Net gear, Inc. is an American global networking company that delivers products to consumers, businesses and service providers. Net gear switches can be categorized in 2 types:
1. Small and medium organizations
NETGEAR provides easy and affordable network connectivity to home and small offices. They are easy to use and reliable. With these Plug-N-Play switches, you can expand your network connections to multiple devices instantly.
1 Unmanaged switches
Unmanaged switches are Plug-and-play Switches for Businesses in Need of Instant Connectivity. For this no management is required. These are of 2 types:
1.1 Fast Ethernet Unmanaged Switches
NETGEAR Fast Ethernet Unmanaged Switch series helps businesses cost-effectively expand their network. These switches are energy efficient, built to last, and rigorously tested to provide the reliability businesses need.
Models for Unmanaged Switches are FS105, FS108, FS108P, FS116, FS116P, JFS516 and JFS524.
1.2 Gigabit Unmanaged Switch Series
NETGEAR Gigabit Unmanaged Switch series helps businesses cost-effectively expand their network to Gigabit speeds and higher port counts. These switches are energy efficient, built to last, and rigorously tested to provide the reliability businesses need. 802.1p traffic prioritization and jumbo frame support allow for seamless integration with more sophisticated networks.
Models for Gigabit Unmanaged Switches are GS105, GS108, GS108P, GS116, JGS516 and JGS524
2. Unmanaged Plus Switches
There are 2 types of Unmanaged plus Switches:
2.1 Gigabit Unmanaged Plus Switch Series
These are Control and Configure beyond Plug-N-Play Connectivity. Companies are putting more network traffic and applications such as VoIP phones and IP cameras on their Ethernet infrastructure. It needs the network intelligence to separate the voice and video traffic from data, and prioritize them accordingly.
Models for Gigabit Unmanaged Plus Switches are GS105E, GS105PE, GS108, GS108PE, GS116E, GS116E, JGS516PE, JGS524E and JGS524PE.
2.2 10 Gigabit Unmanaged Plus Switch Series
NETGEAR is leading the networking industry with the market’s first cost-efficient 10 Gigabit Switch for small and medium businesses. The XS708E provides eight 10GE ports at a very affordable price compared to 10GE Enterprise switches in the marketplace. 10GE is natural upgrade for many businesses in order to keep up with their network performance and business efficiency demands.
Model XS708E: Eight 100/1000/10000 Mbps RJ45 ports with one combo port supporting 10 Gigabit SFP+ fiber.
3 Smart Switches
These switches are Essential Network Features priced for Small and Medium sized businesses. There are 5 types of switches:
3.1 Standalone Smart Switches
NETGEAR Smart Switches offer powerful L2 and L2+ features, better PoE functionality, and enhanced performance and usability. They are purposely designed for converged networks where voice, video, data are all carried on a single network platform. These switches are optimized for network efficiency, operational cost savings, and ease of management.
Models are FS526Tv2, FS728TPv2, FS728TLP, FS750T2, GS108Tv2, GS110TP, GS510TP, GS516TP, GS716Tv3, GS724Tv4, GS728TP, GS728TPP, GS748Tv5 and GS752TP.
3.2 S3300- Gigabit Stackable Smart Switch with 10G Copper/Fiber Uplinks
S3300 Series are a new generation of Gigabit Stackable Smart Switches inclusive of 4 10G ports, which can be used for uplinks and/or stacking between other S3300 switches. SMBs produce and consume more data; Gigabit to the desktop increasingly needs to be underpinned with 10GbE connectivity to the core to ensure a consistent, seamless user experience. Models are S3300-28X, S3300-28X-PoE+, S3300-52X and S3300-52X-PoE+.
3.3 Stackable Smart Switch with 10G Uplinks Series
These switches deliver maximum throughput in SMB networks for demanding tasks such as data replication and backup, virtualization, video on demand and high-volume transaction processing.
Models are GS728TXS and GS752TXS.
3.4 10 Gigabit Smart Switch Series
The 10G Smart Switch series from NETGEAR presents the right solution for this requirement; delivering unprecedented non-blocking 10-Gigabit bandwidth at an affordable cost. The NETGEAR XS712T is a powerful smart switch that comes with 12 10G Base-T copper ports and 2 combo SFP+ for 10G Fiber links. It is purposely designed as a cost-effective way to provide 10G connections to 10G-capable servers and NAS (Network Attached Storage) systems.
3.5 Stackable Smart Switch Series
Stackable Smart Switch series is unique in delivering the scalability, reliability, and performance growing small and medium-sized businesses need in an affordable and easy-to-manage package. The second generation of these Stackable Smart Switches consists of 4 models in 28/52-port configurations. Each switch in the series comes with a total of 6 SFP ports for fiber connectivity. Among them, 2 are shared, and the other 4 are dedicated for either stacking or uplinks.
Models are GS728TSB, GS728TPSB, GS752TSB and GS752TPSB.
2. For larger enterprise and campus networks
For larger enterprise and campus networks, NETGEAR Fully Managed infrastructures seamlessly connect end-users, converged services, servers and storage across highly flexible core, distribution and access layers. There are 2 types of switches:
NETGEAR high-end Managed switches seamlessly connect end-users, critical services, servers and storage across highly flexible core, distribution and access layers. There are 5 types:
The NETGEAR Intelligent Edge M4100 series consists of 12 fully managed switches, ranging from 8-port Fast Ethernet to 50-port Gigabit Ethernet. They are ideal for all organizations considering reliable, affordable and simple access layer switching with CLI, advanced scripting capabilities and Layer 3 routing.
Models are M4100-D10-POE, M4100-22-POE, M4100-50 –POE, M4100-D12G, M4100-D12G-POE+, M4100-12GF, M4100-12G-POE+, M4100-26G, M4100-50G, M4100-26G-POE, M4100-24G-POE+ and M4100-50G-POE+.
2. 2 M6100 Series
M6100 series delivers L2/L3/L4 and IPv4/IPv6 rich services for enterprise edge and SMB core deployments, as well as 1G / 10G mixed infrastructures in server rooms.
Models are XCM8903SK (M6100-44G3-POE+), XCM8948, XCM8944, XCM8944F, XCM8924X, XCM89P, XCM89UP, APS1000W, AFT603 and RPS4000v2.
2.3 M5300 Series
The next generation M5300 series is NETGEAR top of the line for managed, stackable Gigabit Ethernet switches with embedded 10 Gigabit Ethernet uplink and stacking connectivity. They are ideal for all organizations considering reliable, affordable and simple 10 Gigabit Ethernet backbone architectures.
Models are M5300-28G, M5300-28G-POE+, M5300-28G3, M5300-28GF3, M5300-52G, M5300-52G-POE+ and M5300-52G3.
2.4 M7100 Series
The 10 Gigabit M7100 series consists of a fully managed, low-latency, line-rate 10G Copper “Base-T” switch solution—with 24 ports 10GBase-T (RJ45) that support Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet and 10 Gigabit speeds for server, storage and network progressive upgrade. It includes 4 ports SFP+ that broaden 10 Gigabit connectivity for 1G/10G fiber uplinks and other DAC connections.
2.5 M7300 Series
10 Gigabit Stackable Managed Switch, M7300 XSM7224S, allows for a flexible top-of-rack infrastructure. All 24 ports of 10 Gigabit SFP+ interfaces are Gigabit/10 Gigabit capable and deliver wired speed performance with ultra-low latency.
2.6 Click Switches
Today’s networks have increasing numbers of devices attached to them, both wired and wireless. NETGEAR Click Switches address this issue with an innovative and thoughtful hardware design, including the flexible 1-2-3-4 Click mounting system.
Models are GSS108E and GSS116E