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Part Number and Manufacturer:

  • Part Number: WS-C3850-48XS-E
  • Manufacturer: Cisco Systems, Inc.

Overview: The Cisco WS-C3850-48XS-E is an advanced and high-performance switch designed for demanding enterprise networks. It offers a combination of high-speed connectivity, scalability, and advanced features suitable for modern data centers and large-scale deployments.

Key Features:

  • High Performance: Provides up to 1.6 Tbps of switching capacity with a forwarding rate of up to 952 Mpps, ensuring seamless data throughput even in high-demand environments.
  • 48-Port 10G SFP+ Ports: Offers 48 ports of 10 Gigabit Ethernet with SFP+ interfaces, enabling high-speed connections for bandwidth-intensive applications and services.
  • Modular Uplink: Includes 4 optional 40 Gigabit Ethernet QSFP+ uplink ports for flexible connectivity and aggregation.
  • Stackable Design: Supports stacking of up to 9 switches with a single management interface, simplifying management and enhancing scalability.
  • Advanced Layer 3 Features: Supports advanced routing protocols and Layer 3 switching capabilities, providing dynamic routing and enhanced network flexibility.
  • Comprehensive Security: Integrates Cisco TrustSec, MACsec encryption, and other advanced security features to protect the network infrastructure and data integrity.

Applications: Ideal for large-scale enterprises, data centers, and service providers requiring high-performance and scalable networking solutions. Suitable for deployments where high-speed connectivity, reliability, and advanced features are critical, such as data centers, virtualized environments, and cloud services.


  • Switching Capacity: Up to 1.6 Tbps
  • Forwarding Rate: Up to 952 Mpps
  • Ports: 48 x 10G SFP+ ports, 4 x 40G QSFP+ uplink ports
  • Stacking Bandwidth: Up to 480 Gbps
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Flash Memory: 8 GB
  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 1.75 x 17.5 x 17.7 inches (44.5 x 445 x 450 mm)
  • Weight: 16.3 lbs (7.39 kg)

Why Choose WS-C3850-48XS-E: The Cisco WS-C3850-48XS-E switch is an excellent choice for organizations looking to deploy a high-performance and scalable network infrastructure. With its extensive switching capacity and high-speed 10G SFP+ ports, it can handle bandwidth-intensive applications and services effectively. The modular design with optional 40G QSFP+ uplinks provides flexibility for future expansion and connectivity requirements. Moreover, its advanced Layer 3 features and robust security capabilities ensure reliable and secure operation, making it suitable for mission-critical environments where performance and data protection are paramount.


SKU: WS-C3850-48XS-E
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