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Cisco ESW 500 Series Switches

Cisco ESW 500 Series Switches

See the new Small Business Pro switches, the Cisco ESW 500 Series. (3:57 min)

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Cisco ESW 500 Series Switches: Overview


Create a better business network with Cisco ESW 500 Switches. Designed to work with other Cisco Small Business Pro products, these switches provide a secure network foundation to help enable data, voice, video, and wireless solutions.

Cisco ESW 500 Series Switches support:

  • Expandability: Integrate easily with Cisco Small Business Pro products as well as the Cisco Smart Business Communications System to provide a complete data, voice, video, and wireless networking solution.
  • Performance: Up to Gigabit Ethernet speeds to deliver optimal network performance.
  • Flexibility: Security, quality, and power features support new applications and technologies as business needs change.
  • Simple Management: Choice of easy-to-use embedded device management software or Cisco Configuration Assistant to manage the entire network.
  • Reliability: Rigorously tested to provide reliable connectivity and performance.
  • Affordable: Designed specifically for small businesses -- without sacrificing features or security.

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Cisco ESW 500 Series Switches: Features


Cisco ESW 500 Series Switches offer a range of features:

  • Easy integration with Cisco Small Business Pro and Cisco Smart Business Communication Systems to provide complete data, voice, video, and wireless networking solutions
  • Choice of configuration and management tools with simple graphical user interfaces for easier configuration, management, and troubleshooting
  • Choice of Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet connectivity
  • Power over Ethernet (PoE) available on up to 48 ports of Fast Ethernet and 24 ports of Gigabit Ethernet
  • Quality of service to prioritize network traffic to keep critical network applications running at top performance
  • Advanced security services, including IEEE 802.1X port security and access control lists, to keep unauthorized users off the network
  • VLAN support for assigning users to different networks, improving their performance and network security
  • Optional redundant power supply to help ensure continuous operation
  • Flexible network design with Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) expansion slots
  • Enhanced 5-year hardware warranty

Cisco ESW 500 Series Switches: Models


Common Features

  • Enhanced security protects business assets
  • Quality of service optimizes network performance
  • Simple management and configuration tools for easier deployment

Products listed may not be available in all areas, please check with your local supplier or retailer for details.

Models & Expansion

Ports

Power over Ethernet

ESW-520-24-K9

  • 4 expansion ports: 2 10/100/1000BASE-T and 2 combo* SFP slots

24-port 10/100

No

ESW-520-24P-K9

  • 4 expansion ports: 2 10/100/1000BASE-T and 2 combo* SFP slots

24-port 10/100 PoE

Yes

ESW-520-48-K9

  • 4 expansion ports: 2 10/100/1000BASE-T and 2 SFP slots

48-port 10/100

No

ESW-520-48P-K9

  • 4 expansion ports: 2 10/100/1000BASE-T and 2 SFP slots

48-port 10/100 PoE

Yes

ESW-540-24-K9

  • 4 expansion ports: 4 combo SFP slots

24-port 10/100/1000

No

ESW-540-24P-K9

  • 4 expansion ports: 4 combo SFP slots

24-port 10/100/1000 PoE

Yes

ESW-540-48-K9

  • 4 expansion ports: 4 combo SFP slots

48-port 10/100/1000

No

Cisco ESW 500 Series Switches: Resources


Data Sheets

Cisco ESW 500 Series Datasheet (PDF - 464 KB)


Technical Docs

ESW 500 Quick Start Guide (PDF - 2.7 MB)

ESW 500 Admin Guide (PDF - 6.21 MB)


Firmware and Release Notes

Release Notes (PDF - 68 KB)


Accessory products


Warranty and Support

ESW 500 Enhanced Warranty & Support (PDF - 362 KB)

Small Business Support Community

Cisco Configuration Assistant support page

Cisco ESW 500 Series Switches: Get Started


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