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Cisco 3560-CX Series 12-Port Compact Power over Ethernet Switch

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SKU: G-50013
Price: £284.00 + VAT



The WS-C3560CX-12PC-S is a Catalyst 3560-CX Series compact fixed-configuration switch. It provides 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity with LAN services, expanded VLAN support, and Power over Ethernet (PoE or PoE+) support. The 3560 series is designed for branch locations or those with limited wiring and cabling infrastructure, such as a classroom or conference room.

This donation includes

  • Cisco Catalyst 3560-CX Series compact switch (WS-C3560CX-12PC-S) with AC power supply
  • Product documentation
  • Cables: power cord
  • Installation hardware: mounting feet, mounting template, and screws

Benefits for Organisations

If you have networking experience or access to a consultant, you can use this switch to extend an existing network, bringing wired connectivity to more employees and supporting new wireless deployments.

Product Specifications

Each device meets the following specifications.

Integrated network ports:12 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet
Available PoE+ power:240 W (if powered with AC power supply)
Maximum PoE+ ports:12 ports up to 240 W
Uplinks:4 dual-purpose 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet or small form-factor pluggable (SFP)
Cisco IOS software:IP Base
Flash memory:128 MB
Maximum active VLANs:1,023
Forwarding bandwidth34 Gbps

More information about this product and a comparison of Cisco Catalyst compact switches is available on the Cisco website.


Cisco will provide five years of hardware and software service and support ("SMARTnet") for this product.

Obtaining Your Product

Charity Digital Exchange might request additional information to verify that your organization matches the Cisco philanthropy guidelines. When
Charity Digital Exchange approves your request, you will receive a confirmation email from
Charity Digital Exchange. Cisco will deliver your product within eight weeks. For details, see The Cisco Donation Program page



  • AC input voltage/frequency:
    • 100 to 240 V
    • 3.25 to 1.5 A
    • 50 to 60 Hz
  • Environmental constraints:
    • Operating temperature: 23 to 113°F (-5 to 45°C)
    • Storage temperature: -13 to 158°F (-25 to 70°C)
    • Operating/storage relative humidity: 5 to 95 percent (noncondensing)
    • Operating altitude: Up to 10,000 feet (3,000 meters)
    • Storage altitude: Up to 15,000 feet (4,000 meters)

Rules, Eligibility & Restrictions



  • Organisations may request one Cisco donation per US fiscal year (1st July – 30th June) with the total administrative fees for all ordered items not to exceed £1,900 (+VAT) per fiscal year.
  • An organisation must demonstrate that it has a technology line item in its budget and must be able to state the amount of that budget line item.
  • An organisation must demonstrate that a Trustee or Director of the organisation has requested the equipment.
  • Cisco may, at its sole discretion, provide "functionally equivalent" substitute product(s) for any request or order.
  • Cisco products may not be transferred or resold.
  • Recipient organisations are required to sign an Equipment Donation Agreement.
  • Please see Cisco programme FAQs for further information.
  • Donation requests, may take up to 8 weeks to fulfil once approved; please plan accordingly.




For full eligibility criteria, please visit the Cisco Eligibility Criteria page.