If you need a simple switch to expand ports on your network and don’t have a preference in brand, almost any switch will do as long as you have a decent warranty. But for a business, it pays to spend a bit more money to get something that will last and is easier to troubleshoot than your average plastic switch. This is especially true if you’re supporting a network remotely and can’t necessarily control the environment 24/7. Here are the top reasons how our metal switches help you keep your network running like a boss.
1. Metal Case
No surprises here, holding one in your hand and feeling the weight, you know that this switch will take a lickin’ and keep on tickin’ compared to a plastic switch that you can kick around like a soccer ball.
2. Front Facing Ports
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, better to lock down your switch with a Kensington Lock cable than risk the network going down because someone decided to make off with your good looking switch.
4. Grounding Screw
A bit overkill, but if you’re in Lightning Country, this could save you a shocking experience.
5. Wall Mounting Kit
Attaching it to a wall will prevent any Godzillas from stomping on it, but even if that did happen, it would survive.
6. Limited Lifetime Warranty
D-Link offers a Limited Lifetime Warranty to further its commitment to product quality and long-term customer confidence.
Many vendors are making metal switches, but they’re not all created equal. Some may skimp on materials creating a paper thin housing while still considered “metal”. Others will only stand by their products for a couple years. Unless you are a fly by night company, you deserve a quality product with a better warranty that will support your business for the long haul. For more information on D-Link’s Switching Solutions, click here.