48 10/100/1000 Mbps gigabit ports Non-blocking Bandwidth Easy, browser-based switch management Joining NETGEAR's family of Smart Switches with simple switch management at no extra cost, this 1U high, 48-port Gigabit switch maximizes bandwidth and density for great value and capability. With 48 10/100/1000 Mbps ports, each capable of powering 2000 Mbps of data throughput in full-duplex mode, plus four optional fiber ports, it provides a 96 Gbps backbone and connects servers or power users, delivering large amounts of multimedia, image, and video information in no time at all. Standards-based, it is ideal for combining 10, 100, and 1000 Mbps devices, as it delivers automatic speed and full/half-duplex sensing plus Auto Uplinkon every port. Four hot-swappable small form-factor pluggable (SFP)1 GBIC slots provide optional fiber connectivity for greater distance. An intuitive, Web-browser interface offers simple switch management, making it a snap to monitor switch performance, configure ports, even setup trunks, VLANs, and prioritization.
We purchased 7 of these switches. I have in the pass been very satisfied with Netgear products. So these problems has come to me as surprise.I want to point out that these switches are Version 4 and in the past I have never used anything newer than version 3.Within 2 weeks of configuring and putting these switches in with another 6 other switches from other venders we began to see problems. The newest firmware 5.4.x caused constant reboots. After two months of tech support goi..