The HP 5820 Switch Series provides a versatile and high-performance, 1/10GbE top-of-rack, data center switch architecture that offers you deployment flexibility. With a choice of models that supports high performance and low latency, you can deploy switches that are best suited to you needs. While IRF reduces management complexities by up to 88%, it also delivers <50 msec convergence time. You can rely on the 5820 Switch Series to deliver high performance and lower TCO, while delivering business resilience and high availability. Features Versatile Data Center Switches - The HP 5820 Switch Series is available in several models offering flexible 10GbE and 1/10GbE deployments designed for the top-of-rack within the data center. - Models offer 14 ports, or 24 ports for high-performance applications. - Provides a RJ45, SFP+ server connectivity and expansion slot for application modules. High-Performance Gigabit Data Center Switching - The HP 5820 Switch Series delivers 484-488 Gbps switching capacity. - It supports up to 360-383 mpps throughput. - Low latency for cut-through and store-and-forward traffic? 2.02-3?s using 64 bytes packets. Business Agility and Resilience with Comware 7 - The HP 5820 Switch Series delivers IRF <50 msec convergence time enabling faster applications response time. - The In Service Software Update (ISSU) enables high availability with updates accomplished without a reboot or power cycle, in the background. - Full L2/L3 feature set with IPv4/IPv6 dual stack. Simplicity and Lower TCO - The HP 5820 Switch Series simplifies switch management by up to 75% with IRF. - No extra hidden cost with simple one license per switch for all L2/L3 OS features. - Simpler management using HP Intelligent Management Center (IMC) Software that delivers a single display for ease of management. - Automate tedious tasks with Software-defined Networking (SDN) and reclaim wasted resources.