HP ProCurve launches gigabit solution for SMBs

Written by Businesswire India | New Delhi, June 30: | Updated: Jun 30 2008, 21:24pm hrs
HP ProCurve Networking today launched two affordable Gigabit Ethernet switches for small and medium businesses (SMBs) that need increased network performance for large file transfers and high bandwidth applications such as graphical data, video streams, large databases, network backup and data storage. The standards-based ProCurve Switch 2510G Series comprises two fully-managed Layer 2 switches that offer Gigabit Ethernet connectivity.

The new plug-and-play switches are easy to deploy, manage and maintain for SMBs which typically do not have a large or specialized IT staff. Backed by ProCurve Lifetime Warranty, the 2510G Series is a cost-effective solution for SMBs whose existing networks are pushing the performance limits and which are seeking an upgrade to Gigabit connectivity to improve efficiency.

ProCurve offers a choice of secure and affordable plug-and-play enterprise-grade networking solutions for SMBs that will enable them to expand their networks as their needs grow, said Louis Au, HP ProCurve Vice President and General Manager for Asia Pacific and Japan. Our products are standards-based and engineered to the legendary HP quality.

ProCurve Switch 2510G Series Features & Benefits:

-- 24- and 48-port 10/100/1000 switches, each with SFP (small form-factor pluggable transceiver designed for Gigabit and Fast Ethernet) slots for optional fiber uplinks

-- Protected ports allow secure traffic segregation and control of network traffic

-- Secure network access to protect business assets by utilizing 802.1X, Web Authentication and MAC Authentication methods

-- Choice of ProCurve management interface includes an intuitive Web user interface, full-featured console access with Command line interface, and a centralized management option using ProCurve Manager

Pricing and Availability

The ProCurve Switch 2510G Series will be available from 1 July 2008 with the following pricing.

-- ProCurve Switch 2510G-24: INR 51,100

-- ProCurve Switch 2510G-48: INR 92,980

About HP ProCurve

HP ProCurve is the Network of Choice for best-in-class solutions, products and services for wired and wireless networks. ProCurves Adaptive Networks vision enables customers to implement an open, standards-based network infrastructure that adapts to the changing needs of users, applications and organizations.

ProCurve was positioned in the Leaders quadrant in research and advisory firm Gartner, Inc.s 2008 Magic Quadrant Report for Global Campus LANs and is No. 2 worldwide in Ethernet switch market revenue and ports according to DellOro Group.

For more details, refer to the ProCurve Software License, Warranty, and Support booklet at www.hp.com/rnd/support/warranty/index.htm.

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