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Netgear Adds New ProSafe 10 GbE Smart Switches For SMB

Discussion in 'Switches, NICs and cabling' started by Julio Urquidi, May 4, 2016.

  1. Julio Urquidi

    Julio Urquidi News Editor

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    NETGEAR added three new ProSafe 10 GbE smart switches to its XS line of switching products, targeting small- and medium-sized businesses that need cost effective 10GBase-T connectivity.
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    In addition to the currently available ProSAFE 12-port XS712T and the 28-port XS728T Smart Managed Switch models, the new set of switches are:
    • NETGEAR ProSAFE 48-Port 10-Gigabit Ethernet Smart Managed Switch (XS748T)
      • 44 x copper 10GBASE-T ports
      • 4 x 1 GbE/10 GbE SFP+ ports for 10G fiber links.
    • NETGEAR ProSAFE 16-Port 10-Gigabit Ethernet Smart Managed Switch (XS716T)
      • 16 x copper ports of 10-Gigabit connectivity
        • 2 x shared/combination copper/SFP+ Fiber ports for 10G fiber links.
    • NETGEAR ProSAFE 8-Port 10-Gigabit Ethernet Smart Managed Switch (XS708T)
      • 8 x copper ports of 10-Gigabit connectivity
        • 2 x shared/combination copper/SFP+ Fiber ports for 10G fiber links.
    Other features available on the ProSafe 10 GbE XS switches include MAC- and protocol-based VLAN, L2/L3/L4 aware QoS, static routing, IGMP and MLD snooping, and IPv6 support.

    The new ProSAFE 10-Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) Smart Managed Switches are available now through NETGEAR partners and resellers. MSRPs for the XS748T is $8198 and the XS716T is $2623. The most affordable of the bunch is the XS708T at $1558.