The TPE-TG44G 8-Port Gigabit GREENnet PoE Plus Switch from TrendNet allows for easy convenient network configuration. You can take advantage of a variety of features that make this switch easy to setup and manage. Initially, the Plug and Play functionality gets you going with minimal setup needed. Once plugged in you can then take advantage of the Power over Ethernet capabilities of this switch. Power over Ethernet, or PoE, enables you to run power through the Ethernet cabling to compatible devices, eliminating the need for additional power sources.