Figuring out power requirements

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Sep 8th, 2010
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Hello all,

I am currently looking into upgrading our organization's UPS for which I need to determine the max power draw of all of our server/comms/networking equipment. For most items (Dell servers, Cisco routers, etc.) I have been able to find specifications in web pages or downloaded manuals but the power specifications for the following Cisco items continue to elude me:

ESW540 24 port switch with POE
ESW540 48 port switch

The only information I could find for the ESW540s is that the 24p with POE can supply up to 280W max POE and that both have an internal power supply. The wattage of the power supply is not mentioned.

I guess there is probably a label of some sort on the back each item however everything is fully cabled up & mounted in a wall mounted rack so getting to those labels would be a complete pain in the Bhind. I'm sure there is a simple answer to this but I'd be very appreciative if someone can point me in the right direction.

Best regards & thanks,



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