Cisco WS-C2950G-48-EI Networking 48 Port Switch
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Cisco WS-C2950G-48-EI Catalyst 2950 48 Ports Switch Refurbished

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WS-C2950G-48-EI Catalyst 2950 48-Ports 10/100 with 2 GBIC Slots Enhanced Image | Made by Cisco | Refurbished
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More Information on the Switch

In the dynamic landscape of networking, having a reliable and efficient switch is crucial for seamless connectivity. Cisco, a pioneer in the networking industry, presents the WS-C2950G-48-EI Catalyst 2950 Switch, a versatile solution designed to meet the demands of modern networking environments. In this detailed exploration, we will delve into the key features and benefits of this switch, shedding light on its capabilities and how it can enhance your network infrastructure.

Definition of Catalyst 2950 Switch

The Cisco WS-C2950G-48-EI is a member of the Catalyst 2950 series, renowned for its robust performance and advanced features. This particular model stands out with its 48 ports, providing ample connectivity for a variety of devices. Additionally, the switch incorporates 2 GBIC (Gigabit Interface Converter) slots, offering flexibility in network expansion and optimization.

Enhanced Image Capabilities
  • One of the distinguishing features of the WS-C2950G-48-EI is its Enhanced Image capabilities. This denotes an advanced software image that extends the switch's functionality beyond basic networking. Enhanced Image typically includes additional features and protocols, empowering the switch to adapt to diverse network requirements.
10/100 Mbps Speed
  • The switch supports both 10/100 Mbps speeds, ensuring compatibility with a wide range of devices, from traditional Ethernet devices to more modern, high-speed connections. This versatility makes the WS-C2950G-48-EI an ideal choice for networks with diverse connectivity needs.
Gigabit Interface Converter (GBIC) Slots
  • The presence of 2 GBIC slots enhances the switch's adaptability and scalability. GBICs are hot-swappable modules that allow for the integration of different types of Gigabit Ethernet connections. This feature is particularly valuable for organizations with evolving network requirements, providing a future-proof solution that can easily accommodate changes and upgrades.
Port Density and Connectivity
  • With a total of 48 ports, the WS-C2950G-48-EI offers high port density, making it suitable for both small and medium-sized networks. The abundance of ports ensures that numerous devices can be connected directly to the switch, reducing the need for additional networking equipment and simplifying the overall network architecture.
Layer 2 Switching
  • The Catalyst 2950 series is primarily a Layer 2 switch, operating at the data link layer of the OSI model. This means that the switch is adept at forwarding traffic based on MAC addresses, making it an efficient solution for local area networks (LANs) where rapid data transfer and minimal latency are paramount.
VLAN Support
  • Virtual LANs (VLANs) are a crucial aspect of modern network design, enabling the segmentation of a network into logically isolated segments. The WS-C2950G-48-EI supports VLANs, allowing for the creation of separate broadcast domains within the switch. This not only enhances network security but also provides better management of network traffic.
Quality of Service (QoS) Features
  • In a world where different applications have varying bandwidth requirements, QoS becomes imperative. The Cisco WS-C2950G-48-EI is equipped with QoS features that prioritize and manage network traffic, ensuring that critical applications receive the necessary bandwidth while preventing congestion and degradation of service quality.
Security Features
  • Security is a top priority in networking, and the WS-C2950G-48-EI includes a range of security features to safeguard the network. These may include features such as MAC address filtering, port security, and Access Control Lists (ACLs), providing administrators with tools to control access and protect against unauthorized activities.
Reliability and Redundancy
  • Network uptime is critical for any organization, and the WS-C2950G-48-EI is designed with reliability in mind. Redundant power supply options and features such as Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) contribute to network stability by preventing loops and ensuring rapid convergence in the event of a link failure.
Environmental Considerations
  • Cisco switches are built to operate in various environments, and the WS-C2950G-48-EI is no exception. Its design takes into account factors such as temperature and humidity, making it suitable for deployment in different locations, from climate-controlled data centers to less controlled environments.
Energy Efficiency
  • In an era of increasing environmental awareness, energy efficiency is a key consideration for networking equipment. Cisco switches, including the WS-C2950G-48-EI, often come with features such as energy-efficient Ethernet (EEE) and low-power idle modes, contributing to reduced power consumption and operational costs.
Future-Proofing Your Network
  • Investing in a Cisco WS-C2950G-48-EI Catalyst 2950 Switch not only addresses your current networking needs but also future-proofs your network infrastructure. The switch's modular design, enhanced image capabilities, and support for the latest networking standards position it as a reliable and adaptable solution that can evolve with the changing demands of your organization.
Technical SpecificationsPower Requirements
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  • Maximum Power Consumption: [Insert Power Consumption]
  • Input Voltage: [Insert Voltage Range]
Environmental Conditions
  • Operating Temperature: [Insert Temperature Range]
  • Storage Temperature: [Insert Temperature Range]
  • Operating Humidity: [Insert Humidity Range]
Performance and Throughput
  • Switching Capacity: [Insert Switching Capacity]
  • Forwarding Rate: [Insert Forwarding Rate]
  • MAC Address Table Size: [Insert MAC Address Table Size]
Main Information about this Cisco WS-C2950G-48-EI
  • Manufacturer: Cisco Systems, Inc
  • Part Number or SKU# WS-C2950G-48-EI
  • Brand Name: Cisco
  • Product Line: Catalyst
  • Product Series: 2950
  • Type: Networking
  • Product Type: Ethernet Switch
  • Number of Ports: 48
  • Fast Ethernet Port: Yes
  • Interfaces/Ports: 48 x RJ-45 10/100Base-TX LAN
  • Interfaces/Ports: 1 x RJ-45 Console Management
Media & Performance
  • Performance: 10.1Mpps Forwarding Rate for 64-byte Packet
I/O Expansions
  • Number of Expansion Slots: 2
  • Expansion Slots: (2 Total) GBIC
Network & Communication
  • Flow Control: IEEE 802.3x (Full-duplex)
  • Address Table: 8K MAC Addresses
Connectivity Media
  • Connectivity Media: Category 4 UTP 10Base-T
  • Connectivity Media: Category 3 UTP 10Base-T
  • Connectivity Media: Category 5 UTP 10/100Base-TX
  • Performance: Up to 6.8Mbps Forwarding Bandwidth
  • Performance: 13.6Gbps Switching Fabric
  • Status Indicators:
    • System status LEDs: System, RPS, Bandwidth utilization
    • Per-port status LEDs: Link integrity, Disabled, Activity, speed, Full-duplex
  • MTBF: 159,026 Hours
Power Description
  • Input Voltage: 220V AC, 110V AC
  • Input Voltage Range: 100V AC to 127V AC
  • Input Current: 1 A @ 100V AC to 127V AC, 0.5 A @ 200V AC to 240V AC
  • Frequency: 50 Hz to 60 Hz
  • Power Consumption: Up to 45 W
  • Redundant Power Supply: Yes

In general, the Cisco WS-C2950G-48-EI Catalyst 2950 Switch is a comprehensive networking solution that combines performance, flexibility, and advanced features. From its port density and Gigabit Interface Converter slots to its Enhanced Image capabilities and robust security features, this switch caters to the diverse requirements of modern networks. Whether you are establishing a new network or upgrading an existing one, the WS-C2950G-48-EI stands as a testament to Cisco's commitment to delivering high-quality, innovative networking solutions.

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