NETGEAR Launches 1st Ever ‘Intelligent Edge Switches’ below RM3,000

NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQGM: NTGR), a global networking company, announced its new ‘Intelligent Edge’ family of switches that consists of four new 12 and 24-port NETGEAR ProSafe Gigabit L2+ Managed Switches with PoE+ connectivity.

This new ‘Intelligent Edge’ switch family simplifies the area of converged networks, making it a perfect option for organizations requiring intelligence at the network’s edge.

According to NETGEAR’s ASEAN Regional Director, Soo Kean Thai, the NETGEAR ‘Intelligent Edge’ switch family is an extremely cost-effective factor for voice, video and data networking solutions.

“Many IP telephony and IP camera operations are still limited to Fast Ethernet switching, because Gigabit and PoE+ offerings are cost-prohibitive. Underscoring our commitment to smart IT (not big IT), the NETGEAR ‘Intelligent Edge’ can now provide reliable, affordable and simple Gigabit technology backed with lifetime support.”

NETGEAR’s switches are affordable as they are priced below RM3,000 and include a number of industry firsts that make these products more reliable, affordable and simple to deploy. This new gigabit PoE switch family offers:
  • The world’s first distribution switch with 12-port fiber and PoE+ capability.
  • The world’s most affordable switch with PoE pass-through capability.
  • Automatic IP phone recognition.
  • Optimized real-time video streaming support.
  • The world’s first selectable mini-USB console interface.
  • Layer 2+ support.
  • Support for SNMP management software.

Lifetime Support

Additionally, the complete NETGEAR ProSafe managed switches product line in Malaysia now includes lifetime 24x7 telephone technical support and three years of onsite services as well.  

All  ProSafe managed switches now include:
  • Lifetime hardware warranty.
  • Lifetime telephone, web and email technical support, 24x7, anywhere in the world including Malaysia .
  • Three years of Next Business Day (NBD) onsite service.

Pricing and Availability

The new family of NETGEAR ‘Intelligent Edge’ switches is available in Malaysia from February 2012; ranging from RM2,920 to RM4,110. ProSupport Lifetime 24x7 Technical Support is included standard with all NETGEAR switches, effective January 1, 2012. To learn more about NETGEAR ProSafe Intelligent Edge managed switches, please visit

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