Gigabit Switch Buying Guide (In-Depth Insights)

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Gigabit Switch Buying Guide (In-Depth Insights)

July 28, 2021 By Richcom Technology –4 Min Read

Nowadays, technology has been spreading everywhere. Small and medium businesses have been developing strongly. All of these things promote the usage of a Gigabit switch. For IT engineers, Gigabit switch is an important part in their network building and can be an easy way to increase the network in home based or small businesses. This article is mainly written to let you know about a Gigabit switch, it’s types, benefits and some recommendations from our side.

 

What Is a Gigabit Switch?

In IT networking, a Gigabit Switch is a switch that is used to connect numerous devices like computers, servers or multiple game systems to a LAN. It also lets devices such as 4K HDTV’s and DVRs connect to the internet directly without relying on Wi-Fi. With the capability of increasing the speed of data transfer, this results in fast response time. A Gigabit Switch increases network capacity through extra ports.

 

Types of Gigabit Switch

There are various types of gigabit switches in the market. According to the number of devices you have and the number of people using the network, you can choose a relevant switch. If you want to expand your network economically, the basic Gigabit switch is a great choice to enhance efficiency and performance of a network. Let us just name the basic types of a Gigabit Switch.

 

1- Unmanaged Switch

2- Managed Switch

3- PoE Switch

4- Stackable Switch

Benefits of a Gigabit Switch

There are many advantages of a Gigabit Ethernet Switch but let us just list down a few of them:

 

1- Gigabit Ethernet is fast.

2- It has a frame rate of 1 Billion bits per second.

3- It is inexpensive.

4- It is LAN oriented.

5- It is convenient to maintain.

6- It can connect with various hardwares and softwares.

7- It is not influenced by any radio interference.

8- It has different varieties.

Best Gigabit Switches of 2021

Now that we have explained everything about a Gigabit switch, let us just present you with the 4 best Gigabit Switches of 2021.

1- TP LINK 5-PORT GIGABIT DESKTOP SWITCH

tp link 5 port gigabit switch richcom srilanka

This Gigabit Switch is one of the best switches of all time. It comes with 5 network ports and is convenient to use. This Gigabit switch comes with a warranty of 2 years. The TP LINK 5 Port Gigabit desktop switch price in Sri Lanka is 18,000 LKR.

2- TP LINK 8 PORT GIGABIT DESKTOP SWITCH

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This is the second best Gigabit switch recommended by us. It has 8 network ports and has a lot of great features. This switch comes with a 2 years warranty. The TP LINK 8 Port Gigabit desktop switch price in Sri Lanka is 8,000 LKR.

3- TP LINK 16 PORT GIGABIT DESKTOP SWITCH

tp link 16 port gigabit switch richcom srilanka

The third one on the list is this one. It has 16 network ports and comes with a lot of great features. This switch has a 2 years warranty. The TP LINK 16 Port Gigabit desktop switch price in Sri Lanka is 18,500 LKR.

4- TP LINK 24 PORT GIGABIT DESKTOP SWITCH

tp link 24 port gigabit switch price in srilanka

This is the last one on the list of best gigabit switches. It has 24 network ports. This switch comes with a 2 years warranty. The TP LINK 24 Port Gigabit desktop switch price in Sri Lanka is 25,500 LKR.

 

Conclusion

We hope you understood everything about a Gigabit switch. If you did, check out Gigabit ethernet switches on our website. We have a lot of other IT related products too. Also if you have any further questions, you can connect to us on our social media.

 

 

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