24 x gigabit ports with up to 48gbps bandwidth auto negotiation of speed and duplex modes auto-mdi/mdix eliminates the need for crossover cables on-blocking switching architecture cable management with provided retaining strap desktop, wall-mountable or rack-mountablefanless for silent operation energy efficient Ethernet support (ieee 802.3az)802.1p qos for traffic/frame prioritization the net gear SoHo Ethernet unmanaged switches provide easy and affordable network connectivity to small offices and home/offices. They are easy to use, reliable, and rugged with metal enclosures. Power-over-Ethernet (poe) support is also available for supplying both power and data across a single cat-5 Ethernet cable to devices such as ip security cameras, VoIP phones, wireless access points, etc. With these plug-and-play switches, you can quickly and easily expand your network connections to multiple devices, with no configuration required. Available with 5 ports to 48 ports, these switches also support energy-saving technologies to help you save power and money.