Switches are the basic building blocks of every network. Build your network on a reliable and secure foundation that’s easy to manage
Switches connect things like computers, printers, and servers, creating a network of shared resources. There are many different kinds of switches, but the two most basic categories are on-premises and cloud-managed. Check them out below. For a deeper dive, read this article about the different types of network and ethernet switches.
Need tighter control of your network traffic? A managed on-premises switch lets you configure and monitor your LAN. If you want to connect networks, you’ll need a managed switch with Layer 2 or Layer 3 capabilities.
Have a small IT team? A cloud-managed switch can simplify your network management. You get a simple user interface, multisite full-stack management, and automatic updates delivered directly to the switch.
Equipped with advanced security capabilities, these switches are capable of deploying 10 Gigabit Ethernet. Configuration wizards and true stacking make it easy to configure, manage, and troubleshoot multiple physical switches as a single device – allowing for future expansion.
These stackable managed Ethernet switches provide the advanced capabilities and superior performance you need to support a more demanding network environment. With a stacking capability of up to 8 units and 400 ports in a single stack, they help you respond to additional applications, devices, and users.
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