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EnGenius Makes Deployment of High-Performance Network Infrastructure Easy and Affordable with Launch of 24-Port Gigabit PoE+ Layer 2 Switch
Posted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 02:03:54 PM

Ideal for Small- to Medium-Sized Businesses, EGS7228P Features PoE to Enable Quick and Easy Deployment of EnGenius Indoor and Outdoor Wireless Access Points and IP Cameras.

COSTA MESA, Calif. -- February 4, 2014 -- EnGenius Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of high- performance, versatile networking and telecommunications solutions for businesses and consumers, today announced the availability of the EGS7228P 24-Port Gigabit PoE+ Layer 2 Managed Switch with 4 Dual-Speed SFP. The EGS7228P is a full-featured Gigabit Ethernet switch designed to deliver an industry-leading combination of features, performance and value for businesses, schools, resorts, and hotels that are expanding their network deployments.

The new EGS7228P, which supports IEEE 802.3at/af PoE+ on all 24 Gigabit Ethernet ports, is optimized to enable the quick deployment of EnGenius' growing portfolio of long-range, high-performance, high- density indoor and outdoor wireless access points, as well as the company's upcoming line of indoor and outdoor IP video cameras. Featuring a non-blocking architecture and delivering up to 56 Gbps switching capacity, the EGS7228P incorporates four SFP slots that enable connectivity via fiber uplinks to extend the network over longer distances or to provide uplink redundancy and failover.

Key features of the new EGS7228P include:

  • High Performance: 24 Gigabit Ethernet ports with PoE+ support; 4 SFP (copper/hot-swappable small form-factor pluggable) Gigabit ports for optional fiber connectivity.
  • Power-over-Ethernet: Total power budget of 185 watts to support up to 24 802.3at/af IP-based devices
  • Network Management and Visibility: Quick, easy, intuitive network management through a user-friendly Web interface or via SNMP; Link layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) for enhanced network visibility and management.
  • WLAN and Voice VLAN: 802.1Q VLAN support for improved convergence and bandwidth utilization; Voice VLAN delivers clear quality, efficient voice transmission, and segmentation of VLANs.
  • Multicast Support: IGMP Snooping, MLD Snooping, and VLAN for multicast applications; supports IGMPv1, IGMPv2 and IGMPv3.
  • QoS: Supports 802.1D, 802.1w and 802.1s Spanning Tree Protocols; 802.1p priority tagging to enable applications such as VoIP and video conferencing to be delivered clear and jitter-free.
  • Security: 802.1X port-based authentication; Access Control List (ACL).

"We are very excited to add the new EGS7228P to our growing line of Gigabit PoE switches because it enables businesses to easily deploy a complete wired and wireless network infrastructure using our growing portfolio of feature-rich, high-performance networking products that deliver an industry-leading price-to-performance ratio," explained Eric Chen, Product Marketing Manager at EnGenius.

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