MIGRATE ARUBA 2530 SWITCH CUSTOMERS

Switch it up

WITH ARUBA CX 6000 SWITCHES

Aruba 2530 switches are reaching their end of life! Migrate customers to the right Aruba switch solution to unlock the potential of their network.

Because sellingswitching is easy with Aruba

give your customers network an upgrade
  • Simple, SECURE & Reliable

    Layer 2 switches allow simple deployment. Robust security features keep the network safe.

  • THE Power and speed IoT

    Convenient, built-in uplinks to support IoT devices to arm your customers network for the future.

  • CLOUD-BASED MANAGEMENT

    Provide a simple network configuration with Aruba Central. Full-service AI insights, delivered from a single pane of glass.

Do you have customers with Aruba 2530 switches?

Customers are missing out on the benefits that Aruba’s modern switches bring. From a fast and secure network to the opportunities IoT and Edge bring. Now is the time to sell a switch.

ARUBA CX 6000 SWITCH SERIES

These access switches provide the performance, security, and simplicity that customers need. They are ideal for branch offices, mid-market enterprises, and SMB networks.

KEY OUTCOMES
  • High performance

    Enterprise-class Layer 2 connectivity with support for ACLs, robust QoS and static routing.

  • Be ready for IoT

    Convenient built-in 1/10GbE uplinks and up to 370W of Class 4 PoE for support of IoT devices and wireless access points.

  • Management flexibility

    The fully programmable CX 6000 series supports a choice of management. Manage via single pane of glass with Aruba Central across wired, wireless, and WAN.

  • Compact and no fuss deployment

    This fanless 12-port model has four high-speed uplinks, and 139W of PoE to power access points and IoT devices.

UNDERSTAND to sellTHE SWITCH FAMILY

Get to know the switch family and discover new opportunities to sell

Mid-sized Business
Aruba CX 6000 Switches

CUSTOMERS LOOKING FOR:

  • Enterprise-class products
  • Advanced management tools
  • Enhanced support

BUYERS PERSONA

Technical IT Generalist or Network Engineer

Mid-sized Business
Aruba CX 6100 Switches

CUSTOMERS LOOKING FOR:

  • High data transfer speeds
  • Full integration with other systems and services
  • Simplified ownership with no switch software licensing or subscriptions required

BUYERS PERSONA

Technical IT Generalist or Network Engineer

Small Business
ARUBA INSTANT ON 1930 SWITCHES

CUSTOMERS LOOKING FOR:

  • Ease of use
  • Entry price

BUYERS PERSONA

Small business owner or IT Consultant

PLOT and sellYOUR CUSTOMERS’ SWITCH MIGRATION

Use these tables to see Aruba Switch Comparisons

Category Feature Aruba 2530 Aruba CX 6000 Upgrade Benefit
Platform
Deployment Access Access
Services Layer 2 Layer 2, static routing Simplicity of single operating model, from edge access to data center
Network OS AOS-Switch AOS-CX
Connectivity
Downlinks 8, 24, 48 GbE ports 12, 24, 48 GbE ports
1GbE uplinks 2 or 4 4
PoE - 8/12 port 67W 139W Enterprise-class access
PoE - 24 port 195W 370W
PoE - 48 port 370W 370W
Security
ACLs IPv4, IPv6, VLAN IPv4, IPv6, VLAN, MAC Robust security
Management and Automation
Programmability - Complete REST APIs
CLI Yes Yes
Web GUI Yes Yes Simplified, network wide management
Advanced Configuration - Aruba Central1 Multieditor and Aruba NetEdit
Cloud-based Management Aruba Central Aruba Central1 with Trusted Platform Module (TPM) for native Central support
Licensing and Warranty
Licensing and Subscription No switch software feature licensing or subscription required TCO value with no hidden costs
Warranty Limited Lifetime Warranty - warranty information

CX 6000
DATA SHEET

Category Feature Aruba 2540 Aruba CX 6100 Aruba CX 6200 Upgrade Benefit
Platform
Deployment Access Access Access
Services Layer 2, static routing Layer 2, static routing Layer 3, OSPF (single area), static routing, IGMP/MLD Snooping Simplicity of single operating model, from edge access to data center
Network OS AOS-Switch Cloud-native AOS-CX Cloud-native AOS-CX
Connectivity
Downlinks 24, 48 GbE ports 12, 24, 48 GbE ports 24, 48 GbE ports 24, 48 GbE ports
10G uplinks 4 ports 4 ports 4 ports
Stacking - - VSF (8)
PoE - 8/12 port - 139W - Enterprise-class access
PoE - 24 port 370W 370W 370W
PoE - 48 port 370W 370W 740W
Always On & Quick PoE - - Yes
Security
ACLs IPv4, IPv6, VLAN IPv4, IPv6, VLAN, MAC IPv4, IPv6, VLAN, MAC TCO value with no hidden costs
Dynamic Segmentation - - Yes
Analytics and Automation
Programmability - Complete REST APIs Complete REST APIs Visibility and analytics at edge access for simplified operations and troubleshooting
Distributed Analytics - - Aruba NAE
Management
CLI Yes Yes Yes Simplified, network
wide management
Web GUI Yes Yes Yes
Advanced Configuration - Aruba Central Multieditor and Aruba NetEdit Aruba Central Multieditor and Aruba NetEdit
Cloud-based Management Aruba Central Aruba Central Aruba Central
Licensing and Warranty
Licensing and Subscription No switch software feature licensing or subscription required TCO value with no hidden costs
Warranty Limited Lifetime Warranty - warranty information

CX 6100
DATA SHEET

CX 6200
DATA SHEET

Use this table to understand a typical migration path for Aruba 2530 and Aruba 2540 switches

EOL Switch Migration Recommendation
P/N Description
P/N
Description
J9777A

Aruba 2530 8G Switch

R8N89A Aruba 6000 12G CL4 2SFP 139W Switch
J9774A

Aruba 2530 8G PoE+ Switch

R8N89A Aruba 6000 12G CL4 2SFP 139W Switch
J9776A

Aruba 2530 24G Switch

R8N88A Aruba 6000 24G 4SFP Switch
J9773A

Aruba 2530 24G PoE+ Switch

R8N87A Aruba 6000 24G CL4 4SFP Switch
J9775A

Aruba 2530 48G Switch

R8N86A Aruba 6000 48G $SFP Switch
J9772A

Aruba 2530 48G PoE+ Switch

R8N85A Aruba 6000 48G CL4 4SFP Switch
JL354A

Aruba 2540 48G 4SFP+ Switch

JL678A Aruba 6100 24G 4SFP+ Switch
JL355A

Aruba 2540 48G 4SFP+ Switch

JL676A Aruba 6100 48G 4SFP+ Switch
JL356A

Aruba 2540 24G PoE+ 4SFP+ Switch

JL677A Aruba 6100 24G CL4 4SFP+ Switch
JL357A

Aruba 2540 48G PoE+ 4SFP+ Switch

JL675A Aruba 6100 48G CL4 4SFP+ Switch

*Aruba Instant On 1960 and 1930 switch series could be considered as a replacement solution for small business network

Ingram Micro – HELPING YOU SELL

Our team of Aruba sales specialists are here to help you stay at the forefront of latest developments. We’ll help you identify new opportunities through more informed discussions with customers. Close sales deals more quickly and grow your Aruba business.

SPEAK TO US TO:

  • Help increase and enhance end-customer engagement
  • Understand Aruba technology
  • Specialist technical knowledge and support
  • Resources to help you increase sales and grow your Aruba business
HELP CUSTOMERS MAKE THE SWITCH

Speak to your Ingram Micro Account Manager to discover how we can help you sell Aruba switches.

Let’s switch

Understand the management tool behind Aruba CX 6000 Switches

ARUBA CENTRAL

Bring insight to your customers networks with this cloud-managed solution.

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Use Aruba CX 6000 Switches to prepare for a world of connected devices

ARUBA IoT SOLUTIONS

Discover the sales opportunities that come from positioning connected devices. Because we live in a world of connected possibilities.

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