The XS728T 10-Gigabit Ethernet Smart Managed Switch brings the second generation of 10-Gigabit Copper switching to SMBs. The XS728T is a powerful Smart Managed Switch that includes 24 ports of 10-Gigabit connectivity (24 copper with 4 dedicated 10-Gigabit SFP+ Fiber ports). NETGEAR's 10-Gigabit Smart Managed Switches are purposely designed as a cost-effective way to provide 10G connections to 10G-capable servers and NAS (Network Attached Storage) systems. The XS728T provides comprehensive L2+/Layer 3 Lite features (including IPV6 management) allowing SMB customers to deploy virtualization, cloud-based services and applications like VoIP, video streaming and IP surveillance, which require higher reliability, speed, and performance. It can be used at the "center of a small business network" or as an aggregation/access switch in a larger organization. The XS728T is ideal for is ideal for expanding network capacity, removing performance bottlenecks and/or support of premise expansion needs.