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TP-LINK TL-SG108E 8-Port Gigabit Easy Smart Switch, 8 10/100/1000 Mbps RJ45 Ports, MTU/Port/Tag-Based VLAN, QoS and IGMP

  • Full gigabit ports
  • Easy Smart Configuration Utility
  • Metal Case, desktop/wall-mounting design
  • Network monitoring, traffic prioritization and VLAN features
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4 out of 5 eggsManaged Features at a Workgroup Price Point

Pros: While I don't actually see a lot of uses for a managed switch with only 8 ports, if you are an IT pro like me or just a die-hard hobbyist and want more control over a small network (or network segment) than a workgroup switch can give you without the price of a beefier full-blown managed switch, this is your winner. All of the greatest hits are on this album: port-based and tagged VLAN's (up to 32), per-port QoS, storm control, port mirroring, cable diagnostics, and a few other goodies.

The case is metal and nicely rigid. It should hold up to most types of abuse and drops. It includes rubber feet for setting up on a desk or shelf (a glaring omission on so many components these days) and also has slots for wall mounting that is the preferred option. It is far too small for adding ears to mount in a rack, so don't even look for any. There is also a k-lock hole for environments where physical security is a concern. The Easy Smart Configuration Utility is neat, well organized, and easy to use.

Cons: The Easy Smart Configuration Utility is absurdly necessary, because there is no web interface or telnet or SSH access. You MUST have at least one Windows PC on the network and you MUST clutter it up with TP-Link's utility, whether you want to or not.

More granular traffic monitoring and traffic regulating would have been nice, but are marginally forgivable omissions at this price point, and also considering that this is an "Easy Smart" switch, not a Managed one.

The total arbitrary IP address upon initial power up was kind of silly also. I guess it doesn't matter because the Easy Smart Configuration Utility was able to find it and there was no other way to configure it, but DHCP would have at least landed it on the same subnet and a quick check of the DHCP logs and a ping would have showed that it was working without having to install the utility.

So one flaw was major, the other two pretty minor. All together I consider them enough to take away an egg, even though I have very high respect for TP-Link. Sorry guys. Eggxperts giveth and eggxperts taketh away.

Other Thoughts: This clever little unit actually landed in my lap at the perfect time. Our IT firm is based out of an executive suite along with 7 other tenants in offices that average about 300-400 square feet. Each of us pays rent that is the same as the local cable company wants for a month of business-class internet. Comcast=crazy.

We made a deal with the landlord to homerun a Cat5 from each suite to ours and offer bargain-priced broadband internet to the other tenants. By flashing a cheap wireless router with Tomato for each of them and configuring a VLAN in the TL-SG108E for each of them, we are able to monitor/regulate everyone's usage and bandwidth and keep everyone's network independent of each other and us using this little beauty.

With such a rich feature set and such a low price, that setup or anything like it is VERY well worth the price.

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5 out of 5 eggsManaged switch for price of a dumb switch.

Pros: Used to be you’d have to spend a few hundred bucks for a managed 8 port gigabit switch. Do you need a managed switch? At this price, why not get one. I think most home users probably don’t need a managed switch, so you can use it as a dumb switch, hook it up, don’t do any setup, and don’t worry about it until you find yourself needing the extra capabilities. What can you do with a managed switch? Plenty. -- See Other Thoughts.

TP-Link has several marketing terms for its 8-Port managed switches. “Easy Smart Switch” is this model. “Smart Switch” is the next level up model – the TL-SG2008 – at about twice the price. Moving up from there are the professional “Jetstream” L2 and the scalable “Jetsream” L3 models which have features like SFP slots to attach things like fiber interface modules.

The main difference between the SG108E and the SG2008 is that management of this model switch is done through a Windows utility running on a Windows computer attached to the network. The SG2008 is managed via a browser based utility running on the switch and has a few more configurable features. The SG2008 also has a 4MB buffer vs. 2MB for the SG108E. They both have the same switching capacity (16 Gbps), forwarding rate (11Mpps), and Mac address capacity (8K). I think the SG108E is easier to configure.

This switch is small, solid, has a metal case, and does not require a fan. There is an external power supply. Inside the metal enclosure I found a Realtek RTL8370N Layer 2 Managed 10/100/1000 Switch controller with a heat sink and 1MB attached Flash memory. Included in the retail box are also a quick set-up sheet and a Mini CD that contains a detailed 40 page pdf manual and the Configuration utility installer.

The configuration utility is organized into System, Switching, Monitoring, VLAN, and QoS sections. The switch supports up to 32 port-based and tagged VLANs. It has a loop prevention feature. It supports port and 802.1p based QoS with 4 priority settings. You can do in/out bandwidth control per port. You can specify a storm control limit and apply it to one or more ports. Static LAG groups are supported. There is automatic power saving that can shut down idle ports and adjust power depending on cable lengths. Port Mirroring is supported on one port at a time. Packet counts can be monitored by interface.

Cons: Need a Windows computer connected to the network and running the TP-Link configuration utility to manage the settings.

Some more advanced features are only available in the next up price point device. These include port based MAC control, packet filtering, dynamic LAGs, port monitoring counts by packet type (Broadcast, Multicast, Unicast, packet size).

Other Thoughts: So what can you do with one of these things besides just plugging it in and using it like just another dumb switch? Well, at this price, if you have to replace a dumb switch get one of these smart switches instead. You can:

-Use the monitoring functions built into the switch to figure out where and why your network might not be performing well because you can measure which network routes are congested. Will all the new streaming applications and NAS units it can help you decide which part of your network might need gigabit upgrades, whether you need to implement QoS controls, and where an extra LAG - ed line backbone between switches might help (next thing).

-Make a higher speed backbone to your network with Link Aggregation Groups (LAG). The concept here is several wires/ports between LAG enabled switches can be logically connected into one high-throughput pathway.

-You can do port-mirroring to snoop on a port’s traffic (with WireShark) to find out network problems and look for things like rouge applications calling home in an unauthorized way.

-Network Segmentation. Smart switches let you define VLANs so you can separate your LAN into separate segments with different bandwidth, security, and QoS requirements.

-QoS. You can specify different priorities to different types of traffic. For instance VoIP doesn’t use a lot of bandwidth but it requires priority and needs some bandwidth reserved for it.

-Protect yourself from having your network go down if someone misconnects something and creates a loopback or broadcast storm situation.

All of this makes your network a lot more efficient. Once you get all this stuff down it is time to read about how IGMP Snooping and multicast works - which is supported by this switch and works automatically to reduce network traffic.

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5 out of 5 eggsSpeedy Switch with Network Pro's in mind.

Pros: 8 port smart switch with full gigabit connection
Small footprint
Runs cool and quiet
Metal construction with rubber feet
Network monitoring features, QoS and MTU.
Fully configurable software included
Energy efficient
5 Year Warranty
Unbelievable price for a smart switch

Cons: Software needs to be installed before switch can be configured
No web based configuration
Comes with static IP address and not DHCP so additional effort is required to connect to it initially.

Other Thoughts: I work from home when I am not traveling to customer sites so a robust network is extremely important, especially when I want to separate my business network from my family and guest networks. Switches are extremely important pieces of networking kit and there are many types, the simplest of which is an unmanaged, plug and play switch that is aimed at general use. At the other end of the spectrum are fully managed network switches that can usually be found in data centers, these are secure, highly configurable and very expensive. This switch is a hybrid switch, aimed at small offices where there is a network pro to setup and configure. These hybrid switches have a subset of the features but at a significantly cheaper price.

The switch needs to be configured initially and it was disappointing to find that it was not set with DHCP but with a static IP address. This meant that I needed to reconfigure a laptop or desktop with the same subnet address in order to gain access to it, in this case 192.168.0.*, instead of allowing my router to assign it a network address automatically.
Once this was done the already installed software allowed me to gain access to the switch and set security, QoS and network address easily. I would have preferred a web based configuration instead of needing to install a software application, but as it works well enough no eggs off.

As far as performance was concerned I like to test new network equipment as it is installed and used in my office by connecting two pc’s that have gigabit Intel NIC’s and connecting them to the switch with Cat 5e cables. I use Totusofts Lan Speed software to send packages from one PC to the other and measure the average read and write speeds through the switch. This switch performed well enough with an average write speed of 689.2mbps and an average read time of 742.8mbps. It was a little slower than my current router of choice, the Asus RT-AC66U, but the difference was negligible.

This smart switch is currently selling at a silly price, it comes with a 5 year warranty, is built like a tank, a software application that is well featured and simple to configure and is speedy to boot.

This type of switch is better suited to a small office environment where there is a network pro to install, configure and look after the switch. Certainly it is not the plug and play switch that most general users will be looking for. Apart from that it is a great switch, I love mine. Much recommended.

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5 out of 5 eggsNice switch

Pros: Small, well-designed switch that can either be hung on the wall--which is actually quite handy--or, with the addition of supplied rubber feet, set on a desktop or shelf.

The unit is small for an 8-port switch, barely larger than a 5-port switch (of another brand).

The switch supports gigabit Ethernet as well as legacy 10/100 speeds, with auto-sensing. No special crossover NIC cable is necessary to connect this switch to other networking components.

The external power supply is shaped to help avoid blocking other outlets on your power strip.

The switch powers up in less than a second and runs cool and is silent. You can use it either as a "plug and play" (unmanaged) switch out of the box, or you can configure the switch via the supplied utility.

From the utility, VLAN and QoS settings can be configured, as well as static IP or DHCP, and the admin account password.

I feel that this switch represents a lot of value at its price point, and I would recommend it without hesitation for either home or small business use.

Cons: No major cons noted--just a few oddities.

You can't set a hostname for the switch, so if you are in the habit of checking your router to view your connected clients--as you should be, especially if you have a wireless router--the switch will show up as "unknown." Not a big deal, just an irritation.

Configuration of the switch is available only from the supplied utility; you cannot configure either through a browser or by telnet / SSH session. I am not a fan of having to load proprietary utilities to configure networking equipment.

Be aware that a gigabit connection will have a green LED on the port, and a 10/100 connection will have a yellow LED. This is reversed from some networking equipment and could cause confusion.

Other Thoughts: As with any networking equipment, you should change the default "admin" password from its default to help secure your network.

There was a firmware upgrade available which installed quickly and easily from the configuration utility.

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5 out of 5 eggsUseful tools

Pros: The TP-LINK TL_SG108E is built very well. It has a solid metal case, so it has some weight to it. It, therefore, will be more stable should you choose not to mount it. You can however mount it anywhere that you can put a screw, for more stability. This switch was very easy to set up and use. Simply plugging in your ethernet cables and power supply brings up your network. The included cd contains the management software. It installed without a hitch. The control interface is very plain and easy to understand even without reading the documentation. I recommend that you do read it . The documentation is well written and informative. This smart switch performs as advertised, which is very refreshing.

Cons: Any cons would be nit picking. Other switches may provide more features, they also may cost more. I can find no cons.

Other Thoughts: This would be very useful in a small office, den, or your geek man cave, anywhere you might want to control band width, etc. Occasionally something comes a long that you might not think you need, but when you get it and understand what it can do for you, you don't want to be without it. This is one of those things. If you have several networked items, check this switch out. You won't be sorry. It has worked for me for the last two weeks with no problems. It has been so trouble free. it is easy to forget it is even there, but it will be there when you need it.

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4 out of 5 eggsTP-LINK TL-SG108E 8-Port Gigabit Easy Smart Switch, 8 10/100/1000 Mbps RJ45 Ports, MTU/Port/Tag-Based VLAN, QoS and IGMP

Pros: - Arrived quickly from NewEgg. Item was well packed and undamaged.
- Switch looks durable. Its made of solid metal. This is an increasingly rare among budget switches.
- The switch is fanless and totally silent.
- Does not get hot.
- 8 ports. Each port has orange and green LED. If orange LED is lit, the port operates at 10/100 Mbs. If green LED is lit, the port port operates at Gigabit speed.
- Some of the features in this switch can be managed and monitored, hence "smart" description. However, you can use it also "plug and play" unamanged switch. At first, I plugged this switch in without installing any software or making any configuration changes. The switch auto-configured itself and all my networked devices worked correctly.
- Managed features snapshot: Shut down individual ports. Limit bandwidht of each port. Port mirroring. Cable test (also displays approximte cable lenght in meters). Loop prevention/ Storm Control. QoS allows to prioritize traffic by assigning each port or IP different priority levels. IGMP snooping.
- VLANs. Ability to set up multiple VLAN's. I have Ooma VoIP and my home network set up on different VLANs. This is a great feature for improving security and performance of your home/small office.
- Logging is very basic. Its only limited to the amount of good/bad packets each port received and transmitted.
- Switch configuration can be backed up to a windows machine and later restored, if needed.
- Good value for the price.

Cons: At this price point its hard to complain about lack of features found in higher-priced switches. I am happy with its functionality. However, if I was to point out to a few features I wish I had:
- I would prefer a web-based management that is agnostic to OS.
- Software installation on windows OS machine is required to gain access to "smart" ie "managed" features, no webbased management tool.
- No POE ports. I would love to have at least 2 powered ethernet ports for my external camera.
- The default IP address of this switch is 192.168.0.1. There are a lot of routers with this IP address. This may or may night be problematic in some setups.

Other Thoughts: Once you get this switch, you should immediately install the management software called "Easy Smart Configuration Utility" and change the default login credentials from admin/admin. You should also ensure the switch is on the same subnet as your network. This is easily done in configuration utility.
- I have tested this switch for about a month. I have set up a different a VLAN for Ooma box to isolate VoIP traffic from the rest of my network. I also have a Home Network Server, 2 PCS, wireless access point and powerline adapter attached to this switch.
- I am pleased with performance of this switch in both managed and un-managed mode. I have not had any crashes or performance issues with it. I was able to download and install new firmware for this switch from TP-link website. The retail box contains installation poster and mini-cd with manual and " Easy Smart Configuration Utility" needed to manage the switch. The manual seems adequate and easy to follow.
- This is a great switch for someone who wants to have a little more control over their home/small office network but does not need more advanced features. It has been reliable and very easy to set up.

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4 out of 5 eggsFantastic

Pros: LED's on the front
Metal Construction
QoS will be beneficial.
With ultimate goal of un-congesting my network of myriad devices.
( tablets , laptops, gaming consoles wifi cam)

Cons: if i had to nitpick, color

Other Thoughts: What you see is what you get 8 port gig switch for a good price.

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5 out of 5 eggsSmart switch for a smart price!

Pros: At first glance, the TL-SG108E simply looks like your average run of the mill 8-port mini-switch. The price is cheap, it’s relatively small, and nothing fancy to look at. Basically, it’s the type of switch you think you’ve found in small offices, schools, and of course, some home networks everywhere. A second look reveals it’s so much more than those mundane simplistic dumb switches.
With the addition of a few configurable options, you’re given the power to customize your network, allowing for far more control than an unmanaged switch, and it won’t set you back that much more.

Designed with practicality in mind; It’s a metal case, not cheap plastic. This may not seem like a big deal, but rest assured, it definitely is. If you’ve seen how people install their network equipment as I have, metal is by far a better choice than a plastic housing, for the single reason of durability. I’m actually surprised that a few mini switches I’ve come across were still functioning when considering how and where they were installed (On the floor, right under desk chairs, where they simply had to kicked around and/or stepped on numerous times a day! While I wouldn’t think of throwing my networking gear on the floor in the path of foot traffic, for some reason many people don’t give it a second thought, or it gets moved by clients after installation.

The included Configuration Utility (a necessary program as the switch does not have a configuration webpage, which definitely would have been a better option than having to install software on whichever PC you want to use to make changes), makes setting up and maintaining your switch a breeze. Easy GUI menu driven interface, takes the complication out of customization. There’s even a monitoring page for a quick look to verify connection speeds and even packet loss on any and all ports. Setup your Vlans, QoS, check system info, upgrade firmware, backup configuations, reset and reboot with the click of a button.

8 ports, 7 of which are available for your devices considering most people will use one port for a network uplink. About $5 a port. Not too bad. And for that you can set bandwidth limits…you don’t want someone monopolizing your network? Set limits on those ports with rate limits. Want to make sure voice takes precedence over videos? Set up Based Priority QoS. It’s simple, it’s easy, it’s customization that you’ll have available when you need it.
Vlans couldn’t be easier to setup with this switch’s configuration utility, and if you haven’t a clue how to setup a couple Vlans, there’s a handy Help menu with a link directly to the device’s User’s manual on TP-Link’s website. Including updated Utility software and firmware downloads.

Cons: The only real con is that you have to install the configuration utility rather than simply access a configuration webpage. But it's not a deal breaker or that much of an inconvenience. Plus, with the utility, you can manage multiple switches, provided they're compatible with the software, of course.

Other Thoughts: I have my PC (online gamer) and home NAS connected to the switch, which is uplinked to my DGL-4500 wireless AP, which in turn is uplinked to my Linksys EA6900 router. My family streams movies from the NAS to any of 4 PCs and the SmartTV, and we’re all avid online gamers, both PC and consoles. The switch has dropped a total of 15 packets in the nearly 2 weeks it’s been used, with over 50,000,000 sent successfully. No noticeable congestion (remember HD movies streamed from the NAS throughout the home network.) Whether or not that would change if all 8 ports were being utilized, I cannot say, but I’d doubt that would be a problem.

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4 out of 5 eggsImpressive mangement features at an attractive price

Pros: This switch has an impressive set of management features -- including VLANs, QoS, and port mirroring -- and costs only a little more than unmanaged switches. It's a solid product and I recommend that anyone familiar with those networking concepts consider this product as an alternative to purchasing an unmanaged 8-port switch.

The diagnostic capabilities of this switch could be useful in troubleshooting and to me they alone are worth the small premium over an unmanaged switch. The port statistics show the link speed, duplex, and a count of good packets and bad packets (both tx and rx) for each port. The cable test shows whether there are opens, shorts, or crosstalk, and the approximate cable length to the problem (or total length if normal). The reported length was at least accurate enough to distinguish short cables from across-the-house runs, but I'd consider the reported length to be +/- a few meters at least.

In a word, port mirroring is awesome. Connect a laptop to an unused port, fire up wireshark, and use mirroring to observe traffic on any port or group of ports. Why is my tablet talking with Facebook? Are there unexpected connections to my security camera? I'd always meant to create a network sentry with a small linux box and two ethernet cards, but now I can easily take a snapshot of network activity anytime I want.

The switch has the ability to trunk ports together to make a single higher bandwidth connection. Only one trunk is supported. It's a nice option to have but I think this unlikely to be used in an 8-port switch, unless you need just a few very high throughput connections to a single fast server or uplink.

The VLAN functions are potentially useful although not as flexible as I'd hoped (see Cons). There are three modes available:
- MTU (multi-tenant unit) VLAN implements a strict isolation between ports, except for a shared uplink.
- Port-based VLAN allows you to group ports into separate logical networks.
- 802.1q VLAN can pass, assign, and remove packet tags on a per-port basis, to work with other network equipment that groups or prioritizes traffic based on these tags.

A rated switching capacity of 16 Gbps means this switch can handle a full-duplex gigabit connection on each port simultaneously.

I experienced no problems over 10 days using this for all my home network traffic.

Cons: I had hoped to set up two VLANs, each with a few ports, sharing an uplink. This does not appear to be possible. Individual ports can be isolated and share an uplink (MTU VLAN), and groups of ports can be separated (port-based, 802.1q), but groups of ports can not share an uplink.

As is often the case these days, the user guide should have been reviewed by a native English speaker. For example, "The port mirror function can take effect span the multiple VLANs."

In order to configure the switch, you must use the windows-only Easy Smart software. This windows PC must be in the same subnet as this switch. I have internet-exposed devices on a different subnet between two firewalls, and when this switch was used in that subnet, I was unable to manage it from the inner network. Network devices with web interfaces don't have this problem - you just connect to the IP address of the device and it doesn't matter if there's a router in between.

Furthermore, I found that the PC running the Easy Smart software must be on an unswitched (hub or direct connect) wired connection to this switch, otherwise the software won't be able to find the switch even if you are on the same subnet. In that case, you get an unhelpful message that the "Host IP address and switch IP address must be in the same subnet". Since there is no way to specify an IP address in the configuration software, the switch simply cannot be managed from any other point in your network. Despite the impressive list of features and compelling price point, I have to subtract a star for this senseless restriction.

Having the status LEDs on the same side as the ports is common with large rackmount switches, but kind of annoying for a small switch, especially in a home environment.

Other Thoughts: The QoS (quality of service) settings are straightforward, although you have to read the user manual to understand how the priority is implemented. The switch can prioritize traffic based on the wired port number or on the priority number contained within the packet itself (802.1p). In port-based priority the switch implements a very basic priority algorithm: if there are high priority packets, those are sent; if not, the next-highest priority queue is processed, and so forth. In this case the lowest priority devices may not receive any bandwidth at all if they are competing with higher priority devices. The 802.1p priority mode implements a fairer weighted algorithm on packets that are tagged with a priority number, with a 8:4:2:1 ratio on the time allotted to the highest to lowest priority queues. However, even if 802.1p priority is enabled, any untagged packets are handled under the port-based priority algorithm.

The switch ships with a static IP address of 192.168.0.1/8. It's best to first connect it to an isolated computer, give that computer a static IP of 192.168.0.2/8, and use the Easy Smart software to configure the switch to use a DHCP-assigned address or static address of your choice.

The power consumption was low but much more variable than other small network devices I've measured. It averaged 2.6 W over 177 hours, with instantaneous readings between 1 and 5 W. The indicated power factor varied from 0.00 to 0.10 with 15 to 51 VA. This may not be accurate or even significant with such low power consumption, but for what it's worth, the power factor and VA are easily two to three times worse than the other switches, routers, and access points I've looked at.

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5 out of 5 eggsPacked with features!

Pros: This switch can be used as is if all you need is to add some more ports to your network, and is also feature rich with many different control options. If you are really into tweaking out connected devices and need to have more control over devices that are connected to your network then this is the switch to purchase!

Power cord plugs into the back of the unit, and all connections are made in the front. Also has an easy access reset button in the front to the right that is clearly labeled in the event that you have to reset the device due to a lost password, or to just start setup over from scratch. LED’s on each jack will give you connection status with just a glance along with a data flow indicator LED.

DHCP is not enabled by default, and most people usually have this type of setup on their networks. Also the default IP address is setup for 192.168.0.1, so depending on your network setup, you will need to run the configuration utility right away to change the settings. The utility had no problem detecting the switch even though its address was different than what my home network is setup for.

Once DHCP was enabled through the configuration utility the device was recognized with no problem on my network. Included instructions on how to connect to the device for setup the first time worked exactly as described.

Device allows full control of all port settings. Such as speed and duplex, flow control, and lag. Also supports IGMP Snooping and Port Trunking. The Monitoring feature will give individual port statistics such as Status of connected ports; transmit/receive of good/bad packets. Also supports Port Mirroring and Loop Prevention. Each port can also be individually configured with optional MTU VLAN control settings, along with QoS, Bandwidth control and Storm control.

Another nice feature is the Cable Test option which will allow you to test your cables and give you the length of each cable in meters.

Built solid, all metal enclosure, wall mountable, also includes pads for bottom of unit if you prefer to have it sitting on your desk. Initial setup is easy by simply plugging a network cable directly from your router to the switch and you then have 7 more available ports for hard wired devices!

Cons: Switch can only be configured using the supplied configuration utility which only works with Windows systems. There is no browser based configuration support.

Other Thoughts: Arrived with firmware version 1.1.0 Build 20140528 installed which was released May 28, 2014. Newer firmware version is now available as of September 14, 2014, which is Firmware Version 1.1.1 Build 20140922. The firmware can be downloaded from their site and is very simple to install. Simply log in with the configuration utility and choose Firmware Upgrade Option, browse to where you unzipped the firmware update and then select Upgrade Firmware. Unit will retain all previous settings when upgrading the firmware so there is no need for you to set it up again.

For anyone that would want the reliability of this TP-Link switch in an unmanaged version of this switch it is available on Newegg for around the same price, TP-Link model # TL-SG108!

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