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Netgear Brings Three New Smart Switches To Oz Market

Netgear has brought three new smart switches to the Australian market, with the ProSAFE 10-Gigabit Ethernet switches addressing bandwidth bottlenecks created by IoT, video streaming and cloud services.

Netgear states that the switches “are purposely designed to provide small-and-medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and other growing organisations with cost-effective 10GBASE-T connectivity, IPv6 management, and other advanced Layer 2+/Layer 3 Lite features”.

netgear1The switches comprise the:

  • Netgear ProSAFE 48-Port 10-Gigabit Ethernet Smart Managed Switch (XS748T): including 44 copper 10GBASE-T ports and four additional dedicated 1GbE/10GbE SFP+ ports for 10G fibre links.

  • Netgear ProSAFE 16-Port 10-Gigabit Ethernet Smart Managed Switch (XS716T): including 16 copper ports of 10-Gigabit connectivity, two of which are shared/combination copper/SFP+ fibre ports for 10G fibre links.

  • Netgear ProSAFE 8-Port 10-Gigabit Ethernet Smart Managed Switch (XS708T): including eight copper ports of 10-Gigabit connectivity, two of which are shared/combination copper/SFP+ fibre ports for 10G fibre links.

Netgear states that some of the main features of its ProSAFE 10GbE smart managed switches include:

  • Advanced VLAN features, such as protocol-based VLAN, MAC-based (media access control) VLAN and 802.1x Guest VLAN

  • Advanced QoS (quality of service) with L2/L3/L4 awareness and eight priority queues including Q-in-Q

  • Static routing (IPv4 and IPv6)

  • Private VLAN

  • Dynamic VLAN assignment

  • IGMP and MLD snooping

  • Advanced security

  • IPv6 for management, QoS and ACL

  • Easy-to-use web browser-based management GUI

  • Green Ethernet features for energy efficiency

The ProSAFE XS708T is priced at $1,559, the ProSAFE XS716T $2,989 and the ProSAFE XS748T $9,329.

Further information can be found here.

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