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Items tagged with: Smart Switch

Zyxel expands smart switch line

Zyxel has announced a new smart switch product family that includes two fast Ethernet switches for small and medium sized businesses (SMBs).

The ES-1528 offers 28 10/100 ports with features including web administration, 802.1Q VLAN and 802.1p traffic priority support and static port aggregation. Other features include smart ACL (Access Control List), Auto Denial of Service (DoS) Attack Prevention and Auto VoIP QoS optimization.

The ES-1552 offers the same features and functionality of the ES-1528, but has 52 ports.

The ES-1528 is currently available at an MSRP of $289.99. The ES-1552 will start shipping in July 2007. Pricing was not announced.

D-Link adds wireless management to 10/100 smart switch

D-Link today announced that it will soon add wireless management features to its DES-1228P 24-Port 10/100 smart switch with PoE. The new features will support the upcoming DWL-3140AP, a small, "smoke detector-sized" access point.

Centralized AP management features will include WEP, WPA and WPA2 security, configuration templates, quick discovery of APs, AP mapping utility, full-time AP status controls, AP load balancing and the ability to maintain all AP traffic history and generate reports with statistical diagrams.

$250 Gigabit Smart Switch Roundup

$250 Gigabit Smart Switch RoundupIf you're going to upgrade your LAN to gigabit, why not step up to the features that a "smart" switch offers? Craig Ellison digs into four examples of the current state of the Level 2 switch art.

Netgear FS728TS: Smart Switch for the Masses?

Managed switches have long been a mainstay of corporate networks, but lower prices and Web interfaces are now making them more attractive to SOHO networkers. Tim Higgins looks at a good example of this new breed of switch.
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