Dell Networking N2000 is a series of energy-efficient and cost-effective switches designed for modernizing and scaling network infrastructure. N2000 switches utilize a comprehensive enterprise-class Layer 2+ feature set, deliver consistent, simplified management and offer high-availability device and network design. The N2000 switch series offers a power-efficient Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) network-access switching solution with integrated uplinks. The N2000 switch series has high-performance capabilities and wire-speed performance, utilizing a non-blocking architecture to easily handle unexpected traffic loads. The switches offer simple management and scalability via a (full-duplex) high - availability stacking architecture that allows management of up to 12 switches from a single IP address. An integrated power supply and features such as Energy-Efficient Ethernet and short cable detection provide energy efficiency to help decrease power and cooling costs.