MS450-12

Cloud-Managed Aggregation Switching
for the Campus

Highlights

Switch ports/stacking ports
  • 12 × 40G QSFP+ ports
  • 2 × 100G QSFP28 uplinks
  • 2 × 100G QSFP28 stacking ports
Hardware platform
  • Reliable platform with 24/7 Meraki Support
  • 1 RU rack mountable
  • 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 80K
  • DHCP Server, DHCP Relay
  • 802.1X Authentication
  • DHCP Snooping
  • STP Enhancements
  • IPv4 and IPv6 ACLs
MS225 Series
MS225 Series
MS450

MS410 Series

MS425 Series

MS450



Deployment Scenarios

Recommended For

Distributed branch, small campus

1G fiber aggregation

Long range applications requiring 1GbE SPF connectivity
Campus

10G fiber aggregation

High performance and critical deployments

Mixed datacenter top-of-rack environments

40G QSFP+ uplinks with horizontal (front-port) stacking capabilities

High-performance networks with media-rich applications

Wireless-first environments

High-capacity aggregation layer

Layer 3 access

Hardware options for redundancy




Hardware Configuration

Interfaces

16 / 32 × SFP gigabit ethernet

2 × stacking ports

1 × management port with
auto-MDIX
16 / 32 × SFP+ 10
gigabit ethernet

2 × QSFP+

1 × management port with
auto-MDIX
12 × 40G QSFP+ Fiber

2 × 100G QSFP28
stacking ports

2 × 100G QSFP28 uplink ports

1 × management port
Uplinks

2 / 4 × 10G (SFP+) uplinks, dedicated

2 × 40G QSFP+ uplinks, dedicated 2 × 100G QSFP28 uplinks, dedicated
Stacking

160G (2 × 80G) 160G (2 × active QSFP+)

Front-port stacking capable
2 × 100G QSFP28

Virtual



Power Configuration

Removable PSU*

Field Replaceable

Up to 2 × 250W PSU

*1 × PSU included, redundant PSU sold separately
Removable PSU*

Field Replaceable

Up to 2 × 250W PSU

*1 × PSU included, redundant PSU sold separately
Removable PSU*

Field Replaceable

250W PSU

*Redundant PSU sold separately


Switching Performance

Switching Capacity

MS410-16: 72 Gbps
MS410-32: 144 Gbps
MS425-16: 480 Gbps
MS425-32: 800 Gbps
MS450-12: 1.36 Tbps
Forwarding Rate

MS410-16: 53.57 Mpps
MS410-32: 107.14 Mpps
MS425-16: 357.14 Mpps
MS425-32: 595.24 Mpps
MS450-12: 654 Mpps
MAC Entries

MS410-16: 128K
MS410-32: 128K
MS425-16: 228K
MS425-32: 228K
MS450-12: 64K
Stacking Bandwidth

160G bi-directional 160G bi-directional with QSFP+ front-port stacking configuration 400 Gbps


Routing Performance & Scalability

Routing Features

Static + OSPFv2 Dynamic routing

DHCP Server + DHCP Relay

Warm spare (VRRP)
Static + OSPFv2 Dynamic routing

DHCP Server + DHCP Relay

Warm spare (VRRP)
Static + Dynamic routing

DHCP Server + DHCP Relay

Warm spare (VRRP)
Routed Interfaces

8,192 16,384 12,286
Routed Hosts

98,304 114,688 68,000
  • Interfaces
    • 12 × 40G QSFP+
    • 2 × 100G QSFP28
    • 1 × RJ45 management port
    • Auto-negotiation and crossover detection
  • Management
    • Managed via the Web with the Meraki cloud management platform
    • Integrated with Meraki Wireless and complete portfolio of IT products and solutions
    • Zero-touch remote provisioning (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 400 Gbps stacking 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: 80K
  • 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
    • Non-blocking fabric
    • Switching capacity: 1.36 Tbps
    • 1.2 microsecond latency
    • Jumbo frame support (9578 ethernet frame)
  • Layer 3
    • Static routing, OSFPv2
    • Multicast routing
    • Warm spare (VRRP)
    • DHCP Relay, DHCP Server
  • Power
    • Power input: 100-240 VAC, 47-63Hz
    • Power consumption: 57-138 W
  • Mounting
    • Rack-mountable with included rack mount hardware
    • Front-to-back airflow
  • Environment
    • Operating temperature: 0°C to 45°C
    • Humidity: 5 to 95% non-condensing
  • Regulatory
    • CSA (US)
    • IC (Canada)
    • CE (Europe)
    • C-Tick (Australia/New Zealand)
    • RoHS
  • Warranty
    • Full lifetime hardware warranty with advanced replacement included
  • MTBF Rating (at 25°C)
    • MS450-12: 436,776 hrs
  • Physical Specifications (H × W × D)
    • MS450-12
      • 1.72” × 19.08” × 18.85” (4.37 × 48.46 × 47.88cm)
      • 14.00 lbs (6.35 kg)