Multi-Office Ethernet Made Easy
The Cisco SPS208G is a powerful and cost-effective access switch for service providers wishing to offer Metro Ethernet service to residential and business customers. It offers eight 10/100 copper ports, one copper gigabit Ethernet port, and one pluggable Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) module for optional optical interfaces for connecting to the core network.
Additional features of the Cisco SPS208G Gigabit SP Switch include:
- Manageability through an intuitive web graphical interface or a command-line interface (CLI)
- Gigabit copper or pluggable SFP module for an optional optical connection to the core network
- Delivery of multiple services over a Layer 2 network with support for Q-in-Q (also known as VLAN stacking), which allows VLANs to be kept separate across the service provider backbone
- A strong security feature set that includes support for IP Source Guard, Dynamic Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) Inspection, STP Root Guard, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) Guard, and per-session 802.1x support
- Support for Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) management from a network management station