Switches

Zyxel XS1930-12HP Multi-Gigabit Ethernet Switch Review

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The Zyxel XS1930-12HP is a part of the new multi-Gigabit smart managed Ethernet switch series and it was mainly designed to accommodate the growing need to power multi-Gig wireless access points which have adhered to the new WiFi standard. It’s true that the multi-Gigabit Ethernet switches have been around for a while as a means … Read more

Best Ethernet Switches of 2020 – Managed and Unmanaged

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It’s not easy to choose the best Ethernet switches for your network from the abundance of available Ethernet switches on the market (some may prefer a managed Ethernet switch, while others won’t need anything above an unmanaged or smart Ethernet switch), so, in order to make the process easier, I have divided the article into … Read more

EnGenius ECS1008P L2 Managed Ethernet Switch Review

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The EnGenius ECS1008P is the entry-level model from the new Cloud managed Ethernet switch and, if you have noticed immediately the similarities with the EWS2908P, well, it’s because they’re pretty much the same device minus the support for the Cloud management platform. And this improvement should not be taken lightly considering that besides offering a … Read more

Zyxel NSW100-10P Nebula Cloud Ethernet Switch Review

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The Zyxel NSW100-10P is a PoE Ethernet switch which was built specifically to take full advantage of the Zyxel Nebula management interface and to work alongside other compatible devices (such as gateways, wireless access points or other Ethernet switches). Zyxel has also made available the GS1920 hybrid Ethernet switches series (which includes the GS1920-10HP) that … Read more

Zyxel GS1920-8HP Smart Ethernet Switch Review

The Zyxel GS1920-8HP (v2) is a Cloud-ready Smart Ethernet switch which can be controlled and monitored in stand-alone mode or as part of a larger network (on multiple sites) using the Nebula Cloud management platform. As you may have noticed, the GS1920-8HP is part of a refreshed series of Ethernet switches, but, despite carrying the … Read more

TRENDnet TPE-LG80 Ethernet Switch Review

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The TRENDnet TPE-LG80 is an 8-port PoE+ Ethernet switch, recently released by the California-based manufacturer as part of its new Long Range series which focuses towards ensuring that the PoE+ signal can be extended up to 656 feet while maintaining a multi-megabit throughput (10 Mbps full duplex) – by default, PoE can usually reach only … Read more

Netgear Nighthawk S8000 Switch Review

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I’m sure you heard about gaming keyboards, gaming mice or gaming monitors, hell, there’s even gaming furniture available (chairs, bean bags and desks), but have you heard about gaming switches? No, well, then you’re in luck because the Netgear Nighthawk S8000 (also known as GS808E) is actually a gaming switch (the first of its kind), … Read more

Open Mesh S8 Switch Review

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Since its emergence in 2005, Open Mesh has evolved quite a bit and, while before it only manufactured access points (it is one of the first companies to port the mesh technology to the consumer market at an affordable price), it seems that now, it has expanded its reach, adding a series of Ethernet switches … Read more