The ZyXEL GS3700 series is advanced Layer 2 Plus (Layer 3 Lite) Gigabit managed switches perfect for data center access, SMB core/aggregation. The complete series is designed with an advanced feature set with static routing, policy-based routing (PBR), VRRP and ECMP support. The high redundancy hardware architecture includes dual, internal power supplies and hot-swappable fan and power modules.
Resiliency and availability for non-stop business continuity
The ZyXEL GS3700 series features a no single point of failure (NSPOF) hardware and software design to provide the resiliency needed for non-stop business continuity. Its high redundancy hardware architecture includes dual, internal power supplies - which not only ensures 100% uptime in the event of a power supply failure, but also saves rack space compared to external power supplies. Additionally, both the fan module and the power supply modules are hot-swappable to enable zero downtime troubleshooting. In terms of software features, the ZyXEL GS3700 series supports equal cost multipath routing (ECMP) and virtual router redundancy protocol (VRRP) for increased network availability and reliability. With ECMP, the GS3700 series switch can distribute traffic across multiple high-bandwidth links to increase bandwidth availability. VRRP provides a dynamic and automatic approach to virtual router redundancy. It allows several first-hop virtual routers to dynamically share an IP address, with one assigned as master and the others as backup. Should the master fail, a backup is automatically assigned to fill its place. The result is improved network resiliency and lower administrative overhead compared to running dynamic routing protocols or client discovery mechanisms.
Deployment flexibility and investment protection
The ZyXEL GS3700 series provides the flexibility to be deployed in all sorts of deployments including data center access, SMB core/aggregation. The series provides added routing flexibility with support for static routing and policy-based routing (PBR); and its full and consistent GUI, CLI and MIB ensures simplified management and consistent configurations. Investment protection is guaranteed with the ZyXEL GS3700 series. Its high port density and high power budget design leaves room for future deployment expansion and eliminates the need to purchase additional equipment.