Help meet your network switching needs, no matter how large your organization, with the PowerConnect 7048P. It features 48 ports of wire-speed L3 GbE plus robust security and enterprise management capabilities. USB configuration for rapid deployment, dedicated 64GB stacking interfaces and 10GB uplinks help you grow your wiring closets with your network.
Stack up to 12 switches (managed as a single unit) for high-performance availability and failover deployments, including those with PowerConnect™ M6348 high-density 48-port I/O modules for the PowerEdge™ M1000E blade enclosure.
iSCSI optimizationHelp save time when configuring your internet SCSI (iSCSI) storage area netork (SAN). PowerConnect 7000 series switches automatically detect EqualLogic™ arrays and configure the switch for iSCSI environments, at both global and port levels. The 7000 series also provides information about all active iSCSI sessions to help enable easier management and optimization.
Help ensure that voice over internet protocol (VoIP) traffic is prioritized, in the event of resource contention, through the voice VLAN function. LLDP-MED provides detailed network topology records, troubleshooting data and emergency call service via IP phone location information.
Power over Ethernet Plus (PoE+)Help lower power consumption with the Power over Ethernet (IEEE 802.3at) capabilities of the PowerConnect 7048P. It can provide up to 30.8 Watts of power for such network-attached devices as WLAN access points and VoIP handsets.
PoE+ helps simplify network installation and maintenance by reducing the need for power adapters and power planning.