Dell Networking Switches — Managed Switch

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Connecting PCs, peripherals and end-users in small offices and LAN workgroups with simple 10/100Base-T or 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.

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Dell Networking 2800 Series Smart LAN switches

Dell Networking 2800 Series

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.

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Dell Networking 3500 Series-3548

Dell Networking 3500 series

Deploy Dell Networking 3500 series switches for legacy, fully managed 10/100Base-T networking, ideal for small workgroups and remote branch offices.

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

High-speed, energy-efficient, web-managed access networks in small businesses, branch offices, schools and retail establishments.

Small workgroups and remote branch offices in need of cost-effective, highly managed 10/100Base-T networking.

Port Attributes

8 10/100/1000BASE-T auto-sensing Gigabit Ethernet switching ports
Power reduction for short cables or inactive connections
Auto-negotiation for speed, duplex mode and flow control
Integrated LEDs for improved visual monitoring and analysis
Supports Virtual Cable Diagnostics by Marvell™ and fiber transceiver diagnostics to provide advanced troubleshooting capabilities for your cable infrastructure
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 up to 16 Gbps
Forwarding Rate 11.9 Mpps
Up to 8,000 MAC Addresses
1Mbits of Packet Buffer Memory
Switch Fabric Capacity 12.8 Gb/s
Forwarding Rate 9.5 Mpps
Up to 8,000 MAC Addresses


Supports up to 64 port-based VLANsVLAN 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

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

Other Switching

Link Aggregation:

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
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


Local password and restricted IP addresses for secure access to the switch
Port mirroring provides the capability of mirroring four 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 9000 bytes
Broadcast storm control to help eliminate network traffic storms
Limited SNMP monitoring and CLI management – See User Guide for details
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


43.2 x 265.5 x 161.7 mm (H x W x D) (1.7 x 10.453 x 6.4 in.)
1U, rack-mounting kit included
Unit Weight: 3 lbs
Fanless Design
Dimensions: 440 x 257 x 43.2 mm (W x D x H) 17.3 x 10.12 x 1.7 in (W x D x H)
Height: 1U rack
Weight: 11lbs (5kg)

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 - Virtual LANs with Port Based VLANs
IEEE 802.1v - Protocol based VLANs
IEEE 802.1p - Ethernet Priority with User Provisioning & Mapping
IEEE 802.1X - Port Authentication
IEEE 802.3x - Flow Control
RFC 826 - ARP
RFC 854 - Telnet
RFC 855 - Telnet Option
RFC 1155 - SMI v1
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).I
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

Environmental Operating Conditions

100% Lead-Free
Operating Temperature: 0º C to 45º C (32º F to 113º F)
Storage Temperature: -20º C to 70º C (-4º F to 158º F)
Operating Relative Humidity: 10% to 90% non-condensing
Storage Relative Humidity: 10% to 95% non-condensing
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


1.0A @ 100V
74 BTU/hr



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 RPS-600 (sold separately)
Virtual Cable Tester provided by Marvell™ for providing cable diagnostics
Optical transceiver diagnostics


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