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Tenda Adds 24G+4SFP PoE Switch To Product Line

By - Source: Toms IT Pro

Tenda announced the availability of the Managed 24-Port Gigabit PoE Switch, aka the Tenda TEG3224P.

The layer 2 TEG3224P is a PoE (Power over Ethernet) switch, meaning the switch injects power and data to PoE-enabled devices through its Ethernet ports with packet forwarding speeds of up to 35.7 Mpps. Tenda's TEG3224P supports the following protocols: EEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3z, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3x, IEEE 802.1D, IEEE 802.3af (15.4W) and IEEE 802.3at (30W).

At the top of the Tenda TEG3224P's feature list is its security system, which is managed via the switch's web interface. The security system can defend against ARP viruses, worm attacks and DoS attacks. The built-in security is also capable of IP/MAC/PORT/VLAN binding and 802.11x and MAC authentication.

Other management interfaces for the TEG3224P include XModem/FTP/TFTP, CLI, Telnet, SNMP and RMON. Additionally, the switch also supports LACP, allowing link aggregation between multiple physical ports and providing both better bandwidth and redundancy for supportable devices.

The TEG3224P has 24 auto-negotiable gigabit Ethernet ports and four additional SFP ports that allow users more flexibility with their port combinations. The SFP ports take priority over Ethernet, so if an SFP port is being used, the corresponding Ethernet port will not be used.

Another highlight is the TEG3224P's fast troubleshooting feature. This feature uses VCT cable diagnosis; if the switch were to suffer an error, it would locate the point of error, saving time and effort. This feature is especially beneficial for a 24-port switch, where any number of scenarios could create an error.

The Tenda TEG3224P Managed Gigabit Ethernet PoE switch is available through IT distributor ASI and has an MSRP of $649.

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