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+) 30 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)

    • Power cord (US, EU, UK or AU)

      Power cord (US, EU, UK or AU)

MS225 Series
MS225 Series
MS225 Series
MS225 Series

MS120 Series

MS225 Series

MS250 Series

MS350 Series



Deployment Scenarios

Recommended For

Branch/basic access

Secure LAN connectivity

Layer 2 access switching
Branch/basic access

Secure LAN connectivity

Basic layer 3 connectivity
General purpose deployments

Secure LAN connectivity

Basic voice and video, internet browsing

Hardware options for redundancy

Layer 3 access switching
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

Layer 3 access switching



Hardware Configuration

Interfaces

24 / 48 × gigabit ethernet 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 × 1G (SFP) uplinks, dedicated 4 × 10G (SFP+) uplinks, dedicated 4 × 10G (SFP+) uplinks, dedicated 4 × 10G (SFP+) uplinks, dedicated
Stacking

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

Internal Internal
RPS Supported*





*Cisco RPS-2300
Removable PSU*
Field Replaceable

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

*Redundant PSU sold separately
Removable PSU*
Field Replaceable

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

*Redundant PSU sold separately
Available POE Power

24P: 370W (PoE, PoE+)
48LP: 370W (PoE, PoE+)
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

MS120-24: 56Gbps
MS120-48: 104Gbps
MS225-24: 128Gbps
MS225-48: 176Gbps
MS250-24: 128Gbps
MS250-48: 176Gbps
MS350-24: 128Gbps
MS350-24X: 272Gbps
MS350-48: 176Gbps
Forwarding Rate

MS120-24: 41.67Mpps
MS120-48: 77.38Mpps
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

MS120-24: 16K entries
MS120-48: 32K 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+) 30 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 (9578 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)