Dell Networking 8100 Series

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Optimize enterprise efficiency

Accelerate productivity and take on changing business needs with the enhanced scalability, performance and energy efficiency of the Dell Networking 8100 switch family.

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Dell Networking-8100 Series

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Network optimized for demanding users
Dell Networking 8100 and Dell ReadyRails
Network optimized for demanding users
Easily handle exponential traffic growth with the Dell Networking 8100 Series. Implement wire-rate, high-density 10/40GbE switches designed to improve video-on-demand performance, unified communications, voice over IP (VoIP) and rich media applications for your enterprise campus, branch offices or small business networks.

Robust features
Enable non-stop networking with high-availability stacking, dual hot-swap, redundant power supplies and removable fan modules. Up to 384, 10GbE ports can be managed as a single logical unit.

Simplified network efficiency
With new tool-less ReadyRails™ kits the Dell Networking 8100 switches install in moments, reducing time and resources. Deploy stacks of switches in a fraction of the time.Make end-to-end operation efficient and responsive for your servers and storage with enhanced functionality to easily support converged fabric requirements (DCB), ready integration with Dell Storage arrays and future-ready, standards-based 10/40GbE operation for high-performance applications.
Energy efficient
Energy efficient
Designed to be energy efficient and budget friendly, Dell Networking 8100 switches implement power-saving features that include Energy Efficient Ethernet (IEEE 802.3az) for reduced per-port power consumption, and 80 PLUS-certified power supplies to help lower overall power and cooling costs.

Flexible management
Enjoy easy management through an industry-standard command line interface (CLI), remote management via an embedded web server, third-party SNMP-based management console applications and Telnet or serial connections.

Integrated, simple to deploy platforms
A network built on the Dell Networking 8100 Series will allow you to connect servers to Ethernet-based network elements at 40GbE which helps reduce the number of uplink ports and number of other 1/10GbE switches required in the campus. This significantly increases network availability to servers, arrays and other switches while using bandwidth efficiently.

The complete Dell Networking 8100 experience

Dell provides the warranty, services and support to help your organization get the most from your Dell Networking 8100.
 Lifetime warranty
Select Networking switches are backed by a Lifetime Limited Warranty which guarantees Basic Hardware Service (hardware repair or replacement) for life.*
For more details see www.dell.com/LifetimeWarranty

Global services and support
Dell Services can help reduce IT complexity, lower costs and eliminate inefficiencies through full data migration solutions and consolidation from multiple file systems. Dell takes a holistic view of your needs and designs solutions for your environment and business objectives while using established delivery methods, local talent and in-depth domain knowledge to help lower your total cost of ownership.

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Dell Networking 8164

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Network assessments offer a holistic view of your multivendor environment and a reference point for how your infrastructure is performing. Our experts can pinpoint and expose issues in your network using specialized software and diagnostic tools. These unbiased and insightful analytics are aggregated into comprehensive reports that can include recommendations on how to improve performance, optimize devices and remediate problems.
Network Topology Assessment

Is your network complex and coiled? Dell can perform a detailed audit and inventory of all multivendor devices in the network to provide visibility and identify configuration issues.

Network Optimization Assessment

Many networks are a multivendor patchwork of devices not running at their optimal state. We can analyze devices from all leading vendors and make recommendations to optimize the entire multivendor design, fine-tune devices and maximize performance of the holistic environment.

Application Performance Assessment

When business applications and databases begin to show signs of latency or completely shut down, we can conduct a comprehensive analysis to uncover performance issues, isolate problems and accelerate troubleshooting of the enterprise infrastructure and software applications.

VoIP Assessment

Moving to a Voice-over-IP (VoIP) solution requires the right network infrastructure to support real-time voice protocols. Simulated load testing, analysis and review can identify the next steps to building a VoIP platform or fixing issues of an existing one.

Network Security Assessment

Safeguard your network from constant attack. Let our experts examine and uncover potential vulnerabilities and provide a comprehensive security design assessment.

Wireless Site Survey

Great wireless connectivity starts with a detailed site survey. Dell can analyze existing infrastructure, identify RF interference and recommend the best design and optimal placement of new devices.


The Dell standardized deployment service guarantees that setup and optimization are done correctly so that you can launch faster and focus on daily business.
ProDeploy Plus ProDeploy Plus

Expert planning and execution seamlessly weaves Dell’s open systems architecture with existing network infrastructure from Cisco, HP, Juniper and others. Choose ProDeploy Plus, the most complete deployment offer on the market for complex environments.

Setting up network protocols, and policies can be tricky. Dell certified network engineers can configure and optimize your new hardware remotely or on-site and get new technology up and running fast .
Basic Deployment 
Basic Deployment

Mounting and cabling of wired and wireless devices can be tedious and time-consuming. Get worry-free hardware installations with experienced Dell technicians who do deployments every day .

Support and Education

Dell offers a variety of on-site and remote support options that can be added at time of purchase. Dell ProSupport ensures problems are diagnosed and resolved by experts.
On-site and Remote Assistance             On-site and Remote Assistance

Get immediate access to Dell ProSupport professionals who can help you troubleshoot and diagnose issues that may arise in your network.
Managed Services    Managed Services

Free yourself to focus on the business and allow Dell to manage your network with dedicated professional support.
Education Services Education Services

Learn practical knowledge and operational techniques.


Dell network consulting provides on-site or remote access to highly skilled professionals who provide project assistance and guidance across a variety of technologies for a specific project or timeframe.
Networking Workshop                           Networking Workshop

Get professional insight with a half-day collaborative whiteboard session to discuss potential improvements.

Time-Based Consulting Time-Based Consulting

For those times when you need a little extra technical guidance, certified experts are available to discuss system design or help resolve complex issues that can be billed by the day, week or by the phone call. Time-based consulting is as flexible as you are.

Available Remote Consulting Services

  • Access Distribution Networking
  • Virtualization
  • Gateway and Security
  • Microsoft Exchange
  • Wireless Networking
  • Systems Management
  • Core Layer/MPLS Networking
  • Data Protection and Recovery
  • Storage Area Networking (SAN)
  • Storage Technologies