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.

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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



Dell Networking 2808

Switch fabric capacity:

Up to 16 Gbps

Forwarding rate:

11.9 Mpps

Up to 8,000 MAC Addresses


Packet buffer memory:

1 Mb


Dell Networking 2808

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


Quality of Service

Dell Networking 2808

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



Dell Networking 2808

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


Dell Networking 2808


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 2800 Series - Speed up your network
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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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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 2808

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