D-Link Enhances Gigabit Switch Offerings with New Layer 2+ Managed Stackable Switch Family for Small-to-Medium Enterprises
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Jan.17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — D-Link, the cost-effective, standards-based unified networking solutions provider for small business and medium enterprise IT environments, expanded its portfolio of switching solutions with the D-Link® DGS-3420 xStack® series with Layer 2+ features, offering the ideal balance of performance, security and management flexibility. As the newest series in D-Link’s comprehensive switch portfolio, the D-Link DGS-3420, along with the DGS-3120 and DGS-3620 xStack switches with Layer 2 and Layer 3 features respectively – allow small and medium businesses or a large enterprise to standardize on a robust solution that can serve as a departmental, aggregation or core switch. In addition, the DGS-3420 series also enables businesses to future-proof their networks with IPv6 support, having recently passed additional IPv6 compatibility requirements for networking equipment providers.
“Businesses are continually searching for cost-effective ways to manage large amounts of data within tight IT budgets without sacrificing performance or flexibility,” said Mark Prowten, director of product marketing, Switches, D-Link Systems, Inc. “The D-Link 3420 series provides businesses with extensive security features, uncompromising performance, and ease of use making it an ideal solution for scaling existing bandwidth intensive networks..”
Feature-Rich and Flexible
The DGS-3420 xStack® series of next generation Layer 2+ Gigabit switches provides businesses with a wide range of options for connectivity, power and placement within the network infrastructure. With high Gigabit port densities, Gigabit small form-factor pluggable (SFP) and 10-Gigabit SFP+ support, these switches can be stacked to act as either a departmental access layer or aggregation switches to form a multilevel network. In addition, if linear or ring stacking is required, users can use one or two 10-Gigabit SFP+ ports to create a physical stack. The DGS-3420 series also features comprehensive IPv6 support, including IPv6 Tunnel, ICMPv6, DHCPv6, and RIPng.
At a Glance: D-Link xStack DGS-3120, 3420 and 3620 series
The DGS-3420 series rounds out D-Link’s comprehensive switch portfolio allowing small and medium businesses, as well as large enterprises, to integrate D-Link models into their infrastructures in various configurations.
D- Link Series Switch Flexible Configuration High Bandwidth Reliability Security Physical/Virtual Stacking --- ------------------------- DGS- L2 24/48 10/100/1000Mbps; 2 dedicated stacking ports per switch; Redundant Power Supply (RPS) 3120 support; 802.1D/w/s spanning tree; Multi-Layer ACL; 4G copper/SFP uplinks; Up to 40 Gbps full-duplex stacking bandwidth; Loopback Detection (LBD) IP-MAC-Port Binding (IMPB); SI or EI software; Up to 6 units (288GB ports) per stack; D-Link Safeguard Engine; 802.3af and 802.3at PoE support Virtual stacking of up to 32 units DHCP server screening; BPDU Attack Protection; ARP spoofing prevention --- New! L2+ 20/48 10/100/1000BASE-T ports or 20SFP slots; Up to 12 units (576 Gigabit ports); Redundant Power Supply (RPS) support; Multi-Layer ACL; 4 Combo 10/100/1000BASE-T/SFP ports; 2 10-Gigabit SFP+ ports; 802.1D/w/s spanning tree External RADIUS/TACACS+ Authentication; DGS- 4 10-Gigabit SFP+ uplinks; Up to 40 Gbps Full-Duplex stacking 3420 bandwidth; SSH/SSL support; 802.3af and 802.3at PoE support; Virtual stacking of up to 32 units 802.1X Guest VLAN; Web-based Access Control; Mac-based Access Control; D-Link Safeguard Engine; Microsoft NAP support --- --------------------- DGS- L3 24 or 48 10/100/1000Mbps; 4 dedicated stacking ports per switch; Redundant Power Supply (RPS) 3620 support; 802.1D/w/s spanning tree; Loopback Detection (LBD) Multi-Layer ACL; 4 10GB SFP+ uplinks; Up to 40 Gbps full-duplex stacking IP-MAC-Port Binding (IMPB); D-Link bandwidth; Safeguard Engine; SI or EI software; Up to 12 units (576Gbps) per stack; DHCP server screening; 802.3af and 802.3at PoE support Virtual stacking of up to 32 units BPDU Attack Protection; ARP spoofing prevention --- -----------------------
Pricing & Availability
The DGS-3420 xStack series is currently available starting at $2,399.99 US MSRP. All of D-Link’s network switches products are sold through D-Link’s vast network of channel partners, including value-added resellers, solution providers and distributors.
Detailed specifications for the DGS-3420, DGS-3120 and DGS-3620 series switches are available at www.dlink.com.
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