PowerConnect 5524 Gigabit Ethernet Switch

PowerConnect 5524 Gigabit Ethernet Switch

Enhanced Gigabit Ethernet switch


Help deliver flexible, energy-conscious gigabit switching with PowerConnect™ 5524, featuring robust security, stacking and management. With 24 wire-speed Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) ports available for campus switching, the 5524 scales with your network as it grows.

  • High throughput: Supports wire-speed performance with up to 24 ports of GbE and two 10GbE uplink ports for 40 Gbps of bandwidth.
  • Energy conscious: Energy-Efficient Ethernet (EEE) architecture helps reduce power to ports in sleep mode or remove power to inactive ports.
  • Scalable: Manages up to 8 wire-speed switches as a single unit.

Dell PowerConnect 5524



High performance

High performance

Help meet your network switching needs, no matter the size of your organization, with the PowerConnect™ 5524, featuring 24 ports of wire-speed GbE and robust security and enterprise management capabilities. USB configuration for rapid deployment and dedicated 10Gb stacking interfaces and 10Gb uplinks help you grow your wiring closets with your network.
PowerConnect 5524 Switch

Lifetime Limited Warranty

Gain peace of mind from PowerConnect™ switches that not only provide the quality, reliability and capability you expect from Dell™, but also guaranteed hardware for life — a true Lifetime Warranty*. For more details see www.dell.com/LifetimeWarranty
Rapid deployment and configuration

Rapid deployment and configuration

Help save time and deployment costs by simplifying your network rollout with PowerConnect™ 5500 series of Gigabit Ethernet switches. Automatically assign switch configuration and IP addresses via DHCP or local USB during initial rollout. You can configure up to eight switches in a stack without pressing a single key or setting up a console connection.
Robust management

Robust management

You'll enjoy a number of management options with the PowerConnect 5500 Series switches, including:


  • An industry-standard CLI
  • Remote management using an embedded web server
  • Support for SNMP-based management applications

VoIP functionality

Help ensure that VoIP traffic is prioritized in the event of resource contention through the voice VLAN function. LLDP-Med provides detailed network topology records, emergency call service via IP phone location information and troubleshooting data.
Automated security

Automated security

Select from multiple security levels, with options that include such industry-standard features as:

  • SSH/SSL management encryption
  • DHCP snooping
  • IP and MAC -based ACLs
  • Access password protection
  • Port-based MAC address alert and lock-down
High level security is provided through:
  • RADIUS remote authentication for switch management access
  • 802.1x authentication and TACACS+
  • Management access filtering via management access profiles
The PowerConnect 5500 switches also help simplify security rollouts by allowing you to try your implementation before full enforcement is enabled, helping to smooth your transition to a secure campus.