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ProSafe Plus 16-Port Gigabit Ethernet Switch with PoE


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Control and Configure Beyond Plug-and-Play Connectivity

Today's growing businesses rely more on their network to carry out missioncritical business activities. Deployment of VoIP and IP surveillance needs the network intelligence to separate the voice and video traffic from data, and prioritize them accordingly. However, companies do not necessarily have more money or advanced training to deal with complex managed switches.

NETGEAR ProSAFE Gigabit Plus Switches meet this growing need by providing fundamental network features such as VLANs, QoS, and IGMP Snooping that will help optimize the performance of business networks. ProSAFE Plus switches come in a variety of configurations ranging from 5 port desktop to 24 port rackmount. Certain Plus switch models support Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) and can power devices such as IP phones, IP surveillance cameras and wireless access points with just an Ethernet cable; perfect for low cost PoE deployments. ProSAFE Plus Switches are the perfect upgrade from the plug-and-play unmanaged switch, delivering essential networking features at a very affordable price.


  • Enable network configuration and management at the price point of Unmanaged Switches
  • Gigabit connection deliver up to 2000 Mbps of dedicated, non-blocking bandwidth per port
  • Simple, yet useful network set-up on top of plug-and-play connectivity
  • VLAN support for traffic segmentation
  • Quality of Service (QoS) for traffic prioritization
  • Auto "denial-of-service" (DoS) prevention
  • Troubleshoot connection issues via cable test
  • Loop prevention and broadcast storm controls
  • IGMP snooping v1, v2 and v3 support for multicast optimization
  • Rate limiting for better bandwidth allocation
  • Port mirroring for network monitoring
  • Port trunking for bigger uplink bandwidth
  • Jumbo frame support
  • Energy Efficient Ethernet (IEEE802.3az) support for maxium power savings
  • LIFETIME Hardware Warranty
  • LIFETIME 24/7 Technical Support
  • LIFETIME Next Business Day Replacement

Features and Benefits:

Hardware Features: Benefits:
All Gigabit models Making Plus Switch an ideal upgrade for SMB network combining management capability with higher speed and better performance
PoE offerings in Plus Switches With half of the ports capable of supporting PoE, these PoE Plus models are the most cost efficient Gigabit Ethernet solution for converaged network where PoE support is needed, but isn't necessary on all ports
Desktop and rackmount Flexibile deployment for either desktop placement, undertable mount, wall mount as well as rackmount
Software Features: Benefits:
VLAN Segment network into smaller groups for more secure and efficient use of network resources
QoS For optimized network performance and better delivery of mission-critical traffic such as voice and video
IGMP Snooping For improved network efficiency on delivering multicast traffic
Port Trunking Build up a bigger bandwidth to support aggregated uplink traffic
Port Mirroring For better and quicker network diagnotics and troubleshooting
Cable Test Easily identify bad Ethernet cables

At a Glance:

Hardware at a glance
    Front Rear
Model name Form-Factor 10/100/1000Base-T RJ45 ports PoE 802.3af Power Supply PoE budget
GS105E Desktop 5 N/A External Power Adapter N/A
GS105PE Desktop 5 2 None - Requires power from a PoE switch up to 22w
GS108PE Desktop 8 N/A External Power Adapter N/A
GS108PE Desktop 8 4 External Power Adapter 45w
GS116E Desktop 16 N/A External Power Adapter N/A
JGS516PE Rackmount 16 8 Internal 85w
JGS524E Rackmount 24 N/A Internal N/A
JGS524PE Rackmount 24 12 Internal 100w
GS750E Rackmount 48 Copper and 2 SFP N/A Internal N/A

Software at a glance
Management IP Multicast filtering EEE (802.3az) Auto-EEE VLANs QoS Port Trunking Rate Limiting Jumbo Frame Support
PC Utility Tool Web GUI IGMP Snooping
v1, v2 and v3
Yes Port-based,
IEEE802.1Q-based VLANs
Yes Yes Yes

Model Comparison:

Technical Specifications
Models: GS105Ev2 GS105PE GS108Ev3 GS108PEv3 GS116Ev2 JGS516PE JGS524Ev2 JGS524PE GS750E
Product Specifications
Gigabit Ports 5 5 8 8 16 16 24 24 48
Gigabit Ports 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 SFP
# of PoE Ports N/A 2 N/A 4 N/A 8 N/A 12 N/A
Total PoE Power budget (Watts) N/A PoE pass-thru: 20W with AT in, 8W with AF in. N/A 45 N/A 85 N/A 100 N/A
Max MAC entries 8K 8K 4K 4K 16K 16K 16K 16K 16K
Buffer size 128KB 128KB 192K 192K 768KB 768KB 768KB 768KB 1.5MB
Energy Efficient Enthernet (IEEE802.3az complaint) Yes
Performance Specifications
Forwarding modes Store-and-forward
Bandwidth 10 Gbps 10 Gbps 16 Gbps 16 Gbps 32 Gbps 32 Gbps 48 Gbps 48 Gbps 100Gbps
Priority queuing Weighted Round Robin (WRR), Strict or both
Jumbo frame support up to 9K packet size
Acoustic noise (ANSI-S10.12) 0 0 0 0 0 24.5 0 24.4 0
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) 0 0 5,701,574 3,649,507 504,993 840,354 243,476 643,506 1,031,177
L2 Services - VLANS
Models: GS105Ev2 GS105PE GS108Ev3 GS108PEv3 GS116Ev2 JGS516PE JGS524Ev2 JGS524PE GS750E
VLAN (# Supported) 64 64 32 32 100 100 100 100 4000
IEEE 802.1Q VLAN Tagging Yes
Port-based VLAN Yes
L2 Services - Availability
Link Aggregation/ Port Trunking No No No No Static Manual LAGs only Static Manual LAGs only Static Manual LAGs only Static Manual LAGs only Static and LACP
Number of Static Manual LAGs and # of members N/A 8 LAGs & 2 to 4 members
L2 Services - Multicast Filtering
IGMP Snooping (v1, v2 and v3) Yes
IGMP Snooping queries No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Block unknown Multicast Yes
Supported Mulitcast groups 128 128 128 128 64 64 64 64 64
L3 Services - DHCP
DHCP Client Yes
Quality of Service (QoS)
Models: GS105Ev2 GS105PE GS108Ev3 GS108PEv3 GS116Ev2 JGS516PE JGS524Ev2 JGS524PE GS750E
Rate Limiting Yes
DSCP Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No Yes
IEEE 802.1p COS Yes
Port-based VLAN Yes
TOS Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
WRED (Weighted Deficit Round Robin) Yes
Strict Priority queue technology Yes
IEEE Network Protocols
IEEE Network Protocols
  • IEEE 802.3 Ethernet
  • IEEE 802.3ab 1000BASE-T
  • IEEE 802.1Q VLAN Tagging
  • IEEE 802.3i 10BASE-T
  • IEEE 802.1p Class of Service
  • IEEE 802.3x Full-duplex Flow Control
  • IEEE 802.3u 100BASE-T
  • IEEE 802.3af (PoE)
Models: GS105Ev2 GS105PE GS108Ev3 GS108PEv3 GS116Ev2 JGS516PE JGS524Ev2 JGS524PE GS750E
System Password Yes
PC Utility Yes
Port Mirroring Yes
Max number of source ports allowed (many to 1) 4 4 7 7 15 15 23 23 47
Many to One Port Mirroring Yes
Cable Test utility Yes
FW Upgrade thru Plus Utility (TFTP) Yes
Config Download (to Switch) thru Plus Utility Yes
Config Upload (to Server) Yes
Miscellaneous Features
Loop Detection Yes Loop Prevention
DoS Prevention Yes
Broadcast Storm Control Yes
Per port Speed, Link, Activity
Per device Power, Fan and PoE Power Status
Physical Specifications
Models: GS105Ev2 GS105PE GS108Ev3 GS108PEv3 GS116Ev2 JGS516PE JGS524Ev2 JGS524PE GS750E
Dimensions (mm) 94x101x26 158x 105x27 158x 105x27 235x 103x27 286x 101x26 328x 169x43 328x 170x43 328x 169x43 440x204x43
Weight (kg) 0.27 0.45 0.55 0.726 0.84 1.67 1.4 1.84 3.25
Fan 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Power Consumption (when all ports used, line-rate traffic and max PoE) 3 25 4.45 60 10 110 13.8 123 11.38
Environmental Specifications
Operating Temperature 32° to 122°F (0° to 50°C)
Operating Humidity 90% maximum relative humidity, non-condensing
Operating Altitude 10,000 ft (3,000 m) maximum
Storage Temperature - 4° to 158°F (-20° to 70°C)
Storage Humidity 95% maximum relative humidity, non-condensing
Storage Altitude 10,000 ft (3,000 m) maximum
Electromagnetic Emissions and Immunity
Certifications Class (including but not limited to CE mark, commercial, FCC Part 15, VCCI, EN55022 (CISPR 22), C-Tick, EN50082-1, EN55024, CCC) B B B A A A A A A
Models: GS105Ev2 GS105PE GS108Ev3 GS108PEv3 GS116Ev2 JGS516PE JGS524Ev2 JGS524PE GS750E
  • CE mark, commercial
  • CSA certified (CSA 22.2 #950)
  • UL listed (UL 1950)/cUL IEC 950/EN 60950
Warranty and Support
Warranty Lifetime on switch and 2-year on Power adapter Lifetime Lifetime on switch and 2-year on Power adapter Lifetime
Technical Support Lifetime Tech Support via chat, 90 day tech support via email
Technical Support Lifetime
Package Contents
All Models
  • ProSAFE Gigabit Plus Switch
  • Power cord or power adapter (depending on model; GS105PE has no power supply or power cord)
  • Rack-mounting kit
  • Quick Install Guide
  • Resource CD with PC Utility software

* 24x7 Lifetime Advanced Technical Support includes Remote Diagnostics performed by our technical experts for prompt resolution of technical issues.
** 3-year Next business day onsite hardware replacement support included: see for coverage, availability and terms and conditions.

Network Diagram:

SMB Network Application:

Why the NETGEAR Gigabit Plus Switch is the ideal upgrade from Unmanaged Switches for SMB networks:

  • Configurable with simple set-up
  • Build multiple user groups
  • Prioritize voice and video traffic
  • Monitor and troubleshoot

SMB Network Application


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