Recommended Gigabit Ethernet Switch for Home Network

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  1. TheKid7

    TheKid7 Registered Member

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    What would you recommend (Make/Model) for a Gigabit Ethernet Switch (8 Ports) for my Home Network?

    I have never used VLAN's, but I would like for the new Switch to support VLAN's. My future setup would be for there to be a UTM (Unified Threat Management) Device in place of my current Firewall/Router. I would connect the Gigabit Ethernet Port of the UTM Device to one of the Ports of the new Gigabit Ethernet Switch. All other PC's/Network Devices would be connected to many of the remaining seven Gigabit Ethernet Ports.

    Thanks in Advance.
     
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    I use a GS108E for vLANs with my pfSense router/firewall. Setup was easy (but does require Windows) and it's been up 24/7 for almost two years.
     
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    I decided on the Netgear GS108T.
     
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    My new Netgear GS108T 8 Port Gigabit Switch is up and running. I haven't yet tried to mess with the configuration. I will just use it as an unmanaged with for now.
     
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