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Dell Networking N3000 Series 1GbE Layer 3 Switches

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Rejuvenate your network connections.

Update networks with PoE+ capable GbE switches for Layer 3 distribution, featuring multi-chassis link aggregation (MLAG) and 12-unit stacking support.

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Modernize your network

N-Series is a family of energy-efficient and cost-effective 1GbE and 10GbE switches designed for modernizing and scaling network infrastructure. The Dell Networking N3000 Series offers high-availability GbE switches for Layer 3 access or aggregation, providing easy-to-manage solutions that:
  • Use MLAG for multipath loop-free redundancy without spanning tree to enable full-bandwidth utilization and high availability
  • Promote greater interoperability through interfaces with Cisco's Rapid Per VLAN Spanning Tree (RPVST+)* and devices using Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP)
  • Offer a more flexible choice in your network by uniting products with the latest open standard protocols
  • Include advanced IPv4 and IPv6 Layer 3 routing, security and scalability features
  • Plug-and-play configuration with Dell EqualLogic iSCSI storage arrays with one-command iSCSI setup that alleviates multiple-step configuration and potential configuration errors
Networking Switches N3000 Series - Modernize your network
Deliver clean power to network devices with PoE+ support

The Dell Networking N3000 Series has options for up to 48 ports of Power-over-Ethernet Plus (PoE+) without an external power supply. This allows you to attach devices with high power requirements (up to 30.8 watts) without running a separate power cable. PoE+ is particularly useful in older buildings where installing power to multiple, widespread locations can be prohibitively expensive.
Networking Switches N3000 Series - Designed for efficiency
Designed for efficiency

Built to help keep operating costs down, the N3000 Series can operate at temperatures up to 113°F (45°C) to help reduce cooling costs. Features designed to improve overall efficiency include:
  • Hot-swappable 80PLUS-certified efficient power supply with dual power supplies option
  • Enough power capacity to provide up to 48 ports of PoE+ (up to 30.8 watts) in a 1U footprint
  • Redundant variable-speed cooling fans
  • Energy-Efficient Ethernet and low-power PHYs to help reduce power to inactive ports and idle links
Networking Switches N3000 Series - Advanced feature set to simplify management
Advanced feature set to simplify management

The Dell Networking N3000 Series is designed for easy deployment, outstanding interoperability and a low learning curve for network administrators. A single OS release (Dell Networking OS 6) allows you to maintain consistent configurations across all N-Series products with a comprehensive feature set that includes:
  • One common command line interface (CLI) and graphical user interface (GUI) that use a well-known command language to help skilled network administrators become productive quickly
  • USB auto-configuration that helps network administrators rapidly deploy mirrored configurations to numerous devices by simply inserting a USB key
  • A variety of enterprise-class features with familiar and intuitive configuration and management commands
  • The latest open-standard protocols and smart integration technologies to help make smoothly operating multi-vendor networks possible
Deploy with confidence at any scale

With high throughput and capacity to handle unexpected workloads, the N3000 Series switches are ideal Layer 3 solutions for fast growing GbE networks that require high-density aggregation with seamless redundancy and availability.
  • Data rates up to 260Gbps (full duplex) and a forwarding rate of up to 193Mpps
  • Hot swap expansion module supports dual SFP+ and dual 10GBaseT
  • Built-in stacking ports and standard N-Series stacking cables support a stacking architecture up to 12 units at 84Gbps
  • Switch stacks up to 624 1GbE ports can be managed from a single screen or IP address
Networking Switches N3000 Series Lifetime Warranty
Lifetime Warranty

Protect your investment with a Lifetime Limited Warranty*, which guarantees select Dell Networking products with Basic Hardware Service (repair or replacement) for as long as you own the product.
Networking Switches N3000 Series - Dell ProSupport
Dell ProSupport

Choose Dell’s premium support service, ProSupport*, for 24/7 direct telephone and online access to advanced-level technicians based in your region. Whether you have one office or hundreds around the world, protect your investments with this simple yet flexible approach.
Networking Switches N3000 Series - Dell Financial Services
Dell Financial Services

Are financial or operational barriers preventing you from acquiring the technology you need? Whether you’re looking for payment flexibility to spread IT costs over several budget cycles or you need a scalable financial solution to accommodate your changing technology needs, Dell Financial Services has a wide range of contracting options designed to make technology acquisition easy and affordable. To learn how financing can help you maximize ROI and lower TCO, contact your Dell account manager or DFS representative.
For performance attributes, software specs, and compliance for N-Series switches, please visit the Dell Networking OS 6 page

Legend: S - Standard, OA - Options Available, N - Not Available

Standard Traffic-Port Attributes N3024 N3024F N3024P N3048 N3048P
Standard Port Attributes24x 1GbE RJ45 auto-sensing (1Gb/100Mb/
10Mb) fixed ports
24x 1GbE SFP (1Gb/100Mb) fixed ports24x 1GbE RJ45 auto-sensing (1Gb/100Mb/
10Mb) PoE+ fixed ports
48x 1GbE RJ45 auto-sensing (1Gb/100Mb/
10Mb) fixed ports
48x 1GbE RJ45 auto-sensing (1Gb/100Mb/
10Mb) PoE+ fixed ports
Integrated 10GbE SFP+ dedicated ports (beyond standard ports)22222
Integrated GbE SFP combo ports2N222
Integrated GbE 10/100/1000BASE-T RJ45 combo portsN2NNN
Integrated 40GbE QSFP+ dedicated portsNNNNN
Power-over-Ethernet Plus (PoE+)NNSNS
Maximum PoE Watts per portNN30.8 watts on 24 portsN30.8 watts on 48 ports
Modular Traffic-Port Attributes N3024 N3024F N3024P N3048 N3048P
Hot swappable expansion module bayRearRearRearRearRear
Module support for 10GbESSSSS
Module support for 40GbENNNNN
Support for 40GbE
to 4x 10GbE
breakout
NNNNN
Traffic-Port Features N3024 N3024F N3024P N3048 N3048P
Auto-negotiation for speed and flow controlSSSSS
Auto MDI/MDIXSSSSS
Port mirroringSSSSS
Flow-based port mirroringSSSSS
Broadcast storm controlSSSSS
Energy Efficient Ethernet per port settingsSSSSS
Port Profile support including Admin profilesSSSSS
Management- & Configuration-Port Attributes N3024 N3024F N3024P N3048 N3048P
1 RJ45 console/
management port with RS232 signaling
FrontFrontFrontFrontFront
1 Out-of-Band (OOB) Management Port (10/100/1000BASE-T)FrontFrontFrontFrontFront
1 USB (Type A) port for configurationFrontFrontFrontFrontFront
Stacking Attributes N3024 N3024F N3024P N3048 N3048P
Integrated rear mini-SAS stacking ports2x 21Gbps2x 21Gbps2x 21Gbps2x 21Gbps2x 21Gbps
User port stackingNNNNN
Maximum stacking distance (meters)33333
Maximum stacking speed (full-duplex)84Gbps84Gbps84Gbps84Gbps84Gbps
Switch Attributes N3024 N3024F N3024P N3048 N3048P
Switch Fabric Capacity (full duplex):212Gbps212Gbps212Gbps260Gbps260Gbps
Forwarding Rate:158Mpps158Mpps158Mpps193Mpps193Mpps
Line-rate Layer 2 switchingSSSSS
Line-rate Layer 3 routingSSSSS
CPU Memory1GB1GB1GB1GB1GB
Flash Memory256MB256MB256MB256MB256MB
Packet Buffer Memory4MB4MB4MB4MB4MB
Dual firmware images on-boardSSSSS
Temperature sensors for environmental monitoringSSSSS
Cable diagnosticsSSSSS
Optical transceiver (SFP/SFP+) diagnosticsSSSSS
Switch auditing supportSSSSS
UDLDSSSSS
ChassisN3024N3024FN3024PN3048N3048P
Dimensions in inches (H x W x D):1.7126 x 17.0866 x 16.02361.7126 x 17.0866 x 16.02361.7126 x 17.0866 x 16.02361.7126 x 17.0866 x 16.02361.7126 x 17.0866 x 16.0236
Dimensions in millimeters (H X W X D):43.5 x 434.0 x 407.043.5 x 434.0 x 407.043.5 x 434.0 x 407.043.5 x 434.0 x 407.043.5 x 434.0 x 407.0
Rack Height:1U1U1U1U1U
Rack-mounting kitNNNNN
ReadyRails ™ rack mounting system, no tools requiredSSSSS
Approximate Weight in pounds (without modules):13.227713.227714.550513.889115.2119
Approximate Weight in kilograms (without modules):6.06.06.66.36.9
Power & Cooling HardwareN3024N3024FN3024PN3048N3048P
Internal hot swappable power supply bays22222
Hot swappable power supplies (included)11111
Integrated power supply (not removable)NNNNN
External power supplyNNNNN
Power supply redundancyOAOAOAOAOA
Removable fansNNNNN
Redundant fansSSSSS
Variable speed fansSSSSS
Air flowIO to PSU (Normal)IO to PSU (Normal)IO to PSU (Normal)IO to PSU (Normal)IO to PSU (Normal)
Environmental Operating ConditionsN3024N3024FN3024PN3048N3048P
Operating Temperature in Celsius0° to 45° C0° to 45° C0° to 45° C0° to 45° C0° to 45° C
Operating Temperature in Fahrenheit32° to 113° F32° to 113° F32° to 113° F32° to 113° F32° to 113° F
Storage Temperature in Celsius-40° to 65° C-40° to 65° C-40° to 65° C-40° to 65° C-40° to 65° C
Storage Temperature in Fahrenheit-40° to 149° F-40° to 149° F-40° to 149° F-40° to 149° F-40° to 149° F
Operating Relative Humidity95%95%95%95%95%
Storage Relative Humidity85%85%85%85%85%
Power Supply (Watts)200200715 or 11002001100
Max Thermal Output (BTU/hr)151.40204.604467.10220.973113.33
Power Consumption Max (Watts)52.867.1128774.82145
Power Supply Efficiency80% or better in all operating modes80% or better in all operating modes80% or better in all operating modes80% or better in all operating modes80% or better in all operating modes

Optional Features
Modules (optional)N3024N3024FN3024PN3048N3048P
2-port 10 Gigabit BASE-T RJ45 hot swappable uplink moduleOAOAOAOAOA
2-port 10 Gigabit SFP+ hot swappable uplink moduleOAOAOAOAOA
4-port 10 Gigabit BASE-T RJ45 hot swappable moduleNNNNN
4-port 10 Gigabit SFP+ hot swappable moduleNNNNN
2-port 40 Gigabit QSFP+ hot swappable moduleNNNNN
Power Supplies (optional)N3024N3024FN3024PN3048N3048P
RPS720 External Power Supply for N2000 non-POE (720 watts)NNNNN
MPS1000 External Power Supply for N2000 POE+ Switches (1000 watts)NNNNN
200w, hot swappable, with V-Lock, adds redundancy to non-PoE switchesOAOANOAN
715w, hot swappable, adds redundancy or to power all PoE+ ports fullyNNOANN
1100w, hot swappable, adds redundancy or to power all PoE+ ports fullyNNOANOA
Networking Switches N3000 Series - Dell Networking N3024Dell Networking N3024

  • 24 RJ45 10/100/1000Mb auto-sensing ports
  • Two integrated 10GbE SFP+ ports
  • Two GbE combo media ports for copper or fiber flexibility
  • Two dedicated rear stacking ports
  • One hot-swap expansion module bay
  • One hot-swap power supply (200W AC)
  • Dual hot-swap power supply bays (optional power supply available)
Networking Switches N3000 Series - Dell Networking N3024FDell Networking N3024F

  • 24 SFP 1000Mb auto-sensing ports
  • Two integrated 10GbE SFP+ ports
  • Two GbE combo media ports for copper or fiber flexibility
  • Two dedicated rear stacking ports
  • One hot-swap expansion module bay
  • One hot-swap power supply (200W AC)
  • Dual hot-swap power supply bays (optional power supply available)
Networking Switches N3000 Series - Dell Networking N3024PDell Networking N3024P

  • 24 RJ45 10/100/1000Mb auto-sensing PoE+ ports
  • Two integrated 10GbE SFP+ ports
  • Two GbE combo media ports for copper or fiber flexibility
  • Two dedicated rear stacking ports
  • One hot-swap expansion module bay
  • One hot-swap power supply (715W AC)
  • Dual hot-swap power supply bays (optional power supply available)
Networking Switches N3000 Series - Dell Networking N3048Dell Networking N3048

  • 48 RJ45 10/100/1000Mb auto-sensing ports
  • Two integrated 10GbE SFP+ ports
  • Two GbE combo media ports for copper or fiber flexibility
  • Two dedicated rear stacking ports
  • One hot-swap expansion module bay
  • One hot-swap power supply (200W AC)
  • Dual hot-swap power supply bays (optional power supply available)
Networking Switches N3000 Series - Dell Networking N3048PDell Networking N3048P

  • 48 RJ45 10/100/1000Mb auto-sensing PoE+ ports
  • Two integrated 10GbE SFP+ ports
  • Two GbE combo media ports for copper or fiber flexibility
  • Two dedicated rear stacking ports
  • One hot-swap expansion module bay
  • One hot-swap power supply (1100W AC)
  • Dual hot-swap power supply bays (optional power supply available)
 

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