NETGEAR introduces three advanced Smart Switches

NETGEAR today announced the expansion of its industry-leading family of ProSafe Gigabit Smart Switches with the introduction of three advanced Smart Switches.
Designed to deliver robust security and enhanced traffic management and availability to growing networks in small and medium businesses, the ProSafe 24- and 48-Port Gigabit Smart Switches with Static Routing (GS724TR and GS748TR) and 24-Port Gigabit Smart Switch with Advanced Features (GS724AT) are feature-rich, affordable, reliable, and easy-to-manage alternatives to fully-managed switches.

NETGEAR's new ProSafe Advanced Smart Switches (GS724TR, GS748TR and GS724AT) add advanced capabilities to the growing family of ProSafe Gigabit SmartSwitches, which includes the ProSafe 24- and 48-Port Gigabit Stackable SmartSwitches (GS724TS and GS748TS), ProSafe 24- and 48-Port Gigabit Smart Switches with PoE (GS724TP and GS748TP), and ProSafe 8-Port Gigabit Smart Switch (GS108T).

The new ProSafe Advanced Smart Switches, which are covered by NETGEAR's ProSafe Lifetime Warranty, deliver more robust security, higher quality of service (QoS) and high availability through an advanced feature set that includes Access Control Lists (ACL), 802.1x port authentication, rate limiting, IGMP snooping and Rapid Spanning Tree providing businesses with a scalable, reliable network that is geared for growth. NETGEAR's user-friendly Web-based ProSafe Control Center provides simple, yet comprehensive management through a streamlined interface that eases navigation, delivers basic and advanced views for different user types, and provides index and help functions.

Atul Jain, Country Manager, India and SAARC, NETGEAR India, said, “India’s economic growth is well balanced on the growth of its Small and Medium enterprises. So in order to keep the momentum going, NETGEAR India is completely committed. We have tried to offer technology, which fit to their budget and adaptable to the changing business scenario taking care of ease of usage and security aspects pertaining to the networks. Therefore, the new line of ProSafe Smart Switches are products of great value to the large pool of SMEs in India and completely aligned to our commitment.”

The NETGEAR ProSafe 24-Port Gigabit Smart Switch with Advanced Features (GS724AT) provides small and mid-sized companies with management capabilities at an affordable price, providing the features found in fully managed switches without the associated cost and complexity of a fully managed solution. The GS724AT incorporates 24 10/100/1000 ports and four combination SFP ports for optional fiber connectivity enabling businesses to deploy essential as well as advanced business applications such as security, ERP, wireless, Voice over IP (VoIP), and more. This switch also provides advanced features such as Access Control Lists (ACL) for increased security, Layer 3 based QoS for enhanced traffic prioritization, Auto Voice VLAN for 'Plug and Play' deployment of VoIP, and Rapid Spanning Tree (RSTP) for increased availability.

Added on May 15, 2008 Comment

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