It is well known that cabling system in data center consists of multiple devices, such as fiber optic transceiver, fiber optic patch cable, network switch and etc. As a member of the whole cabling system, 48 port switch with high density cabling plays a critical role to satisfy different sizes of networking deployment. In order to help you better understand 48 port switch, in this article we will mainly focus on FS S3800-48T4S 48 port switch introduction and its connection with transceivers and cables.
FS S3800-48T4S 48 Port Switch Overview
As a part of S3800 series family, FS S3800-48T4S is a 48 10/100/1000Base-T RJ45 copper ports and 4 10G SFP+ ports Gigabit switch that is designed for medium or larger network environment. This fully managed switch with fixed 10G SFP+ ports for uplinks can satisfy the demand for now and future. In addition, FS S3800-48T4S 48 port switch comes with two separate supplies: single power and dual power versions which can be used as alternatives and selected in accordance with different occasion and situation. With 2 build-in cooling fans, plenty vents are reserved for better cooling to maintain a stable and effective operating environment.
FS S3800-48T4S 48 Port Switch Highlights
FS S3800-48T4S 48 port fully managed switch can be easily configured and monitored through a web-based graphical user interface and CLI command. It is excellent on hardware and software, which perfectly matches applications of small networks.
Key characteristics in other aspects of FS S3800-48T4S 48 port switch include:
- User-friendly Web GUI for management control
- VLAN support for traffic segmentation
- Quality of Service (QoS) for traffic prioritization
- LACP to increase bandwidth and provide redundant links
- Rate limitation for preferable bandwidth allocation
- Jumbo frame support
- SNMP to monitor network devices and connections
- DHCP snooping to prevent from malicious DHCP traffic and improve the security
FS S3800-48T4S 48 Port Switch Connection With Transceivers and Fiber Optics
The FS S3800-48T4S 48 port switch has 4 10G SFP+ ports so that it can take advantage of a number of 10G optical transceivers and cables to connect with other network devices, including 10G SFP+, BiDi SFP+, CWDM SFP+, DWDM SFP+, 10GBASE-T SFP+, 10G DAC cable and AOC cable. On account of backwards compatibility on 1G SFP for this 48 port switch, its SFP+ ports can be plugged into SFP modules, such as SFP, BiDi SFP, CWDM SFP, DWDM SFP and 1000BASE-T SFP. What is more, S3800-48T4S switch is compatible with the mainstream transceivers of other brands so as to create a flexible and convenient usage experience.
In the past years, 10G uplink ports of network switch have been too expensive in the market so that the popularization was not wide. Currently, high density port switch is popular with small and middle-sized business data center. FS S3800-48T4S 48 port switch is now a highly affordable and cost effective way for 10G network in respond to the market signals. If you have any demands for S3800-48T4S 48 port switch and its supported modules and cables, FS would always be your good choice.
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