Switches & Hubs

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Cisco Small Business 100 Series SG100D-08P-NA 8-Port PoE Desktop Gigabit Switch
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  • 8 x RJ45
  • 10/100/1000Mbps
  • IEEE 802.3/3u/3ab, 802.3af
$214.99
$128.99
$1,799.99
$1,540.99
D-Link DGS-1210-10P Web Smart Switch
  • 8K MAC Address Table
  • 512KB Buffer Memory
  • Smart
$349.99
$183.99
Cisco Small Business 300 Series SRW2048-K9-NA Gigabit Switch
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  • 300 Series Switch
  • 50 Gigabit+2 Gigabit Ethernet ...
  • 10/100/1000Mbps
$1,261.99
$719.99
Cisco Small Business 200 Series SLM2048T-NA SG200-50 Gigabit Switch
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  • 48 x RJ45 + 2 x SFP
  • 8K MAC Address Table
  • 128 VLAN Support
$734.99
$489.99
D-Link DGS-1024D Rackmountable Switch 24-Port Green Technology
  • 8K MAC Address Table
  • On ship: 500KB Buffer Memory per ...
  • Unmanaged
$194.99
$159.99
NETGEAR ProSafe GS108T-200NAS Gigabit Smart Switch
  • 8 x RJ45 10/100/1000Mbps
  • Pro Support 24x7 1 year
  • QoS, VLAN, IGMP, SNMP
$129.99
$82.99
Cisco Small Business 500 Series SG500-28P-K9-NA PoE Stackable Gigabit Ethernet Switch
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  • 16K MAC Address Table
  • 8MB Buffer Memory
  • Managed
$999.99
$799.99
Cisco Small Business 300 SG300-52P Switch
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  • Managed
$1,101.99
NETGEAR GS716Tv3 Switch
  • Managed
  • 10/100/1000Base-T
  • Rack-mountable
$209.99
$191.99
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What are Ethernet Switches and Hubs?

Introduction

An Ethernet switch and hub are two very important parts of a network that can determine how many computers the network can support and how it routes data. Before purchasing a switch or a hub, it is crucial to understand how they differ from each other. The following information will detail how hubs and switches route network traffic, as well as common types of switches.