Excerpt: This simple 5 port switch is what it says it s. I've always liked the box metal enclosure and the mounting holes (with screws included) make it easy to either stack these or mount on a wall or under a desk.
Excerpt: These little Gigabit switches are great in a pinch. We needed to add a network printer and a Wireless access point to a Gigabit network but couldn't make the extra cable runs. Used this 5-port NetGear to split the one wall outlet into 3 and so far, no bottlenecks. 8 wifi users, 1 netprinter, 1 desktop via cat5e to an upstream HP ProCurve 48port Gigabit switch.
Excerpt: Was looking for a simple, affordable switch that could handle gigabit to replace an older 8 port gigabit that was starting to not connect at the proper speed. -Simple to use. Plug and play... what more is there to do? -Price. Good brand and value for what I need. -Performance. Gives me gigabit speed with no hassle. Any device plugged in is automatically recognized and port speed adjusted accordingly. -Power saving. Determines cable length and adjusts power to match.
Excerpt: I love my new Netgear GS105NA 5-Port Gigabit Ethernet switch. I bought one for my Dad and then when my old switch failed I bought one for myself. It was super easy to install. Just plug in and go. Works perfectly and it is fast. Thanks Netgear!
Excerpt: I am a network administrator and when it comes to switches I always prefer Netgear ProSafe models. Here are my reasons for choosing Netgear Prosafe over other brands when it comes to switches.. 1) The Prosafe Switch is built very sturdy woth a metal construction. Not like some of the cheap plastic switches from competitors. 2) They simply just work.