Description:   The Cisco WS-C3850-48XS Switch has 48 Total Ports, a 750 WAC AC Power Supply, and a 4 GB DRAM. It also operates with a 2 GB Flash and 909 Mpps Forwarding Rate.

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About WS-C3850-48XS

Product Overview

The WS-C3850-48XS is a catalyst switch manufactured by Cisco. It belongs to the catalyst 3850 series which are built to connect both wired and wireless access. Members of these series are fitted with special features that allow them to be secure, resilient and easy to operate.


The WS-C3850-48XS has 48 10 Gigabyte Ethernet ports. Each of these ports is of the SFP+ subtype. The WS-C3850-48XS is also built with a switching capacity of 1280 Gigabyte per seconds which further enhances its performance and gives a cutting edge. Running on an IP based Cisco IOS software, the WS-C3850-48XS is definitely not ready to be slowed down.

The WS-C3850-48XS also has 4 40 Gigabit QSFP+ (uplink) ports.

It has a desktop, rack-mountable form factor. The height of the WS-C3850-48XS also in rack units is 1 meter.

Kerberos, Secure Shell (SSH), RADIUS and TACACS+ all constitute the authentication method of the WS-C3850-48XS and this contributes to the added security feature.

The WS-C3850-48XS has 9198 bytes of Jumbo frame support, a flash memory of 8 gigabytes and a MAC Address Table Size of 32, 000 entries.

Routing Protocol

It has a routing protocol which includes the OSPF, BGP-4, IS-IS, RIP-1, RIP-2, EIGRP, IGMPv2, IGMP, PIM-SM, PIM-DM, IGMPv3, EIGRP for IPv6, OSPFv3, PIM-SSM, policy-based routing (PBR), RIPng, MLDv2 and MLD. All of these are part of the features that make the routing of the OSPF, BGP-4, IS-IS, RIP-1, RIP-2, EIGRP, IGMPv2, IGMP, PIM-SM, PIM-DM, IGMPv3, EIGRP for IPv6, OSPFv3, PIM-SSM, policy-based routing (PBR), RIPng, MLDv2, MLD to stand out.

In order to effectively monitor the state of the WS-C3850-48XS at every point in time, Cisco has included status indicators to give details on Port transmission speed, port duplex mode, power, system and active modes.

It has an installed camera with a size of 8 Gigabytes. The WS-C3850-48XS comes with an installed RAM size of 8 gigabytes. It does not support stackwise-480 and stackpower technology.

Power Supply

As it is with most others in its series, the WS-C3850-48XS also is fitted with an internal power supply. Thus device is provided with 750 Watts of power and requires a nominal voltage of 120 or 230 Volts at a frequency of 50 or 60 Hertz to function optimally. The WS-C3850-48XS also features a front to rear airflow and can accommodate a maximum of 2 installed power supplies.

The power redundancy feature in this device is optional (1+1) and also with optional power supply.

A five year warranty service is also included for the WS-C3850-48XS.



Technical specifications



Catalyst 3850


750 WAC


480 Gbps

4 GB

2 GB


909 Mpps

1.75 x 17.5 x 20.1

7.45 kg


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