Cisco Catalyst IE3300 Rugged Series

Flexible, modular platform for IoT

Cisco Catalyst IE3300 Rugged Series features full Gigabit Ethernet with a modular, optimized design. Expandable up to 26 ports in a compact form factor, these rugged network switches are optimized for size, power and performance. They can deliver up to 24 ports of PoE/PoE+/4PPoE (power budget of 360W to 480 W shared across 24 ports), and bring Cisco intent-based networking to Industrial Ethernet applications. Base systems include 1Gigabit and 10Gigabit uplinks options.

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Features and capabilities

Modular, versatile design

The Cisco Catalyst IE3300 Rugged Series offers several modules with copper, fiber, and PoE options. The platform delivers the flexibility to adapt to your growing connectivity needs and help future-proof your investments.

High-density PoE+/4PPoE managed switch

Reduce complexity with one cable for connectivity and power. The Cisco Catalyst IE3300 Rugged Series provides high-density industrial switching that can power up to 24 ports of PoE/PoE+/4PPoE (power budget of 360 W / 480 W shared across 24 ports), making them an excellent choice to power Wi-Fi access points, PTZ IP cameras, and sensors.

Fast speed, all Gigabit Ethernet switch

Accelerate digital transformation and upgrade your IoT infrastructure to Gigabit speeds. The Cisco Catalyst IE3300 Rugged Series brings you up to 10 Gigabit Ethernet uplinks and can expand up to 26 ports of Gigabit Ethernet for a wide variety of connectivity needs.

Compact form factor for rugged switch use cases

Measuring 25 percent smaller than the IE3000, the Cisco Catalyst IE3300 Rugged Series is easy to integrate into space and power constrained cabinet installations. Its rugged die-cast chassis is well suited for the harshest environments.

Open, extensible platform with IOS XE

Cisco IOS XE is the next-generation network operating system, with open and standards-based APIs and built-in multilayer security and trust. This unified software stack is superb for process and workflow automation, enabling you to qualify and deploy new network connectivity services quicker.

Extend intent-based networking to the IoT edge

With Cisco’s highly scalable, flexible, secure and easy-to-deploy industrial IoT platforms - improve uptime, lower operating costs and future-proof your investments.

More power and data to your IoT edge

Don't let your network be a bottleneck as you connect new devices and data increases. Meet the new Catalyst IE3300 Rugged Series Switches with 10 Gbps uplinks, 2.5 Gbps downlink module option with up to 90W PoE per port.

Compare Cisco Catalyst IE3300 Rugged Series Models

Cisco Catalyst IE3300 Rugged Series are available with the following port options


  • Modular Base System
  • 8 Copper + 2 Fiber ports
  • Network Essentials or Advantage


  • Modular Base System
  • 8 copper ports, 2 10G SFP ports
  • Network Essentials or Advantage


  • Modular Base System
  • 8 PoE+, 2 Fiber ports
  • Network Essentials or Advantage


  • Modular Base System
  • 8 x 60W 4PPoE, 2 x 10G SFP ports
  • Network Essentials or Advantage

Compare expansion modules for Cisco Catalyst IE3300 Rugged Series


  • Expansion Module
  • 8 Copper ports


  • Expansion Module
  • 16 Copper ports


  • Expansion Module
  • 8 Fiber ports


  • Expansion Module
  • 6 Copper, 2 fiber ports mixed


  • Expansion module
  • 14 Copper, 2 fiber ports mixed


  • Expansion Module
  • 8 PoE+ ports


  • Expansion module
  • 16 PoE+ ports


  • Expansion Module
  • 4 x 1G/2.5G Hi-PoE ports with up to 90W per port

Use cases

Parking lots

Improve safety, automate entry/exit control, and create new customer experiences by connecting a wide variety of IoT devices, including sensors, cameras.

Roadways and intersections

Connect sensors, IP cameras, digital signage, and other IoT connected devices to deliver real-time traffic monitoring and increase traffic flow and safety. 

Ports and terminals

Gain visibility into waterway conditions and improve container operations when you connect IP cameras, safety systems, sensors, and other IoT edge devices.

See what customers are saying

To optimally collect tolls on public roads, ASFiNAG has embraced the Internet of Things. We are able to do this through the installation and deployment of Cisco Connected Roadway IoT solutions. As an early user of Cisco Catalyst IE3x00 Rugged Series, our network can be managed simply, securely and at scale, allowing for future opportunities to expand IoT deployments at the edge.

Richard Werner, System Development ITC Infrastructure, ASFiNAG

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