Layer 3 Stackable Smart Managed Switch
DGS-1520 Series

Unleash your Wi-Fi 6 capabilities with PoE & Multi-Gigabit ports and effortlessly aggregate your Gigabit network with 10 GB uplink or stacking.

  • Effortless deployment with Zero Touch Provisioning
  • Multi-site management via Web GUI  
  • Perfect for SMB access & aggregation layers  
  • Quickly add 10 GB Ethernet upgrade to infrastructure 
  • Power over Ethernet and fiber options with various port combinations 

  • Effortless deployment with Zero Touch Provisioning
  • Multi-site management via Web GUI  
  • Perfect for SMB access & aggregation layers  
  • Quickly add 10 GB Ethernet upgrade to infrastructure 
  • Power over Ethernet and fiber options with various port combinations 

Specifications

Highlights

The DGS-1520 Series, a new generation of Lite Layer 3 Stackable Smart Managed Switches, includes four 10 GB ports for uplink or stacking up to a total of eight switches with a total of 80 Gigabit stacking bandwidth. Designed for effortless multi-site network deployments with Zero Touch Provisioning, the DGS-1520 Series is also powerful enough for server and storage applications. For unrestricted Wi-Fi 6 edge device capabilities, PoE models offer four 2.5 GB Base-T ports for Multi-Gigabit connectivity. For SMBs with expanding networks and significant bandwidth growth, the DGS-1520 effortlessly adds highly cost-effective 10 GB connectivity to ensure seamless aggregation between access and core layers.

Stackable Smart Gigabit Stackable Smart Gigabit

Stack up to eight switches for high-density Gigabit aggregation

Zero Touch Provisioning Zero Touch Provisioning

Effortless multi-site deployment

Multi-Gigabit Ports Multi-Gigabit Ports

Four 2.5 GB Base-T ports for Wi-Fi 6 APs (PoE models)

Flexible Stacking or Uplink Flexible Stacking or Uplink

10 GB Base-T and/or SFP+ (fiber) ports for stacking or uplink

High Capacity High Capacity

Up to 188 Gbps switching capacity per switch

PoE Capable PoE Capable

Up to 370 W PoE output per switch

Power Redundancy Power Redundancy

Connect with DPS-520 for power redundancy (non-PoE models)

Advanced Manageability

Supports dynamic routing and selective Q-in-Q tagging

DGS-1520 series

High Availability

The DGS-1520 Series brings reliable, yet affordable, Gigabit connectivity with four 10-Gigabit ports (two 10G Base-T and two 10G SFP+) for high-speed uplink or stacking. Boost your network performance, simplify your network infrastructure, improve bandwidth and reduce cabling complexity.
 
 
 

Zero Touch Provisioning

Zero Touch provisioning is perfect for multi-site network expansions. Simply preconfigure your network settings in a centralized location, then install the DGS-1520 switches for effortless deployments.

Zero Touch Provisioning
Multi Gigabit Support

Multi-Gigabit Support

Multi-Gigabit ports on the DGS-1520 Series switch (PoE models only) support 100 MB / 1 GB / 2.5 GB speeds to maximize various device capabilities, such as Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) access points, which can often exceed single Gigabit speeds.

* For DGS-1520-28MP & DGS-1520-52MP only

Powerful Stacking Capability

Stack up to eight DGS-1520 switches with a total of 80 GB stacking bandwidth using hybrid mode (copper and/or fiber), increasing flexibility, scalability, and cost effectiveness for SMBs.

 
Stacking Capability

Minimize Outages with Power Redundancy

Minimize Outages with Power Redundancy *non-PoE models only

For a more resilient network infrastructure, connect up to four DGS-1520 switches (non-PoE models only) with the DPS-520 PoE redundant power supply system through the management port and actively back-up four devices to significantly reduce power redundancy costs.


  • Auto Discovery: Automatically detect power requirements of connected PD devices. 
  • RPS Port Priority: Enables administrators to define RPS failover policy.
  • Status Reporting: Administrators can connect via web browser to remotely monitor DPS-520 status.

Low Network Latency,
High PoE Budget

High Gigabit-port density with up to 188 GB total switching capacity, and up to 30 W per port with 370 W total PoE budget to power your PoE-enabled devices.



*DGS-1520-28MP/52MP

Enhanced Manageability for Peace of Mind

D-View7

dview7
D-View 7

For more complex network infrastructures, D-View 7, a centralized management platform, can be installed for in-depth network management and maintenance to optimize network availability, reliability, security, and resilience.

D-Link Network Assistant

D-Link Network Assistant App
D-Link Network Assistant

Built upon a highly-intuitive user interface, the D-Link Network Assistant (DNA) simplifies device configuration using the D-Link Discovery Protocol, auto-detecting supported devices and displaying them for port-level configurations.

Application Scenario

DGS-1520 series

DGS-1520 Series Comparison

DGS-1520-28

DGS-1520-28

DGS-1520-28MP

DGS-1520-28MP

DGS-1520-52

DGS-1520-52

DGS-1520-52MP

DGS-1520-52MP

Interface 24 x
10/100/1000 Base-T Ports
2 x
10G Base-T Ports
2 x
10G SFP+ Ports
20 x
10/100/1000 Base-T PoE Ports
4 x
2.5G Base-T PoE Ports
2 x
10G Base-T Ports
2 x
10G SFP+ Ports
48 x
10/100/1000 Base-T Ports
2 x
10G Base-T Ports
2 x
10G SFP+ Ports
44 x
10/100/1000 Base-T PoE Ports
4 x
2.5G Base-T PoE Ports
2 x
10G Base-T Ports
2 x
10G SFP+ Ports
Switching Capacity 128 Gbps 140 Gbps 176 Gbps 188 Gbps
PoE power Budget N/A 370W, 740W (with RPS) N/A 370W, 740W (with RPS)