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Insight Managed 28-port Gigabit Ethernet Smart Cloud Switch with 2 SFP and 2 SFP+ 10G Fiber ports


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USA: FREE Ground ShippingInsight Managed 28-port Gigabit Ethernet Smart Cloud Switch with 2 SFP and 2 SFP+ 10G Fiber ports
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Overview:

Insight Managed Smart Cloud Gigabit Ethernet/10G SFP+ SwitchesExperience the most versatile and easy to manage switches in the market

As a leading provider of network equipment for SMBs, NETGEAR understands the importance of reliable and high performance networks. With the growth of virtualization, cloud-based services and applications like VoIP, video streaming and IP surveillance, SMB networks need to extend beyond simple reliability to simpler management and remote monitoring to ensure your network is “always up”. NETGEAR also understands that small business owners shouldn’t have to understand networking and IT; they need a network that’s easy-to-setup and is reliable, so they can focus on their business, not their network. To that end, NETGEAR is introducing our most versatile and easy-to-manage switches ever, NETGEAR Insight Managed Smart Cloud switches.

The Insight Managed Smart Cloud Gigabit Ethernet/10G SFP+ Switches are the first switches from NETGEAR with anywhere configuration and management. Using either the NETGEAR Insight app on your mobile device or tablet, or the Insight Cloud Portal from your PC, Mac, or tablet, you can quickly discover, setup, monitor and manage your Smart Cloud Switches from anywhere in the world! With their remote cloud manageability, sleek design, and combination of Gigabit copper, Gigabit SFP fiber, and 10G SFP+ fiber ports, Insight Managed Smart Cloud Switches are the most versatile switches in the market for any environment. Whether at home, out of the office or on a business trip, you can still manage and monitor your network as if you were right there.

Innovative features for the most versatile and easy-to-manage switches in the market

Insight Cloud PortalYour network. Anytime. Anywhere.
The NETGEAR Insight Managed Smart Cloud Switches fundamentally change the way you think of networks and IT. Using the NETGEAR Insight mobile app or the Insight Cloud Portal with Insight Managed Smart Cloud Switches and Wireless Access Points provides:

  • Instant in-app device discovery & set-up
  • Local or remote configuration and monitoring from your mobile device, PC, Mac or tablet
  • Centralized network configuration polices with auto-join and configure (zero-touch provisioning)
  • Multi-site/multi-network remote management and monitoring with single pane-of-glass view
  • Multi-switch/multi-port concurrent configuration using the Port Config Wizard

Remote monitoring and management from the palm of your hand!
With the NETGEAR Insight mobile app, you can setup, manage, and monitor your networks from anywhere, anytime, from the palm of your hand on your phone or tablet! Or, for a larger screen experience, you can use the Insight Cloud Portal from your PC, Mac, or tablet web browser.

Network-centric configuration and management
NETGEAR Insight Managed Switches and Wireless Access Points using the NETGEAR Insight app or Insight Cloud Portal allow for cross-device automated configuration of VLANs, QoS, ACLs, and LAGs. Auto-join and configure (zero-touch privisioning) allows for additional devices added and provisioned seamlessly

Fully-integrated cloud-manageable devices
NETGEAR Insight Managed switches are fullyintegrated, cloud-manageable, plug-and-play devices. Just connect to your network and without any setup, they’re passing traffic. For configuration setup, management, and monitoring, you can use the Insight mobile app on your mobile device or the Insight Cloud Portal from your PC, Mac, or tablet web browser. No additional cloud controller, appliance, network manager, or on-premise cloud server necessary.

Clean, sleek designs
Insight Managed switches have a modern, clean design, with at-a-glance cloud, power, fan, and PoE max1 LEDs for quick status monitoring. On-port LEDs for link/activity and PoE power1 allow for port-specific connectivity monitoring.

Connectivity options for every environment
All models have 24 copper Gigabit Ethernet ports, two 1G SFP fiber ports, and two 10G SFP+ fiber ports for maximum connectivity. On PoE+ models, all 24 Gigabit Ethernet copper ports support PoE or PoE+, with a PoE power budget of 390W. Dedicated Gigabit SFP and 10G SFP+ ports provide fiber uplinks for server interconnects or across long distances, or can be used to build dual redundancy by a trunked uplink with link aggregation and failover.

Build a future-proof network with NETGEAR Insight Managed Switches

  • Extensive L2+/L3 Lite switching features including static routing
  • Comprehensive IPv6 management, QoS and ACL support, ensuring investment protection and a smooth migration to IPv6-based networking
  • Advanced QoS with IPv4/IPv6 ingress traffic filtering (ACLs) and prioritization (QoS)
  • Dynamic VLAN assignment for easy user authentication and location-independent access to network
  • 390W PoE+ power budget1, with the flexibility to serve power-hungry devices such as 11ac Wireless APs, VoIP voice and video phones, security/ surveillance cameras including PTZ, and other IoT devices
  • Advanced per-port PoE controls1 (set specific power budget per port in addition to automatic class-defined) and PoE scheduling

NETGEAR quality and reliability

  • Industry-leading 5-year Limited Hardware Warranty*
  • Minimal down-time with Next-Business-Day Replacement Warranty
  • Get deployment assistance with 90-days Free Advanced Technical Support**

Why Insight Managed Smart Cloud Switches?

NETGEAR is revolutionizing unified, centralized network management with it’s new line of Insight Managed Smart Cloud Switches and Wireless Access Points, all managed from the palm of your hand, anytime, anywhere, on your phone or tablet using the NETGEAR Insight mobile app. Or, for a larger screen experience, from your PC, Mac, or tablet web browser using the Insight Cloud Portal.

  • Ideal for SMBs, offices, retail stores, education, healthcare, owner-operated businesses, etc.
  • IT expert or no networking experience at all: Insight Managed Smart Cloud Switches let you focus on your business, not maintaining your network.
  • Know immediately if and when your network is not running perfectly; not after you’ve already lost business or suffered significant down-time.
  • Advanced L2+/L3 Lite network features such as IPv4/IPv6 management, VLANs, DiffServ QoS, LACP Link Aggregation, Spanning Tree, Static Routing, advanced per-port PoE controls and PoE scheduling will satisfy even the most advanced small business networks.
  • Fundamentally change and simplify network usability for easier and smoother deployment of voice, video, and WLAN on the same converged platform.
  • Industry-leading 5-year warranty on switches, 5-year Next-Business-Day (NBD) replacement, and 90-days free technical support** for peace-of-mind.

Within small and medium-sized organizations, there is growing adoption of PoE devices such as VoIP phones, IP security cameras, wireless access points, proximity sensors, LED lighting, door locks, and other IoT devices that require network switches capable of supporting dense PoE installations. Wireless access points and pan-tilt-zoom HD cameras using Wave 2 802.11ac Wi-Fi also require PoE+ power (802.3at), increasing the power demands on PoE switches. With a generous power budget of 390W, the GC728XP is designed to meet the current and future needs of wireless converged networks.

1 On PoE models only (GC728XP)
* This product comes with a limited warranty that is valid only if purchased from a NETGEAR authorized reseller, and modifications to product may void the warranty; covers hardware, fans, and internal power supplies - not software or external power supplies; see http://www.netgear.com/about/warranty/ for details. Lifetime technical support includes basic phone support for 90 days from purchase date and lifetime online chat support when purchased from a NETGEAR authorized reseller.
** The NETGEAR OnCall 24x7 contract provides unlimited phone and email technical support for your networking product. For ProSAFE products purchased prior to 06/2014, also includes next business-day hardware replacement.

Features and Benefits:

Hardware Features: Benefits:
Fully-integrated Cloud-manageable Devices Require no additional hardware (cloud keys, network portals, local servers, VPN or proxy appliances etc) to directly connect to the cloud and allow remote management. No additional hardware, no software or server to setup; nothing. Just connect and go.
1000BASE-T Copper Ethernet PoE+ (GC728XP) connections Support high-density VoIP, Surveillance and Wi-Fi AP deployments, scalable for future growth. Never face the risk of running out of PoE ports or PoE power budget.
1000BASE-X SFP ports Two dedicated Gigabit SFP ports provide fiber uplinks without sacrificing any downlink copper Gigabit Ethernet port, and across long distances. Support for Fiber and Copper modules.
10GBASE-X SFP ports Providing flexibility to uplink to 10G-capable core or aggregation switches that support fiber links. Backward compatible to Gigabit fiber. Support copper or fiber modules.
Cloud, Power, PoE (GC728XP only), and Fan LEDs Quickly confirm switch has power and is connected to the cloud/internet, fan is operating normally or not, and if max PoE budget has been reached.
USB Port Quickly and conveniently upgrade or restore firmware, load or backup configuration files, or download system log files for troubleshooting.
Micro-USB Debug Port Only for use when directed by customer support for troubleshooting.
Energy Efficient Ethernet (IEEE 802.3az) Maximum power reduction for ongoing operation cost savings.
Rackmount or Desktop Flexible deployment in standard 19” rack using the included rackmount kit or on desktop using included rubber feet.
Kensington Lock Slot Prevent theft, removal, or tampering when used for desktop deployment.
Software Features: Benefits:
Remote setup, management, and monitoring anywhere, anytime, from your mobile device, PC, Mac, or tablet Locally or remotely setup, configure, manage, monitor or even troubleshoot your network from anywhere, anytime. Check network status, view dashboards for network health and activity, power cycle PoE ports, etc, and update firmware remotely. No need to be on-site, open up ports to your network, or VPN into it.
Auto-join and Configure (Zero-Touch Provisioning) Additional Insight Managed devices added to the network automatically inherit settings and configuration of the network.
Multi-site, Multi-network Single Pane-of-Glass View View and configure multiple networks across multiple sites, all from one single app; NETGEAR Insight.
Comprehensive IPv6 Support for Management, ACLs and QoS Build current network with future in mind. Ensure investment protection and a smooth migration to an IPv6-based network without switch replacement.
IPv4 & IPv6 Static Routing A simple way to provide segmentation of the network with internal routing through the switch – reserving the router for external traffic routing only, making the entire network more efficient.
Robust Security Features (802.1x, ACLs, MAC Authentication) Build a secured, converged network with all types of traffic by preventing external attacks and blocking malware while allowing secure access for authorized users.
Comprehensive QoS Features (802.1p, DSCP, Rate-limiting) Advanced controls for optimized network performance and better delivery of mission-critical traffic such as voice and video.
Auto-VoIP, Auto-Voice VLAN, and Auto-Video VLAN Automatic Voice over IP prioritization (Auto-VoIP) simplifies most complex multi-vendor IP telephone deployments either based on protocols (SIP, H.323 and SCCP) or on OUI bytes (default database and user-based OUIs) in the phone source MAC address, providing the best class of service to VoIP streams (both data and signaling) over other ordinary traffic by classifying traffic, and enabling correct egress queue configuration. Similarly, Auto-Video VLAN enables IGMP snooping to minimize broadcast streams.

At a Glance:

Hardware at a glance
  Front Rear Side
Model name Form-Factor LEDs (System) Gigabit Copper (RJ-45) Ports 1G SFP Fiber Ports 10G SFP+ Fiber Ports PoE/PoE+ Ports (Budget) LEDs (Per Port) Power Supply Fans
GC728X Rackmount/Desktop Cloud, Power, Fan 24 2 (dedicated) 2 (dedicated) N/A Speed/Link/ Activity 1 internal PSU, fixed 1 internal fan, fixed
GC728XP Rackmount/Desktop Cloud, Power, PoE Max, Fan 24 2 (dedicated) 2 (dedicated) 24 PoE+ (390W) Speed/Link/ Activity, PoE 1 internal PSU, fixed 2 internal fan, fixed

Performance at a glance
Model name CPU & Memory Fabric (Fullduplex) Latency (64-byte Packet @ Max Connection Speed) Packet Buffer Packet Forwarding Rate (64-byte) ACLs MAC Address Table ARP/NDP Table VLANs Static Routes (IPv4 & IPv6) Priority Queues Multicast IGMP Groups
GC728X

GC728XP
400 MHz Cortex-A9 Single Core,

512MB RAM

8MB SPI + 256 NAND FLASH
92Gbps line-rate 1G Copper: 3.200 μs
1G SFP: 1.720 μs
10G SFP+: 1.510 μs
1.5 MB 68.5 Mfps 100 (shared) 16K MAC (dynamic)

384 ARP / 256 NDP

256 VLANs
IPv4: 32

IPv6: 31
u8 (WRR) 512

Software at a glance
Managment Layer 2
Device Management Network Management Features IPv4 / IPv6 ACL and QoS IPv4 / IPv6 Multicast Filtering VLANs Auto-VoIP, Auto-Video Convergence Link Aggregation/ Port Trunking IPv4 & IPv6 Static Routing
NETGEAR Insight mobile app or Insight Cloud Portal for local/remote/anywhere management from your mobile device, PC, Mac, or tablet

Local web browser-based management GUI, SNMP, RMON

IPv4 & IPv6 management
Centralized network configuration (policies)

Auto-join & configure (zero-touch provisioning)

Multi-site, multi-network single pane-of-glass view

Multi-switch/multi-port concurrent configuration
L2, L3, L4 Ingress IGMP and MLD Snooping Static, Dynamic, Voice, Video, MAC, Protocolbased, and Private Yes LLDP-MED, RADIUS, 802.1X LACP and Manual Static LAGs
(up to 24 LAGs with max 8 members)
Yes

Model Comparison:

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Technical Specifications
Models: GC728X GC728XPP
Product Specifications
Gigabit Ethernet RJ-45 Copper ports (10M/100M/1G) - 1000BASE-T 24 24
PoE/PoE+ ports N/A 24 PoE+ (390W PoE budget)
Gigabit SFP (fiber) ports (100M/1G) - 1000BASE-X 2 (dedicated) 2 (dedicated)
10-Gigabit SFP+ (fiber) ports (1G/10G) - 10GBASE-X 2 (dedicated) 2 (dedicated)
USB port (for config file upload/backup & firmware updates) Yes Yes
Micro-USB port (for debugging only) Yes Yes
Power Supply Internal 100-240VAC ~ 50-60Hz, 1A Max Internal 100-240VAC ~ 50-60Hz, 10A Max
Kensington Lock Yes (rear) Yes (rear)
LEDs
System LEDs (per device) Cloud/Internet Connection, Power, Fan Status Cloud/Internet Connection, Power, PoE Max, Fan Status
Ethernet (Copper) Port LEDs (per port) Speed/Link/Activity Speed/Link/Activity (left), PoE Power (right)
SFP/SFP+ (Fiber) Port LEDs (per port) Speed/Link/Activity Speed/Link/Activity
Unified Network Management (Discovery, Setup, Monitoring, and Management)
Discovery, setup, monitoring and management NETGEAR Insight mobile app on phone or tablet; Insight Cloud Portal from PC, Mac, or tablet web browser
Remote/Cloud management Anywhere, anytime, from the palm of your hand using Insight mobile app or from any PC, Mac, or tablet web browser using the Insight Cloud Portal
Centralized network configuration (policies) Centralized network configuration (policies) across Insight Managed Switches, Wireless Access Points, and Business-class ReadyNAS Storage for VLANs, ACLs, QoS, and LAGs
Device auto-join and configure (zero-touch provisioning)Additional Insight Managed devices added to the network automatically inherit the network configuration
Multi-site, multi-network single pane-of-glass view Manage multiple sites, locations, and networks in a single view using the Insight mobile app or Insight Cloud Portal
Multi-switch, multi-port concurrent configuration for ACLs, VLANs, QoS, PoE, etc Apply settings and policies on multiple ports across multiple switches all at the same time using the Port Config Wizard
Performance Specifications
CPU 400 MHz Cortex-A9 Single Core, 512MB RAM, 8MB SPI + 256MB NAND FLASH
Packet buffer memory (Dynamically shared across only used ports) 1.5 MB 1.5 MB
Forwarding modes Store-and-forward Store-and-forward
Bandwidth (non-blocking, full duplex) 92Gbps 92Gbps
Priority queues 8 8
Priority queuing Weighted Round Robin (WRR) and Strict Priority Weighted Round Robin (WRR) and Strict Priority
MAC Address database size (48-bit MAC addresses) 16K (dynamic) 16K (dynamic)
Multicast groups 512 512
Number of IPv4 static routes 32 32
Number of IPv6 static routes 31 31
Number of ARP/NDP cache entries 384 ARP / 256 NDP 384 ARP / 256 NDP
Number of VLANs 256 256
Number of DHCP snooping bindings 8K 8K
Access Control Lists (ACLs) 100 shared for MAC, IP and IPv6 ACLs 100 shared for MAC, IP and IPv6 ACLs
Packet forwarding rate (64 byte packet size) (Mfps or Mpps) 68.5 68.5
1G Copper latency (64-byte; 1518-byte; 9216-byte frames) 64-byte: 3.200 µsec
1518-bye: 3.160 µsec
9216-byte: 3.140 µsec
64-byte: 3.200 µsec
1518-bye: 3.160 µsec
9216-byte: 3.140 µsec
1G SFP Fiber latency (64-byte; 1518-byte; 9216-byte frames) 64-byte: 1.720 µsec
1518-byte: 1.740 µsec
9216-byte: 1.740 µsec
64-byte: 1.720 µsec
1518-byte: 1.740 µsec
9216-byte: 1.740 µsec
10G SFP+ Fiber latency (64-byte; 1518-byte; 9216-byte frames) 64-byte: 1.510 µsec
1518-byte: 1.520 µsec
9216-byte: 1.510 µsec
64-byte: 1.510 µsec
1518-byte: 1.520 µsec
9216-byte: 1.510 µsec
Jumbo frame support Up to 9K packet size Up to 9K packet size
Acoustic noise level @ 25°C (dBA) (ANSI-S10.12) 28 dBA 39 dBA
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) @ 25° C 1,874,356 hrs (214 yrs) 629,962 hrs (72 yrs)
PoE Configuration
Models: GC728X GC728XPP
Number of PoE (802.3af) / PoE+ (802.3at) ports N/A 24 PoE+
Total PoE power budget (watts) N/A 390 W
Advanced per-port PoE controls (enable/disable/ power limit) N/A Yes
Advanced per-port PoE scheduling N/A Yes
L2 Services - VLANS
IEEE 802.1Q VLAN Tagging Yes Yes
IP-based VLANs Yes Yes
MAC-based VLANs Yes Yes
Auto-VoIP VLAN / Auto-Voice VLAN Yes, based on OUI bytes (default database and user-based OUIs) in the phone source MAC address
Auto-VoIP Yes, based on protocols (SIP, H.323 and SCCP). Prioritzes traffic to a higher queue.
Voice VLAN Yes, based on either VLAN ID or 802.1p priority, packets are passed onto the connecting VoIP phone using LLDP-MED.
Auto-Video VLAN Yes Yes
Private VLAN Yes Yes
L2 Services - Availability
Broadcast, multicast, unknown unicast storm control Yes Yes
IEEE 802.3ad - LAGs (LACP) Yes Yes
IEEE 802.3x (full duplex and flow control) Yes Yes
IEEE 802.1D Spanning Tree Protocol Yes Yes
IEEE 802.1w Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol Yes Yes
IEEE 802.1s Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol Yes Yes
Layer 2 DHCP Relay Yes Yes
L2 Services - Multicast Filtering
IGMP snooping (v1, v2, and v3) Yes Yes
IGMP snooping (v1, v2 and v3) Yes Yes
IGMP snooping queries Yes Yes
Block unknown multicast Yes Yes
Multicast VLAN Registration (MVR) Yes Yes
Multicast groups 512 512
L3 Services - DHCP
DHCP client Yes Yes
DHCP snooping Yes Yes
Number of DHCP snooping bindings 8K 8K
L3 Services - Routing
IPv4 static routes 32 32
IPv6 static routes 31 31
VLAN routing Yes Yes
Host ARP table (number of entries) 384 ARP / 256 NDP 384 ARP / 256 NDP
ICMP Router Discovery Protocol (IRDP) Yes Yes
Number of IP VLAN interfaces (routed VLANs) 15 15
Link Aggregation
IEEE 802.3ad - LAGs (LACP) Yes Yes
Manual Static LAG Yes Yes
# of Static LAGs / # of members in each LAG 24 LAGs with max 8 members in each LAG 24 LAGs with max 8 members in each LAG
Network Monitoring and Discovery Services
Models: GC728X GC728XPP
802.1ab LLDP Yes Yes
LLDP-MED Yes Yes
SNMP v1, v2c, v3 v1, v2c, v3
RMON group 1,2,3,9 Yes Yes
Quality of Service (QoS)
IEEE 802.1x Yes Yes
Guest VLAN Yes Yes
RADIUS-based VLAN assignment via .1x Yes Yes
MAC-based .1x Yes Yes
RADIUS accounting Yes Yes
Access Control Lists (ACLs) L2 / L3 / L4 L2 / L3 / L4
IP-based ACLs (IPv4 and IPv6) Yes Yes
MAC-based ACLs Yes Yes
TCP/UPD-based ACLs Yes Yes
MAC lockdown Yes Yes
MAC lockdown by the number of MACs Yes Yes
Control MAC # Dynamic learned entries (per port) 4096 4096
Control MAC # static entries (per port) 48 48
IEEE 802.1x RADIUS port access authentication/type Yes (MD5, EAP, PEAP) Yes (MD5, EAP, PEAP)
Port-based security by locked MAC addresses Yes Yes
Dynamic ARP inspection Yes Yes
Broadcast, multicast, unknown unicast storm control Yes Yes
DoS attacks prevention Yes Yes
Protected ports Yes Yes
Weighted Round Robin (WRR) Yes Yes
Strict priority queue technology Yes Yes
Auto-VoIP VLAN / Auto-Voice VLAN Yes, based on OUI bytes (default database and user-based OUIs) in the phone source MAC address
Auto-VoIP Yes, based on protocols (SIP, H.323 and SCCP). Prioritzes traffic to a higher queue.
Voice VLAN Yes, based on either VLAN ID or 802.1p priority, packets are passed onto the connecting VoIP phone using LLDP-MED.
Auto-Video VLAN Yes Yes
Other Features
Models: GC728X GC728XPP
Advanced per-port PoE controls (enable/disable/power limit) N/A Yes
Advanced per-port PoE scheduling N/A Yes
Loop detection & prevention Yes (both) Yes (both)
DNS Client Yes Yes
Option to enable/disable BPDU flooding when STP is disabled Yes Yes
Option to enable/disable the flooding of EAPOL when 802.1x is disabled Yes Yes
IEEE Standards Supports
IEEE Standards Supports
  • IEEE 802.3 Ethernet
  • IEEE 802.3u 100BASE-T
  • IEEE 802.3ab 1000BASE-T
  • IEEE 802.3z Gigabit Ethernet 1000BASE-SX/LX
  • IEEE 802.3ae 10-Gigabit Ethernet Over Fiber (10GBASE-SR, 10GBASE-LR, 10GBASE-LRM, 10GBASE-ER, 10GBASE-LX4)
  • IEEE 802.3af PoE (GC728XP only)
  • IEEE 802.3at PoE+ (GC728XP only)
  • IEEE 802.3ad Trunking (LACP)
  • IEEE 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE)
  • IEEE 802.3x Full-Duplex Flow Control
  • IEEE 802.1Q VLAN Tagging
  • IEEE 802.1AB LLDP with ANSI/TIA-1057 (LLDP-MED)
  • IEEE 802.1p Class of Service
  • IEEE 802.1D Spanning Tree (STP)
  • IEEE 802.1s Multiple Spanning Tree (MSTP)
  • IEEE 802.1w Rapid Spanning Tree (RSTP)
  • IEEE 802.1x RADIUS Network Access Control
Management, Monitoring & Troubleshooting
Models: GC728X GC728XPP
Cloud/Remote management Yes Yes
Insight mobile app & Insight Cloud Portal management Yes Yes
uPnP Discovery Yes Yes
Bonjour Discovery Yes Yes
Networking monitoring Yes Yes
Data/performance logs Yes Yes
Centralized network configuration/policies (network-centric management) Yes Yes
Device auto-join and configure (zero-touch provisioning) Yes Yes
Multi-site, multi-network single pane-of-glass view Yes Yes
Multi-switch, multi-port concurrent configuration Yes Yes
Network/global password (for all Insight Managed devices on a network) Yes (per network/subnet via NETGEAR Insight mobile app and Insight Cloud Portal)
Password management Yes Yes
IP Access List Yes Yes
Configurable management VLAN Yes Yes
Admin access control via RADIUS and TACACS+ Yes Yes
IPv6 management Yes Yes
SNTP client over UDP port 123 Yes Yes
Firmware update direct from Cloud (via mobile device or Insight Cloud Portal) Yes Yes
SNMP v1/v2c Yes Yes
SNMP v3 with multiple IP addresses Yes Yes
RMON group 1,2,3,9 Yes Yes
Port mirroring Yes Yes
Many-to-one port mirroring Yes Yes
Cable test utility Yes Yes
Ping and tracerout client Yes Yes
Local-only web browser-based management GUI Yes Yes
SSL/HTTPS Web-based access (version) Yes (v3) Yes (v3)
TLS Web-based access (version) Yes (v1.0) Yes (v1.0)
TFTP/HTTP firmware upload/download Yes Yes
Dual software (firmware) image Yes Yes
Memory and flash log Yes Yes
Syslog (RFC 3164) Yes Yes
USB port for firmware updates, configuration settings upload/backup, and system log file downloads Yes Yes
Micro-USB port (for debugging only) Yes Yes
Physical Specifications
Models: GC728X GC728XPP
Dimensions 440 x 224 x 44 mm (17.3 x 8.8 x 1.7 in) 440 x 224 x 44 mm (17.3 x 8.8 x 1.7 in)
Weight 2.81 kg (6.19 lb) 3.79 kg (8.36 lb)
Mounting options Rackmount, desktop (kits included) Rackmount, desktop (kits included)
Power Consumption
Max power (worst case, all ports used, full PoE, line-rate traffic) (Watts) 18.5 W 47.1 W
Max power (worst case, all ports used, full PoE, line-rate traffic) (Watts) N/A 437.1 W
Min power (link-down standby) (Watts) 13.7 W 25.5 W
Heat Dissipation (min w/o PoE and max with full PoE) (BTU/hr) Min: 46.58 BTU/hr
Max: 62.95 BTU/hr
Min: 86.94 BTU/hr
Max: 1491.45 BTU/hr
Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) IEEE 802.3az Yes (deactivated by default) Yes (deactivated by default)
Auto power-down Yes (deactivated by default) Yes (deactivated by default)
Fan(s) 1 2
Environmental Specifications
Operating Temperature 0° to 50°C (32° to 122°F)
Operating Humidity 90% maximum relative humidity (RH), non-condensing
Operating Altitude 10,000 ft (3,000 m) maximum
Storage Temperature –20° to 70°C (– 4° to 158°F)
Storage Humidity (relative) 95% maximum relative humidity (RH), non-condensing
Storage Altitude 10,000 ft (3,000 m) maximum
Electromagnetic Emissions and Immunity
Certifications
  • CE Mark, Commercial
  • EN55032:2012+AC:2013, Class A
  • EN55024:2010+A1:2015
  • EN61000-3-2:2014, Class A
  • EN61000-3-3:2013
  • VCCI-CISPR 32:2016, Class A
  • RCM, AS/NZS CISPR 32:2015 CLASS A
  • 47 CFR FCC Part 15, Subpart B, Class A
  • ICES-003:2016 Issue 6, Class A
  • BSMI CNS13438, Class A
  • KCC KN32 / KN35
  • CCC GB/T 9254-2008
Safety
Certifications
  • CB mark, commercial
  • EN 60950-1: 2006 + A11:2009 + A1:2010 + A12:2011 + A2:2013
  • UL 60950-1, 2nd, 2014 and CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-07, 2nd, 2014
  • IEC 60950-1:2005 (ed.2) + Am 1:2009 + Am 2:2013
  • RCM, AS/NZS 60950.1:2015
  • BSMI CNS14336-1
  • KCC K60950-1
  • CCC GB4943.1-2011
Warranty and Support
Hardware Limited Warranty 5 years
Next-Business-Day (NBD) Replacement 5 years
Technical support (online, phone) 90 days free from date of purchase*
ProSUPPORT OnCall 24x7 Service Packs** Category 1:
PMB0311 (1 yr.)
PMB0331 (3 yrs.)
PMB0351 (5 yrs.)
Package Contents
All Models
  • NETGEAR Insight Managed 28-Port Gigabit Ethernet Smart Cloud Switch with 2 SFP and 2 SFP+ 10G Fiber Ports
  • AC power cord (localized to country of sale)
  • Rack-mounting kit
  • Rubber footpads for tabletop installation
  • Quick install guide

*This product comes with a limited warranty that is valid only if purchased from a NETGEAR authorized reseller, and modifications to product may void the warranty; covers hardware, fans, and internal power supplies—not software or external power supplies; see http://www.netgear.com/about/warranty/ for details.
** The NETGEAR OnCall 24x7 contract provides unlimited phone, chat and email technical support for your networking product.

Network Diagram:

In a Business/Retail Environment

In a Business/Retail Environment

In a Small Office/Workgroup Environment (Aggregation/Core Switch)

In a Small Office/Workgroup Environment (Aggregation/Core Switch)

In a Security and Surveillance Environment

In a Security and Surveillance Environment

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Pricing Notes:

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USA: FREE Ground ShippingInsight Managed 28-port Gigabit Ethernet Smart Cloud Switch with 2 SFP and 2 SFP+ 10G Fiber ports
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List Price: $514.76
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