NETGEAR's unmanaged JGS500-series switches make it affordable to take Gigabit to the desktop. These unmanaged 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet switches provide high-speed connectivity for small office networks at an economical price a savvy business owner can't ignore. All 16 or 24 switched 10/100/1000 ports deliver up to 2000 Mbps throughput, up to 48 Gbps of backplane bandwidth, and Auto Uplink¿ technology to adjust for straight-through or crossover cables. These high-performance switches can combine 10, 100 and 1000 Mbps devices within a network, and are conveniently compact for either the desktop or rack mounting. Ideal for work groups, departments or any small network looking for the ultra fast desktop connections.