The Streamingblog – QNAP Releases QSW-1208-8C and QSW-804-4C Switches
QNAP have released the QSW-1208-8C (twelve-port) and QSW-804-4C (eight-port) 10GbE/NBASE-T™ unmanaged switches to help home and small business users upgrade their networks to accommodate 10GbE speeds for bandwidth-demanding tasks. The NBASE-T-based switch delivers a cost-effective solution for improving network performance while using existing Cat 5e, 6 and 6a cables.
The QSW-1208-8C has twelve ports, including four SFP+ (fiber) and eight SFP+ (fiber)/ RJ45 (copper) combo ports while the QSW-804-4C has eight ports, including four SFP+ (fiber) and four SFP+ (fiber)/ RJ45 (copper) combo ports to ensure an optimized investment in 10GbE networking. The QSW-1208-8C and QSW-804-4C are also backward compatible with legacy devices, and support the IEEE 802.3az (Energy Efficient Ethernet, EEE) standard for reducing power consumption while maintaining high network performance and quality. Read more here.