Monday, February 1, 2010
Want to expand your home network but have too many devices and not enough ports? Problem solved. This 8-Port Desktop Switch allows you to easily and affordable add more devices to your network.SIMPLE SOLUTION FOR EXPANDING YOUR NETWORK The D-Link 8-port 10/100 Desktop Switch (DES-1108) provides a simple solution for expanding your network. Connect this Desktop Switch to a router and share high-speed Internet access with up to seven additional computers. By sharing the Internet, your users can check e-mail, browse the web, and chat with friends and family online using their own computer. With this Desktop Switch, you can also add a print server, Network-Attached Storage (NAS), and Internet camera to increase the functionality of your network. EFFICIENT NETWORKING This 8-port Desktop Switch receives and forwards traffic seamlessly with its non-blocking wire-speed architecture. Every port simultaneously supports up to 200Mbps of bandwidth in full-duplex mode that totals 1.6Gbps of switching capacity. These features minimize network congestion, allowing you to run a smooth network. SPACE-SAVING DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OPTIONS. This 8-port Desktop Switch is compact in size, making it ideal for desktops with limited space. Its power connector and ports are conveniently located in the rear to keep the cables out of sight. It also includes a wall mount kit, giving you the option of installing it on a wall or underneath a desk. EASY TO INSTALL AND USE. The DES-1108 does not require any configuration or software, making installation simple. Supporting Auto-MDI/MDI-X, there is no need for crossover cables whether you are connecting this Desktop Switch to another switch or to a computer. Additionally, it will automatically sense if the connected network devices are running at 10Mbps or 100Mbps and adjusts accordingly. Equipped with a comprehensive LED display, you can monitor the status and activity of every port at a glance. Offering great performance and features packed in a compact size, the D-Link 8-port 10/100 Desktop Switch (DES-1108) is a superb choice for expanding your network.