The NETGEAR new generation of Gigabit PoE/PoE+ Smart Managed Switches offers powerful L2+/Layer 3 Lite features, better PoE functions, and enhanced performance and usability. They are purposely designed for the converged networks where voice, video, data are all carried on a single network platform for network efficiency, operational cost savings, and ease of management. GS728TP is a Gigabit PoE/PoE+ Smart Managed Switches that comes with PoE capabilities on all ports and supports PoE+ with up to 30W of power budget on the first 8 ports, providing hardware investment protections so that the switch can support many more PoE powered devices and new higher-powered devices down the road. ProSafe GS728TP switch comes with 4 dedicated Gigabit SFP ports for fiber connectivity. The new generation of Gigabit PoE/PoE+ Smart Managed Switch from NETGEAR is the optimized solution providing the best value at an affordable SMB price point.