Let’s take a look at Zyxel and their Network Switches. It’s a vast range; so we have curtailed our findings to ten of the best!

Who Are Zyxel?

First up, let us introduce Zyxel.

Focused on innovation and customer‐centricity, Zyxel Communications Corp. has been connecting people to the internet for nearly 30 years. They promote creativity, productivity and peace of mind.

Zyxel’s switch solutions offer reliable, quality switches. With three decades of knowledge, Zyxel has profound knowledge and experience in telco‐class equipment.

Zyxel switch solutions have a mission‐oriented design to suit most small and medium-sized businesses. They boast a complete product portfolio to offer the best‐fit solution.

So as promised out top ten Best Zyxel Network switches.

 

10. Zyxel ES1100‐16P 16‐port Unmanaged PoE Switch

Zyxel ES1100-16P 16-port Unmanaged PoE Switch

The Zyxel ES1100 16‐port FE Unmanaged Switch with PoE is designed to increase network efficiency and performance. The switch provides plug‐and‐play simplicity for high‐bandwidth connectivity.N‐way auto‐negotiation helps connect network counterparts with the highest possible data speed.

The ES1100 network switch is energy efficient and almost noiseless. This makes it perfect for quiet office environments.

Features:

  • Non‐blocking, wire‐speed transmission
  • Auto MDI/MDI‐X support
  • IEEE 802.3az compliant
  • IEEE 802.3x flow control supported
  • IEEE 802.1p CoS supported
  • IEEE 802.3af power (up to 8 ports)
  • 16 ports, desktop design

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9. Zyxel GS1100‐16 16‐port GbE Unmanaged Switch

Zyxel GS1100-16 16-port GbE Unmanaged Switch

The Zyxel GS1100‐16 delivers a switching solution requiring zero management. This gigabit unmanaged switch has features which pack a powerful punch. It’s silent and green, making it perfect for small offices. It provides plug‐and‐play simplicity for high‐bandwidth connectivity.

Features:

  • Non‐blocking, wire‐speed transmission
  • Auto MDI/MDI‐X support
  • 10/100/1000 switch
  • IEEE 802.3az compliant
  • Fanless design for silent running and reduced power consumption
  • IEEE 802.3x flow control supported
  • IEEE 802.1p CoS supported
  • Jumbo frame supported up to 9K bytes
  • 16 ports
  • Desktop design

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8. Zyxel GS1920‐48HPv2 48‐port GbE Smart Managed PoE Switch

Zyxel GS1920-48HPv2 48-port GbE Smart Managed PoE Switch

The GS1920v2 can be a standalone switch or use Zyxel’s licence-free NebulaFlex cloud-managed software. You can easily swap between standalone and NebulaFlex anytime. The switch makes it easy to access L2 features whether you choose intuitive web‐based GUI or cloud‐based Nebula management platform. Fast Ethernet and GBE ports help you speed up your network.

The GS1920v2 enables cloud manageability with Zyxel’s NebulaFlex. Benefit from the cloud without the need to worry about additional on‐going licensing costs. You can see your network device status and perform remote configurations anytime, anywhere.

 

Features:

  • Smart managed standalone or cloud mode
  • Supports NebulaFlex cloud software
  • Easy management and setup
  • PoE MAX Indicator displays the real‐time PoE power usage in both front‐panel and web GUI
  • Layer 2 features such as LACP, advanced QoS, VLAN, ACL and multicast IGMP snooping

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7. Zyxel GS1920‐8HPv2 8‐Port Gigabit Smart Managed Switch

Zyxel GS1920-8HPv2 8-Port Gigabit Smart Managed Switch

This gigabit ethernet switch extends the success of the best‐selling GS1920 series. The V2 comes with a stylish new look with cloud manageability with Zyxel NebulaFlex technology.

Features:

  • Smart managed standalone or cloud mode
  • Supports NebulaFlex cloud software
  • Easy management and setup
  • PoE MAX Indicator displays the real‐time PoE power usage in both front‐panel and web GUI
  • Layer 2 features such as LACP, advanced QoS, VLAN, ACL and multicast IGMP snooping

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6. Zyxel GS1900‐8HP 8‐port GbE Smart Managed PoE Switch

Zyxel GS1900-8 8-port GbE Smart Managed Switch

The Zyxel GS1900‐8HP brings Gigabit speed to your business network, while also being energy efficient. The GS1900‐8HP provides power-saving functions and a fanless design. The switch also includes full IPv6 support to ensure your network to be ready for future expansions.

This switch provides PoE support with a maximum of 30 watts per port. The GS1900‐8HP has been designed with empowering features and superior performances while being a brilliant entry-level switch for businesses. Speed and security are a priority.

 

Features:

  • Eight (8) 10/100/1000BASE‐T, PoE, fixed Ports
  • Easy browser‐based switch management, with the quick and easy setup wizard
  • Advanced network error prevention features (loop protection, dual images, storm control, DoS and SSL)
  • Green Ethernet IEEE 802.3az support and intelligent Zyxel green features
  • IEEE 802.3at PoE plus support per port
  • 16 Gbps Switching capacity
  • 70W PoE Budget

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5. Zyxel GS1920‐24HPv2 24‐port GbE Smart Managed PoE Switch

Zyxel GS1920-24HPv2 24-port GbE Smart Managed PoE Switch

The 24 port gigabit switch offers maximum flexibility for your Gig. The GS1920v2 series is ideal for SMB deployment in multiple scenarios. The switch has unique port combinations futureproofing your network to ensure easy growth down the road.

 

Features:

 

  • Smart managed standalone or cloud mode
  • Supports shifting between standalone and license-free NebulaFlex cloud flexibly
  • Easy management and setup with web‐based GUI
  • NebulaFlex allows simple deployment with agile network management
  • PoE MAX Indicator displays the real‐time PoE power usage in both front‐panel and web GUI

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4. Zyxel GS1900‐48HP 48‐port GbE Smart Managed PoE Switch

Zyxel GS1900-48 48-port GbE Smart Managed Switch

The smart-managed Zyxel GS1900‐48HP switch hs 48 Gigabit ports to provide network connectivity and flexibility to a business network. The switch comes with a whole host of useful features and excellent performances. It’s specifically designed to empower your networks with speed and security with stealthy, silent operation in your office environments. The Zyxel GS1900‐48HP switch also features two SFP ports for Gigabit uplinks and network expansion.

 

Features

 

  • 48 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet RJ45 ports
  • 24 PoE+ 802.3at ports
  • Total budget of 170W
  • 2 small form factor SFP ports for network uplinks
  • Easy browser‐based switch management
  • Quick and easy setup wizard
  • Advanced network error prevention features
  • Green Ethernet IEEE 802.3az supporting ZyXEL green features
  • Traffic Management and QoS

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3. Zyxel GS1920‐48HP 48‐port GbE Smart Managed PoE Switch

Zyxel GS1900-48HP 48-port GbE Smart Managed PoE Switch

This stylish carbon‐like cover encases some excellent new hardware and software to widen the user experience and control of an already popular range of switches. This switch offers a flexible approach which includes the introduction of NebulaFlex. You even have the ability to configure the switch without unboxing, making this perfect for quick setups across multiple locations.

 

Features

  • Smart managed standalone or cloud mode
  • Easily switch between standalone and the license-free NebulaFlex platform
  • Easy management and setup with web‐based GUI
  • Simple deployment with agile network management
  • PoE MAX indicator displays the real‐time PoE power usage in both front‐panel and web GUI
  • Up to 6 Gigabit combo ports

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2. Zyxel GS1900‐24HP 24‐port GbE Smart Managed PoE Switch

Zyxel GS1900-24HP 24-port GbE Smart Managed PoE Switch

The ZyXEL GS1900‐24HP provides your business network with flexibility and connectivity. The switch runs on the Zyxel One Network platform, which helps automate repetitive tasks. Zyxel One Network helps with configuration, management and troubleshooting which allows Network Managers get on with more important tasks, like optimising the network.

The switch comes with a simple, intuitive wizard, which guides you through setup, meaning most deployment could be done by non-IT staff, avoiding expensive call-out charges.

The GS1900 range provides GbE to desktop switches with power‐saving functions, rackmount design and full IPv6 support. The Zyxel GS1900‐24HP 24‐Port Smart Managed Gigabit PoE Switch has been designed with useful features and exceptional performances that empower your networks with speed and security.

 

Features

  • Twenty‐Four (24) 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet RJ45 ports
  • Two (2) Small Form Factor SFP Ports for network uplinks
  • Twenty‐Four (24) Power over Ethernet PoE Ports, 170W budget
  • Easy browser‐based switch management
  • Quick and easy setup wizard
  • Advanced network error prevention features
  • Green Ethernet IEEE 802.3az supporting Zyxel green features
  • Traffic Management and QoS
  • Task automation with Zyxel One

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1. Zyxel GS1920‐24HPv2 24‐port GbE Smart Managed PoE Switch

Zyxel GS1920-24HPv2 24-port GbE Smart Managed PoE Switch

This switch looked at all the amazing things about the original GS1920 range and made it even better. This GS1920‐24HPv2 comes with a stylish new design and some wonderful new features. There’s a new “restore” button on the front, which takes the switch back to the last custom default set – brilliant if you have team members who like to poke around the switches.

This PoE switch comes with a total budget of 375W, allowing better support for WAPs and IP Cameras.

All the GS1920v2 series of switches are able to join the license-free cloud management platform, Nebula. Register your switch via the portal (Nebula Control Center) and the device will automatically join, auto-provision and begin to give you real‐time control and information, anywhere, anytime.

 

Features

  • Smart-managed standalone or cloud mode
  • Supports NebulaFlex Technology
  • Easily shift between standalone and License Free Nebula cloud flexibly
  • Easy management and setup with web‐based GUI
  • PoE MAXindicator displays the real‐time PoE power usage in both front‐panel and web GUI.
  • Easier to access L2 features such as advanced QoS, VLAN, ACL and multicast IGMP snooping
  • Power budget of 375W

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So there you have it, a comprehensive look at ten of the great switches from our friends at Zyxel. Zyxel’s whole range of switches are perfect for small and medium businesses looking to grow their network.

Excited to get started with Zyxel? Head over to our website to explore the whole range. As always, do not hesitate to contact us if you require any further information.