HP ProCurve Switch 1700

HP Updated: 2008-09-20 RSS
HP ProCurve Switch 1700

ProCurve Switch 1700 series

* Ideal for businesses making the transition from unmanaged to managed networks
* Designed with no fan, enables quiet operation for deployment in open spaces
* Industry-leading warranty

Resiliency and high availability

* IEEE 802.3ad Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP): provides link-level redundancy; support for up to 4 trunks, with up to 7 links (ports) per trunk on the Switch 1700-8, and support for 12 trunks, with up to 8 links (ports) per trunk on the Switch 1700-24

Layer 2 switching

* VLAN support and tagging: support up to 64 port-based VLANs and dynamic configuration of IEEE 802.1Q VLAN tagging, providing security between workgroups


* Management password: provides security so that only authorized access to the Web browser interface is allowed

Quality of Service (QoS)

* IEEE 802.1p prioritization: delivers data to devices by honoring the priority and type of traffic
* Broadcast control: allows limitation of broadcast traffic rate to cut down on unwanted broadcast traffic on the network


* Intuitive Web interface: enables simple management via an easy-to-use Web browser interface for switch configuration, monitoring, and administration
* Integration with ProCurve Manager: enables discovery and mapping via ProCurve Manager, available as a free download from the Web
* IEEE 802.1AB Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP): automated device discovery protocol for easy mapping by network management applications

Monitor and diagnostics

* Port mirroring: enables traffic on a port to be simultaneously sent to a network analyzer for monitoring

Ease of use

* Comprehensive LED display with per-port indicators: provides an at-a-glance view of status, activity, speed, and full-duplex operation
* ProCurve/IEEE Auto-MDIX: automatically adjusts for straight-through or crossover cables on all 10/100/1000 ports


* Small form factor: ideal for desktop use; space-efficient for deployment flexibility (1700-8 only)
* Designed with no fan: enables quiet operation for deployment in open spaces