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NETGEAR Switches

The #1 choice for small businesses around the world. Over the last 20+ years, we have sold more switches than there are small businesses globally. Reliable, affordable, easy setup. Install a NETGEAR switch and never look at it again.

What is an Ethernet Switch?

An Ethernet switch is used in a wired network to connect to other devices using Ethernet cables. The switch allows each connected device to talk to the others. Switches offer a number of advantages: connect to dozens of devices, determine traffic priority, monitor usage, control network access to various parts of the network, and communicate within your network.;

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    AV Line Fully Managed

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    • Engineered for 1G AV over IP
    • New AV user interface
    • Out-of-the-box functionality
    • PoE power available
    • Sleek design with cables in back
    • NETGEAR IGMP Plus™
    • Adjustable fans for no noise

    Plug and play

    Pre-configured for out-of-the-box multicast AV functionality.

    Power-over-Ethernet

    One cable for connectivity & power
    Choice of PoE budgets

    Control & Management

    Supports advanced configuration with a robust set of features for many different types of installations

    AV-ORIENTED INTERFACE

    User-selectable profiles for common
    AV platforms make it a snap to ensure
    the settings are correct for a specific
    audio or video application

    PRO AV DESIGN SERVICES

    Our free Engineering services team is available to help you design the network for your next AV over IP installation

    NETGEAR Support

    24x7 Advanced Technical
    ProSUPPORT via phone for 90 days,
    Lifetime warranty

  • Unmanaged Switches

    Unmanaged

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    • Plug-and-play
    • Add ports
    • Offload WiFi
    • PoE power
    • Energy efficient
    • Market-leading
    • No management
    • Silent

    Works instantly

    Add ports
    Offload WiFi
    No management

    Energy efficient

    Low consumption 
    Auto-balance 
    Fanless

    Ideal for homes & small businesses

    Add ports
    Offload WiFi
    No management

    Power-over-Ethernet

    One cable for connectivity & power
    Auto-balance
    FlexPoE

    Market-leading

    Leading warranty
    Largest choice in the market
    Highest Market Share
    20+ year experience

    NETGEAR Support

    24/7 ProSUPPORT
    90 day phone & chat

    • Why do you need Unmanaged Switches?
      • Add wired Ethernet ports to your home or business router
      • Offload your WiFi for faster, safe, connectivity
      • Connect your home devices for faster speed (TV, Gaming console, Roku, PC, NAS, etc)
      • Less delay for IP cameras
      • No management, no need for IT knowledge
      • Power devices with PoE models (WiFi, cameras, VoIP phones)
      • Energy efficiency (low consumption, auto-balance)
      • Metal case and reliability
    • Key features & benefits
      • Plug & Play: Works immediately
      • Fanless: No noise, even from power supply
      • Sturdy metal case: Durable, reliable, well ventilated, works in hot climate
      • FlexPoE models: Future proof, simply purchase a new power supply to increase the total power budget
      • Auto-balance: Each port gives exactly the power the device needs, energy efficient, only uses the power needed (select models)
      • 9K jumbo frames: Maximize throughput, faster speeds
      • LED lights: Port status and PoE lights for easy troubleshooting
      • Power-over-Ethernet (PoE): No need for a second cable run for power, one cable brings power and connectivity, choice of PoE budget
      • Low power consumption: Green and energy efficient
    • Why move up to Plus switches?
      • Need to separate internal networks (VLAN)
      • Need traffic priority (QoS)
      • Need more control with easy management
    • Use cases
      • Volunteer Dentists on remote island use NETGEAR switches to move data to effectively treat patients NETGEAR GS108 performs flawlessly in hot, humid climates to ensure volunteer dentists in remote locations safely and effectively treat their patients. Volunteer dentists on a remote island off the northern coast of Panama need a reliable and high performing network. They depend on their network to be able to transfer digital x-rays and treatment plans in order to safely treat their patients. Not only a reliable network, but the device should be able to perform in the hot and humid climate. Thankfully, NETGEAR GS108 is everything they need. It pushes through the intense climate while simultaneously distributing large digital images to multiple workstations. With the reliability and performance of this NETGEAR switch, these dentists can effectively treat their patients.
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    Plus Switches

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    • Easy configuration
    • Maintenance
    • Traffic priority (QoS)
    • Network separation (VLANs)
    • Troubleshooting (port mirroring)
    • PoE power
    • Energy efficient

    Plug and play

    Add ports
    Offload WiFi
    Easy management

    Traffic priority

    Enable priority for voice over
    file transfer or video (QoS)

    Network separation

    Segment network into separate,
    secure sub-networks (VLANs)
    Workgroups creation, increased
    Performance

    Power-over-Ethernet

    One cable for connectivity & power
    Choice of PoE budgets

    Some control & management

    User-friendly
    GUI Easy management
    Diagnostics & maintenance

    NETGEAR Support

    24/7 ProSUPPORT
    90 day phone & chat
    Lifetime warranty

    • Why do you need Smart Plus switches?
      • Segregate networks (IoT, HR, finance, marketing…) 
      • Less delay for IP cameras with wired connectivity 
      • Easy management, intuitive GUI 
      • Power devices with PoE models (WiFi, cameras, VoIP phones) with PoE controls per port
      • Energy efficiency (low consumption) 
      • Choose priority for the most important traffic 
      • Core switch for small office, home office, retail & port extender for larger networks
      • Ease of network expansion 
      • Security (turn off unused ports) 
      • Affordable troubleshooting with port mirroring
    • Key features & benefits
      • Plug & Play: Works immediately
      • Easy management: With intuitive GUI
      • VLANs: Network segregation with increased security, performance, cost reduction and management simplification
      • QoS: Determine traffic priority between audio, video, file transfer
      • Priority setting: Per port, for VoIP, rate limiting, VLANs
      • Fanless: No noise, even from power supply
      • Sturdy metal case: Durable, reliable, well ventilated, works in hot climate
      • LED lights: Port status and PoE lights for easy troubleshooting
      • Power-over-Ethernet (PoE): No need for a second cable run for power, one cable bring power and connectivity, choice of PoE budgets
      • Low power consumption: Green and energy efficient
    • Why move up to Smart/Smart Cloud?
      • Need a backbone for heavy traffic usage  
      • Anticipating rapid growth with stacking, security  
      • Remote management capabilities
    • Use cases:
      • Small hospital with PoE-powered beds and medical devices use GS105PE (&GS728TPP) Their challenges:
        i. Power supply — Many appliances in medical devices require a 220V/110V to 48V/12V transformer adapter. Such adapters have no uniform standards in terms of size, model, and power, which can cause major problems in their installation, deployment, and maintenance. Cabling —Exposed power cords are unacceptable for mobile medical equipment, such as wheeled stretchers, trolleys, and mobile monitors.   
        The NETGEAR Solution

        ii. For this type of system and requirement, NETGEAR specializes in providing unique PoE relay power supply technology and products. At one end, a high-power PoE switch of 15W or 30W connects from a data center to a medical device via a network cable. At the other end, a NETGEAR PoE relay switch is added to the medical device to re-distribute the PoE power supply to the various apparatus in the medical device, while also providing a data connection.
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    Smart/Smart Cloud

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    • Increased security (ACL, PoE controls, failover)
    • Stacking
    • Larger network with core and edge
    • Higher bandwidth
    • Cost-effective core

    Advanced Security

    Access Control List
    Advanced VLANs
    PoE controls
    Port configuration

    Stacking*

    Heavy traffic and fast growth
    Spine and leaf zero downtime stacking
    Stacks with Fully Managed switches

    Advanced control & management

    User-friendly GUI
    Diagnostics & maintenance
    Remote management capability
    on latest models

    High speed & performance

    Full duplex bandwidth
    LACP for more bandwidth
    & high flow-rate apps

    Power-over-Ethernet

    One cable for connectivity & power
    Large choice of PoE budgets

    NETGEAR Support

    24/7 ProSUPPORT
    90 day phone & chat
    Lifetime warranty

    • Why do you need Smart/Smart Cloud switches?
      • Backbone for medium networks with demanding apps and high speed requirement
      • Expand network at a reasonable cost
      • Gigabit, Multi-gig, 10-Gigabit
      • Easy management, intuitive GUI
      • Power devices with PoE models (WiFi, cameras, VoIP phones) with PoE controls per port
      • Energy efficient Ethernet
      • Advanced Security (Access Control, DiffServ QoS policies, LACP Link Aggregation, Private VLANs, Denial of service protection)
      • Remote management capabilities with NETGEAR Insight app or Web portal on latest models
    • Key features & benefits
      • Plug & Play: Works immediately
      • Remote management capabilities: On latest models with NETGEAR Insight app or web portal
      • Local GUI: For easy configuration and management
      • Spanning Tree: Failover links and interop
      • Advanced VLANs: For improved network segmentation & security
      • Advanced QoS: Optimizes VoIP or video performance on the network by re-arranging time-sensitive packets
      • Power-over-Ethernet (PoE): No need for a second cable run for power, one cable brings power and connectivity, choice of PoE budgets, PoE scheduling with Insight
      • Security: ACLs, Auto Denial of Service, LACP
      • Energy efficient Ethernet: Green and energy efficient
    • Why move up to Fully Managed switches
      • Full fiber or copper backbone
      • Larger network with high bandwidth, failover
      • Up to 100G connectivity (1G, 10G, 40G, 100G)
    • Use cases
      • An Elementary school was looking to purchase a system that would allow them to switch off the WiFi after hours to prevent people from accessing the network when everyone is gone. Also, they were willing to provide a secure guest access to the parents while they are in the school. Their IT Manager heard about NETGEAR Insight (with Insight Premium subscription) and its “PoE scheduling” feature as well as the Instant Captive Portal capability to provide a full-fledge guest portal for the parents. They purchased five WAC540s, connected to a GC108P and have now set-up a weekly schedule that automatically switches off the PoE ports after hours and during the week-ends and holidays.
      • Small business owner without IT staff or formal IT training uses NETGEAR Insight for its quick, user-friendly set up, configurations, and management. Chris, the owner of a small law firm, was looking for an IT solution that was affordable and easy to manage while still looking professional. He did his research and considered many brands, but chose NETGEAR Insight because it didn’t look too complex to set up. Chris not being an IT professional didn’t matter. Insight was easy to set up, has a user-friendly app for configurations, and best of all created a reliable network for his small business
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    Fully Managed

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    • Heavy traffic
    • Fiber core network (longer distance, less interference)
    • Expand network at reasonable cost
    • L3+ features for routing
    • Failover redundancy
    • Scalability
    • Single GUI for core and edge
    • 1G, 10G, 40G, 100G speeds

    High availability & stacking

    Heavy traffic and fast growth
    Spine and leaf zero downtime stacking
    Stacks with S3300 switches

    Engineered for IT & AV over IP

    IGMP Plus
    Multicast
    L2, L3+ switching

    Industry standard management

    Command line interface (CLI)
    Functional NETGEAR web interface (GUI)
    SNMP, sFlow, RSPAN,
    Single pane of glass NMS300

    Server access & Core backbone

    1G, 10G, 40G, 100G
    Copper or fiber
    Full duplex

    Flexibility

    Half-Width models
    Modular 96-port switch
    (10G or 40G modules, copper of fiber,
    with or without PoE+)

    NETGEAR Support

    24/7 ProSUPPORT
    90 day phone & chat
    Lifetime warranty

    • Why do you need Fully Managed switches
      • Backbone for large networks with demanding apps and high speed requirement
      • Ideal in education, government, hospitality, large business
      • Most comprehensive portfolio - scales from 24-port 1G full power PoE+ to 96-port 10G and provides a choice of copper and fiber and PoE+
      • Engineered for AV over IP with models up to 100G
      • Advanced Security (Access Control, DiffServ QoS policies, LACP Link Aggregation, Private VLANs, Denial of service protection)
      • Industry-standard management - CLI, local GUI, SNMP, sFlow, RSPAN, single pane of glass NMS300
      • High availability - load balancing, nonstop forwarding failover, for no single point of failure across your virtualized servers
      • Edge to core stacking - Spine and Leaf topologies in the same stack with unrivalled ease of use. No more bottlenecks or downtime
      • Lifetime warranty and lifetime chat at no additional cost
    • Key features & benefits
      • Plug & Play: Works immediately
      • Remote management capabilities: On latest models with NETGEAR Insight app or web portal
      • Local GUI: For easy configuration and management
      • Spanning Tree: Failover links and interop
      • Advanced VLANs: For improved network segmentation & security
      • Advanced QoS: Optimizes VoIP or video performance on the network by re-arranging time-sensitive packets
      • Power-over-Ethernet (PoE): No need for a second cable run for power, one cable brings power and connectivity, choice of PoE budgets, PoE scheduling with Insight
      • IGMP & Multicast: Flawless video streams, optimized multicast traffic, no need of a Multicast router
      • Security: ACLs, Auto Denial of Service, LACP
      • Energy efficient Ethernet: Green and energy efficient
    • Use cases
      • Network expansion with reliability, flexibility and modularity
        Télédistribution Amos is a digital cable television and Internet service provider located in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region of Quebec. In addition to over 10,000 television subscribers and over 8000 home Internet subscribers, Télédistribution Amos also provides very high-speed fiber-optic Internet services to over 125 business customers. Jonathan Parrot is Network Administrator for Télédistribution Amos. Due to its growing success, Télédistribution Amos has sought to expand its Ethernet switching capacity for its fiber customers. Today, Amos uses 1-gigabit NETGEAR M4100 Series managed switches to directly connect its customers and uses a 10-gigabit M4300 Series switch as the gateway to aggregate flows and manage VLANs. This means that each customer has their own virtual network that is completely separate from other companies, guaranteeing the security of their data and enabling them to customize their service more easily. One of the challenges Amos faced was to simplify the management of these VLANs, which spanned multiple switches.

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