The ZyXEL ES3500 series Fast Ethernet layer 2 switches are specifically designed for small and medium-sized businesses to deliver valuable Ethernet services to customers and employees. With Gigabit SFP uplinks and robust access control functions, businesses can easily extend network topologies and fulfill different customer needs. The complete ES3500 series also supports IPv6 for trouble-free future network expansions.

The ES3500-24HP supports the IEEE 802.3at PoE Plus standard to ease the installation of powered devices in challenging spaces such as ceilings or walls. The power supply of up to 30 watts per port allows the ES3500-24HP to power PoE-enabled WLAN APs, VoIP phones and IP surveillance cameras through CAT-5 cables of less than 100 meters (300 feet) in length. The ES3500-24HP also features the intelligent PoE consumption mode, which automatically detects the amount of power each powered device needs and supplies power accordingly for more efficient use of power resources and better ROI for businesses.