The D-Link DGS Ethernet Switch offers both individual and small business users a straightforward way to increase their bandwidth and improve their server deployment speed. This Ethernet switch has eight gigabit ports and boasts data transfer speeds of up to 2000 Mbps.
This Ethernet Switch has front-facing ports and dual-color LED indicator lights that let you easily see each link’s status. This device’s data transfer speeds makes it an ideal solution for businesses who need to transfer files fast and for individual users who need high speeds for online gaming.
The D-Link DGS comes with QoS features, which automatically organize and prioritize important and time-sensitive data packets, ensuring efficient delivery. This helps to enable smoother media streaming, VoIP calling and online gaming. The switch's IEEE 802.1p QoS is even designed to handle time-sensitive data during times of high data traffic.
D-Link’s Ethernet switch comes with a cable diagnostic function. This feature alerts you of pertinent cable conditions through its front-facing LED display. This feature allows you to immediately isolate issues with pin connections and promptly troubleshoot cable issues, if necessary. The back panel of this switch has a Kensington Security Slot. This allows you to fasten the unit directly to a desk or table for improved security and durability.
One of the most distinguishing features of this Ethernet switch is that it is designed with D-Link’s Green Technology, a feature that allows the switch to reduce heat and use less energy. This switch is not only an Energy Star Level V product but also complies with RoHS standards that govern the use of hazardous materials. It even comes in recyclable, energy-efficient packaging. The switch supports Energy-Efficient Ethernet, a feature that detects when a computer is off or when there is no Ethernet traffic, and automatically powers down idle ports, saving energy. This feature can also detect the length of a cable being used on an Ethernet switch, ensuring that only the required amount of energy is being dispersed. Other Ethernet switches that include energy-saving features are the Netgear ProSAFE GS208 and the Buffalo Technology BSGS2008.
Overall, this Ethernet switch from D-Link is a solid choice if you are looking for a fast, easy-to-use and reliable Ethernet switch. Its simple design and energy-efficient styling make it a versatile solution for all types of users.