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P580 MultiService Switch

The Avaya ™ P580 MultiService Switch brings powerful switching and routing capabilities, improved virtual local area network (VLAN) performance and Quality of Service to your communications network.

qually at home with Layer 2 switching and Layer 3 routing, the P580 brings increased flexibility to your LAN and can support your next-generation data network. It is also ready for voice and video, as well as data. The P580 delivers the bandwidth, the network interfaces and the Quality of Service you need. It can be configured for resilience and first-class management capability. Simply stated, the P580 is the right choice for both bandwidth-starved campus backbones and high-performance workgroups.


The P580 MultiService Switch offers:

  • Backplane capacity of 55 gigabits per second (Gbps)
  • Up to 40,000,000 packets per second (pps) Layer 2 switching
  • Up to 40,000,000 pps Layer 3 routing
  • Layer 2 and Multilayer (Layer 2/Layer 3) modules
  • Up to 288 10/100 Ethernet ports
  • Up to 144 fiber Fast Ethernet ports
  • Up to 48 full-duplex Gigabit Ethernet ports
  • Up to three 10-Gigabit ports per switch
  • ATM uplinks at OC-3c/STM-1 and OC-12c/STM-4c speeds for multiservice networking
  • Fault tolerant power, switch, links, management
  • Unique Open Trunk ™ VLAN interoperability
  • Class of Service/Quality of Service
  • Eight priority queues in hardware
  • Interoperability with existing Avaya 50-Series media modules or 80-Series modules

The P580 takes the form of a compact 10.5-inch high rack mount chassis with six payload slots that accept both Avaya 50-Series and 80-Series media modules. Spare crossbar switch elements, crossbar controllers, and power supplies can be mounted for superb N+1 redundancy. Maximum port density is 48 ports per module.