Dell Networking Switches — Managed Switch

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Connecting PCs, peripherals and end-users in small offices and LAN workgroups with 1 and 10 GbE networking.

Dell Networking X-Series

Dell Networking X-Series

Easily manage your office network with 1GbE and 10GbE switches that offer enterprise-class features and intuitive, GUI-based management.

PowerConnect 3524P Switch

PowerConnect 3524P

Organizations that require Power-Over-Ethernet and robust management capabilities for Fast Ethernet aggregation to a Gigabit Ethernet backbone. 24 ports.



Small to medium office networks requiring enterprise-class control and features with intuitive GUI-based management.

Organizations that require Power-Over-Ethernet and robust management capabilities for Fast Ethernet aggregation to a Gigabit Ethernet backbone. 24 ports.

Port Attributes

24 10/100BASE-T auto-sensing Fast Ethernet switching ports
Additional 2 Copper GbE ports PLUS 2 optional Fiber GbE via SFP transceivers
Integrated Copper GbE ports provide resilient stacking
Auto-negotiation for speed, duplex mode and flow control
Port mirroring
Broadcast storm control


Switch Fabric Capacity 12.8 Gb/s
Forwarding Rate 9.5 Mpps
Up to 8,000 MAC Addresses


Spanning Tree (IEEE 802.1D) and Rapid Spanning Tree (IEEE 802.1w) with Fast Link support
Multiple Spanning Trees (IEEE 802.1s)
External redundant power support with PowerConnect EPS-470 (sold separately)
Virtual Cable Tester provided by Marvell for providing cable diagnostics
Optical transceiver diagnostics


VLAN support for tagging and port-based as per IEEE 802.1Q
Up to 256 VLANs supported
Dynamic VLAN with GVRP support
Voice VLAN
Protocol VLANs
Private VLAN Edge Support
802.1x Auto VLAN

Quality of Service

Layer 2 Trusted Mode (IEEE 802.1p tagging)
Layer 3 Trusted Mode (DSCP)
4 Priority Queues per Port


Static IP multicast
IGMP Querier for IP Multicast Support


IEEE 802.1x based edge authentication
IP and MAC based Access Control Lists (ACLs)
Switch access password protection with advanced Password Management
User-definable settings for enabling or disabling Web, SSH, Telnet, SSL management access
Port-based MAC Address alert and lock-down
IP Address filtering for management access via Telnet, HTTP, HTTPS/SSL, SSH and SNMP
RADIUS and TACACS+ remote authentication for switch management access
SSLv3 and SSHv2 encryption for switch management traffic
Private VLAN Edge Support
DHCP Snooping

Other Switching

Link Aggregation with support for up to 8 aggregated links per switch and up to 8 member ports per aggregated link (IEEE 802.3ad)
LACP support (IEEE 802.3ad)
DoD JITC IPv6 Certified


Web-based management interface
Industry-standard CLI accessible via Telnet or local serial port
SNMPv1, SNMPv2c and SNMPv3 supported
4 RMON groups supported (history, statistics, alarms and events)
TFTP transfers of firmware and configuration files
Dual firmware images on-board
Multiple Configuration file upload/download supported
Statistics for error monitoring and performance optimization including port summary tables
BootP/DHCP IP address management supported
LLDP-MED Support
Syslog remote logging capabilities
Temperature sensors for environmental monitoring
Virtual Cable Tester by Marvell™ and fiber transceiver diagnostics for advanced troubleshooting


Dimensions: 440 x 387 x 43.2 mm (W x D x H) 17.3 x 15.24 x 1.7 in (W x D x H)
Height: 1U rack
Weight: 17.6 lbs (8 kg)

Environmental Operating Conditions

Operating temperature: 0C - 45C
Storage temperature: -20C to 70C
Operating relative humidity: 10% - 90%
Storage relative humidity: 10% - 95%
Power supply: 100-240VAC, 50-60Hz voltage