Fortinet FortiSwitch 248E-POE Layer 2/3 FortiGate Switch Controller Compatible PoE+ Switch with 48xGE RJ45 Ports, 4xGE SFP


Fortinet FortiSwitch 248E-POE – Switch – L3 – managed – 24 x 10/100/1000 (PoE+) + 24 x 10/100/1000 + 4 x Gigabit SFP – rack-mountable – PoE+ (370 W)

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SKU: FS-248E-POE Categories: , Brand: Fortinet


FortiSwitch Secure Access switches deliver a Secure, Simple, Scalable Ethernet solution with outstanding security, performance and manageability for threat conscious small to mid-sized businesses, distributed enterprises and branch offices. Tightly integrated into the FortiGate® Network Security Platform, the FortiSwitch Secure Access switches can be managed directly from the familiar FortiGate interface. This single pane of glass management provides complete visibility and control of all users and devices on the network, regardless of how they connect.

Security Fabric Integration 

Reduces complexity and decreases management cost with network security functions managed through a single console via FortiGate.

This integration allows all users to be authenticated against the same user database, regardless of whether they connect to the wired or wireless network, including temporary guest users.

In addition, same security policy can apply to a user or device regardless of how or where they connect to the network.

Simplify Network Deployment

The Power over Ethernet (PoE) capability in some models, enables simple installation of wireless Access Points and IP phones in the network.


FortiLink Mode

The FortiSwitch Secure Access Switch series integrates directly into the FortiGate* Connected UTM, with switch administration and access port security managed from the familiar FortiGate interface. Regardless of how users and devices connect to the network, you have complete visibility and control over your network security and access through this single pane of glass, perfectly suited to threatconscious organizations of any size. 

Standalone Mode

Virtualization and cloud computing have created dense high-bandwidth Ethernet networking requirements in the data center, pushing the limits of existing data center switching. FortiSwitch Data Center switches meet these challenges by providing a high performance 10 or 40 GE capable switching platform, with a low Total Cost of Ownership. Ideal for Top of Rack server or firewall aggregation applications, as well as enterprise network core or distribution deployments, these switches are purpose-built to meet the needs of today’s bandwidth intensive environments.


  • Secure Access switches suitable for wire closet and desktop installations
  • Devices are identified and users authenticated prior to being granted access to the network
  • Centralized security management and reporting from FortiGate interface
  • Up to 48 ports in a compact 1 RU form factor
  • Stackable up to 256 switches per FortiGate depending on model
  • Power over Ethernet capable, including PoE+
  • Ideal for converged network environments; enabling voice, data and wireless traffic to be delivered across a single network 

Additional information

Weight 18 lbs
Dimensions 550 × 105 × 530 in
Product Description Fortinet FortiSwitch 248E-POE - switch - 52 ports - managed - rack-mountable
Device Type Switch - 52 ports - L3 - managed
Enclosure Type Rack-mountable 1U
Subtype Gigabit Ethernet
Ports 24 x 10/100/1000 (PoE+) + 24 x 10/100/1000 + 4 x Gigabit SFP
Power Over Ethernet (PoE) PoE+
PoE Budget 370 W
Performance Switching capacity: 104 Gbps u00a6 Packet transfer capability: 155 Mpps u00a6 Latency: 1 u00b5s
Capacity Virtual interfaces (VLANs): 4000 u00a6 Link aggregation groups: 26 u00a6 Link aggregation groups: 8 u00a6 MSTP instances: 15 u00a6 Routing entries: 64 u00a6 Host entries: 4000 u00a6 ACL entries: 512
MAC Address Table Size 16000 entries
Jumbo Frame Support Yes
Routing Protocol RIP-2, VRRP, OSPFv2
Remote Management Protocol SNMP 1, Telnet, SNMP 3, SNMP 2c, HTTP, HTTPS, TFTP, SSH, CLI
Features Flow control, auto-negotiation, IGMP snooping, port mirroring, SNTP support, sFlow, Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) support, Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP) support, Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP) support, DHCP snooping, Jumbo Frames support, Dynamic ARP Inspection (DAI), Time Domain Reflectometry (TDR), Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD), LLDP support, DHCP relay, Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP), IP-MAC binding, Management Information Base (MIB), static routing, tagged VLAN, Type of Service (ToS), DiffServ Code Point (DSCP) support, 1.5MB packet buffer, Storm Control, Root Guard, Multi-Chassis Link Aggregation (MLAG), Private VLAN
Compliant Standards UL, VCCI, BSMI, CB, FCC, RoHS2, RCM
Power AC 120/230 V (50 - 60 Hz)
Manufacturer Warranty Limited lifetime warranty
Authentication Method RADIUS
RAM 512 MB
Flash Memory 128 MB
Interfaces 24 x 1000Base-T RJ-45 PoE+ u00a6 24 x 1000Base-T RJ-45 u00a6 4 x Gigabit LAN SFP u00a6 1 x console RJ-45 u00a6 1 x management RJ-45
Power Device Internal power supply
Voltage Required AC 120/230 V (50 - 60 Hz)
Power Consumption Operational 51.6 Watt
Service & Support Limited warranty - lifetime
Min Operating Temperature 32 u00b0F
Max Operating Temperature 122 u00b0F
Humidity Range Operating 10 - 90%
Min Storage Temperature -4 u00b0F
Max Storage Temperature 158 u00b0F