NETGEAR delivers wires-peed gigabit performance and a full set of Layer 2 management features with unsurpassed affordability. This high-speed switch delivers maximum throughput where you need it - to high-performance workgroups at the edge of the network, or as a backbone for 10/100 switches and gigabit servers in demanding small networks. The non-blocking design offers full gigabit throughput simultaneously to all 12 10/100/1000 ports to ensure reliable performance. Layer 2 management functionality delivers reliability, control, and availability.
A full 12 10/100/1000 ports and a non-blocking design provide wire speed throughput and maximum bandwidth for the most demanding network environments. The 12 combination ports of Gigabit Ethernet interfaces provide the flexibility to deploy fiber or copper connectivity within your network environment. Small Form-factor Pluggable (SFP) modules deliver 1000Base-LX optics. The Layer 2 management features optimize bandwidth throughout the network - delivering gigabit performance to systems, applications, and services. Take advantage of forwarding rates up to 17.8 million pps, and a switching capacity of 24 Gbps.
Easy to use
Move up to gigabit power in minutes. Use the GSM7212 as a managed switch out of the box - just Plug and Play! All ports are auto-negotiating and support Auto Uplink technology. Management features are simple to set up and use, with a browser interface for easy configuration. Comprehensive remote administration capabilities reduce the need for on-site administration. Easy to troubleshoot - built-in testing capability locates cable related network problems.
Meet your management needs with SNMP (v1, v2c and v3), RMON, Command-Line Interface (CLI) and a complete web-based GUI. Advanced features include up to 256 VLANs, DiffServ traffic prioritization and 802.1p (QoS) for Voice over IP services (VoIP), broadcast storm protection, RADIUS, 802.1x, port trunking, port mirroring, rapid spanning tree, and link aggregation. Full Layer 2 implementation allows you to configure your network for maximum performance, reliability, and availability.