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NETGEAR (NTGR) Launches Unmanaged Switches With PoE+ Support

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NETGEAR, Inc. (NTGR - Free Report) has unveiled new 16-port and 8-port Gigabit Ethernet Unmanaged Switches along with the industry’s first flexible Power over Ethernet (PoE) integrated technology.

The NETGEAR Ethernet Unmanaged Switches offer a wide range of models for different network deployment requirements.

NETGEAR Gigabit Unmanaged Switch series help businesses to cost-effectively expand their network to Gigabit speeds and higher port counts. It offers businesses and home offices, which require affordable solutions, a reasonable PoE budget to easily deploy denser PoE+ devices and high-power PoE+ devices connected to a single switch. NETGEAR Unmanaged Switches support the latest Energy Efficient Ethernet standard, which reduces energy consumption when there is light traffic on an active port.

PoE and PoE+ options are available for powering IP Security Cameras, VoIP phones, wireless access points and other PoE-powered devices. PoE+ Switches are flexible in terms of PoE power. 8 and 16 PoE/PoE+ Gigabit Ethernet ports provide up to 30W per port to a device.

These are energy efficient, built to last, and rigorously tested to provide reliability to businesses. Jumbo frame support and 802.1p traffic prioritization allow seamless integration with more sophisticated networks.

The NETGEAR PoE/PoE+ Gigabit Ethernet Unmanaged Switches are available for sale worldwide through authorized NETGEAR partners, reseller channels and ecommerce sites. These comes with a ProSAFE lifetime hardware warranty.

NETGEAR continues to be a market leader in small business switching products with its focus on innovation and continuous improvement.

Over the past three months, the stock has gained 13.6% compared with the industry growth of 2%.

NETGEAR currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). Better-ranked stocks in the broader industry include Radcom Ltd. (RDCM - Free Report) , Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI - Free Report) and Ubiquiti Networks, Inc. (UBNT - Free Report) . While Motorola sports a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), Radcom and Ubiquiti carry a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy). You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank stocks here.              

Radcom has exceeded earnings estimates thrice in the trailing four quarters with an average positive surprise of 225.6%.   

Motorola has a long-term earnings growth expectation of 8%. It beat earnings estimates in each of the trailing four quarters, the average being 12.1%.   

Ubiquiti has a long-term earnings growth expectation of 18.6%. It exceeded earnings estimates thrice in the trailing four quarters with an average positive surprise of 8.9%.    

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