S7300-48X2Q4C Campus Switch Overview

May 8, 2023 0 By sylvia

S7300-48X2Q4C Campus Switch Introduction

The S7300-48X2Q4C is a high-performance campus switch designed to deliver fast speeds with a data rate of up to 1440Mpps, It is an aggregation switch equipped with advanced Layer 2 and Layer 3 switching functions, including VLAN tagging, QoS prioritization, and routing protocols such as OSPF and BGP, making it an ideal choice for high-performance computing, data center, and high-end campus applications.

What’s the Hardware Configuration of the S7300-48X2Q4C Campus Switch?

The S7300-48X2Q4C campus switch comes with multiple interfaces including 48x 10G SFP+ ports, 2x 40G QSFP+ ports, and 4x 100G QSFP28 ports, providing flexible connectivity options to cater to diverse networking needs. It boasts a packet buffer of 9MB, allowing a powerful switching capacity of 1920 Gbps, and a maximum forwarding rate of 1440 Mpps, making it capable of managing high volumes of traffic with ease. The S7300-48X2Q4C layer 3 switch is energy-efficient, consuming 147W at full load and 102W at no load. In addition, the S7300-48X2Q4C aggregation switch has a front-to-rear airflow design, and redundant power supplies with 2 hot-swappable power supplies to ensure highly resilient. 

Function Of S7300-48X2Q4C Campus Switch 


 The S7300-48X2Q4C layer 3 aggregation switches possess robust routing capabilities, enabling them to forward traffic between diverse IP subnets. Additionally, these switches support both the Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) and Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), thereby facilitating seamless routing information exchange with other routers in the network.

Quality of Service (QoS)

The S7300-48X2Q4C L3 switches incorporate advanced QoS features such as traffic classification, traffic policing, and congestion management. These features ensure the efficient prioritization of critical applications, effectively preventing network congestion and ensuring the delivery of optimal quality of service.

Access Control

S7300-48X2Q4C campus switches provide extensive access control functionalities, such as Access Control Lists (ACLs), port security, and MAC address filtering. These features robustly restrict network access, thereby preventing unauthorized access and effectively mitigating potential security threats.


S7300-48X2Q4C L3 switches adeptly support multicast routing protocols, such as Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP), facilitating the efficient and effective handling of multicast traffic while conserving network bandwidth.


The layer 3 switches can provide comprehensive virtualization capabilities, which include Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP), allow them to offer unparalleled failover and redundancy in virtualized environments.

Network Segmentation

 The S7300-48X2Q4C switches allow for network segmentation via the implementation of multiple Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs). This isolation of different groups of users or devices significantly improves network performance and enhances security.

S7300-48X2Q4C Campus Switch Applications

The S7300-48X2Q4C L3 Campus Switch offers a high-density port configuration the 10G downlink port is designed for connection to access layer switches or servers, while the 40G/100G uplink port is optimized for connection to core layer switching devices, making it an ideal choice for campus networks with a large number of users and devices. 

This switch can support high-bandwidth applications, such as video streaming, cloud computing, and virtualization, and is designed to deliver high-speed data transfer rates to ensure that critical business applications receive the necessary priority. Security is also a top advantage, and the S7300-48X2Q4C L3 Campus SFP+ Switch includes advanced security features such as MAC address filtering, port security, and ACLs, to protect against unauthorized access and attacks. The switch’s redundant power supplies and fans enhance its reliability, making it a suitable choice for mission-critical applications, here is applicable to the 3-tier structure of the network: access, aggregation, and core layer.


In summary, the S7300-48X2Q4C campus switch is designed as an aggregation layer switch that features high performance and easy management to meet the demands of modern enterprise networks. Besides, the S7300-48X2Q4C L3 switch is equipped with a range of advanced services, such as IVP6, Qos, DHCP Server Relay, etc, allowing versatile and dependable networking solutions.