The HP 4200 vl Switch Series consists of modular chassis that provide a flexible, cost-effective LAN solution as an alternative to stackable switches. These switches offer a proven chassis form factor with high quality and reliability in 10/100, 10/100/1000, and 10-Gigabit scalable solutions that integrate easily into any network.        

Features

Quality of Service (QoS)

Traffic prioritization (IEEE 802.1p): allows real-time traffic classification into eight priority levels mapped to eight queues
Class of Service (CoS): sets the IEEE 802.1p priority tag based on IP address, IP Type of Service (ToS), Layer 3 protocol, TCP/UDP port number, source port, and DiffServ
Layer 4 prioritization: enables prioritization based on TCP/UDP port numbers

Management

Uni-Directional Link Detection (UDLD): monitors cable between two switches and shuts down the ports on both ends if the cable is broken, turning the bidirectional link into a unidirectional one; this prevents network problems such as loops

Connectivity

Auto-MDIX: automatically adjusts for straight-through or crossover cables on all 10/100 and 10/100/1000 ports

Performance

Architecture: up to 76.8 Gbps crossbar switching fabric provides wire-speed intra- and inter-module switching with up to 48 million pps throughput built on HP custom-designed ASIC technology
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