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Edgecore Networks Launches a Next-Generation 2.5G PoE Switch, the ECS501P, Targeting Enterprise Needs for a Full Gigabit Wi-Fi Upgrade

HSINCHU, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Edgecore Networks, a leading provider of traditional and open network solutions for enterprises, data centers, and telecommunication service providers, today announced the launch of a new-generation 2.5G PoE switch, the ECS501P, which provides an unparalleled hardware design that exceeds other brands and supports Wi-Fi 6/6E wireless networks in a variety of applications. The PoE power budget also outshines similar products in the market, which enhances the deployment flexibility of PoE devices.

The Edgecore ECS501P is a 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet access switch with two 10G uplink ports that is ideal for SMB, enterprise, and campus networks. The ECS501P is packed with features that bring high availability, comprehensive security, robust multicast control, and advanced QoS to the network edge, while maintaining simple management. The switch also supports the most advanced IPv6 management, IPv6 security, and IPv6 multicast control in accordance with the growth of IPv6 deployment.

Feature Highlights

  • 2.5G PoE Management L2 Switch that Perfectly Matches Wi-Fi 6/6E

    • 2.5G per port, 80 Gbps switching capacity - Provides high-speed network connectivity for Wi-Fi 6/6E networks, and fully upgrades the network environment
    • 802.3bt PoE++ available, 60W x 4 ports, 30W x 8 ports - Supports 8 Wi-Fi 6 APs and 4 Wi-Fi 6E APs, or multiple types of PoE devices, including wired/wireless network equipment, desktops, laptops, IP cameras, and various types of network connection devices.
    • 1GB DRAM Memory - Provides more memory capacity than other device brands and can adapt to future expansion plans and different types of applications, providing users with a flexible network.
    • 0-50�C (32-122�F) Operating Temperature - Superior to other competitors' specifications and offers a smart fan design for effective heat dissipation and noise reduction.
  • Multiple Management Platform Options

    • ecCLOUD/SNMP/CLI/Web - Provides various management interfaces. In addition to the ecCLOUD cloud controller for centralized management, Edgecore also provides SNMP, CLI, and web management interfaces, allowing users to configure and manage according to their specific scenario.

�Edgecore has extensive experience in designing and manufacturing a wide range of switch products covering data center, telecom, and enterprise, providing high-quality networking solutions for different types of customers,� said Tengtai Hsu, Vice President of Edgecore Networks. �The ECS501P is designed to address the high-speed network transmission needs of enterprise users facing application environment upgrades, including Gigabit network transmission speeds, high PoE power budgets, etc. The ECS501P can also be used with a variety of Wi-Fi 6 APs launched by Edgecore to help enterprise users quickly complete network deployment and upgrades.�


Edgecore ECS501P is now available for order. For more information, please contact [email protected].

About Edgecore Networks

Edgecore Networks Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Accton Technology Corporation, the leading network ODM. Edgecore Networks delivers wired and wireless networking products and solutions through channel partners and system integrators worldwide for data center, service provider, enterprise, and SMB customers. Edgecore Networks is the leader in open networking, providing a full line of open Wi-Fi access points, packet transponders, virtual PON OLTs, cell site gateways, aggregation routers, and 1G, 10G, 25G, 40G, 100G and 400G OCP AcceptedTM switches that offer a choice of commercial and open-source NOS and SDN software.

The vision of Edgecore Networks is to provide connectivity solutions that allow our customers and partners to accomplish more, and the mission is to democratize and provide better access to networking technologies through disaggregation and open-source software.

For more information, visit wifi.edge-core.com or contact [email protected].


Edgecore Networks Media Contacts
North America: Tony Stramandinoli [email protected] +1-949-290-7421

Asia: Lucille Lu [email protected] +886-3-505-3674

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