Aruba Launches 1850 Series Switches

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HPE OfficeConnect 1850 Switch Series devices are basic smart-managed, fixed-configuration Gigabit plus 10 Gigabit Ethernet Layer 2 switches designed for small businesses looking for key features in an easy-to-administer solution. The series is part of the OfficeConnect portfolio of Hewlett Packard Enterprise small business networking products. The series consists of 5 switches including non-PoE and PoE+ models. For high bandwidth networking, all models include 10GBASE-T ports. The 24 port models include 2 10GBASE-T ports; the 48 port models include 4 10GBASE-T ports and an 8 port model includes 8 10GBASE-T ports with 2 dual personality SFP+ ports and can serve as a point of 10 Gigabit network aggregation. All HPE OfficeConnect 1850 Switches support flexible installation options, including mounting on wall, under table, or on desktop.

New/Refreshed SKUs:

New SKUs SKU Description
JL170A HPE OfficeConnect 1850 24G 2XGT Switch
JL171A HPE OfficeConnect 1850 48G 4XGT Switch
JL172A HPE OfficeConnect 1850 24G 2XGT PoE+ 185W Switch
JL173A HPE OfficeConnect 1850 48G 4XGT PoE+ 370W Switch
JL169A HPE OfficeConnect 1850 6XGT and 2XGT/SFP+ Switch

Key Features:

  • 24- and 48 port models include 10GBASE-T 10 gigabit copper ports.
  • Non-PoE and PoE+ 24- and 48 port models.
  • 8 port 10GBASE-T switch with 2 SFP+ dual personality ports.
  • Intuitive Web management interface for easy switch configuration.
  • Limited lifetime warranty.

Competitive Advantages or Key Innovations:

  • Unique offering in the SMB web managed aggregator space: 6 port 10GBASE-T switch with 2 dual-personality 10GBASE-T or 10G SFP+ slots. No other vendor have this kind of offering in the market today.
  • HPE OfficeConnect 1850 switch series now provides a choice of cost-efficient, basic layer 2, smart managed gigabit switches with 10GBASE-T copper ports for small business customers with demanding network bandwidth requirements.


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