Conclusion: Although the rating and final score mentioned in this conclusion are made to be as objective as possible, please be advised that every author perceives these factors differently at various points in time. As Albert Einstein said, "Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Pros: Excellent build quality, Comprehensive software controls, Flexible security features, Good throughput on TCP/IP traffic, Very little heat output, Expected long-term reliability, Software ease-of-use, Fiber optic ports, if you need them, Easy setup with appropriate defaults, Excellent documentation, Large product line with many choices, Strong user community support
Cons: UDP performance lags way behind TCP/IP, Price may be an issue for home users, Didn't beat my unmanaged switch on performance
Summary: For small to midsized business environments, the
makes for an excellent PoE Gigabit switch. With an extensive feature set, easy setup, and an advanced control panel, the GS110TP makes a perfectly viable option for your powered switching needs.
Pros: Easy setup and management, Dual Gigabit fiber ports, PoE support, $265 price tag is relatively cheap compared to competitors
Cons: Control panel is not as powerful as some competitors, Large separate power supply