Dell N3048P 48 Ports Ethernet Switch
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Dell N3048P 48 Ports Ethernet Switch Brand New

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N3048P N3048P Networking Switch 48 Ports Layer3 (L3) Managed Switch Small Form-Factor Pluggable Plus (SFP+) Port with Single Power Supply Installed Gigabit Ethernet | Made by Dell | Brand New
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Product Overview of the Dell N3048P 48 Ports Switch

In the realm of networking solutions, the Dell N3048P Managed Switch stands as a robust and efficient choice. With 48 ports and a promising forwarding performance of 193 Megabits Per Second (MBPS), this switch is designed to meet the demands of modern connectivity. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the key features, benefits, and technical specifications of the Dell N3048P, shedding light on its significance in the networking landscape.

Understanding the Basics

Port Configuration

Equipped with 48 ports, the N3048P ensures ample connectivity for various devices, enabling efficient data transfer and communication. Each port plays a pivotal role in establishing connections, making the switch suitable for both small-scale setups and larger, more complex networks.

Unraveling Forwarding Performance

Significance of Forwarding Performance

Forwarding performance is a critical metric that determines the switch's ability to transmit data packets from source to destination efficiently. In the case of the Dell N3048P, boasting a forwarding performance of 193 MBPS, this switch excels in handling data traffic, ensuring smooth and rapid communication between connected devices.

Factors Influencing Forwarding Performance

Several factors contribute to the forwarding performance of a managed switch, including the switch's architecture, processing power, and overall design. The Dell N3048P incorporates advanced technology and optimized hardware to deliver superior forwarding performance, making it a reliable choice for businesses with high data transfer requirements.

Key Features of Dell N3048P

Power over Ethernet (PoE) Support

One standout feature of the N3048P is its Power over Ethernet (PoE) support. This functionality allows the switch to deliver both data and electrical power to connected devices, such as IP cameras, VoIP phones, and wireless access points. This eliminates the need for additional power sources, simplifying cable management and enhancing overall efficiency.

VLAN Support for Network Segmentation

The Dell N3048P supports Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs), a feature that enables network segmentation. VLANs help in organizing and segregating network traffic, enhancing security, and optimizing network performance. This capability is especially valuable in environments where multiple departments or user groups coexist on the same network.

Quality of Service (QoS) Prioritization

To ensure optimal performance for critical applications, the N3048P incorporates Quality of Service (QoS) prioritization. This feature allows administrators to prioritize certain types of network traffic, ensuring that essential applications receive the necessary bandwidth for smooth operation. QoS is particularly crucial in environments where bandwidth-intensive applications coexist with regular data traffic.

Robust Security Features

Security is a top priority in any networking environment, and the Dell N3048P doesn't disappoint in this regard. The switch includes advanced security features such as access control lists (ACLs), which allow administrators to control traffic flow based on defined rules. Additionally, the switch supports secure management protocols, safeguarding against unauthorized access.

Scalability and Stacking

For organizations with expanding network needs, the N3048P offers scalability through stacking. Stacking involves connecting multiple switches to form a single logical unit, streamlining management, and enhancing overall capacity. This feature is particularly beneficial for businesses anticipating future growth and requiring a flexible and scalable network infrastructure.

Benefits of Choosing Dell N3048P

Enhanced Network Performance

The Dell N3048P's combination of advanced features, robust hardware, and efficient design culminates in enhanced network performance. The switch's ability to handle large volumes of data traffic, coupled with QoS prioritization, ensures that critical applications operate seamlessly without compromising overall network speed and reliability.

Simplified Management

The management of network devices is simplified through the N3048P's intuitive user interface and robust management tools. Administrators can easily configure settings, monitor network activity, and troubleshoot issues, reducing the complexity of network maintenance. The switch's compatibility with various management protocols further enhances its versatility in different network environments.


The Power over Ethernet (PoE) support eliminates the need for separate power sources for connected devices, reducing overall infrastructure costs. Additionally, the switch's durability and reliability contribute to a lower total cost of ownership, making it a cost-effective choice for businesses seeking long-term networking solutions.

Future-Proofing with Scalability

The N3048P's stacking capability allows organizations to future-proof their network infrastructure. As the business grows and network requirements evolve, stacking enables seamless expansion without the need for a complete overhaul of existing hardware. This scalability ensures that the switch can adapt to changing demands, making it a wise investment for businesses of varying sizes.

General Information of the Dell N3048P 48 Ports Switch

  • Manufacturer: Dell
  • Model Number or SKU#: N3048P
  • Product Type: Managed Switch
  • Total Number Of Ports: 48
  • Form Factor: Rack-Mountable
  • Data Link Protocol: Gigabit Ethernet
  • Network Technology: 1000Base-X

NetworkingExpansion / Connectivity

    • Ports Type: Ethernet (LAN), RJ-45


  • Device Type: Switch - 48 Ports - L3 - Managed - Stackable
  • Enclosure Type: Rack-mountable 1u
  • Subtype: Gigabit Ethernet
  • Ports: 48 x 10/100/1000 + 2 x 10 Gigabit SFP+ + 2 x Combo 1000Base-T
  • Power Over Ethernet (PoE): PoE+


    • Switching Fabric Bandwidth: 260 Gbps
    • Forwarding Performance: 193 Mbps
    • Stacking Bandwidth: 84 Gbps


    • Mac Addresses: 16384
    • IPv4 Routes (static): 1024
    • IPv6 Routes (static): 1024
    • IPv4 Routes (dynamic): 8160
    • IPv6 Routes (dynamic): 4096
    • Maximum Member Ports Per LAG: 8
    • Maximum Dynamic Ports Per Switch Stack: 144
    • LAG Groups: 128
    • OSPF Routes: 8160
    • RIP Routes: 512
    • ECMP Next Hops Per Route: 4
    • ECMP Groups: 64
    • VLAN Routing Interfaces: 128
    • VLANs Supported: 4094
    • Multicast Entries (IPv4): 512
    • Multicast Entries (IPv6): 256
    • ARP Entries: 6144
    • NDP Entries: 400
    • ACL: 100
    • Maximum Rules Per ACL: 1023
    • Max ACL Rules System-wide: 4096
    • Maximum ACL Rules Per Interface (IPv4) Egress Rules: 1024
    • Maximum ACL Rules Per Interface (IPv4) Ingress Rules: 3072
    • Maximum ACL Rules Per Interface (IPv6) Egress Rules: 512
    • Maximum ACL Rules Per Interface (IPv6) Ingress Rules: 1021
    • Maximum VLAN Interfaces With ACLs Applied: 24
    • MAC Address Table Size: 16k Entries
    • Routing Protocol: OSPF, RIP-1, RIP-2, IGMPv2, IGMP, VRRP, PIM-SM, PIM-DM, IGMPv3, OSPFv3, MLDv2, MLD
    • Remote Management Protocol: SNMP 2, SNMP, RMON, HTTP, SSH

Compliant Standards

    • IEEE 802.2, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3z, IEEE 802.1D, IEEE 802.1Q, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.1p, IEEE 802.3x, IEEE 802.3ad (LACP), IEEE 802.1w, IEEE 802.1x, IEEE 802.3ae, IEEE 802.3ac, IEEE 802.1s, IEEE 802.1v, IEEE 802.1ag, IEEE 802.1ab (LLDP), IEEE 802.3az
    • Power: Single Power Supply Installed
    In short, Dell N3048P Networking Switch stands out as a reliable and versatile networking solution, catering to the diverse needs of businesses. With its 48 ports, Layer 3 capabilities, SFP+ ports, and single power supply, it strikes a balance between performance, scalability, and simplicity. Whether deployed in small businesses, large enterprises, or remote offices, the N3048P contributes to efficient network management and seamless data flow. As businesses continue to evolve, having a robust and adaptable networking infrastructure becomes increasingly crucial, and the Dell N3048P proves to be a valuable asset in this regard.

Finally, the Dell N3048P Managed Switch emerges as a versatile and reliable networking solution, addressing the connectivity needs of diverse environments. With its impressive forwarding performance, Power over Ethernet support, advanced security features, and scalability, this switch stands as a testament to Dell's commitment to providing cutting-edge networking solutions. Whether in a small business, enterprise, or data center setting, the N3048P offers a robust foundation for building and maintaining a high-performance network infrastructure. Consider the Dell N3048P for a seamless and efficient networking experience that combines performance, flexibility, and cost-effectiveness.

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