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Product Line: Hp 5120 EI Series
Product Type: EI Switch
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Product Description

The JG245A HP features 24 Gigabit Ethernet ports and 4 shared SFP ports, supporting 10/100/1000Base-T network technology across twisted pair media. It is designed for Layer 3 networking, includes 2 interface slots with an SFP expansion slot type, and accommodates a redundant power supply for continuous operation. With dimensions of 1.7 in. height, 17.3 in. width, and 11.8 in. depth, this device fits within a 1U compatible rack unit, optimizing data center space.

FAQs for the JG245A

  • What is the number of Gigabit Ethernet ports available on this device?
    The device offers 24 Gigabit Ethernet ports.
  • Can the [part number] support Power over Ethernet (PoE)?
    No, the device does not support Power over Ethernet (PoE).
  • How many shared SFP ports are included?
    There are 4 shared SFP ports included.
  • What layer is supported by the [part number]?
    The device supports Layer 3.
  • What type of media is supported by this networking hardware?
    The device supports Twisted Pair media type.
  • Does the [part number] come with a redundant power supply?
    Yes, it comes with a redundant power supply.
  • What are the dimensions of this device?
    The device measures 1.7 in. in height, 17.3 in. in width, and 11.8 in. in depth.
  • Is there an uplink port available on the [part number]?
    No, there is no uplink port available.
  • How many interface slots are available for expansion?
    There are 2 interface slots available for expansion.
  • What compatible rack unit size does the [part number] fit into?
    The device fits into a 1U rack unit size.

Product Review

The HP JG245A offers 24 Gigabit Ethernet ports and 4 shared SFP ports, supporting 10/100/1000Base-T network technology and Layer 3, making it suitable for high-speed connectivity and advanced networking tasks. The lack of PoE, uplink, and stack ports limits its flexibility in certain deployment scenarios, particularly in environments requiring power over Ethernet or stack configurations for network scalability. Its 1U form factor, redundant power supply, and compatibility with twisted pair media type ensure reliable operation in standard rack setups, enhancing its appeal for businesses seeking a compact, dependable networking solution.


The HP JG245A is a high-performance, Layer 3 switch designed for enterprise networks requiring reliability and high-speed data connectivity. This device offers an impressive array of hardware specifications tailored for advanced networking tasks. At the heart of its design are 24 Gigabit Ethernet ports that facilitate fast data transfer rates, suitable for handling large volumes of traffic without bottlenecks. These ports support the 10/100/1000Base-T network technology, ensuring compatibility with a wide range of network infrastructures and making the switch a versatile choice for various networking environments. In addition to its Gigabit Ethernet ports, the HP JG245A includes four shared SFP ports. These ports provide flexibility for uplink connections or for integrating fiber-optic links into the network, enhancing the switch's capacity to connect to distant network segments or high-speed networking equipment. The inclusion of SFP ports underscores the switch's adaptability to diverse networking requirements, from basic data transmission to high-demand applications that necessitate fiber connectivity. The HP JG245A supports Layer 3 networking, enabling it to perform routing functions alongside traditional switching capabilities. This feature allows for more efficient traffic management and the creation of segmented networks, improving overall network performance and security. The switch's support for Layer 3 protocols makes it an ideal choice for complex network architectures that require advanced routing and switching functionalities. Key hardware specifications include: - 24 Gigabit Ethernet ports for high-speed data connectivity - Four shared SFP ports for flexible uplink or fiber-optic connections - Support for Layer 3 networking for enhanced traffic management The device is equipped with two interface slots, accommodating expansion modules that offer additional connectivity options or enhanced features. These slots utilize the SFP (Small Form-factor Pluggable) expansion slot type, allowing for easy integration of compatible modules. This expandability ensures that the switch can adapt to evolving network demands, providing a future-proof solution for growing businesses. Measuring 1.7 inches in height, 17.3 inches in width, and 11.8 inches in depth, the HP JG245A is designed to fit comfortably in a standard 1U rack space. Its compact form factor enables efficient use of rack space, crucial for data centers and server rooms where space is at a premium. Despite its compact size, the switch does not compromise on power and performance. The switch does not feature Power over Ethernet (PoE) ports, uplink ports, or stack ports, focusing instead on core functionalities that prioritize speed, reliability, and scalability. It supports a redundant power supply, ensuring continuous operation and minimizing downtime in case of a power supply failure. This redundancy is critical for mission-critical environments where network availability is paramount. Ethernet technology in the HP JG245A is based on Gigabit Ethernet, providing fast and reliable connections for all connected devices. The switch supports twisted pair media type, a common choice for Ethernet networks due to its cost-effectiveness and ease of installation. In summary, the HP JG245A is a feature-rich, Layer 3 switch that offers a blend of speed, flexibility, and reliability. Its hardware specifications make it well-suited for enterprise networks looking for a scalable, high-performance networking solution.


Part Number HP JG245A
Manufacturer HP
Gigabit Ethernet Ports Count 24
SFP Shared Ports Quantity 4
Supported Network Standards 10/100/1000Base-T
Network Layer Capability 3
Interface Slots Total 2
Type of Expansion Slot SFP
Device Height 1.7 in.
Device Width 17.3 in.
Device Depth 11.8 in.
Power over Ethernet (PoE) Support No
Rack Unit Compatibility 1U
Uplink Port Availability No
Stack Port Availability No
Support for Redundant Power Supply Yes
Networking Technology Type Gigabit Ethernet
Supported Cable Type Twisted Pair

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