5400zl Series Switches
The Hewlett Packard Enterprise 5400zl series of chassis-based switches are a part of HPE’s E-Series product line. The E-Series product line include advanced intelligence networking products such as switches, wireless, routers and more that fit the demands of medium-sized businesses. As chassis switches, the 5400zl series are available in 6-slot or 12-slot chassis configurations. Scalable up to Layer 2, 3, or 4 switching capabilities, the ProCurve 5400zl is designed based upon a foundation of ProVision Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) – a 4th generation programmable HP architecture. With the foundation of this high-capacity and high-speed architecture, the HPE 5400zl is able to provide such networking features as high-density port connectivity, classifier-based Quality of Service (QoS), optional Power over Ethernet (PoE) and static IP routing. Additionally, 5400zl switches are equipped with other advantageous features such as bandwidth shaping, traffic prioritization, selectable queue configurations and hot-swappable modules.
With all of the performance features that the HPE 5400zl series offers, it is able to provide such benefits as exceptional investment protection, high flexibility and scalability, easy deployment, and an ease of operation and maintenance that simplifies the user experience. And what’s more, depending on the modules you add, these HP switches can handle multiple 10/100/100 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE), 10/100 Fast Ethernet (FE), SFP/mini-GBIC, or 10 GbE ports. Beyond the performance features that the 5400zl series offer are the security, management and convergence features. The HPE 5400zl series’ security features is a very long lists, including dynamic IP lockdown, Management Interface Wizard, virus throttling, secure management access, and much more – all backed up by the ProCurve lifetime warranty. When it comes to management features, the 5400zl isn’t lacking in any area with remote intelligent mirroring, friendly port names, command authorization and multiple configuration files. As for the various convergence features that the HPE 5400zl series provides, the main advantages that the series offers are provided through IP multicast routing and IP multicast snooping – which work together to prevent flooding and direct IP multicast traffic.