MS225-24

Cloud Managed Stackable Switching Designed for the Branch

Highlights

Configurations
  • 24 port gigabit Ethernet
  • 4 × SFP+ uplinks
  • 80G Physical Stacking
  • MS225-24P includes 370 W PoE / PoE+
Hardware platform
  • Voice and Video QoS
  • Supports Cisco redundant power system (RPS2300)
  • Non-blocking switch fabric
  • Ultra-reliable, includes lifetime warranty
Power over Ethernet (for PoE model)
  • 802.3af (PoE) 15.4 W per port
  • 802.3at (PoE+) 25.5 W per port
  • MS225-24P maximum PoE output: 370 W
  • PoE available simultaneously on all ports
  • Intelligent PoE power allocation based on device advertisement (LLDP, CDP)
Cloud management
  • Visibility and control over thousands of ports
  • Built-in multi site management
  • Zero touch provisioning
Monitoring and diagnostics
  • Cable failure testing
  • Gateway connectivity testing
  • Real time troubleshooting tools
  • Email and text message alerts
  • Compatible Accessories

    • 1 GbE SFP Copper Module

      1 GbE SFP Copper Module

    • 1 GbE SFP SX Fiber Transceiver

      1 GbE SFP SX Fiber Transceiver

    • 1 GbE SFP LX Fiber Transceiver

      1 GbE SFP LX Fiber Transceiver

    • 10 GbE SFP+ SR Fiber Transceiver

      10 GbE SFP+ SR Fiber Transceiver

    • 10 GbE SFP+ LR Fiber Transceiver

      10 GbE SFP+ LR Fiber Transceiver

    • 10 GbE SFP+ LRM Fiber Transceiver

      10 GbE SFP+ LRM Fiber Transceiver

    • Twinax Cable with SFP+ Connectors (1m)

      Twinax Cable with SFP+ Connectors (1m)

    • Twinax Cable with SFP+ Connectors (3m)

      Twinax Cable with SFP+ Connectors (3m)

    • Stacking Cable (0.5m)

      Stacking Cable (0.5m)

    • Stacking Cable (1m)

      Stacking Cable (1m)

    • Stacking Cable (3m)

      Stacking Cable (3m)

MS225 Series
MS225 Series
MS225 Series

MS225 Series

MS250 Series

MS350 Series



Deployment Scenarios

Recommended For

Branch/basic access

Secure LAN connectivity
General purpose deployments

Secure LAN connectivity

Basic voice and video, internet browsing

Hardware options for redundancy
High-performance networks with hardware options for redundancy

High-density wireless deployments

Secure LAN connectivity

Media-rich and high-bandwidth applications

Wireless-first office environments

Multigigabit and UPoE options



Hardware Configuration

Interfaces

24 / 48 × gigabit ethernet
2 × stacking ports
1 × management port with auto-MDIX
24 / 48 × gigabit ethernet
2 × stacking ports
1 × management port with auto-MDIX
24 / 48 × gigabit ethernet
8 × multigigabit ethernet (24X only)
2 × stacking ports
1 × management port with auto-MDIX
Uplinks

4 × 10G (SFP+) uplinks, dedicated 4 × 10G (SFP+) uplinks, dedicated 4 × 10G (SFP+) uplinks, dedicated
Stacking

80G (2 × 40G) 80G (2 × 40G) 160G (2 × 80G)
Power Configuration

Internal
RPS Supported*





*Cisco RPS-2300
Removable PSU*
Field Replaceable

24P: 250W PSU
48LP: 640W PSU
48FP: 1025W PSU

*Redundant PSU sold separately
Removable PSU*
Field Replaceable

24P: 250W PSU
48LP: 640W PSU
48FP/24X: 1025W PSU

*Redundant PSU sold separately
Available POE Power

24P: 370W (PoE, PoE+)
48LP: 370W (PoE, PoE+)
48FP: 740W (PoE, PoE+)
24P: 370W (PoE, PoE+)
48LP: 370W (PoE, PoE+)
48FP: 740W (PoE, PoE+)
24P: 370W (PoE, PoE+)
24X: 740W (PoE, PoE+, UPoE)
48LP: 370W (PoE, PoE+)
48FP: 740W (PoE, PoE+)


Switching Performance

Switching Capacity

MS225-24: 128Gbps
MS225-48: 176Gbps
MS250-24: 128Gbps
MS250-48: 176Gbps
MS350-24: 128Gbps
MS350-24X: 272Gbps
MS350-48: 176Gbps
Forwarding Rate

MS225-24: 92.24Mpps
MS225-48: 127.98Mpps
MS250-24: 92.24Mpps
MS250-48: 127.98Mpps
MS350-24: 95.24Mpps
MS350-24X: 202.3Mpps
MS350-48: 127.98Mpps
MAC Entries

MS225-24: 16K entries
MS225-48: 32K entries
MS250-24: 16K entries
MS250-48: 32K entries
MS350-24: 96K entries
MS350-24X: 512K entries
MS350-48: 96K entries
Stacking Bandwith

80G bi-directional 80G bi-directional 160G bi-directional


Routing Performance & Scalability

Routing Features

Static routing only
DHCP Relay
Static + Dynamic routing
DHCP Server + DHCP Relay
Warm spare (VRRP)
Static + Dynamic routing
DHCP Server + DHCP Relay
Warm spare (VRRP)
Routed Interfaces

16 1024 8K
16K (MS350-24X only)
Routed Hosts

1024
Up to 16 static routes supported
4096 96K
512K (MS350-24X only)
  • Interfaces
    • 24 × 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet (RJ45) with auto-MDIX crossover
    • 802.3af/802.3at Power-over-Ethernet (PoE/PoE+) on MS225-24P, available on all ports (maximum of 30W per port for PoE+)
    • 4 × SFP+ 10 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces for uplink
    • 2 × Stacking interfaces
    • Auto negotiation and crossover detection
  • Management
    • Managed via the cloud using the Meraki dashboard
    • Integrated with Meraki Wireless and complete portfolio of IT products and solutions
    • No-touch remote deployment (no staging needed)
    • Detailed historical per-port and per-client usage statistics
    • DHCP, client, and hostname fingerprinting
    • SNMPd and SYSLOG support for integration with other network management solutions
    • Seamless over-the-web firmware upgrades with scheduling & control
  • Remote diagnostics
    • Email, SMS and Mobile push notification alerts
    • Cable testing and link failure detection with alerting
    • Live remote packet capture
    • Dynamic and interactive network discovery and topology
    • Aggregated event logs with instant search
  • Flexible stacking
    • Physical stacking of up to 8 switches with 80 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 prioritization
    • 802.1Q VLAN tagging with 4,095 addressable tags
    • 802.1w, 802.1D Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP, STP)
    • 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
    • IGMP snooping for multicast filtering
    • MAC forwarding entries: 16K on 24-port models, 32K on 48-port models
  • Security
    • Integrated two-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, hybrid authentication and RADIUS server testing
    • MAC-based RADIUS authentication (MAB)
    • Port security: Sticky MAC, MAC whitelisting
    • DHCP snooping, detection and blocking
    • STP Enhancements: BPDU guard, Root guard
    • IPv4 ACLs
  • Power over Ethernet:
    • 802.3af (PoE) 15.4 W per port and 802.3at (PoE+) 25.5 W per port
    • Maximum PoE output (24P): 370 W
    • PoE available on all ports simultaneously
  • Performance
    • Non-blocking switching fabric
    • Switching capacity: 128Gbps (24-port models), 176Gbps (48-port models)
    • Forwarding rate (mpps): 95.24 (24-port models), 127.98 (48-port models)
    • Jumbo frame support (9600 byte Ethernet frame)
    • Flow control support
  • Layer 3
    • Static Routing (maximum of 16 static routes supported)
    • DHCP Relay
  • Power
    • Power input: 100 - 240 VAC, 47-63 Hz
    • Power consumption: 15 - 448 W
    • RPS interface: Requires RPS-2300 chassis, see Cisco RPS-2300 Datasheet for further information
  • Mounting
    • 1U Rack-mountable with included rack mount hardware
    • 2-post front mounting options available
    • Desktop-mountable with included feet
  • Environment
    • Operating temperature: 32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C)
    • Humidity: 5 to 95% non-condensing
    • MS225-24, MS225-48 feature fanless operation
  • Regulatory
    • CSA-US (US, Canada)
    • FCC (USA)
    • IC (Canada)
    • CE (Europe)
    • RCM (Australia/New Zealand)
    • RoHS
  • Warranty
    • Full lifetime hardware warranty with next-day advanced replacement included
  • MTBF at 25°C
    • MS225-24: 590,165
    • MS225-24P: 391,648
  • Physical dimensions (H×W×D)
    • MS225-24: 1.72 x 19.08 x 9.84”(4.38 x 48.46 x 25cm)
    • MS225-24P: 1.72 x 19.08 x 9.84”(4.38 x 48.46 x 25cm)
  • Physical Weight
    • MS225-24: 6.03 lb (2.73 kg)
    • MS225-24P: 8.18 lb (3.71 kg)