2540 Series

IoT ready and cloud manageable access switch

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  • Designed for the digital workplace, the Aruba 2540 Switch Series is optimized for mobile users. With advanced security and network management tools — Aruba ClearPass Policy Manager and Aruba AirWave — this layer-2 access switch is easy to deploy and manage.

    With support from cloud-based Aruba Central, you can quickly set up remote branch sites with little or no IT help.

    • Reliable and secure access

      Enhanced access security, ACLs, traffic prioritization, sFlow, and IPv6 host support.

    • Cloud management

      Speed remote deployment with Aruba Central.

    • Single view of the network

      Consistent wired and wireless experience with Aruba ClearPass Policy Manager and AirWave Network Management.

    • PHYSICAL INTERFACES
      • 2540 24G 4SFP+ Switch (JL354A):
        • 24 RJ-45 autosensing 10/100/1000 ports (IEEE 802.3 Type 10BASE-T, IEEE 802.3u Type 100BASE-TX, IEEE 802.3ab Type 1000BASE-T); Duplex: 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX: half or full; 4 SFP+ 1/10GbE ports; PHY-less
      • 2540 48G 4SFP+ Switch (JL355A):
        • 48 RJ-45 autosensing 10/100/1000 ports (IEEE 802.3 Type 10BASE-T, IEEE 802.3u Type 100BASE-TX, IEEE 802.3ab Type 1000BASE-T); Duplex: 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX: half or full; 1000BASE-T: full only 4 SFP+ 1/10GbE ports; PHY-less
      • 2540 24G PoE+ 4SFP+ Switch (JL356A):
        • 24 RJ-45 autosensing 10/100/1000 PoE+ ports (IEEE 802.3 Type 10BASE-T, IEEE 802.3u Type 100BASE- TX, IEEE 802.3ab Type 1000BASE-T, IEEE 802.3at PoE+); Duplex: 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX: half or full; 1000BASE-T: full only 4 SFP+ 1/10GbE ports; PHY-less
      • 2540 48G PoE+ 4SFP+ Switch (JL357A):
        • 48 RJ-45 autosensing 10/100/1000 PoE+ ports (IEEE 802.3 Type 10BASE-T, IEEE 802.3u Type 100BASE- TX, IEEE 802.3ab Type 1000BASE-T, IEEE 802.3at PoE+); Duplex: 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX: half or full; 1000BASE-T: full only 4 SFP+ 1/10GbE ports; PHY-less
      Additional ports and slots
      • 1 dual-personality (RJ-45 or USB micro-B) serial console port
      Memory and processor
      • Dual Core ARM Coretex A9 @ 1016 MHz, 1 GB DDR3 SDRAM
      • Packet buffer size: 12.38 MB 4.5 MB Ingress/7.785 MB Egress, 4 GB eMMC
      DIMENSIONS
      • 2540 24G 4SFP+ Switch (JL354A):
        • (H) 4.39 cm x (W) 44.42 cm x (D) 20.02 cm (1.73” x 17.42” x 7.88”) (1U height)
        • Weight: 5.31 lb (2.41kg)
      • 2540 48G 4SFP+ Switch (JL355A):
        • (H) 4.39 cm x (W) 44.42 cm x (D) 24.63 cm (1.73” x 17.42” x 9.7”) (1U height)
        • Weight: 6.83 lb (3.10kg)
      • 2540 24G PoE+ 4SFP+ Switch (JL356A):
        • (H) 4.39 cm x (W) 44.42 cm x (D) 30.42 cm (1.73” x 17.42” x 11.98”) (1U height)
        • Weight: 8.6 lb (3.90kg)
      • 2540 48G PoE+ 4SFP+ Switch (JL357A):
        • (H) 4.39 cm x (W) 44.42 cm x (D) 30.42 cm (1.73” x 17.42” x 11.98”) (1U height)
        • Weight: 9.83 lb (4.46kg)
      Performance
      • 1000 Mb Latency: < 3.8 µs (64-byte packets)
      • 10 Gbps Latency: < 1.6 µs (64-byte packets)
      • Routing table size: 2,000 entries (IPv4), 1,000 entries (IPv6)
      • MAC address table size: 16,384 entries
      • 2540 24G 4SFP+ Switch (JL354A),
        2540 24G PoE+ 4SFP+ Switch (JL356A):
        • Throughput: up to 95.2 Mpps
        • Switching capacity: 128 Gbps
      • 2540 48G 4SFP+ Switch (JL355A),
        2540 48G PoE+ 4SFP+ Switch (JL357A):
        • Throughput: up to 112.0 Mpps
        • Switching capacity: 176 Gbps
      ENVIRONMENTAL
      • Operating temperature range: 32°F to 113°F (0°C to 45°C); up to 5,000 Feet,
        -0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F) up to 10,000 Feet
      • Operating relative humidity: 15% to 95% @ 104°F (40°C), noncondensing
      • Storage temperature range: -40°C to 70°C (-40°F to 158°F)
      • Nonoperating/Storage temperature: -40°F to 158°F (-40°C to 70°C); up to 15,000 Feet
      • Nonoperating/Storage relative humidity :
        • 2540 24G 4SFP+ Switch (JL354A),
          2540 48G 4SFP+ Switch (JL355A):

          15% to 95% @ 149°F (65°C), noncondensing
        • 2540 24G PoE+ 4SFP+ Switch (JL356A),
          2540 48G PoE+ 4SFP+ Switch (JL357A):

          15% to 95% @ 149°F (65°C)
      • Acoustic: See data sheet
      • Airflow direction: Side-to-side
    • Electrical characteristics
      • Frequency: 50/60 Hz
      • 80plus.org Certification:
        • 2540 24G PoE+ 4SFP+ Switch (JL356A),
          2540 48G PoE+ 4SFP+ Switch (JL357A):

          Silver
      • Voltage: See data sheet
      • Current: See data sheet
      • Maximum heat dissipation: See data sheet
      • Maximum power rating: See data sheet
      • Idle power:
        • 2540 24G 4SFP+ Switch (JL354A),
          2540 48G 4SFP+ Switch (JL355A):

          Idle power is the actual power consumption of the device with no ports connected. Maximum power rating and maximum heat dissipation are the worst-case theo- retical maximum numbers provided for planning the infrastructure with fully loaded PoE (if equipped), 100% traffic, all ports plugged in, and all modules populated.
        • 2540 24G PoE+ 4SFP+ Switch (JL356A),
          2540 48G PoE+ 4SFP+ Switch (JL357A):

          370 W PoE+
      • PoE power:
        • 2540 24G PoE+ 4SFP+ Switch (JL356A),
          2540 48G PoE+ 4SFP+ Switch (JL357A):

          Idle power is the actual power consumption of the device with no ports connected. Maximum power rating and maximum heat dissipation are the worst-case theo- retical maximum numbers provided for planning the infrastructure with fully loaded PoE (if equipped), 100% traffic, all ports plugged in, and all modules populated.
      SAFETY CERTIFICATIONS
      • UL 60950-1, 2nd Edition
      • EN 60950-1:2006 +A11:2009 +A1:2010 +A12:2011 +A2:2013
      • IEC 60950-1:2005 +A1:2009 +A2:2013
      • CSA 22.2 No. 60950-1-07 2nd
      • EN 60825-1:2007/IEC 60825-1:2007 Class 1
      Emissions
      • VCCI Class A; CNS 13438; ICES-003 Class A; FCC CFR 47 Part 15, Class A; EN 55022: 2010/CISPR-22, Class A
      Immunity
      • Generic: EN 55024:2010/CISPR 24
      • ESD: IEC 61000-4-2
      • Radiated: IEC 61000-4-3
      • EFT/Burst: IEC 61000-4-4
      • Surge: IEC 61000-4-5
      • Conducted: IEC 61000-4-6
      • Power frequency magnetic field: IEC 61000-4-8
      • Voltage dips and interruptions: IEC 61000-4-11
      • Harmonics: EN 61000-3-2, IEC 61000-3-2
      • Flicker: EN 61000-3-3, IEC 61000-3-3
      MANAGEMENT AND MONITORING
      • Aruba AirWave Network Management
      • IMC – Intelligent Management Center
      • Command line interface
      • Graphical user interface (Web browser)
      • Configuration menu
      • SNMP manager
      • Telnet
      • RMON1
      • FTP
      • Out-of-band management (serial RS-232C or micro USB)
      WARRANTY AND SUPPORT
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