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Apply legacy management capabilities to well-established 10/100Base-T technology for small-environment networking.
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Protect your managed 10/100Base-T network with powerful security features and support of open industry standards.
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With a redesigned interface, new capabilities and support for the Dell family of network switches, OpenManage™ Network Manager can help make it easier than ever to manage your Dell network infrastructure.
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Protect your hardware investment
Dell Networking switches not only provide the quality, reliability and capability you expect from Dell, but also the peace of mind that guarantees Basic Hardware for life with a Lifetime Limited Warranty*.
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Dell Services can help reduce IT complexity, lower costs and eliminate inefficiencies by making IT and business solutions work harder for you. The Dell Services team delivers distinctive capabilities, including full data migration solutions to facilitate consolidation from multiple file systems. Dell takes a holistic view of your needs and designs solutions for your environment and business objectives, and uses established delivery methods, local talent and in-depth domain knowledge to help lower your total cost of ownership.
|Dell Networking 3524|
This switch offers 24 ports of legacy 10/100Base-T with robust security, resilient Ethernet stacking and enterprise-class management features for edge-of-network applications requiring speed, availability and management.
| ||Dell Networking 3548|
This switch offers 48 ports of legacy 10/100Base-T with robust security, port density, resilient Ethernet stacking and enterprise-class management features for edge-of-network applications requiring speed, availability and management.
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.
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.
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 .
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 .
|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.
Free yourself to focus on the business and allow Dell to manage your network with dedicated professional support.
Learn practical knowledge and operational techniques.
Get professional insight with a half-day collaborative whiteboard session to discuss potential improvements.
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.
Legend: S — Standard, OA — Option Available, N — Not Available
|Port Attributes||Dell Networking|
|Dell Networking 3548|
|10/100BASE-T auto-sensing Fast Ethernet switching ports||24||48|
|Additional 2 Copper GbE ports PLUS 2 optional Fiber Gigabit via SFP transceivers||S||S|
|Integrated Copper GbE ports provide resilient stacking up to 8 units per stacking group||S||S|
|Auto-negotiation for speed, duplex mode and flow control||S||S|
|Broadcast storm control||S||S|
|Performance||Dell Networking 3524||Dell Networking 3548|
|Switch Fabric Capacity:||12.8 Gb/s||17.6 Gb/s|
|Forwarding Rate:||9.5 Mpps||13.1 Mpps|
|Mac Addresses:||Up to 8,000||Up to 8,000|
|Availability||Dell Networking 3524||Dell Networking 3548|
|Spanning Tree (IEEE 802.1D) and Rapid Spanning Tree (IEEE 802.1w) with Fast Link support||S||S|
|Multiple Spanning Trees (IEEE 802.1s)||S||S|
|External redundant power supply with Dell Networking EPS-470 (sold separately)||No||No|
|External redundant power supply with Dell Networking RPS-600 (sold separately)||Yes||Yes|
|Virtual Cable Tester provided by Marvell™ for providing cable diagnostics||S||S|
|Optical transceiver diagnostics||S||S|
|VLAN||Dell Networking 3524||Dell Networking 3548|
|VLAN support for tagging and port-based as per IEEE 802.1Q||S||S|
|Up to 256 VLANs supported||S||S|
|Dynamic VLAN with GVRP support||S||S|
|Voice VLAN & LLDP-MED||S||S|
|Private VLAN Edge Support||S||S|
|Quality of Service||Dell Networking 3524||Dell Networking 3548|
|Layer 2 Trusted Mode (IEEE 802.1p tagging)||S||S|
|Layer 3 Trusted Mode (DSCP)||S||S|
|4 Priority Queues per Port||S||S|
|Multicast||Dell Networking 3524||Dell Networking 3548|
|Static IP multicast||S||S|
|Security||Dell Networking 3524||Dell Networking 3548|
|IEEE 802.1x based edge authentication||S||S|
|IP and MAC based Access Control Lists (ACLs)||S||S|
|Switch access password protection with advanced Password Management||S||S|
|User-definable settings for enabling or disabling Web, SSH, Telnet, SSL management access||S||S|
|Port-based MAC Address alert and lock-down||S||S|
|IP Address filtering for management access via Telnet, HTTP, HTTPS/SSL, SSH and SNMP||S||S|
|RADIUS and TACACS+ remote authentication for switch management access||S||S|
|SSLv3 and SSHv2 encryption for switch management traffic||S||S|
|Private VLAN Edge Support||S||S|
|Other Switching||Dell Networking 3524||Dell Networking 3548|
|Link Aggregation with support for up to 8 aggregated links per switch and up to 8 member ports per aggregated link (IEEE 802.3ad)||S||S|
|LACP support (IEEE 802.3ad)||S||S|
|Management||Dell Networking 3524||Dell Networking 3548|
|Web-based management interface||S||S|
|Industry-standard CLI accessible via Telnet or local serial port||S||S|
|SNMPv1, SNMPv2c and SNMPv3 supported||S||S|
|4 RMON groups supported (history, statistics, alarms and events)||S||S|
|TFTP transfers of firmware and configuration files||S||S|
|Dual firmware images on-board||S||S|
|Multiple Configuration file upload/download supported||S||S|
|Statistics for error monitoring and performance optimization including port summary tables||S||S|
|BootP/DHCP IP address management supported||S||S|
|Syslog remote logging capabilities||S||S|
|Temperature sensors for environmental monitoring||S||S|
|Virtual Cable Tester by Marvell™ and fiber transceiver diagnostics for advanced troubleshooting||S||S|
|Dimensions (W x D x H):||440 x 257 x 43.2 mm|
(17.3 x 10.12 x 1.7 in)
|440 x 257 x 43.2 mm|
(17.3 x 10.12 x 1.7 in)
|Height:||1U rack||1U rack|
|Weight:||11 lbs (5 kg)||11 lbs (5 kg)|
|Environmental Operating Conditions||Dell Networking|
|Operating Temperature:||0º C to 45º C (32º F to 113º F)||0º C to 45º C (32º F to 113º F)|
|Storage Temperature:||-20º C to 70º C (-4º F to 158º F)||-20º C to 70º C (-4º F to 158º F)|
|Operating Relative Humidity:||10% to 90% noncondensing||10% to 90% noncondensing|
|Storage Relative Humidity:||10% to 95% noncondensing||10% to 95% noncondensing|
|Power Supply:||100-240VAC, 50-60Hz voltage||100-240VAC, 50-60Hz voltage|
IEEE 802.1D Spanning Tree, GARP and GVRP
IEEE 802.1p Traffic Prioritization
IEEE 802.1Q VLAN Trunking
IEEE 802.1w Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol
IEEE 802.1x Edge Authentication (RADIUS/user-based)
IEEE 802.2 LLC
IEEE 802.3 10 Mbps Ethernet
IEEE 802.3u 100Base-T Ethernet
IEEE 802.3z 1000 Mbps Ethernet
IEEE 802.3x Flow Control
IEEE 802.3ab 1000Base-T
IEEE 802.3ac Frame extension for VLAN tags
IEEE 802.3ad Link Aggregation Control Protocol
IEEE 802.1v VLAN Classification by Protocol & Port
IEEE 802.i 10Base-T
LAG MIB: Support for 802.3ad functionality
Dell Enterprise MIB: Dell MIB needed for support of system specific attributes