The Cisco500 Series Stackable Managed Switches are a new product line that provides the advanced capabilities that can ?support an increasingly demanding network, at an affordable price. This switch provides 24 ports of Fast Ethernet and 24 ports of Gigabit Ethernet connectivity, with an optional 10 Gigabit uplinks, providing a robust foundation for your current and future business applications.
This series of Cisco 500 switches are designed to protect your technology investment as your business grows, with true stacking capability, allowing you to configure, manage, and troubleshoot multiple physical switches as a single device. The true-stacked SG500-28MPP delivers a unified data and control plane, in addition to management plane, providing flexibility, scalability, and ease of use since the stack of units operate as a single entity constituting all the ports of the stack members.
These switches support Textview, a full command-line interface option, as well as Auto Smartports intelligence, which detects connected network devices at any port and automatically configures the optimal security, quality of service, and availability on that port. In addition, these switches come with Cisco Discovery Protocol, which discovers Cisco devices and allows devices to share critical configuration information, simplifying network setup and integration.