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High Througput Good L3 Core and Access Switch
Pros: I find these switches Performing extremely well in there new setup. I have 3 of these, 2 in the Network Core (stacked), and one in a distributed\Access layer functionality role in a different part of the building. I am using Inter-VLAN routing with RIP running great and Multi SSID Access points (Tagged VlAN Traffic) and roaming Laptops. Originally I didn't think these could server the role that they are was gong to get a chassis switch (cisco-4510 enchanced chassis) and use these in a access layer setup. I have a total of 18 vlans running with a quite a few network services. Primary uplinks see about 60 gigaBYTE of data daily, but most of this is local area routing traffic for our local resouces.
Cons: None, Currently. Will review again if I have any issues.
Other Thoughts: Firmware upgrade process was as normal "managed" switch would do. I find that these devices to be flexable in there offerings. Netgear's "HSRP" option is a little slower than cisco's but the fail over time is sub 1/2 second.
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Great switch, be careful if update firmware
Pros: This switch has a lot of potential. It has four optional 10GB ports. The performance can be improvded with the latest firmware from Netgear site.
Cons: Just be very careful when update the firmware, it changed boot loader in certain version of firmware, so that if you did not do exactly what they told you on the instruction sheet, you could make the switch a brick. Don't skip the middle version of firmware during firmware update.
Other Thoughts: Great price on newegg!
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“This switch has a lot of potential. It has four optional 10GB ports. The performance can be improvded with the latest firmware ...”— edison 4/28/2009
“I find these switches Performing extremely well in there new setup. I have 3 of these, 2 in the Network Core (stacked), ...”— Wirez 9/11/2009