10 drivers for 10-Gigabit network

Modern applications, wireless device expansion and IT optimization are now moving 10-Gigabit connectivity at the top of Enterprise IT teams’ priorities.

  • PRO-AV icon - 10 Gigabit network | NETGEAR
    Pro - AV
  • Data Increase icon - 10 Gigabit network | NETGEAR
  • HD Streaming icon - 10 Gigabit network | NETGEAR
  • Rack Space Saving icon - 10 Gigabit network | NETGEAR
    Rack space
  • Flash-Based Storage icon - 10 Gigabit network | NETGEAR
  • Faster Wifi icon - 10 Gigabit network | NETGEAR
    Faster WIFI
  • Premise Expansion icon - 10 Gigabit network | NETGEAR
  • Existing Congestion icon - 10 Gigabit network | NETGEAR
  • Virtualization & Hyperconvergence icon - 10 Gigabit network | NETGEAR
    Virtualization &
  • BYOD & IOT icon - 10 Gigabit network | NETGEAR
    Byod & IOT

The increase in mobility, voice and video combined with virtualization and the doubling of data every 2 years are some of the main drivers for bottlenecks that are occurring in parts of the network not previously seen with Gigabit connectivity.
10-Gigabit is the new Gigabit!

10-Gigabit Switch Models

Follow the X: Models beginning with “X” denote primary 10Gig Ports; “X” at the end indicates 10Gig uplinks.

Stackable M4300 Series Models
 M4300-8X8F (XSM4316S) - Stackable M4300 Series| NETGEAR
M4300-8X8F XSM4316S
M4300-16X​ (XSM4316PB) - Stackable M4300 Series| NETGEAR
M4300-16X​ XSM4316PB​
M4300-24X​ (XSM4324CS) - Stackable M4300 Series| NETGEAR
M4300-24X XSM4324CS
M4300-24X24F​ (XSM4348CS) - Stackable M4300 Series| NETGEAR
M4300-24X24F XSM4348S
M4300-48X​ (XSM4348CS) - Stackable M4300 Series| NETGEAR
M4300-48X XSM4348CS
M4300-96X​ (XSM4396K1) - Stackable M4300 Series| NETGEAR
M4300-96X XSM4396K1​
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MANAGEMENT Full Full Full Full Full Full​
TOTAL 10GB PORTS 8 16 24 48 48 0-96​
10GB COPPER PORTS 8 16 PoE+ 24 24 48 0-96 (PoE)​
10GB SFP PORTS 8 - 4 combo 24 4 combo 0-96​
LINE RATE 320 Gbps 320 Gbps​ 480 Gbps 960 Gbps 960 Gbps 1920 Gbps​
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Full 10-Gigabit X
XS505M - Full 10-Gigabit X | NETGEAR

XS508M - Full 10-Gigabit X | NETGEAR

XS708EV2 - Full 10-Gigabit X | NETGEAR

XS716E - Full 10-Gigabit X | NETGEAR

XS708T - Full 10-Gigabit X | NETGEAR

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MANAGEMENT Unmanaged Unmanaged Web Web Smart Pro
Total 10GB Ports 5 8 8 16 8
10GB Copper Ports 4 8 8 16 8
10GB SFP Ports 1 Dedicated 1 Combo 1 Combo 1 Combo 2 Combo
LINE RATE 100 Gbps 160 Gbps 160 Gbps 320 Gbps 560 Gbps
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Choose the right management style that works for your next deployment

Smart Managed Plus Switch (“E”) icon | NETGEAR
Smart Managed Plus Switch (“E”) Set priority for voice, video and other data traffic for enhanced service and performance compared to unmanaged switches

10G Smart Managed Plus Switches provide plug-and-play connectivity, in addition to configurable L2 network features in order to meet current and future needs on virtualization, converged networking and mobility. Some of the main features include:

  • VLAN support for traffic segmentation including port-based and 802.1Qbased
  • QoS (Quality of Service) for traffic prioritization including port-based and 802.1p/DSCPbased
  • Auto "denial of service" (DoS) prevention
  • IGMP snooping support for multicast optimization
  • Loop detection and broadcast storm controls
  • Rate limiting and priority queuing for better bandwidth allocation
  • Port mirroring for network monitoring
  • Port trunking/link aggregation (LAG) allows for increased throughput beyond 10G or to provide redundancy across the link(s)
Smart Managed Pro (“T”) icon | NETGEAR
Smart Managed Pro (“T”) Advanced management for enhanced services
(essential QoS, L3 routing).

NETGEAR Smart Managed Pro Switches features
All Smart managed Plus features, plus:

  • Advanced VLAN features such as Protocol-based VLAN, MAC-based (Media Access Control) VLAN and 802.1x Guest VLAN
  • Advanced QoS (Quality of Service) with L2/ L3/L4 awareness and 8 priority queues
  • Essential IPv4 and IPv6 L3 static routing (no resiliency, no load balancing)
  • Private VLAN with dynamic VLAN assignment
  • IGMP and MLD snooping
  • Advanced Security
  • IPv6 for management, QoS and ACL
  • DHCP L2 relay
Fully Managed Switches (“M”) icon | NETGEAR
Fully Managed Switches (“M”) Premium management of advanced services
(advanced QoS, L3 routing).

NETGEAR Fully Managed Switches features All Smart Managed Pro features, plus:

  • Advanced QoS, VLAN, Multicast, Bandwidth management
  • DHCP L2/ L3 Relay
  • L3 Static Routing (resiliency, load-balancing)
  • Full Layer 3 (Dynamic routing)
  • IPv6 to IPv4 tunnelling
  • Scalable hardware
  • Granular software
  • Spine & Leaf architecture for stacking
  • Stacking with Nonstop Forwarding (NSF) failover and failback
  • Stacking with other 1G M4300 models
Unmanaged Switches icon | NETGEAR
Unmanaged Switches

Plug-and-play, automatic connectivity

  • Expand your network instantly
  • Small and silent desktop or rackmount form factor for quiet operation
  • Energy efficient switches

From Core to Edge to Unique Forum Factor

Regardless of your need, NETGEAR is commited to helping you seemlessly connect end-user to converged services, servers, ProAV, and Storage using highly flexible core, distribution and access layer 1-10gb+ switching solutions.

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