Netgear Insight Managed 28-Port Gigabit Ethernet Smart Cloud Switch with 2 SFP and 2 SFP+ Fiber Ports - GC728X
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Traffic Management

<ul><li>Auto Negotiation of speed and duplex modes</li><li>IEEE 802.3x Flow Control</li><li>Dynamic MAC address management</li><li>IEEE 802.1Q-based VLAN</li><li>Auto Voice VLAN</li><li>Auto Video VLAN</li><li>QoS based on WRR, strict priority, or both</li><li>Port-based and IEEE 802.1p-based QoS</li><li>TCP/UDP-based QoS</li><li>DiffServ</li><li>IPv4 and IPv6-based QoS</li><li>DSCP Support </li><li>Rate Limiting (ingress, or egress)</li><li>Link Aggregation and LACP</li><li>IPv4 and IPv6 static routing</li></ul>



<ul><li>MAC lockdown</li><li>MAC lockdown by number of MACs</li><li>IEEE 802.1x port authentication (MD5, EAP, PEAP)</li><li>Dynamic VLAN Assignment</li><li>Guest VLAN </li><li>TACACS+</li><li>Trusted MAC</li><li>IPv4, L4-based Access Control List (ACL)</li><li>IPv6-based ACL</li></ul>


Multicast Efficiency

<ul><li>IGMP snooping, v1, v2 and v3</li><li>IGMP snooping querier</li><li>Blocking of unknown multicast traffic</li><li>MLD snooping</li></ul>


Spanning Tree

<ul><li>IEEE 802.1D, IEEE 802.1w RSTP and MSTP</li><li>Option to enable/disable BPDU flooding when STP is disabled</li></ul>


Reliability, Performance and Troubleshooting

<ul><li>Port mirroring both on ingress and egress traffic</li><li>Jumbo frame support</li><li>Broadcast Storm Control</li><li>Cable diagnostics</li><li>Loop Detection & Prevention</li><li>DoS Prevention </li><li>IEEE 802.1ab LLDP</li><li>LLDP-MED</li><li>Option to enable/disable the flooding of EAPOL when 802.1x is disabled</li><li>Protected ports</li><li>DNS client</li><li>DHCP clients</li><li>DHCP snooping</li><li>Ping and traceroute client</li><li>Energy Efficient Ethernet (IEEE 802.3az) compliant</li></ul>



<ul><li>Insight mobile app or Insight Cloud Portal (Network-centric management)</li><li>Cloud/remote setup, configuration, management, monitoring, and troubleshooting</li><li>Device auto-join and configure (zero-touch provisioning)</li><li>Multi-site, multi-network single pane-of-glass view</li><li>Multi-switch, multi-port concurrent configuration</li><li>Network/global password (for all Insight Managed devices on a network)</li><li>IP Access List</li><li>Configurable management VLAN</li><li>Admin access control via RADIUS and TACACS+</li><li>IPv6 management</li><li>SNTP client over UDP port 123</li><li>SNMP v1/v2c</li><li>SNMP v3 with multiple IP addresses</li><li>RMON group 1,2,3,9</li><li>uPnP Discovery & Bonjour Discovery</li><li>Local-only web browser-based management GUI (for debugging or very advanced configuration parameters)</li><li>SSL/HTTPS Web-based access (version)</li><li>TLS Web-based access (version)</li><li>Firmware upgrade through the Cloud using NETGEAR Insight</li><li>Firmware update through TFTP/HTTP (using local web browser-based management GUI)</li><li>Firmware update fromt USB storage device (using local web browser-based management GUI)</li><li>Dual software (firmware) image</li><li>Memory and flash log</li><li>Syslog (RFC 3164)</li></ul>


NETGEAR Warranty

<ul><li>This product is backed by a 5-year Hardware Limited </li><li>.</li><li> </li><li> </li><li> </li><li> </li><li> </li></ul>


Experience the most versatile and easy to manage switches in the market


Remote network connectivity & management with NETGEAR Insight management solution


Remote network connectivity & management with NETGEAR Insight management solution


Build a Future-Proof Network with NETGEAR Insight Managed Switches


Build a Future-Proof Network with NETGEAR Insight Managed Switches


Build a Future-Proof Network with NETGEAR Insight Managed Switches


Fully-integrated cloud-manageable devices


Plenty of PoE power for all of your needs


Remote monitoring and management from anywhere


Advanced L2+/L3 Lite Smart Switch Features


Dynamic VLAN Assignment


Comprehensive QoS Features


Protected Ports


Loop Prevention / Auto DoS Prevention


Port Mirroring






  • Product Specifications
  • Model Description Insight Managed 28-Port Gigabit Ethernet Smart Cloud Switch with 2 SFP and 2 SFP+ Fiber Ports
  • Gigabit copper ports 24
  • SFP / SFP+ 10G Ports SFP Ports: 2 (dedicated) 10G SFP+ Ports: 2 (dedicated)
  • Datasheet (PDF) GC728X Datasheet 2-page GC728X Datasheet 15-page
  • Number of PoE/PoE+ ports N/A
  • Total PoE power budget (watts) N/A
  • Bandwidth (full-duplex) 92 Gbps
  • Buffer size (dynamically shared across ports in use) 1.5 MB
  • MAC address database size (48-bit MAC addresses) 16K
  • VLAN (number supported) 256
  • VLAN routing Yes
  • Dynamic VLAN assignment Yes
  • MLD Snooping Yes
  • Static routes 32 (IPv4) / 31 (IPv6)
  • Link Aggregation / Port Trunking LACP (802.3ad Dynamic Link Aggregation) & Manual Static LAG
  • Number of LAGs & number of members 24 LAGs with max 8 members in each LAG
  • Number of priority queues 8
  • Supported multicast groups 512
  • DoS prevention Yes
  • Loop detection/prevention Yes
  • Jumbo frame support Up to 9K packets
  • EEE (IEEE 802.3az) Yes
  • Power supply Internal: 100-240VAC, 50-60Hz, 1A max (power cord localized to country of sale)
  • Max power consumption (Watts) Max power (worst case, all ports used, line-rate traffic) (Watts): 18.5W
  • Fan(s) 1
  • Acoustic noise level @ 25°C (dBA) 28 dBA
  • Operating temperature 0° to 50°C (32° to 122°F)
  • MTBF (@ 25°C) 1,874,356 hrs (214 yrs)
  • Electromagnetic compliance (A or B) Class A
  • Dimensions (W x D x H) 440 x 224 x 44 mm (17.3 x 8.8 x 1.7 in)
  • Weight 2.81 kg (6.19 lb)
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