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NETGEAR Rolls Out Fully Managed M4100 Series Switches

logo-netgearAdding to its effective range of switching solutions, NETGEAR has unveiled Intelligent Edge M4100 series L2+ managed switches. Combining superior resiliency and advanced security even far from the wiring closet, NETGEAR Intelligent Edge M4100 series provide comprehensive Layer 3 routing.

M4100_SwitchM4100 series consists of 12 fully managed switches, ranging from 8-port Fast Ethernet to 50-port Gigabit Ethernet. These new switches by NETGEAR are perfect for organizations requiring intelligence at the network edge. As a cost-effective component of converged voice, video and data networking solutions, NETGEAR M4100 series delivers a secure edge in commercial buildings and campus LAN environments: PoE (802.3af) and PoE+ (802.3at) versions of M4100 series are perfect for Wireless access points, IP telephony and IP surveillance deployments.

Commenting on the product, Subhodeep Bhattacharya, Regional Director, India & SAARC, NETGEAR said, “These new switches are ideal and cost effective for all organizations considering reliable, affordable and simple access layer switching with CLI, advanced scripting capabilities and Layer 3 routing features.”


Layer 2+ with static routing

·        M4100 series comes with Port-based / VLAN-based / Subnet-based “static routing” Layer 2+ versions

·       L3 fixed routes to the next hop towards the destination network are added to the routing table

·       L3 routing is wire-speed in M4100 series hardware with 64 static routes (IPv4)

Engineered for convergence

·        Automatic multi-vendor Voice over IP prioritization based on SIP, H323 and SCCP protocol

·        Voice VLAN and LLDP-MED for automatic IP phones QoS and VLAN configuration

·         Advanced classifier-based hardware for L2, L3, L4 security and prioritization

·         Advanced Multicast filtering with IGMP and MLD snooping and querier modes

High-value performance and IPv6 ready

·        16K MAC addresses; up to 100Gbps switching fabric; 9K jumbo frames; Green Ethernet

·        IPv4/IPv6 ingress traffic filtering (ACLs) and prioritization (QoS – DiffServ)

High availability and PoE/PoE+ full power capability

·         Redundant power supply option for uninterruptible operation (RPS)

·         External power supply option for PoE and PoE+ full power applications (EPS up to 1,440W)

Industry standard management

·         Industry standard command line interface (CLI)

·         Fully functional NETGEAR web interface (GUI)