Linksys LGS318P Ethernet Switch Item # 982891
Designed for business-class management, security, speed, and quality of service, Linksys smart PoE+ Gigabit Switches provide a network your business can grow on. Numerous QoS features ensure that traffic is prioritized properly to deliver the best possible user experience for real-time applications like voice and video along with bandwidth-intensive graphic/video file uploads and downloads. IGMP snooping limits IP multicast traffic to the ports that requested it, enabling the rest of the network to operate at peak efficiency.
|Certifications & Standards||IEEE Standards:802.3; 802.3u; 802.3ab|
|Expansion Slot Type||SFP|
|Media Type Supported||Twisted Pair|
|Network Technology||10/100/1000Base-T; 1000Base-X|
|Number of SFP Slots||2|
|Number of Total Expansion Slots||2|
|PoE Budget||125 W|
|Port/Expansion Slot Details||18 x Gigabit Ethernet Network; 2 x Gigabit Ethernet Expansion Slot|
|ports||2 10/100/1000 Ethernet (RJ-45); 16 Power over Ethernet (PoE, RJ-45)|
|Power Over Ethernet (PoE)||PoE+|
|Shared SFP Slot||Yes|
|Total Number of Network Ports||18|
|warranty length||1-year limited|
|Weight (Approximate)||6.14 lb|
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From the Manufacturer|
Linksys LGS318P 18-Port Business Smart Gigabit PoE+ SwitchWith Quality of Service, Power over Ethernet Plus, and advanced security features, the Linksys LGS318P 18-Port Business Smart Gigabit PoE+ Switch keeps your network running at peak performance. This switch ensures network traffic is prioritized properly for efficient usage, while features such as IGMP snooping, Storm Control, and Spanning Tree Protocol maintain peak performance as you expand your network. Power over Ethernet Plus provides extra power, reduces electrical wiring costs, and gives you flexibility when installing network devices. The Linksys Smart Gigabit Switch also keeps your network and data protected with advanced security features that prevent unauthorized access and outside attacks.
At a Glance:
- Prioritizes network traffic for efficient usage
- 18 Gigabit Ethernet ports for business-class management
- PoE+ for reduced costs and simple installation
- Advanced security features protect network
- Designed for smooth network expansion
- Gigabit mini-GBIC (SFP) Combo port expansion
What's in the Box:
- Linksys Smart Switch
- Quick Start Guide
- Power Cord or Power Adaptor
- CD with Documentation
- Rack Mount Kit
Smart Switch Prioritizes Traffic for Efficiency
The Linksys LGS318P 18-Port Business Smart Gigabit PoE+ Switch manages the flow of data across your network, prioritizing traffic for efficient usage. Quickly access real-time applications like voice and video, or download large graphic/video files without slowing down the rest of the network. Thanks to IGMP snooping, IP multicast traffic is limited to the ports that requested it, which keeps your network operating at peak efficiency.
Power over Ethernet Plus for Cost Savings
Save time and money with Power over Ethernet Plus (PoE+), which allows the network cable to carry electrical power, simplifying installation and reducing electrical wiring costs. Place IP cameras or wireless access points where you need them most, without having to worry about the nearest power outlet.
For increased system efficiency, this Linksys LGS318P 18-Port Business Smart Gigabit PoE+ Switch supports the latest 802.3at (PoE+) and is backward compatible with 802.3af (PoE). PoE+ provides extra power for each Gigabit Ethernet port, saving your business in operating costs.
Advanced Security Features Keep Your Network Protected
Keep your network secure with the Linksys Smart Gigabit Switch security features. Port authentication and MAC-based port security requires clients to authenticate themselves before any data is passed, preventing unauthorized access to the network. DHCP snooping filters out invalid messages from untrusted sources, and IP-MAC binding functions help you protect your network from outside attacks.
Designed for Easy Network Expansion
As your business expands, you can connect multiple switches to each other to suit your growing needs. The Linksys Smart Gigabit Switch is equipped with features like Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) and Storm Control to keep you operating smoothly.
STP helps keep performance steady by preventing cable loops when information is being sent between switches on the network. Storm Control also reduces slowed performance or loss of service by monitoring and suppressing traffic levels.