Enhanced Gigabit Ethernet fixed port switch with 10Gb uplinks
Organizations seeking a high-density campus and medium to large business switch for switch and server aggregation, Layer 3 routing and simplified management.
Stack up to 12 switches (managed as a single unit) for high-performance availability and failover deployments, including those with Dell Networking M6348 high-density 48-port I/O modules for the PowerEdge™ M1000E blade enclosure.
iSCSI optimizationHelp save time when configuring your Internet SCSI (iSCSI) SAN. Dell Networking 7000 series switches automatically detect EqualLogic arrays and configure the switch for iSCSI environments, at both global and port levels. The 7000 series also provides information about all active iSCSI sessions to help enable easier management and optimization.
Help ensure that Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) traffic is prioritized, in the event of resource contention, through the voice VLAN function. LLDP-MED provides detailed network topology records, troubleshooting data and emergency call service via IP phone location information.
Rapid deployment and configurationHelp save deployment time and costs by simplifying your network rollout with Dell Networking 7000 series Gigabit Ethernet switches. Use local USB to easily assign switch configuration, updates and addressing during initial rollout. You can also choose alternative auto-configuration options, such as Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP).
You'll enjoy a number of management options with Dell Networking 7000 Series switches, including:
- A powerful and industry-standard command-line interface.
- Remote management using an embedded web server.
- Support for SNMP-based management applications.
- Managing up to 600 ports from a single IP address in a stack of multiple 7000 series switches.
Automated securitySelect from multiple security levels, with options that include such enterprise-class features as:
- SSH/SSL management encryption
- DHCP snooping
- IP and MAC-based ACLs
- Access password protection
- Port-based MAC address alert and lockdown
- RADIUS (RFC 2865) and TACACS+ (RFC 1492) remote authentication for switch management access
- Management access filtering via management access profiles
Peace of mindThis Dell Networking switch is backed by an industry-leading, Lifetime Limited Warranty* that guarantees Basic Hardware Service (repair or replacement) for life.
While Basic Hardware Service delivers reliable support for your hardware, most organizations benefit from additional levels of support, to protect their IT investment and maximizing productivity. We recommend Dell ProSupport, an enhanced suite of services that includes: 24x7 tech support, accelerated response times, immediate access to L2 technical experts and proactive support options. Go beyond the basics and start transforming your IT infrastructure into a true business asset.
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Supporting your unique environmentThe right support is not one-size-fits-all, it's what fits your environment. Dell™ ProSupport provides flexible and reliable support that empowers you to customize services to meet your unique business needs. Choose support based on how you use technology and where you want to allocate resources.
Whether you need to support an IT staff or end users, Dell ProSupport will help you remove barriers so you can get back to work. You'll receive:
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Simplify your IT infrastructureDell ProConsult global infrastructure consulting services can help integrate your new enterprise hardware into an existing or evolving IT infrastructure. We can provide guidance whether you’re adding single or multiple servers, a storage area network or virtualizing your environment. We can also help you enhance the overall performance of your IT infrastructure and data center by consolidating software and hardware, reviewing data usage to optimize the environment, developing a business continuity plan and by helping you migrate to standards-based technologies.
We utilize skilled solution architects, innovative tools, automated analysis and our own intellectual property to give customers rapid insight into the root causes of unnecessary complexity. We seek better answers than traditional service models, based on our belief that solving problems should not need armies of people. Our strategy is to help customers quickly identify high-impact, short-duration projects that deliver ROI and free up resources to obtain competitive advantage. The result is practical, action-oriented plans with specific, predictable, measurable outcomes. From data center optimization to server virtualization to systems management, our consulting services help you build a more efficient enterprise.
Accelerating deploymentDell helps simplify implementation with deployment services that speed time-to-production of new hardware and IT solutions. During the initial system-build of your server, we can customize software and hardware to match your specific requirements. By helping you rapidly deploy new capabilities while minimizing disruptions, we can contribute to improved efficiencies and lower costs.
Empowering your teamOur education services provide training and certification courses to help you and your team better manage and use your new hardware so you can reap the full benefits of standards-based technologies.
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