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Cisco Meraki MS355-48X2-HW MS355-48X2 - Network Switch

MPN: MS355-48X2-HW
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Cisco Meraki Part Number: MS355-48X2-HW is a Meraki MS355, Layer 3,  Stackable Cloud-Managed 48GE, 24 x Multi-Gigabit access UPOE Switch

The MS355 represents a cutting-edge line of multi-gigabit switches strategically designed to equip organizations for the escalating bandwidth demands associated with the forthcoming 802.11ax wireless standard. Featuring an abundance of high-count mGig switch ports and an augmented switching capacity, this switch line is poised to meet the robust requirements of next-generation access points. Particularly advantageous for networks with extensive wireless deployments, such as those found in universities, hospitals, and large public complexes like transportation centers, the MS355 delivers enhanced bandwidth capabilities.

Comprising four distinct models, each equipped with multiple mGig RJ45 ports capable of negotiating speeds up to 10Gbps, along with 40G QSFP+ ports and dedicated 100G hardware stacking ports, the MS355 line is exceptionally well-prepared to facilitate the seamless integration of 802.11ax wireless infrastructure in diverse environments. Whether in educational institutions, healthcare facilities, or expansive public spaces, the MS355 offers a versatile solution to accommodate the evolving demands of wireless connectivity.

Features of MS355-48X2-HW:

  • Managed via Cisco Meraki Dashboard 
  • Remote Packet Capture Tools via Meraki Dashboard
  • Automatic Firmware upgrades 
  • SNMP/Syslog Integration 
  • IPv4/6 ACL support 
  • 802.1q VLAN tagging  
  • Broadcast Storm Control 
  • Dynamic ARP Inspection / DHCP Snooping 
  • 802.1X Authentication
  • 24 x 10/100/1000 Mbps RJ45
  • 24 x 100M/1G/2.5G/5G/10G mGbE RJ45 
  • 4x 1000/10000 Mbps SFP+ 
  • 2x 40GbE QSFP+ 
  • 2x Dedicated Stack Ports providing 400G of Stacking bandwidth
  • L3 Switching including OSPF 
  • UPoE Support 
  • Hot Swappable Power Supplies and Fans 
  • Warm Spare capable


Technical comparison of MS355 series switches:

  MS355-24X MS355-24X2 MS355-48X MS355-48X2-HW
1GbE RJ45 16 - 32 24
mGbE RJ45 (100M/1G/2.5G/5G/10G) 8 24 16 24
10GbE SFP+ 4 4 4 4
40GbE QSFP+ 2 2 2 2
Hardware Stack Port 2 2 2 2
Dedicated Mgmt Interface 1 1 1 1
Hot Swap Power Supply Yes, Dual Yes, Dual Yes, Dual Yes, Dual
Hot Swap Fans Yes, 3x Yes, 3x Yes, 3x Yes, 3x


Throughput and Capabilities comparison of MS355 series switches:

  MS355-24X MS355-24X2 MS355-48X MS355-48X2-HW
Layer 3 Routing Yes Yes Yes Yes
UPoE Capable Yes, 740W Yes, 740W Yes, 740W Yes, 740W
Switching Capacity 352 Gbps 640 Gbps 544 Gbps 688 Gbps
Stacking Bandwidth 400 Gbps 400 Gbps 400 Gbps 400 Gbps


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