S5700-EI Series Enhanced Gigabit Switches

Highly reliable gigabit access switches with enhanced security, VPN tunneling, and traffic analysis capabilities; Huawei’s intelligent iStack clustering technology enables smooth growth and scalability, while simplifying manageability and reducing O&M costs.

The S5700-EI’s Easy Operation Toolkit provides time-saving, automated features for monitoring performance, dynamically allocating resources, and generating system messages and alarms to keep up with the demands of modern, server-based applications.

Use for highly resilient gigabit access in data center environments, or as an access or aggregation switch in next-generation enterprise networks.


Choose Huawei S5700 Series Switches to provide Gbit/s access for wired and wireless devices throughout the enterprise network

  • ŸHuawei iStack clustering technology virtualizes multiple switches into one, improving device reliability and simplifying configuration and management
  • Comprehensive VPN tunneling technology support, including Multi-VPN-instance Customer Edge (MCE) and MPLS L2/L3 VPN tunnels
  • Flexible ports: Gigabit downstream ports and 10 Gbit/s upstream service ports configurable for different port densities
  • Easy operation and maintenance: Zero-touch installation, configuration-free replacement, and support for batch-mode remote upgrades


Specifications S5700-28C-EI
Fixed Ports
  • S5700-28C-EI/S5700-28C-PWR-EI: 24 x 10/100/1000 Base-T ports
  • S5700-28C-EI-24S: 24 x 100/1000 Base-X ports, two 10/100/1000 Base-T combo ports
48 x 10/100/1000 Base-T ports 24 x 10/100/1000 Base-T, two GE SFP combo ports, 4 x 10 GE SFP+ ports 48 x 10/100/1000 Base-T ports, 4 x 10 GE SFP+ ports
Extended Slots
  • The S5700C series switch provides two extended slots, one for an uplink sub-card and the other for a stack card.
  • The S5710C series switch provides two extended slots that support uplink sub-cards.
MAC Address Table
  • IEEE 802.1d compliance
  • MAC address learning and aging
  • Static, dynamic, and blackhole MAC address entries
  • Packet filtering based on source MAC addresses
  • 32K MAC
  • VBST (compatible with PVST/PVST+/RPVST)
  • LNP (similar to DTP)
  • VCMP (similar to VTP)
Access Security DHCP relay, DHCP server, DHCP snooping, DHCP security, and SAVI
Management and Maintenance
  • Intelligent stacking (iStack)
  • Virtual cable test
  • SNMP v1/v2c/v3
  • eSight and web-based NMS
  • Auto-config
  • System logs and multi-level alarms
  • Remote network monitoring (RMON)
  • NetStream (supported by the S5710-EI)
  • sFlow
  • 4K VLANS
  • Guest VLAN and voice VLAN
  • GVRP
  • Super VLAN
  • VLAN assignment based on MAC addresses, protocols, IP subnets, policies, and ports
  • 1:1 and N:1 VLAN mapping
Ring Network Protection
  • STP, RSTP, and MSTP
  • RRPP ring topology and RRPP multi-instance
  • Smart Link tree topology and Smart Link multi-instance, providing millisecond-level protection switchover
  • Smart Ethernet Protection (SEP)
  • G.8032 Ethernet Ring Protection Switching (ERPS)
  • BPDU protection, root protection, and loop protection
  • BPDU tunnel
  • Ethernet OAM (IEEE 802.3ah and 802.1ag)
  • ITU-Y.1731
  • Enhanced Trunk (E-Trunk)
  • BFD for OSPF, BFD for IS-IS, BFD for VRRP, and BFD for PIM
  • DLDP
  • LACP
IP Routing
  • Static route
  • Layer 3 dynamic route

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