Nortel Ethernet Routing Switch 4500 Series
Nortel Ethernet Routing Switch 4548GT-PWR is a Stackable system providing high-performance, convergence-ready, secure and resilient Ethernet switching connectivity. Available as a range of 11 model variants supporting 10/100 and 10/100/1000 switching, Power-over-Ethernet, and 10 Gigabit Ethernet uplink options. Nortel Ethernet Routing Switch 4548GT-PWR is ideally suited for Enterprise wiring closets and other network edge deployments. The Ethernet Routing Switch 4500 Series (ERS 4500) provides genuine resilient Stacking, Layer 2 switching and Layer 3 routing, and advanced convergence features.
This enables the ERS 4500 Series to deliver the scalability and resiliency required by today’s application-driven Enterprise networks while reducing total operational costs. Indeed, ERS 4500 models are up to 40% more energy efficient than competitive products, ensuring superior total cost of ownership. energy saver functionality further reduces power consumption for both switch and IP phone without losing telephony connectivity.
Securing access at the Edge
Nortel Ethernet Routing Switch 4500 offers a wide range of flexible security options to ensure that only authorized personnel gain access to a company’s LAN. Whether it is through use of an IEEE 802.1X-based EAP Client or through a device’s MAC Address, network managers can validate that only those who have successfully been authenticated have access to specified resources. The ERS 4500 can also be used in conjunction with Nortel’s innovative Secure Network Access solution for advanced policy-based and centralized user/device authentication.