Cisco WS-C3650-48FQM-E 48 Ports Switch
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Cisco WS-C3650-48FQM-E 48 Ports Switch Ethernet Layer 3 Refurbished

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WS-C3650-48FQM-E Catalyst C3650-48FQM-E Layer 3 Switch 48 Ports Manageable Stack Port 4 x Expansion Slots 10/100/1000Base-TX, 10GBase-X Uplink Port Modular 48 x Network, 4 x Uplink Twisted Pair, Optical Fiber 10 Gigabit Ethernet | Made by Cisco | Refurbished
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Product Overview of the Cisco 48 Ports Switch

In the world of networking, switches play a vital role in connecting devices and facilitating communication within a network. Cisco, a leading provider of networking solutions, offers a wide range of switches to meet various needs and requirements. One such product is the Cisco WS-C3650-48FQM-E 48 Ports Switch Ethernet Managed. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the details of this switch, exploring its features, capabilities, benefits, and how it can enhance networking infrastructure.

Cisco Layer 3 Switch

The Cisco WS-C3650-48FQM-E is a versatile and high-performance switch designed to deliver reliable connectivity and advanced functionality for modern networking environments. With 48 ports, it offers ample connectivity options for various devices, making it suitable for small to medium-sized businesses, enterprises, and organizations with demanding networking requirements.

Key Features

48 Ports

The Cisco WS-C3650-48FQM-E switch is equipped with 48 ports, providing ample connectivity for a variety of devices including computers, printers, servers, and other network peripherals. These ports allow for seamless communication and data transfer within the network.

Layer 3 Managed

As a Layer 3 managed switch, the Cisco WS-C3650-48FQM-E offers advanced routing capabilities. This allows for efficient traffic management and optimization within the network, enabling better performance and resource utilization.

Ethernet Connectivity

The switch supports Ethernet connectivity, ensuring compatibility with a wide range of devices and network configurations. Ethernet is a standard protocol used for communication in local area networks (LANs) and is essential for connecting devices to the network.

High Performance

With its advanced hardware and software features, the Cisco WS-C3650-48FQM-E delivers high performance and reliability. This is essential for demanding networking environments where uninterrupted connectivity and fast data transfer speeds are critical for business operations.

Enhanced Security

Security is a top priority in networking, and the Cisco WS-C3650-48FQM-E switch offers enhanced security features to safeguard network resources and data. These features include access control, authentication, and encryption, which help prevent unauthorized access and protect against cyber threats.


The switch is designed to scale with the growing needs of the network. This allows for seamless expansion and integration of additional devices and services as the network grows, ensuring long-term viability and investment protection.

Benefits of Cisco WS-C3650-48FQM-E 48 Ports Switch

Improved Connectivity

With 48 ports and advanced networking capabilities, the Cisco WS-C3650-48FQM-E switch enhances connectivity within the network. This enables seamless communication between devices, improving productivity and collaboration.

Enhanced Performance

The switch's high-performance hardware and software ensure smooth data transmission and efficient operation, even in demanding networking environments. This results in improved network performance and reliability, reducing downtime and enhancing user experience.

Greater Flexibility

As a Layer 3 managed switch, the Cisco WS-C3650-48FQM-E offers greater flexibility in network routing and traffic management. This allows for more efficient resource utilization and optimization, adapting to changing network requirements and priorities.

Enhanced Security

Security features such as access control and encryption help protect network resources and data from unauthorized access and cyber threats. This ensures data confidentiality, integrity, and availability, maintaining the trust and integrity of the network infrastructure.


The switch's scalability allows for easy expansion and integration of additional devices and services as the network grows. This ensures that the network can accommodate future growth and evolving business needs, without the need for significant infrastructure upgrades.

Use Cases

Enterprise Networks

The Cisco WS-C3650-48FQM-E switch is suitable for deployment in enterprise networks, providing reliable connectivity and advanced routing capabilities for office environments, branch offices, and headquarters. It enables seamless communication and collaboration between employees, improving productivity and efficiency.

Data Centers

In data center environments, the switch can serve as a high-performance networking solution, supporting the connectivity needs of servers, storage systems, and other critical infrastructure. It ensures fast and reliable data transfer between servers and storage devices, optimizing data center operations and performance.

Education Institutions

Educational institutions such as schools and universities can benefit from the switch's robust performance and advanced features to support their networking requirements. It can be deployed in classrooms, labs, and administrative offices, providing reliable connectivity for students, teachers, and staff.

Healthcare Facilities

Hospitals and healthcare facilities can leverage the switch to ensure reliable connectivity for medical devices, patient records systems and other critical healthcare applications. It helps healthcare professionals access and share patient information securely, improving the quality of patient care and operational efficiency.

Government Agencies

Government agencies and public sector organizations can rely on the switch to provide secure and resilient networking infrastructure for delivering essential services and supporting administrative operations. It ensures secure communication and data transfer between government agencies, enhancing collaboration and efficiency.

General Information about the Cisco WS-C3650-48FQM-E

  • Manufacturer: Cisco
  • Model Number or SKU# WS-C3650-48FQM-E
  • Product Line: Catalyst
  • Product Series: 3650
  • Product Type: Layer 3 Switch

Interfaces/Ports of the 48 Ports Switch

  • Total Number of Network Ports: 48
  • Uplink Port: Yes
  • Modular: Yes
  • Stack Port: Yes

Port/Expansion Slot Details

  • 4 x 10 Gigabit Ethernet Uplink
  • 48 x Gigabit Ethernet Network


  • Media Type Supported: Twisted Pair, Optical Fiber
  • Ethernet Technology:
  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • Network Technology:
  • 10/100/1000Base-TX
  • 10GBase-X

I/O Expansions

  • Number of Total Expansion Slots: 4
  • Expansion Slot Type: SFP+
  • Shared SFP Slot: No
  • Number of SFP+ Slots: 4

Network & Communication

  • Layer Supported: 4
Management & Protocols
  • Manageable: Yes
Power Description
  • Power Source: Power Supply
  • Redundant Power Supply Supported: No
  • Package Contents:
  • Catalyst C3650-48FQM-E Layer 3 Switch
Power Supply
  • Environmentally Friendly: Yes
  • Environmental Certification: RoHS-5

Finally, the Cisco WS-C3650-48FQM-E 48 Ports Switch Ethernet Layer 3 Managed is a versatile and high-performance networking solution designed to meet the demands of modern networking environments. With its advanced features, including 48 ports, Layer 3 routing capabilities, and enhanced security, it provides improved connectivity, performance, and scalability for businesses, enterprises, and organizations across various industries. By considering the key features, benefits, use cases, and deployment considerations outlined in this guide, organizations can make informed decisions about integrating this switch into their network infrastructure, thereby laying a solid foundation for future growth and success.

Product Condition:
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