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Part Number: MS250-24
Model: MS250-24

Cloud Managed Stackable Switching Designed for the Branch & Campus

Access Switches



24 port gigabit Ethernet
4 × SFP+ 10G uplinks
80G Physical Stacking
Field replaceable power
MS250-24P: includes 370 W PoE / PoE+

Hardware platform

Voice and Video QoS
Low noise
Non-blocking switch fabric
Hot-swappable power supplies
Ultra-reliable, includes lifetime warranty

Power over Ethernet (for PoE model)

802.3af (PoE) 15.4 W per port
802.3at (PoE+) 25.5 W per port
MS250-24P maximum PoE output: 370 W
PoE available simultaneously on all ports
Intelligent PoE power allocation based on device advertisement (LLDP)

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

Layer 3

Static routing
Dynamic routing (OSPFv2) *
DHCP Server and Relay
First of a kind UI-based configuration
Easy to configure routed interfaces
Warm spare (VRRP) with DHCP Failover *

* OSPF and Warm Spare do not operate concurrently











24 × 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet (RJ45) with auto-MDIX crossover


Non-blocking switching fabric

802.3af/802.3at Power-over-Ethernet (PoE/PoE+) on the MS225-24P model, available on all ports (maximum of 30W per port for PoE+)


Switching capacity: 128Gbps (24-port models), 176Gbps (48-port models)

4 × SFP Gigabit Ethernet interfaces for uplink


Forwarding rate (mpps): 95.24 (24-port models), 127.98 (48-port models)

2 × Stacking interfaces


Jumbo frame support (9600 byte Ethernet frame)


Flow control support



Managed via the cloud using the Meraki dashboard


Layer 3


Integrated with Meraki Wireless and complete portfolio of IT products and solutions


Static Routing (maximum of 16 static routes supported)

No-touch remote deployment (no staging needed)


DHCP Relay

Detailed historical per-port and per-client usage statistics


DHCP and hostname fingerprinting




SNMPd and SYSLOG support for integration with other network management solutions


Power input: 100 - 240 VAC, 47-63 Hz

Seamless over-the-web firmware upgrades


Power consumption: 25 - 882 W


RPS interface: Requires RPS-2300 chassis, see Cisco RPS-2300 Datasheet for further information

Remote diagnostics  


Email, SMS and Mobile push notification alerts




Cable testing and link failure detection with alerting


1U Rack-mountable with included rack mount hardware

Live remote packet capture


2-post front mounting options available

Dynamic and interactive network discovery and topology


Aggregated event logs with instant search




Flexible stacking


Operating temperature: 32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C)

Physical stacking of up to 8 switches with 80 Gbps stack bandwidth on all models


Humidity: 5 to 95% non-condensing

Virtual stacking supports thousands of switch ports in a single logical stack for unified management, monitoring, and configuration


Fan control


Ethernet switching capabilities




802.1p Quality of Service prioritization


CSA-US (US, Canada)

802.1Q VLAN tagging with 4,095 addressable tags



802.1w, 802.1D Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP, STP)


IC (Canada)

Broadcast storm control


CE (Europe)

802.1ab Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) and Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP)


RCM (Australia/New Zealand)

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




Lifetime hardware warranty with advanced replacement included



Integrated two-factor authentication for Dashboard management


MTBF at 25°C


Role-based access control (RBAC) with granular device and configuration control


MS250-24: 633,811

Corporate wide password policy enforcement


MS250-24P: 403,717

IEEE 802.1X RADIUS, hybrid authentication and RADIUS server testing


MAC-based RADIUS authentication (MAB)


Physical dimensions (H×W×D)


Port security: Sticky MAC, MAC whitelisting


MS250-24: 1.72” x 19.08” x 16.39”(4.38cm x 48.46cm x 41.6cm)

DHCP snooping, detection and blocking


MS250-24P: 1.72” x 19.08” x 16.39”(4.38cm x 48.46cm x 41.6cm)

STP Enhancements: BPDU guard, Root guard




Physical Weight


MS250-24: 9.9 lb (4.5 kg)

Power over Ethernet


MS250-24P: 10.59 lb (4.8 kg)

802.3af (PoE) 15.4 W per port and 802.3at (PoE+) 25.5 W per port


Maximum PoE output: 124 W


PoE available on all ports simultaneously


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