13 – 18 Port Ethernet Switches

Switches that feature port counts between 13 – 18 ports meet the networking needs of small-medium businesses or serve as workgroup switches for large enterprises. Higher-speed devices in this category can serve network intensive workgroups working on graphics, CAD/CAM or multimedia projects. These switches have a modest footprint and can be used in desktop, wall mount or rack mount applications. Backplanes on these switches feature a backplane capacity to support non-blocking operation. Switches in this category can be unmanaged or can feature SNMP management for end-to-end network visibility. With hardened Ethernet features and certifications, these switches can also be used to connect industrial equipment in non-enterprise applications.

Ethernet switches in the 13 – 18 port count range feature high-performance Layer 2 networking for 10/100/1000 Ethernet. Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) switch models are also available for providing power and connectivity to IP phones, IP cameras and wireless access points. Backbone connectivity is a requirement and switches in this category typically support between 2 – 4 fiber-optic backbone connections.

Transition Networks’ 13 – 18 Port Ethernet Switches are the ideal solution for small-medium businesses because of their high-performance flexibility through the higher-density port count. Also, these switches are a powerful tool with advanced management and PoE to make management and connectivity of your network easy. Our switches are available in enterprise and hardened grades to provide the right solution for your network regardless of location. View our 13 – 18 Port Ethernet Switches below.

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