Nortel Ethernet Routing Switche 5510 stellen 10/100/1000-Mbit/s-Ports plus zwei shared SFP-GBICs in einem Rack zur Verfügung und sind Next Generation Layer 3 Routing Switche für Gigabit-Anbindungen. Redundantes Stacking ist mit bis zu 8 beliebigen Geräten der 5500er Familie möglich.

The Ethernet Routing Switch 5510-48T features 48 10/100/1000BASE-T RJ-45 ports for desktop switching and two built-in SFP (Small Form factor Pluggable) GBIC ports for uplink. Port 47 and Port 48 offer configuration flexibility by allowing the network administrator to configure each port as either 10/100/1000 or make use of the built-in GBIC. As many as eight models of the Ethernet Routing Switch 5510-48T can be stacked to achieve up to 384 10/100/1000 ports for high-density desktop switching.