PLANET MGSW-28240F network switch Managed L3 Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000) 1U Blue

£701.21 (£584.34 + VAT)

PLANET MGSW-28240F. Switch type: Managed, Switch layer: L3. Basic switching RJ-45 Ethernet ports type: Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000), Basic switching RJ-45 Ethernet ports quantity: 24, Console port: RS-232. Full duplex. MAC address table: 16000 entries, Switching capacity: 128 Gbit/s. Networking standards: IEEE 802.11w,IEEE 802.1D,IEEE 802.1Q,IEEE 802.1ab,IEEE 802.1s,IEEE 802.1x,IEEE 802.3,IEEE…. Rack mounting, Form factor: 1U

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10Gbps Fiber Ports and Multiple Triple Speed Fiber Ports Deliver High-speed Networking

PLANET MGSW-28240F L3 24-Port 100/1000BASE-X SFP + 4-Port 10G SFP+ Metro Ethernet Switch is specially designed for service providers and enterprises to deliver high-speed networking over longer distances. Its SFP+ and SFP fiber optic ports can be connected to various fiber and Ethernet cables to extend switching functionality throughout the network. The MGSW-28240F is capable of providing non-blocking switch fabric and wire-speed throughput as high as 128Gbps in the temperature range from -10 to 60 degrees C without any packet loss and cyclic redundancy check (CRC) error. It greatly simplifies the tasks of upgrading the enterprise LAN for catering to increasing bandwidth demands.

Flexible and Extendable Fiber Optic Ethernet Solution

10G Ethernet is a big leap in the evolution of Ethernet. Each of the 10G SFP+ ports in the MGSW-28240F supports triple speed, 10GBASE-SR/LR, 2500BASE-X and 1000BASE-SX/LX SFP transceiver modules. With its 4-port, 10Gbps and up to 24-port 1Gbps/2.5Gbps fiber optic Ethernet link capability, the administrator now can flexibly choose the suitable SFP and SFP+ transceiver according to the transmission distance or the transmission speed required to extend the network efficiently. The MGSW-28240F provides broad bandwidth and powerful processing capacity.

Front-access Interface Design

The Metro Ethernet Switch comes with a user-friendly front-access design to help technicians improve wiring and installation efficiency, whereas, in the traditional design, the power socket, console port and even some extension module were always placed on the rear of the product. When technicians are installing or maintaining the older switch model on the rack, they have to be careful with other surrounding online devices as the rear-end of the product cannot be seen clearly. With the front-access design, technicians can avoid messing with other nearby devices.

Layer 3 Routing Support

The MGSW-28240F enables the administrator to conveniently boost network efficiency by configuring Layer 3 IPv4/IPv6 VLAN static routing manually, and the IPv4 OSPFv2 (Open Shortest Path First) settings automatically. The OSPF is an interior dynamic routing protocol for autonomous system based on link state. The protocol creates a database for link state by exchanging link states among Layer 3 switches, and then uses the Shortest Path First algorithm to generate a route table based on that database.

Network with Cybersecurity Helps Minimize Security Risks

The MGSW-28240F comes with enhanced cybersecurity to fend off cyberthreats and cyberattacks, it supports SSHv2, TLSv1.2 and SNMPv3 protocols to provide strong protection against advanced threats. Served as a key point to transmit data to customer’s critical equipment in a business network, the cybersecurity feature of the MGSW-28240F protects the switch management and enhances the security of the mission-critical network without any extra deployment cost and effort.

Redundant Ring, Fast Recovery for Critical Network Applications

The MGSW-28240F supports redundant ring technology and features strong, rapid self-recovery capability to prevent interruptions and external intrusions. It incorporates advanced ITU-T G.8032 ERPS (Ethernet Ring Protection Switching) technology, Spanning Tree Protocol (802.1s MSTP), and redundant power input system into customer’s industrial automation network to enhance system reliability and uptime in harsh factory environments. In a certain, simple Ring network, the recovery time of data link can be as fast as 10ms.

AC and DC Redundant Power to Ensure Continuous Operation

The MGSW-28240F possesses a 100~240V AC power supply and dual 36~60V DC power supply utilized as redundant power supply to ensure its continuous operation. Its redundant power system is specifically designed to handle the demands of high-tech facilities requiring the highest power integrity. Furthermore, with the 36~60V DC power supply implemented, the MGSW-28240F can be applied as the telecom level device and placed in almost any difficult environment.

Digital Input and Digital Output for External Alarm

The MGSW-28240F helps the network administrators efficiently manage the unexpected network situations by providing Digital Input and Digital Output for external alarm device on the front panel. The Digital Input can be used to detect and log the status of the external devices such as door intrusion detector. The Digital Output could be used to send alarm whenever the MGSW-28240F has port link-down or power failure.

IPv6/IPv4 Dual Stack and Layer 2 Capability

Supporting both IPv6 and IPv4 protocols, the MGSW-28240F helps data centers, campuses, telecoms, and more to experience the IPv6 era with the lowest investment as its network facilities need not be replaced or overhauled if the IPv6 FTTx edge network is set up. The MGSW-28240F can be programmed for advanced switch management functions such as dynamic port link aggregation, Q-in-Q VLAN, private VLAN, Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP), Layer 2 to Layer 4 QoS, bandwidth control and IGMP/MLD Snooping. Via the link aggregation of supporting ports, the MGSW-28240F allows the operation of a high-speed trunk to combine with multiple fiber ports and supports fail-over as well.

Powerful Network Security

The MGSW-28240F offers a comprehensive Layer 2 to Layer 4 Access Control List (ACL) for enforcing security to the edge. It can be used to restrict network access by denying packets based on source and destination IP address, TCP/UDP ports or defined typical network applications. Its protection mechanism also comprises 802.1X port-based and MAC-based user, and device authentication. With the private VLAN function, communication between edge ports can be prevented to ensure user privacy.

Advanced IP Network Protection

The MGSW-28240F also provides DHCP Snooping, IP Source Guard and Dynamic ARP Inspection functions to prevent IP snooping from attack and discard ARP packets with invalid MAC address. The network administrators can now construct highly-secure corporate networks with considerably less time and effort than before.

Excellent Traffic Control

The MGSW-28240F is loaded with powerful traffic management and QoS features to enhance connection services by telecoms and ISPs. The QoS features include wire-speed Layer 4 traffic classifiers and bandwidth limit that are particularly useful for multi-tenant units, multi-business units, Telco and network service providers’ applications. It also empowers the industrial environment to take full advantage of the limited network resources and guarantees the best performance in VoIP and video conferencing transmission.

User-friendly and Efficient Switch Management

For efficient management, the MGSW-28240F is equipped with command line, Web and SNMP management interfaces.

-With the built-in Web-based management interface, it offers an easy-to-use, platform-independent management and configuration facility.
-For text-based management, it can be accessed via Telnet and the console port. It offers Cisco-like command that helps users don’t need to learn new command from these switches
-For standard-based monitor and management software, it offers SNMPv3 connection which encrypts the packet content at each session for secure remote management.

Intelligent SFP Diagnosis Mechanism

The MGSW-28240F supports SFP-DDM (Digital Diagnostic Monitor) function that greatly helps network administrator to easily monitor real-time parameters of the SFP, such as optical output power, optical input power, temperature, laser bias current, and transceiver supply voltage. * Physical Port
* 14 100/1000BASE-X SFP ports
* 10 100/1000/2500BASE-X SFP ports
* 4 10/100/1000BASE-T RJ45 ports, shared with Port-1 to Port-4
* 4 10GBASE-SR/LR SFP+ slots, compatible with 1000BASE-SX/LX/BX and 2500BASE-X SFP
* RJ45 to RS232 DB9 console interface for basic management and setup
* Hardware Conformance
* One 100 to 240V AC or dual 36 to 60V DC power input, redundant power with polarity reverse protect function
* 19-inch rack-mountable design
* IP30 metal case
* 10 to 60 degrees C operating temperature
* Layer 3 IP Routing Features
* IP dynamic routing protocol supports OSPFv2
* Routing interface provides per VLAN routing mode
* Supports maximum 128 static routes and route summarization
* Layer 2 Features
* Store-and-forward architecture with runt/CRC filtering that eliminates erroneous packets to optimize the network bandwidth
* Storm control support
* Broadcast/Multicast/Unknown unicast
* Supports VLAN
* IEEE 802.1Q tagged VLAN
* Up to 256 VLANs groups, out of 4096 VLAN IDs
* Provides Bridging (VLAN Q-in-Q) support (IEEE 802.1ad)
* Private VLAN Edge (PVE)
* Protocol-based VLAN
* MAC-based VLAN
* IP subnet-based VLAN
* Voice VLAN
* GVRP(GARP VLAN Registration Protocol)
* Supports Spanning Tree Protocol
* IEEE 802.1D Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
* IEEE 802.1w Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP)
* IEEE 802.1s Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP), spanning tree by VLAN
* BPDU Guard
* Supports Link Aggregation
* 802.3ad Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP)
* Cisco ether-channel (static trunk)
* Maximum 14 trunk groups, with 16 ports for each trunk group
* Up to 80Gbps bandwidth (full duplex mode)
* Provides port mirror (many-to-1)
* Port mirroring monitors the incoming or outgoing traffic on a particular port
* Loop protection to avoid broadcast loops
* Supports ERPS (Ethernet Ring Protection Switching)
* IEEE 1588 Transparent Clock mode and Synchronous Ethernet network timing
* Management
* IPv4 and IPv6 dual stack management
* Switch Management Interfaces
* Console/Telnet Command Line Interface
* Web switch management
* SNMP v1, v2c, and v3 switch management
* SSHv2 and TLSv1.2 secure access
* IPv6 address/NTP management
* Built-in Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) client
* BOOTP and DHCP for IP address assignment
* System Maintenance
* Firmware upload/download via HTTP/TFTP
* Reset button for system reboot or reset to factory default
* Dual images
* DHCP relay and option 82
* User privilege levels control
* NTP (Network Time Protocol)
* Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) and LLDP-MED
* Network diagnostic
* SFP-DDM (Digital Diagnostic Monitor)
* Cable diagnostic technology provides the mechanism to detect and report potential cabling issues
* ICMPv6/ICMPv4 remote ping
* SMTP/Syslog remote alarm
* Four RMON groups (history, statistics, alarms and events)
* SNMP trap for interface link up and link down notification
* System Log
* PLANET Smart Discovery Utility for deployment management


Quality of Service (QoS) support


Rack mount kit


Power over Ethernet (PoE)


Form factor


Multicast support


Fiber type


Output voltage

1.5 V

Power consumption (max)

57 W

Power consumption (typical)

24.6 W

AC input frequency

50 – 60 Hz

LED indicators


Power supply included


SSH/SSL support


IGMP snooping


Number of fans

2 fan(s)

Number of trunks


Jumbo frames support




Networking standards

IEEE 802.11w,IEEE 802.1D,IEEE 802.1Q,IEEE 802.1ab,IEEE 802.1s,IEEE 802.1x,IEEE 802.3,IEEE 802.3ab,IEEE 802.3ad,IEEE 802.3ae,IEEE 802.3u,IEEE 802.3x,IEEE 802.3z

Terminal block port


Storage temperature (T-T)

-40 – 80 °C

AC input voltage

110 – 240 V

Loop protection


Security algorithms


Admin-edge port


Operating relative humidity (H-H)

5 – 95%

Transmission distance (max)

10 km



On/off switch


Reset button


Rubber feet


AC adapter included


Terminal block included


Quick start guide


Operating temperature (T-T)

-10 – 60 °C

Switching capacity

128 Gbit/s

Number of multicast groups filtered


Gigabit Ethernet (copper) ports quantity


Web-based management


MIB support

RFC-1213 MIB-II, IF-MIB, RFC-1493 Bridge MIB, RFC-1643 Ethernet MIB ,RFC-2863 Interface MIB RFC-2665 Ether-Like MIB, RFC-2819 RMON MIB (Group 1, 2), RFC-2737 Entity MIB, RFC-2618 RADIUS Client MIB, RFC3411 SNMP-Frameworks-MIB, IEEE 802.1X PAE, LLDP, MAU-MIB

System event log


IP-MAC-Port binding


Flow control support


Full duplex


ARP inspection


Storage relative humidity (H-H)

5 – 95%

Basic switching RJ-45 Ethernet ports type

Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000)

Traffic shaping


Basic switching RJ-45 Ethernet ports quantity


Access Control List (ACL)


MAC address table

16000 entries

VLAN support


Management protocols


Fiber optic connector


SFP+ module slots quantity


Console port


Switch type


Jumbo frames


Copper ethernet cabling technology


Virtual LAN features

Tagged VLAN,Protocol-based VLAN,Port-based VLAN

Auto-edge port


Traffic classification


Product colour


Combo SFP ports quantity


Fiber ethernet cabling technology


MAC address filtering


Rack mounting


BPDU filtering/protection


Switch layer





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