Dell PowerConnect Switches Scalability

Peter Van Loon
Network Administrator at a engineering company with 201-500 employees
Scalability, especially with the power connect series is something that you have to take into account before starting the project because any changes to an ongoing project can be difficult. The hardware has already been purchased, and the contract has already been disclosed. Scalability is dependant on your perspective. You can add another power connector that is the same with the same details, but scalability when it comes to sizing and increasing the capacity is more difficult and more complex. View full review »
Benjamin Ighagbon
IT Project Manager at NTSAFRICA Services
Dell PowerConnect Switches are very easy to scale and it can be done on the fly. It is essentially plug-and-plug, once you have the configuration replicated. We have customers that vary in size from SME to enterprises. There are different models available depending on the size of the organization. View full review »
AhmedElghawabi
Technical Consultant at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Two modules can be stacked on a single chassis. We have approximately 60 chassis with two modules each, so 120 Dell PowerConnect switches. These are connected to Cisco switches at one end of the network. View full review »
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reviewer1223775
Pre-Sales Engineer at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Scalability can be a problem with these switches. View full review »
reviewer1218636
IT Engineer at a financial services firm with 11-50 employees
These switches are scalable but I do not know to what extent. We have eighty users who are mostly developers and our business centers. View full review »
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