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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+ (power budget of 360 W shared across 24 port), and bring Cisco intent-based networking to Industrial Ethernet applications.

Features and capabilities

Modular, versatile design

The Cisco Catalyst IE3300 Rugged Series offers seven 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+ managed switch

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

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 


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

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


  • Advanced Expansion Module
  • 8 Fiber ports

"Industrial Ethernet switches play a pivotal role in connectivity-enabled business transformation initiatives. Cisco has emerged as the leading global manufacturer of Industrial Ethernet Switches and continues to lead the market in adoption of new value-added network infrastructure developments."

Chantal Polsonetti, Vice President, ARC Advisory Group

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.


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


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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