Managed Switches

If you own a small business, or you're simply interesting in improving your networking set-up, upgrading to a managed switch from an unmanaged one gives you much greater control. We stock an extensive range of managed switches from the biggest brands in networking gear, including Cisco, HPE and NETGEAR.

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TP-Link TL-SX3008F 8 Port Managed 10GbE Switch

  • Number of Ports: 8
  • Type of Switch: Managed
  • Good For: Medium offices
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime

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Draytek G2100 8 Port Managed Gigabit Switch

  • Number of Ports: 8
  • Type of Switch: Managed
  • Good For: Small offices
  • Warranty: 2 Year

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TP-Link TL-SG3428X 24 Port Smart Gigabit Switch

  • Number of Ports: 24
  • Type of Switch: Smart Managed
  • Good For: Small offices
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime

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TP-Link TL-SG3452 48 Port Managed Gigabit Switch

  • Number of Ports: 48
  • Type of Switch: Managed
  • Good For: Small offices
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime

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Cisco Meraki MS355-48X2 48 Port PoE Managed MultiGig Switch

  • Number of Ports: 48
  • Type of Switch: Managed
  • Good For: Large offices
  • PoE Port: 24
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime

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Aruba 2930F 48 Port PoE Managed Gigabit Switch

  • Number of Ports: 48
  • Type of Switch: Managed
  • Good For: Medium offices
  • PoE Port: 48
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime

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Open Box Cisco 1M Type 3 Stacking Cable for C9300L

  • Cisco StackWise-320 Cable
  • Spare
  • Type 3 Stacking Cable
  • 3.3 ft /1 m
  • For Catalyst 9300L Switches

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TP-Link TL-SG3428 24 Port Managed Gigabit Switch

  • Number of Ports: 24
  • Type of Switch: Unmanaged
  • Good For: Small offices
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime

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HPE Aruba Instant On 1930 8 Port Managed Gigabit Switch

  • Number of Ports: 8
  • Type of Switch: Managed
  • Good For: Small offices
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime

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Draytek VSP2280X-K 24 Port PoE Managed Gigabit Switch

  • Number of Ports: 24
  • Type of Switch: Managed
  • Good For: Medium offices
  • PoE Port: 24
  • Warranty: 2 Year

£ 487.98 inc.
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Cisco Meraki MS355-24X2 24 Port Managed 10GbE Switch

  • Number of Ports: 24
  • Type of Switch: Managed
  • Good For: Large offices
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime

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Cisco 9300 48 Port PoE Managed Gigabit Switch

  • Number of Ports: 48
  • Type of Switch: Unmanaged
  • Good For: Large offices
  • PoE Port: 48
  • Warranty: 90 Day Limited

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Cisco - Power Cable - IEC 60320 C15 to BS 1363 - 2.44m

  • IEC 60320 C15 to BS 1363 (M)
  • AC 250 V
  • 2.44 m
  • United Kingdom
  • For Catalyst 3850-24, 3850-48, 9200

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TP-Link TL-SX3008F 8 Port Managed 10GbE Switch

  • Number of Ports: 8
  • Type of Switch: Managed
  • Good For: Medium offices
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime

SKU: TL-SX3008F

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Draytek G2100 8 Port Managed Gigabit Switch

  • Number of Ports: 8
  • Type of Switch: Managed
  • Good For: Small offices
  • Warranty: 2 Year

SKU: VSG2100-K

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TP-Link TL-SG3428X 24 Port Smart Gigabit Switch

  • Number of Ports: 24
  • Type of Switch: Smart Managed
  • Good For: Small offices
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime

SKU: TL-SG3428X

£ 256.98 inc.
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TP-Link TL-SG3452 48 Port Managed Gigabit Switch

  • Number of Ports: 48
  • Type of Switch: Managed
  • Good For: Small offices
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime

SKU: TL-SG3452

£ 312.56 inc.
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Cisco Meraki MS355-48X2 48 Port PoE Managed MultiGig Switch

  • Number of Ports: 48
  • Type of Switch: Managed
  • Good For: Large offices
  • PoE Port: 24
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime

SKU: MS355-48X2-HW

£ 10,119.11 inc.
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Aruba 2930F 48 Port PoE Managed Gigabit Switch

  • Number of Ports: 48
  • Type of Switch: Managed
  • Good For: Medium offices
  • PoE Port: 48
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime

SKU: JL558A

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Open Box Cisco 1M Type 3 Stacking Cable for C9300L

  • Cisco StackWise-320 Cable
  • Spare
  • Type 3 Stacking Cable
  • 3.3 ft /1 m
  • For Catalyst 9300L Switches

SKU: EBR1-STACK-T3-1M=

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TP-Link TL-SG3428 24 Port Managed Gigabit Switch

  • Number of Ports: 24
  • Type of Switch: Unmanaged
  • Good For: Small offices
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime

SKU: TL-SG3428

£ 154.98 inc.
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HPE Aruba Instant On 1930 8 Port Managed Gigabit Switch

  • Number of Ports: 8
  • Type of Switch: Managed
  • Good For: Small offices
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime

SKU: JL680A

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Draytek VSP2280X-K 24 Port PoE Managed Gigabit Switch

  • Number of Ports: 24
  • Type of Switch: Managed
  • Good For: Medium offices
  • PoE Port: 24
  • Warranty: 2 Year

SKU: VSP2280X-K

£ 487.98 inc.
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Cisco Meraki MS355-24X2 24 Port Managed 10GbE Switch

  • Number of Ports: 24
  • Type of Switch: Managed
  • Good For: Large offices
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime

SKU: MS355-24X2-HW

£ 7,634.01 inc.
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Cisco 9300 48 Port PoE Managed Gigabit Switch

  • Number of Ports: 48
  • Type of Switch: Unmanaged
  • Good For: Large offices
  • PoE Port: 48
  • Warranty: 90 Day Limited

SKU: C9300-48P-A

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Cisco - Power Cable - IEC 60320 C15 to BS 1363 - 2.44m

  • IEC 60320 C15 to BS 1363 (M)
  • AC 250 V
  • 2.44 m
  • United Kingdom
  • For Catalyst 3850-24, 3850-48, 9200

SKU: CAB-TA-UK=

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When do you need a managed switch?

From desktop PCs, to printers and NAS enclosures, it's recommended for many devices to be connected to the internet via a wired ethernet cable for a strong, reliable and unwavering signal. While a router accepts tens of incoming Wi-Fi connections, you'll soon encounter a limit to how the number of physical ports for hooking up devices.

If you want to connect all an office's desktop PCs together for super-fast data transfer, for example, you'll want a networking switch. However, if you want to monitor what;s happening behind the scenes of your network and control it accordingly, you'll need a managed switch.

For those wanting a hands-on experience to observe, monitor and configure your network for peak operation, a managed switch is a good way of doing so. A managed switch can make a big impact, for a relatively small outlay.

What's the difference between an unmanaged and a managed switch?

With an abundance of ports, an unmanaged switch lets you connect up numerous device. As the name implies, however, they're not designed for the user to control. These switches are pre-loaded with a default configuration that can't be changed, which might not be suited to your needs. They don't have a dashboard GUI for checking the switch's traffic, either.

For a network that's tailor-fit for your specific operation, consider a managed switch. A managed switch exposes various features to the user, otherwise hidden on an unmanaged one. Such as being able to monitor and control the network's traffic through Quality of Service (Qos), Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs) and more.

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