HPE SMB OfficeConnect Switches: 1920S vs. 1820 vs. 1420

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Ecxept HPE servers, HPE also provide customers various switches to meet different needs. HPE OfficeConnect Switches series is useful one for small business, including HPE OfficeConnect 1920S series, HPE OfficeConnect 1820 and HPE OfficeConnect 1420 switches.

Which series is more suitable for your business?

Let’s compare.

HPE OfficeConnect 1920S Switch Series, is designed for small businesses that require enhanced performance to support bandwidth-demanding applications. They are ideal for environments that require advanced features for granular control and where smart-managed flexibility is a must for easy network configuration and management. The switches are advanced smart-managed fixed configuration Gigabit switches that are optimized for small business price/performance. They offer 8-, 24- and 48-port configurations, choice of PoE+ and non-PoE+ models, some include SFP slots for fiber connectivity.

HPE 1920s

Table 1 shows the models of 1920S series.

Models Description
JL385A HPE OfficeConnect 1920S 24G 2SFP PoE+ 370W Switch
JL384A HPE OfficeConnect 1920S 24G 2SFP PPoE+ 185W Switch
JL381A HPE OfficeConnect 1920S 24G 2SFP Switch
JL386A HPE OfficeConnect 1920S 48G 4SFP PPoE+ 370W Switch
JL382A HPE OfficeConnect 1920S 48G 4SFP Switch
JL383A HPE OfficeConnect 1920S 8G PPoE+ 65W Switch
JL380A HPE OfficeConnect 1920S 8G Switch

HPE 1820 Switch Series offers more choice and flexibility for smaller organizations that require ease of use and lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), while delivering better network performance. They are smart-managed, fixed configuration, Gigabit Ethernet Layer 2 switches in an easy-to-administer solution that have the latest energy-saving capabilities. These switches are plug-and-play out of the box, where network operation can be fine-tuned through features available from a simple Web browser-based GUI, when needed.

HPE 1820

Table 2 shows the models of 1820 series.

Models Description
J9979A HPE OfficeConnect 1820 8G Switch
J9982A HPE OfficeConnect 1820 8G PoE+ (65W) Switch
J9980A HPE OfficeConnect 1820 24G Switch
J9983A HPE OfficeConnect 1820 24G PoE+ (185W) Switch
J9981A HPE OfficeConnect 1820 48G Switch
J9984A HPE OfficeConnect 1820 48G PoE+ (370W) Switch

HPE OfficeConnect 1420 Switch Series delivers cost effective gigabit Ethernet (1GbE) connectivity offering small businesses 10 times the performance of Fast Ethernet with unmanaged plug-and-play simplicity. The series includes nine models, all with gigabit performance and a choice of key features including PoE+ for powering IP devices, Fiber and 10G uplinks for connectivity to servers and storage.

HPE 1420

Table 3 shows the models of 1420 series.

Models Description
JH016A HPE OfficeConnect 1420 16G Switch
JH017A HPE OfficeConnect 1420 24G 2SFP Switch
JH018A HPE OfficeConnect 1420 24G 2SFP+ Switch
JH019A HPE OfficeConnect 1420 24G PoE+ (124W) Switch
JH327A HPE OfficeConnect 1420 5G Switch
JH328A HPE OfficeConnect 1420 5G PoE+ (32W) Switch
JH329A HPE OfficeConnect 1420 8G Switch
JH330A HPE OfficeConnect 1420 8G PoE+ (64W) Switch
JG708B HPE OfficeConnect 1420 24G Switch

HPE 1920S vs. 1820 vs. 1420

Table 4 shows the comparison.

Series 1920S 1820 1420
Key Features • Six new advanced smart managed fixed-configuration lite Layer 3 Gigabit switches for affordable high-performance connectivity.

• Non-PoE and PoE+ 8-, 24- and 48-port models for deployment flexibility.

• Simple and consistent Web interface for easy switch configuration.

• Limited Lifetime Warranty

• Customized operation using intuitive Web interface

• Flexible deployment options including wall, under table and desktop mounting

• 24- and 48 port models include SFP ports

• 8-, 24- and 48 port non-PoE+ models are fanless for quiet operation

• Limited lifetime Warranty

• Unmanaged plug-and-play Gigabit Ethernet switching

• Green features for low power consumption

• Fanless design for silent operation

• Quality of Service capabilities for improved network efficiency

• Limited lifetime warranty

External I/O Ports




(48) 10/100/1000 and (4) SFP 1000 Mbps ports Maximum PoE+ available, depending on model


(48) 10/100/1000 or (4) SFP 100/1000 Mbps ports depending on configuration. PoE/PoE+ available on select models 24 10/100/1000 ports, maximum 2 SFP 100/1000 Mbps or 2 SFP+ 1000/10000 ports on selected models. PoE+ available, depending on model.
Routing/switching Capacity 104 Gbps Maximum, depending on model


104 Gbps maximum, depending on configuration 10 Gbps
Throughput 77.3 Mpps Maximum depending on model


77.3 Mpps maximum, depending on configuration up to 7.4 Mpps
PoE Capability 370W PoE+ Maximum depending on model 370 W PoE+, depending upon configuration 124 W PoE+, maximum, depending on model

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