NetgearNetworking vendor, NETGEAR claims that it new 28-port 10-gigabit smart switch is the first of its kind. Designed for use in smaller businesses, the new The ProSAFE® 28-port 10-Gigabit Smart Managed Switch (XS728T) offers 10GBASE-T connectivity and Advanced L2+/Layer 3 Lite features. It offers 10-Gigabit bandwidth and is backed by a lifetime hardware warranty.

The ProSAFE XS728T, NETGEAR makes use of standard copper connections, allowing businesses on smaller budgets to deploy faster switching solutions.  It is thus ideal for expanding businesses looking to increase their network performance with 10GBASE-T technologies without sacrificing current hardware investments. For the most part, 10-Gigabit switching solutions have been completely fibre-based, which made them more expensive.