Zyxel’s GS1900 are a series of network switches designed to be the ideal upgrade from an unmanaged switch. With the way the world is, small and medium-sized Businesses (SMBs) are looking for whatever advantage they can obtain to keep business coming in, especially now that more and more SMBs have found the online part or their businesses is now the primary source of income.
With that in mind, we at Comms Express can recommend the GS1900-10HP as a fantastic choice for SMBs. It’s fan-less design makes for near silent operation, meaning your office won’t be disturbed by additional noise. Leaving you to concentrate on what’s important for your business.
Performance-wise, the GS1900-HP has speedy gigabit performance, with non-blocking bandwidth, eight Gigabit Ethernet Power over Internet RJ45 ports and two Gigabit Ethernet SFP port to power run high-speed business network applications. With additional power-saving functions, future network expansion-ready with full IPv6 support and complies with the IEEE 802.3at Power over Ethernet (PoE) Plus standard.
Zyxel One Network experience
Aiming for relieving our customers from repetitive operations of deploying and managing a network, Zyxel One Network is designed to simplify the configuration, management, and troubleshooting, allowing our customers to focus on the business priorities. Zyxel One Network presents an easy-to-use tool, Zyxel One Network Utility (ZON Utility), to realise speed network setup. Zyxel Smart Connect allows Zyxel networking equipment to be aware and recognise each other and further facilitating the network maintenance via one-click remote functions such as factory reset or power cycling. Zyxel One Network redefines the network integration across multiple networking products from switch to Wi-Fi AP and to Gateway.
Simple, intuitive wizard set up
For small businesses that want to manage their infrastructure in advance, the Zyxel GS1900-10HP 8-Port Smart Managed Desktop Gigabit PoE Switch comes with a friendly built-in Web-based browser for simple configuration and management. Moreover, the friendly step-by-step intuitive wizard helps avoiding multiple complicated configuration pages for quick set up with few clicks in the matter of minutes. To guide the users from start-up, VLAN, Guest VLAN to QoS setting, the Zyxel GS1900-10HP 8-Port Smart Managed Desktop Gigabit PoE Switch offers four most common steps and combines them into a quick and easy setup wizard; which does not just save deployment time and efforts, but is also helpful especially for non-IT staff.
The complete Zyxel GS1900 Series has an essential portfolio of 8/10/16/24/48-port compact desktop and rackmount size with GbE connectivity. All models support multiple deployment methods and can be wall-mounted, kept under table or desktop-mounted, as well as having rackmount options. The series all support the IEEE 802.3at providing a 30W maximum per port. High-speed business network applications can be enjoyed quickly and effortlessly without a hitch.
Additionally, the GS1900-10HP/24/24HP/48/48HP is equipped with 2 extra SFP slots to provide 100M and GbE speeds for long-distance deployments.
Intelligent PoE+ powers more devices
GS1900 Series PoE models (8HP/10HP/24EP/24HPv2/48HPv2) deliver only the actual power required by your networked devices, via default PoE consumption mode, reserving the remaining power, optimising its power. With this, a single switch can power more Access Points, IP cameras and/or VoIP phones. Giving you a much better ROI for your business.
As part of the ‘VLAN Topology Setup’ series from Zyxel, the below video showcases how to configure basic VLAN setups on different device types. In this case the Zyxel GS1900-10HP.