This desktop switch offers an inexpensive alternative to fibre optics for the SOHO and small and medium business (SMB). Increasing network loads can be handled with the increased bandwidth of Gigabit Ethernet.
Gigabit connectivity without fibre
The switch provides 8 Gigabit ports in the familiar Ethernet format, so it works seamlessly with existing network cables (Cat5 or higher). Up to 2000 Mbps can be achieved in full-duplex mode, giving workstations bottleneck-free access to server data.
All there is to do is plug the cables into the switch. All ports support both straight-through and crossover cable types, eliminating the need for an uplink port. And with 10/100/1000 Mbps auto-sensing, no configuration is required.
By sensing whether attached devices are ON or OFF and estimating the cable length, the switch is able to adjust its power consumption, for a total saving of up to 40%*.
*Figure based on a scenario assuming that PCs are used for 10 hours a day, powered off 14 hours a day and connected to the switch using 20m cables.
Power-saving feature, up to 40%* less power consumption (dlink green version only)
8 Gigabit Ethernet ports
Desktop size, no fan
D-Link DGS 1008D - switch - 8 ports
Switch - 8 ports
8 x 10/100/1000
MAC Address Table Size
Flow control, full duplex capability, Scalable Clustering, Layer 2 switching, auto-sensing per device, auto-negotiation, packet filtering
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My networks now got three of these on it. They worked straight out of the box, but... after using them for a while I found that they do run a little bit on the warm to hot side. Normally you would have these in a horizontal position but I'd recommend you stand these up vertically to aid heat dissipation.
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