PowerConnect 8024 Ethernet Switch

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Scalable 10Gb performance switch

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Deliver efficient 10Gb wire-speed switching for virtualized, large campus and small data center environments with the PowerConnect™ 8024.

  • High throughput: Supports wire-speed performance with up to 24 ports of 10GbE and four combo ports
  • Scalable with high availability: Manages multiple wire-speed switches as a single unit, each with redundant power
  • Energy conscious: Reduces power to ports in sleep mode or cuts power to inactive ports, while the 80 PLUS-certified power supply helps lower overall power and cooling costs

PowerConnect 8024 Switch

10GbE Performance

Deploy high throughput and availability for your entry-level top-of-rack, aggregation and unified fabric deployments with the PowerConnect™ 8024 high-density 10Gb Ethernet (10GbE) switch. It's designed to deliver energy-efficient 10GbE connectivity for converged Ethernet environments supporting dense virtualization, 10Gb server/storage aggregation and medium to large enterprise wiring closets. The 8024 also provides full Layer 3 routing features, redundancy and front-to-rear cooling in a compact 1U form factor. Expand your network easily by stacking switches (managed as a single unit) for high-availability environments while simultaneously benefitting from robust security and enterprise management capabilities.
Dell PowerConnect 8024 - Unified Fabric Ready

Unified Fabric Ready

The PowerConnect 8024 family is one of the key components in Dell Unified Fabric solutions, and supports converged fabric requirements such as Priority Flow Control (802.1Qbb), iSCSI Optimization, and 10Gb wire speed performance on all ports. iSCSI traffic can also be monitored at the fabric level, allowing the administrator to track active iSCSI sessions.
Dell PowerConnect 8024 - 10Gb Performance and Flexibility

10Gb performance and flexibility

Experience the benefits of 10GbE in a compact and reliable switching platform, with the quality and great service of Dell PowerConnect 8024 and 10GbE provide a superb return on IT investment through:
  • Investment protection: 10GbE is a network fabric of the future, with an ever-expanding ecosystem of solutions and the capabilities to help you grow.
  • Energy efficiency: Reduce power requirements and heat loads by replacing multiple GbE components in your infrastructure with 10GbE.
  • High performance: Enable 480Gb of throughput for wire-speed 10Gb switching.
Dell PowerConnect 8024 - Energy Efficient

Energy conscious

Go easy on the environment as well as your budget with the PowerConnect 8024 family. Designed for energy savings from the power cord to the ports, the PowerConnect 8024 redundant power supplies operate above 80 percent efficiency in all modes. Variable speed fans automatically adjust speeds according to environmental conditions, and power-efficient 10GBASE-T ports reduce power draw for short cable runs.
Dell PowerConnect 8024 - High Availability

High availability

The PowerConnect™ 8024 is designed to be highly available, with dual internal hot-swap power supplies and removable hot-swap fan modules. It also incorporates dual firmware images to enable image promotions or image redundancy in the network.
Dell PowerConnect 8024 - Flexible Management

Flexible management

Monitor and manage the power-saving features, high-availability functions and other switch operations from your choice of management options, including:
  • Industry-standard command-line interface (CLI)
  • Remote management using the embedded Web server and browser-based graphical-user interface (GUI)
  • Support for SNMP-based management applications, such as OpenManage Network Manager
The Web GUI for PowerConnect switches provides a robust management, with control comparable to the command-line environment. This means you can choose a preferred method for interacting with the switch.

Single IP stack management allows simple scalability without adding complexity.
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