The PowerConnect 6224F is one of Dell’s most advanced switch offerings with advanced core switching capabilities and all Fiber connectivity for the small to medium enterprise network backbone or for long-haul connectivity. This 24-port Gigabit Ethernet* Layer 3 switch is stackable and offers optional 10 Gigabit Ethernet* uplinks and supports the latest version of the Internet Protocol—IPv6—enabling broader worldwide scalability. High performance stacking is supported for up to twelve systems, advanced security and Quality of Service (QoS) features make this switch ideal for applications such as Voice over IP, Layer 3 routing, High Performance Cluster Computing (HPPC), and iSCSI storage.
Delivering significant rack density, the PowerConnect 6224F is designed to give users the flexibility to maximise server and workstation connectivity in a 1U form factor. Up to 576 servers and/or clients can be connected in a stack of twelve 62xx series switches to provide the maximum density, flexibility, and manageability, and the stack is built on a 10/100/1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet* switch.
The PowerConnect 6224F offers flexibility in Quality of Service (QoS) by giving network administrators the ability to prioritise time-critical network traffic based on a variety of user-defined criteria. Administrators can expedite traffic based on L2 or L3 information, such as IP QoS, and provide greater control over traffic flow within the network. Voice VLANs are provided specifically for VoIP applications
Up to 1,024 Level 2 — Level 4 Access Control Lists (ACLs) can be supported on the switch, allowing the user to perform deep packet inspection. 802.1x port authentication offers both single and multiple host access, including a captive portal option for guest access. Further security is provided through Denial of Service (DoS) Attack Prevention, whereby the switch can help protect against common network attacks and CPU attacks.
IPv6 is version six of the "Internet Protocol" that has been in development for over 20 years. IPv6 has been designed to address IP address limitations of previous version of the Internet Protocol, enabling an increased number of unique IP addresses for broader scalability worldwide now and in the future.
This PowerConnect™ switch is backed by an industry-leading, Lifetime Limited Warranty1 which guarantees Basic Hardware Service (repair or replacement) for life.While Basic Hardware Service delivers reliable support for your hardware, most organizations benefit from additional levels of support, to protect their IT investment and maximize productivity. We recommend Dell ProSupport an enhanced suite of services that includes: 24x7 tech support, accelerated response times, immediate access to L2 technical experts and proactive support options. Compare the additional features of ProSupport here. Go beyond the basics and start transforming your IT infrastructure into a true business asset.
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Whether you need to support an IT staff or end users, Dell ProSupport will help you remove barriers so you can get back to work. You'll receive:
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Dell ProConsult™ global infrastructure consulting services can help integrate your new enterprise hardware into an existing or evolving IT infrastructure. We can provide guidance whether you’re adding single or multiple servers, a storage area network or virtualizing your environment. We can also help you enhance the overall performance of your IT infrastructure and data center by consolidating software and hardware, reviewing data usage to optimize the environment, developing a business continuity plan and by helping you migrate to standards-based technologies.
We utilize skilled solution architects, innovative tools, automated analysis and our own intellectual property to give customers rapid insight into the root causes of unnecessary complexity. We seek better answers than traditional service models, based on our belief that solving problems should not need armies of people. Our strategy is to help customers quickly identify high-impact, short-duration projects that deliver ROI and free up resources to obtain competitive advantage. The result is practical, action-oriented plans with specific, predictable, measurable outcomes. From Data Center Optimization to Server Virtualization to Systems Management, our consulting services help you build a more efficient enterprise.
Dell helps simplify implementation with deployment services that speed time to production of new hardware and IT solutions. During the initial system-build of your server, we can customize software and hardware to match your specific requirements. By helping you rapidly deploy new capabilities while minimizing disruptions, we can contribute to improved efficiencies and lower costs.
Our education services provide training and certification courses to help you and your team better manage and use your new hardware so you can reap the full benefits off standards-based technologies.
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Select PowerConnect™ products carry a lifetime limited hardware warranty with Basic Hardware Service for life. Repair or replacement does not include configuration or other advanced service and support provided by Dell ProSupport Services. For more details see www.dell.com/LifetimeWarranty
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