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Cisco WS-C3560G-48PS-S 48-Port Gigabit Ethernet Switch

SKU: 69642


This is a discounted, refurbished Cisco Switch provided by CDI computers.

The WS-C3560G-48PS-S is a Catalyst 3560-X Series fixed-configuration switch. It offers 10/100/1000 Ethernet connectivity with enhanced local area network (LAN) services for midsize and branch office networks.

This donation includes:

  • Cisco Catalyst 3560-X Series switch (WS-C3560G-48PS-S)
  • Product documentation
  • AC power cord
  • Rack-mount brackets and screws

Benefits for Organizations

If you have networking experience, you can use this switch to extend an existing network, bringing wired connectivity to more employees and supporting new wireless deployments.

Major Capabilities

  • LAN Base IOS software: The switch's software includes a rich Layer 2+ suite of intelligent services, including:
    • Advanced quality of service (QoS)
    • Granular rate limiting
    • Access control lists (ACLs)
    • IPv6 management
    • Multicast services
  • Multiple management options: You can manage the switch with either the embedded GUI device manager or the Windows-based Cisco Network Assistant (available at no cost from the Cisco website).
  • Security: The switch offers a range of authentication methods, data encryption technologies, and Network Admission Control (NAC) based on users, ports, and MAC addresses. Cisco TrustSec prevents unauthorized access and helps ensure that users get only their designated privileges.
  • Energy-saving tools: Cisco's EnergyWise technology allows you to measure and manage the power consumption of network devices for additional costs and resource savings.
  • Cisco FlexStacking support: You can use Cisco FlexStacking to manage multiple physical switches as a single unit. Cisco FlexStacking requires the Cisco 3560-X Series FlexStack-Plus Stacking Module and Cable.

Product Specifications

Each device meets the following specifications.

Integrated network ports:    48 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet 
USB ports:    1 Type A and 1 mini-Type B 
Uplinks:    4 small form-factor pluggable (SFP) 
Cisco IOS software:    LAN Base 
Flash memory:    128 MB 
DRAM:    512 MB 
Maximum VLANs:    1023 
Forwarding bandwidth:    108 Gbps

comparison of Cisco 3960 Series switches is available on the Cisco website.

Shipping, Warranty, and Returns

CDI covers this product with a one-year warranty, which includes troubleshooting. 

It covers major defects in the device and its components and includes technical support. You can purchase a three-year warranty from CDI directly by calling (888) 314-4471. 

See the CDI FAQ page for information about returns.

Free Recycling

When your CDI equipment reaches the end of its life, send it back to CDI for free and responsible recycling with the CDI’s Asset Recovery Services.

Obtaining This Product

TechSoup Canada will send a message to your organization email address when we approve your request. Please read this message: it contains important time-sensitive information on warranties, troubleshooting, returns, and more.

CDI will ship your equipment via ground within 10 business days after TechSoup Canada approves your request. Within 24 hours of shipping, CDI will send a second email with tracking information. After that, it may take up to ten business days to receive your equipment. 

Please note: CDI cannot deliver to PO Boxes. If the address on your account is a PO Box or cannot receive deliveries from couriers, you must contact us to update your account before placing your order.


  • AC input voltage/frequency: 
    • 100 to 240 V
    • 3.25 to 1.5 A
    • 50 to 60 Hz
  • Environmental constraints: 
    • Operating temperature: 23 to 113°F (-5 to 45°C)
    • Storage temperature: -13 to 158°F (-25 to 70°C)
    • Operating/storage relative humidity: 5 to 95 percent (noncondensing)
    • Operating altitude: Up to 10,000 feet (3,000 meters)
    • Storage altitude: Up to 15,000 feet (4,000 meters)