Jan 22

D-Link has is releasing its latest modular switch system, the DES-7200, which it hopes will make a mark in the academic world.

D-Link releases new switches DES-7200

The multi-layer chassis-based Switches were successfully trialled at the Charles Darwin School in Kent, where they were praised for their high performance, support and eco-efficiency, and are now being made available on the market.

The company says that the system is ideal for schools and educational institutions as it provides core network coverage and no downtime. The manufacturers also describe it as “affordable” and “suited to the needs of larger campus locations”.

Industry standard compliance and a flexible modular architecture means the product, which can deploy Gigabit and 10-Gigabit switching, provides scalable expansion and value for money.

D-Link has previously been praised for its green credentials, and was a Venture Green exhibitor at the HealthAchieve 2009 Conference and Exhibition.

The Networking Equipment firm’s Green Ethernet Switches, aimed at schools, also seek to help them reduce their carbon footprints.

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