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- 24 Gigabit ports
- PLUG AND PLAY: Simple set up with no software to install or configuration needed
- Supports desktop or rackmount placement, and includes all the necessary mounting hardware in the box
- The fanless design means zero added noise wherever its located, making it ideal for noise sensitive environments
- Covered by an industry best Hardware Warranty, Next Business Day Replacement and 24/7 chat with a NETGEAR expert
- Designed to optimize power usage lowering its cost to operate; Most models are compliant with IEEE802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet mode
- Every NETGEAR Network switch is rigorously tested for reliability, quality, and performance
- Auto-switching and auto-sensing 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet connection
- 16 switched ports provide bandwidth for PCs, servers or switches
- Auto Uplink automatically adjusts for straight-through or crossover cables
- Supports jumbo frames up to 16 KB
- Honors TOS/802.1p prioritization
- Fits neatly into small workspaces - compact, metal case
- 5 Gigabit Ethernet ports
- Management software with easy-to-use GUI interface offers basic capabilities to configure, secure, and monitor your network.
- Supports desktop or wall mount placement
- The fanless design means zero added noise wherever its located, making it ideal for noise-sensitive environments
- Covered by an industry-best Lifetime Limited Hardware Warranty, Next Business Day Replacement and 24/7 chat with a NETGEAR expert
- Designed to optimize power usage lowering its cost to operate. Most models are compliant with IEEE802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet mode.
- Every NETGEAR Network switch is rigorously tested for reliability, quality, and performance.
- Dimensions in Inches: 4.09L x 3.7W x 1.1H; Weight in Pounds: 1.2
- PCIe 3.0 x4 (8GT/s) to 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C Female ports
- 10Gbps Data Transfer Rate
- PoE Injector
- Support Cable Internet Service plans up to 500 Mbps. Separate router required for Wi-Fi. 32x8 channel bonding
- DOCSIS 3.0 up to 32x faster download speeds than DOCSIS 2.0 Memory: 8MB NOR flash and 128MB RAM
- Eliminate Monthly Cable Modem Rental Fees - Up to $120 per year. Compatible with Xfinity from Comcast, Spectrum, Cox, CableONE & more
- Not compatible with: Verizon, AT&T, or CenturyLink. Not compatible with bundled voice services. IPv6 next generation Internet addressing support
- 4K MAC Address Table
- 192KB Buffer Memory
- Auto-negotiation RJ45 ports: The feature makes installation hassle-free. Auto MDI / MDIX eliminates the need for crossover cables; Full / half-duplex auto-negotiation senses the speed of a network device and intelligently adjusts for optimization.
- Energy efficiency: 5 port unmanaged gigabit switch supports the IEEE 802.3az which offers power saving and reduces power consumption by up to 70%.
- Quiet operation: A fanless design allows for quieter operation and a longer product life for the 5 port switch. Also the fan-less & compact design ensures quiet operation for home or small business.
- Plug and play: Just plug Ethernet cables into the switch. Data and power can be transmitted through existing standard Ethernet cables with no additional cables or configuration required.
- Reliable & Large data transfer: 5-Port desktop Switch gives you reliable wired performance for sharing large data files, network printers, streaming video content, and multiplayer gaming.
- Aruba Instant On AP12 Indoor Access Points deliver highly affordable Wave 2 802.11ac Wi-Fi for low- to medium-density small business and SMB environments. Business-grade capabilities are designed to meet the mobile, IoT, and security needs of medical offices, cafes, restaurants, boutique hotels, or other moderately demanding environments. Get setup and running in minutes with the Aruba Instant On Cloud app management system. Two-Factor Authentication enabled Powering: AP12 APs can be powered with Power over Ethernet (802.1af Class 2) or using a 12V local power adapter. There are two ordering options depending on what power mode you choose. This model (R2X00A) is just the unit, most appropriate if you will be provided PoE from a switch or PoE injector. Also available is a power bundle (R3J23A) that ships with a power adapter.
A Networking Primer
Are you up-to-date on your knowledge about networking equipment? If not, the primer below will outline what you need to know about network equipment such as routers, switches, hubs, NAS drives, and etc.
A network switch is a device that connects other networking-capable devices together, typically via Ethernet. A switch uses packet switching to receive, process then forward data to the correct receiving device, creating a LAN (Local Area Network). Switches range from inexpensive desktop devices with 4-12 ports to large chassis-based managed switches with hundreds of ports. Switches use the MAC address of each device to identify them. High end managed switches can also perform basic layer 3 routing functions too. Some switches even have built-in wireless controllers.
Similar to a switch, a network hub creates a network between multiple devices. But hubs are older and archaic compared to modern network switches. If you still have a hub deployed in your network, consider replacing it with a network switch.
In addition to creating a LAN, a router is able to connect multiple networks to a wide area network (WAN). A WAN is a network that covers a large area and is sometimes used synonymously with the internet, though the internet is only one example of a WAN. Network routers can be either wired or wireless, with wireless routers sometimes referred to as Wi-Fi® routers.
Network Access Point / Wireless Access Point (WAP)
An access point is a device that adds wireless connectivity to a wired network. Some APs are standalone devices that connect to a router while others are components of the router itself. APs come in two varieties, stand-alone APs are for small installations with 1-5 APs while controller-managed APs are typical of larger implementations to permit central management of all the devices.
A network firewall is a security device that controls traffic entering and leaving a LAN based on a set of rules. While it functions similar to a software firewall, but it protects the whole LAN instead of a single PC. Especially at the small business level, a firewall is combined with a router and often a WAP into a single package. Newer firewalls are often referred to as Unified Threat Management devices as they can inspect and control traffic at the application level.
A network attached storage drive is a dedicated drive on a network that has its own IP address and functions similarly to an external hard drive. Some NAS drives feature built-in software that allow them to not only store files, but also stream media and provide remote access. Advanced NAS drives may utilize multiple hard disks arranged in a redundant array of independent disks (RAID) setup for increased performance.
Network Adapters (NIC)
Network adapters are devices that add networking capabilities, and can sometimes be referred to as network interface controllers or network interface cards. There three types of network adapters, wired, wireless, and dual wired/wireless. When purchasing a wireless network adapter, be sure that it is compatible with your organization’s wireless network standard.
A modem connects a router or computer to a telephone line to provide access to the internet, though some modems may have built-in router functionality. When purchasing a modem, you will want to be sure that it is compatible with your internet service provider’s (ISP) network.
Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)
VoIP is a method of voice communication that uses a computer network instead of the telephone system. You may already be familiar with VoIP services such as Skype™ or Google Voice™, which allow for communication over the internet. For your staff, there are VoIP solutionsthat can connect them with each other through your computer network as well as your telephone lines.
Power over Ethernet (PoE)
Ethernet uses only two of the four pairs of wires in a copper Ethernet cable, leaving the other two available for power delivery. This allows low power devices like VoIP phones IP cameras and WAPs to run solely off the Ethernet cable. Many switches offer models with PoE (15.4W/port) or PoE+ (25.5W/port) on some or all switch ports.
Did you know that power lines can be used to create a network in addition to powering electronic devices? Creating a computer network through your power lines will not require modification of the lines nor will it increase electricity usage. To set up an Ethernet power line network, you just need to plug at least two power line network adapters into wall outlets and run Ethernet cables from them to whatever devices you want on the network.
A network print server is a device that allows you to connect one or more printers to a network and provide print queue information to users. A print server can be used with any printer as long as the printer and print server feature compatible connections. Some network print servers have the ability to redirect print jobs to if one printer has too many requests.