Summary: I'm quite happy with the Netgear switch. I ran out of ports on my 8-port unit, and the swapout to this 16-port unit is a no brainer. Just plug and go. My only small disappointment is that it is a 10/100 mbps unit. I thought it was a gigabit capable switch, but I can't hold that against the unit.
Excerpt: I needed to replace 2- 8 port switches plus the 4 router ports with something more integrated. After selecting and looking at several prices on line it was obvious that Netgear was the most economic solution and I did purchase the unit at one of the office supplies, namely Staples who had the lowest...
LE "EntrepreNerd - Looking for good books on tech, life skills and business", Amazon
10 November 2014
Summary: Solid performing switch for small business and home networks. My only complaint is there is no easy way to mount it inside a patch panel. I wish it came with a mounting kit that plugged into a patch panel.
Excerpt: I purchased this item to replace a pre-existing and discontinued switch in my work office. I am not too educated when it comes to networking and servers, so, I wanted something that was plug-n-play and that required little to no set-up. This was on sale when I purchased it.
The first thing I love about this switch is that it's solidly built
K. O'Shea, Amazon
4 November 2014
Summary: I had been thinking of replacing our old 8-port switch with something a bit bigger as our network grew, but it wasn't until our old switch quit on us that I ordered the FS116 16-Port Fast Ethernet Desktop Switch. The first thing I love about this switch is that it's solidly built.