Linksys by Cisco ESW 540 Small Business Pro Switch 8-Port 10/100 with PoE + 1 x Expansion Port: 1 x Combo SFP Slots

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In a world that never slows down, your business needs to keep moving. That means keeping employees connected at all times -- to each other and to the business applications they need to do their jobs. Imagine a network that provides a single, high-performance platform for all of your business applications. Where your employees don't have to worry about reduced productivity because the network is down or because a vital application is unavailable or running too slowly. Imagine being able to manage your entire network platform from a single interface, and being able to easily add new data, voice, video, and wireless applications as your business evolves. Cisco offers a network switch for small businesses that can make this vision a reality. The Cisco ESW 500 Series Switches are cost-effective, easy-to-use switches that provide the foundation of your small business network. These high-performance switches deliver the reliability you need to keep your employees connected and productive, preserving the availability of your essential applications and services to keep your business moving.


The Cisco ESW 500 Series, part of the Cisco Small Business Pro Series, is a group of managed Ethernet switches that provide wire-speed Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet connectivity, integrated security, quality of service (QoS), and Power over Ethernet (PoE) to support all of your business network needs. These switches integrate easily with other Cisco Small Business Pro Series products as well as the Cisco Smart Business Communications System to provide a complete data, voice, video, and wireless networking solution for your business. With the Cisco ESW 500 Series, you can take advantage of a proven network solution and a broad portfolio of high-performance, easy-to-manage switches that are designed and priced for small businesses.


5 Year Warranty


Flash Memory


Memory (Maximum)



Layer 2 Services

Spanning Tree: IEEE 802.1D Spanning Tree IEEE 802.1w Rapid Spanning Tree IEEE 802.1s Multiple Spanning Tree Fast linkover  VLANs: VLAN support for: 802.1Q tag-based VLANs Protocol-based VLAN Management VLAN Multicast TV VLAN Private VLAN Edge (PVE) Generic VLAN Registration Protocol (GVRP)


Packet Forwarding Rate

2.7M pps

Stacking Bandwidth (Max)



Power over Ethernet (PoE)

Yes , 15.4W per port, max.

Fixed Ports

8 port(s) x RJ-45 , 10/100Mbps ,

Uplink Ports

1 port(s) x RJ-45 , 10/100/1000Mbps ,

Network Slots

1 slot(s) x SFP ,


Standards Compliance

802.3 10BASE-T Ethernet 802.3u 100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet 802.3ab 1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet 802.3z Gigabit Ethernet 802.3x flow control 802.3ad LACP 802.3af PoE 802.1D Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) 802.1Q/p VLAN 802.1w Rapid STP 802.1s Multiple STP 802.1X port access authentication

System Requirements

System Requirements

Web browser: Mozilla Firefox version 1.5 or later; Microsoft Internet Explorer version 6.0 or later  Category 5 Ethernet network cable  TCP/IP, network adapter, and network operating system (such as Microsoft Windows, Linux, or Mac OS X) installed on each computer in the network



100 to 240VAC / 47 to 63Hz

Power Adaptor Type

AC Adaptor



Operating Temperature 0 to 40°C - Humidity 10 to 90%


Case Colour


In The Box

Cisco Small Business Pro ESW 500 Series Switch  Power Cord  Mounting Hardware  Serial Cable  CD-ROM with User Documentation (PDF)  Quick-Start Guide


22.0cm (W) x 17.0cm (D) x 4.4cm (H) - Weight 1.02kg


  • 8 x 10/100 RJ-45 Ports
  • 1 x SFP Ports
  • Internal Power Supply
  • PoE Supported
  • 5 Year Warranty

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Catalogue No: EL-01022531