Cloud-Managed Stackable Switching
Designed for the Branch & Campus

MS250-48

Switch ports/stacking ports
  • 48 × 1G port models
  • 4 × 10G SFP+ uplinks
  • Stack up to 8 units
  • 80 Gbps of physical stacking
Power/PoE
  • Unpowered model
  • MS250-48LP includes 370W
  • MS250-48FP includes 740W
  • Up to 30W per port
  • Modular power supply
Hardware platform
  • Reliable platform with 24/7 Meraki Support
  • 1RU rack mountable
  • Non-blocking switch fabric
  • Voice and video QoS
  • Non-blocking switch fabric
Cloud management
  • Email alerts for switch management
  • Remote troubleshooting tools
  • Manage ports from a GUI-based dashboard
  • Zero-touch provisioning
  • Per-port and per-client usage statistics
  • Secure, user-scheduled firmware updates
Switching capabilities
  • Layer 3
  • Warm spare redundancy (VRRP)
  • OSPF Routing
  • MAC forwarding entries, up to 32K
  • DHCP Server, DHCP Relay
  • 802.1X Authentication
  • DHCP Snooping
  • STP Enhancements
  • IPv4 and IPv6 ACLs
  • Interfaces
    • 48 × 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet (RJ45)
    • 4 × 10G SFP+ ports for uplinks
    • 2 × stacking interfaces
    • Auto negotiation and crossover detection
  • Management
    • Managed via the Web using the Meraki cloud management platform
    • Integrated with Meraki Wireless and complete portfolio of IT products and solutions
    • Zero-touch remote deployment (no staging needed)
    • Detailed historical per-port and per-client usage statistics
    • Operating system, device, and hostname fingerprinting
    • SNMP and SYSLOG support for integration with other network management solutions
    • Automatic firmware upgrades with scheduling control
  • Remote Diagnostics
    • Email, SMS and Mobile push notification alerts
    • Ping, traceroute, cable testing, and link failure detection with alerting
    • Remote packet capture
    • Dynamic and interactive network discovery and topology
    • Combined event and configuration change logs with instant search
  • Stacking
    • Physical stacking of up to 8 switches with 160 Gbps stack bandwidth on all models
    • Virtual stacking supports thousands of switch ports in a single logical stack for unified management, monitoring, and configuration
  • Ethernet Switching Capabilities
    • 802.1p Quality of Service, 8 queues (w/ 6 configurable for DSCP-to-CoS mapping)
    • 802.1Q VLAN and trunking support for up to 4,094 VLANs
    • 802.1w, 802.1D Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP, STP)
    • STP Enhancements: BPDU guard, Root guard, Loop guard, UDLD
    • Broadcast storm control
    • 802.1ab Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) and Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP)
    • 802.3ad link aggregation with up to 8 ports per aggregate, Multichassis aggregates supported on stacked switches
    • Port mirroring
    • IGMP snooping for multicast filtering
    • MAC forwarding entries: 32K
  • Security
    • Integrated multi-factor authentication for Dashboard management
    • Role-based access control (RBAC) with granular device and configuration control
    • Corporate-wide password policy enforcement
    • IEEE 802.1X RADIUS and MAB, hybrid authentication, and RADIUS server testing
    • Single-Host/Multi-Domain/Multi-Host/Multi Authentication
    • Port security: Sticky MAC, MAC whitelisting
    • DHCP snooping, detection and blocking, Dynamic ARP Inspection
    • IPv4 and IPv6 ACLs
  • Performance
    • Switching capacity: 176 Gbps
    • Forwarding rate: 130.95 mpps
    • Jumbo frame support (9600 byte Ethernet frame)
    • Flow control support
  • Layer 3
    • Static routing, OSFPv2
    • Multicast routing
    • Warm Spare (VRRP)2
    • DHCP Relay, DHCP Server
  • Power
    • Power input: 100-240 VAC, 47-63 Hz
    • MS250-48: 24-44 W max
    • MS250-48LP: 24-447 W max
    • MS250-48FP: 25-874 W max
    • 48V DC 802.3af/802.3at Power-over-Ethernet (PoE/PoE+) available on all ports (maximum of 30W per port for PoE+) for powered switches
  • Mounting
    • 1U Rack-mountable with included rack mount hardware
    • 2-post front mounting options available
  • Environment
    • Operating temperature: -5°C to 50°C
    • Humidity: 5 to 95% non-condensing
    • Variable speed fans
  • Regulatory
    • CSA-US (US, Canada)
    • FCC (USA)
    • IC (Canada)
    • CE (Europe)
    • RCM (Australia/New Zealand)
    • RoHS
    • For international availability, please contact sales@meraki.com
  • Warranty
    • Full lifetime hardware warranty with next-day advanced replacement included
  • MTBF at 25°C
    • MS250-48-HW: 392,157 hours
    • MS250-48LP-HW: 339,906
    • MS250-48FP-HW 338,366
  • Physical Specifications (H × W × D)
    • MS250-48-HW
      • 1.72 × 19.08 × 18.82″ (4.38 × 48.46 × 47.8cm)
      • 11.56 lb (5.24 kg)
    • MS250-48LP-HW
      • 1.72 × 19.08 × 18.82″ (4.38 × 48.46 × 47.8cm)
      • 12.37 lb (5.61 kg)
    • MS250-48FP-HW
      • 1.72 × 19.08 × 20.42″ (4.38 × 48.46 × 51.87cm)
      • 12.83 lb (5.82 kg)