This article answers some frequently asked questions regarding Meraki access and distribution switches.
All MS225 models include 1 x Power Cord, Mounting screw kit
All MS250 models include 1 x Power Cord, 1 x Power Supply, 2 x system fans and a Mounting screw kit
All MS350 models include 1 x Power Cord, 1 x Power Supply, 1 x Stacking cable, 2 x system fans and a Mounting screw kit
At this time stacking support is intra-family only, for up to 8 switches. The MS350 includes a multigigabit option that can be stacked with other MS350 model switches.
Stacking cables are included with the MS350. Stacking cables are not included with the MS225, MS250 and MS400 series, and must be purchased separately. All Meraki MA-CBL-40G cables are supported, including:
MA-CBL-40G-50CM (0.5M stacking cable)
MA-CBL-40G-1M (1M stacking cable)
MA-CBL-40G-3M (3M stacking cable)
The MS225 supports limited routing features:
The MS250 supports full routing features:
The MS350 supports full routing features for large and/or high-bandwidth networks:
The MS410 supports full routing features:
The MS425 supports full routing features for large and/or high-bandwidth networks:
The MS250 is a basic access switch with optional power redundancy and routing support while the MS350 is a high-performance L3 branch and campus switch capable of higher capacity routing and x2 stacking bandwidth. For customers who are deploying a wireless-led or wireless-first access model, the MS350 is recommended for these deployments. The MS350 provides investment protection, incredible scalability, and is designed for high-performance networks.