access points, supporting unified communications.
  • Surveillance Systems: Supports PoE+ for powering IP cameras in surveillance systems.
  • Educational Institutions: Provides robust and secure connectivity for schools, colleges, and universities.
  • Healthcare: Ensures reliable and secure network access for healthcare facilities.


  • Part Number: WS-C3850-48P-S
  • Total Ports: 48 x 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet ports
  • PoE+ Budget: 435W available for PoE+ devices
  • Uplink Options: Modular uplinks with optional network modules (1G, 10G)
  • Switching Capacity: 176 Gbps
  • Forwarding Rate: 130.95 Mpps
  • Stacking Bandwidth: 480 Gbps with StackWise-480 technology
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM, 2 GB flash
  • Dimensions: 4.45 x 44.5 x 45.0 cm (1.75 x 17.5 x 17.7 inches)
  • Weight: 7.6 kg (16.75 lbs)
  • Management: Cisco IOS XE software
  • Energy Efficiency: Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE), Cisco EnergyWise

Why Choose WS-C3850-48P-S?

The WS-C3850-48P-S is an excellent choice for businesses seeking a high-performance, scalable, and secure Ethernet switch for their network infrastructure. With its 48 Gigabit Ethernet ports and PoE+ support, it can power a wide range of devices, simplifying network deployment and reducing the need for additional power sources. The switch’s advanced security features, QoS capabilities, and stacking technology ensure that it can handle the most demanding applications and grow with your business needs. Whether you're building a new network or upgrading an existing one, the WS-C3850-48P-S provides the performance, reliability, and flexibility required for modern enterprise environments.

Elevate Your Network Infrastructure with the Cisco WS-C3850-48P-Sand benefit from its performance, flexibility, and advanced features.

CISCO WS-C3850-48P-S

SKU: WS-C3850-48P-S
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