Netgear ProSafe GS108P is a 8-port gigabit switch with 4-port PoE that can power up to 4 wireless access points or other PoE-capable devices.
The ProSafe Senses and adjusts for network speed and cabling type automatically and the Fast, auto-switching Ethernet connection integrates 10, 100, and 1,000 Mbps devices into your network without the need for an update of network cards or cabling.
The AutoUplink technology automatically adjusts for two common types of cables and the LEDs reflect the status like link, speed, and activity clearly.
Netgear has also put in some green features that ensure that the switch doesn't go harsh on your pocket as well as the environment. Auto power-down mode saves energy when port is unused and auto Green mode adjusts the power usage based on cable length.
Some of the other features of the switch are Flow control, auto-sensing per device, auto-uplink (auto MDI/MDI-X), store and forward. the switch is capable of storing up to 4K entries in its MAC address table.
The operating systems required by the switch are Apple MacOS or Microsoft Windows.
The Netgear ProSafe GS108P 8-port Gigabit Switch with 4-port PoE is available from Amazon for £88.34.