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Cool Features on ADTRAN NetVanta 1544

With AOS 17.5 coming out, ADTRAN introduced the brand new Layer 3 NetVanta 1544 Gigabit Ethernet Switch - designed to be used as a core switch for the SMB market.

Some of the features include:

  • Available with PoE (370 watts)
  • 24 Port Gigabit Ethernet Ports
  • Additional 4 Gigabit Uplinks (1 and enhanced SFP 2.5 Gbps)
  • PCI Compliance

The advantage of Layer 3 Switching over Layer 2:

  • Can scale the bandwidth
  • Contain broadcasts
  • Optimal and flexible patch selections
  • Faster convergence

Low cost ADTRAN SFP interconnect 1 and 3 meter cables (built in SFPs) are also new and available for stacking switches.

The 1544 is perfect for aggregating up to 1344 ports when used as an uplink aggregation for NetVanta 1234/1238/1534 edge switches.

You can even save energy - "Go Green' by using PoE Port Scheduling intelligent power management that can automatically schedule power down of PoE ports.

The NetVanta 1544 also has the built in wireless controller that can control up to 24 ADTRAN NetVanta 150 Access Points.

Cable diagnostics is also included and can give you:

  • Cable length estimate
  • Verification of proper wiring
  • Identify shorts or opens in the wiring

And don't forget the limited lifetime warranty and free software updates for an unbeatable price.

Systems Engineer

Posted by Ann Schaner on Tue, 26 May 2009 12:44:12 -0500

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