Dell Networking 2800 Series LAN Smart Switches

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High-value GbE access.

Connect up to 10 times the speed of your 10/100 network with Dell Networking 2800 Series smart GbE switches for simple, web-managed end-user connectivity.

  • Dell Price $247.00*
Dell Networking 2800 Series Smart LAN switches


Dell Networking 2800 Series - Speed up your network
Speed up your network.
Upgrade your 10/100 network with GbE for high-performance voice, video and data requirements.
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Deploy with ease.

Use the Dell Networking 2800 SeriesTM right out of the box as an unmanaged switch or convert to a flexible web-managed network at the push of a button.
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Apply smart switching.
The Dell Networking 2800 Series Smart LAN switch offers many of the same benefits as a fully managed switch without the associated complexity.
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Dell Networking 2800 Series - Build a right-sized unmanaged/web-managed GbE network
Build a right-sized unmanaged/web-managed GbE network.
The Dell Networking 2800 Series offers four different models to serve a number of small to midsize user environments.
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Protect your hardware investment
Dell Networking switches not only provide the quality, reliability and capability you expect from Dell, but also the peace of mind that guarantees Basic Hardware for life with a Lifetime Limited Warranty*.
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Dell Networking 2800 Series - Global services and support

Global services and support

Dell Services can help reduce IT complexity, lower costs and eliminate inefficiencies by making IT and business solutions work harder for you. The Dell Services team delivers distinctive capabilities, including full data migration solutions to facilitate consolidation from multiple file systems. Dell takes a holistic view of your needs and designs solutions for your environment and business objectives, and uses established delivery methods, local talent and in-depth domain knowledge to help lower your total cost of ownership.
Legend: S — Standard, OA — Option Available, N — Not Available

Port Attributes

Dell Networking 2808

10/100/1000Base-T auto-sensing Gigabit Ethernet switching ports


SFP fiber combo ports provide support for 1000BASE-SX and 1000BASE-LX Gigabit transceivers


Power reduction for short cables or inactive connections


Autonegotiation for speed, duplex mode and flow control


Supports Virtual Cable Diagnostics by Marvell™ and fiber transceiver diagnostics to provide advanced troubleshooting capabilities for your cable infrastructure


Integrated LEDs for improved visual monitoring and analysis


Auto-MDI/MDIX mode and flow control



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Switch fabric capacity:

Up to 16 Gbps

Forwarding rate:

11.9 Mpps

Up to 8,000 MAC Addresses


Packet buffer memory:

1 Mb


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Supports up to 64 port-based VLANs. Honors all 4096 VLAN tags


Quality of Service

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Delivers 4 priority queues per port


Honor 802.1p values and honor IP DSCP values


Supports strict priority and configurable weighted round robin (WRR) scheduling across queues


Link Aggregation

Dell Networking 2808

Industry-standard link aggregation adhering to IEEE 802.3ad standards (static support only, LACP not supported)


Supports 4 link aggregation groups and up to 4 ports per group



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Local password and restricted IP addresses for secure access to the switch


Port mirroring provides the capability of mirroring 4 source ports to improve network traffic monitoring and troubleshooting


Internal DHCP Server


DHCP client support allows for simplified IP address assignment when used with a DHCP server


Switch software can be easily uploaded to the switch through the web-management interface


Configurations can be easily uploaded to and from the switch through the intuitive web-management interface


Port statistics available through industry-standard RMON


Switch is factory-configured as an unmanaged switch, but can be easily configured as a web-managed switch with the push of a button


Jumbo frame support for packets up to 9,000 bytes


Broadcast storm control to help eliminate network traffic storms


Limited SNMP monitoring and CLI management — See User Guide for details



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Dimensions (H x W x D)

43.2 x 265.5 x 161.7 mm (1.7 x 10.453 x 6.4 in.)

Rack mount:

1U, rack-mounting kit included

Unit weight:

3 lb


Fanless Design

Environmental Operating Conditions

Dell Networking 2808

100% Lead-free


Operating tempature:

0º C to 45º C (32º F to 113º F)

Storage tempature:

-20º C to 70º C (-4º F to 158º F)

Operating relative humidity:

10% to 90% noncondensing

Storage relative humidity:

10% to 95% noncondensing


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1.0A @ 100V


74 BTU/hr

Regulatory Information:
Product Safety, EMC and Environmental Datasheets
Dell Regulatory Compliance Home Page
Dell and the Environment
Available with US Trade Agreements Act (TAA) compliance

Standards Supported
IEEE 802.3ac — VLAN tagging
IEEE 802.3ad — Link aggregation with static LAG support
IEEE 802.1W — Rapid Spanning Tree (1)
IEEE 802.1D — Spanning Tree (1)
IEEE 802.1Q — Port-based VLANs
IEEE 802.1v — Protocol-based VLANs
IEEE 802.1p — Ethernet priority with user provisioning and mapping
IEEE 802.1X — Port authentication
IEEE 802.3x — Flow control
RFC 826 — ARP
RFC 854 — Telnet
RFC 855 — Telnet option
RFC 1155 — SMIv1
RFC 1157 — SNMP
RFC 1213 — MIB II — Updated by RFC’s 2011, 2012 and 2013
RFC 2579 — Textual conventions for SMI v2
RFC 2580 — Conformance statements for SMI v2
RFC 2819 — RMON
RFC 3164 — BSD Syslog Protocol
RFC 3416 — Management Information Base (MIB) for the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) (December 2002)
RFC 768 — UDP
RFC 783 — TFTP
RFC 791 — IP
RFC 792 — ICMP
RFC 793 — TCP
RFC 1533 — Including 1534, Interoperation between BOOTP and DHCP
DHCP server
RFC 2131 — Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
RFC 2132 — DHCP options and BOOTP vendor extensions
RFC 950 — Internet Standard Subnetting Procedure
RFC 1123 — Requirements for internet hosts
RFC 1042 — A standards for transmission of IP datagrams over IEEE 802 networks
RFC 1071 — Computing the internet checksum
IGMPv2 snooping
GMP snooping
Jumbo frames
IPv6 Classification APIs
Dell Networking 2808

Dell Networking 2808

Incredible value, flexible management capabilities and an energy-conscious design make this ideal for businesses, branch offices, schools and retail establishments with small networks. Fanless design is well-suited for quiet office environments.
Enterprise Service

Global Services and Support

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ProDeploy Enterprise Suite* offers a full range of deployment services and professional certifications to help you get more out of your technology starting on day one. Choose ProDeploy Plus for the most complete deployment offer available in the market, ProDeploy for expert configuration and installations, or Basic Deployment for worry-free hardware installations.
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