Designed to be installed in a wall enclosure or simply mounted on a wall at any convenient location, PLANET WGS-804HPT, an innovative, Industrial 8-port 10/100/1000T Wall-mounted Managed Switch with 4-Port PoE+ , offers IPv6/IPv4 dual stack management, intelligent Layer 2 management functions , and user-friendly interface . The WGS-804HPT is able to operate reliably, stably and quietly in any environment without affecting its performance. With a total power budget of up to 144 watts for different kinds of PoE applications and featuring ultra networking speed and operating temperature ranging from -40 to 75 degrees C in a compact but rugged IP30 metal housing, the WGS-804HPT is an ideal solution to meet the demand for the following network applications:
- Building/Home automation network
- Internet of things (IoT)
- IP monitoring
- Wireless LAN
The WGS-804HPT supports SSHv2 and TLSv1.2 protocols to provide strong protection against advanced threats. It includes a range of cybersecurity features such as DHCP Snooping , IP Source Guard , Dynamic ARP Inspection , 802.1x port-based network access control, RADIUS and TACACS+ user accounts management, SNMPv3 authentication, and so on to complement it as an all-security solution.
The WGS-804HPT supports redundant ring technology and features strong, rapid self-recovery capability to prevent interruptions and external intrusions. It incorporates advanced ITU-T G.8032 ERPS (Ethernet Ring Protection Switching) technology, Spanning Tree Protocol (802.1s MSTP) into customer's network to enhance system reliability and uptime in various environments.
As it is the managed PoE switch for surveillance, wireless and VoIP networks, the WGS-804HPT features the following special PoE management functions:
- PD alive check
- Scheduled power recycling
- PoE schedule
- PoE usage monitoring
- PoE extension
The WGS-804HPT can be configured to monitor connected PD (Powered Device) status in real time via ping action. Once the PD stops working and responding, the WGS-804HPT will resume the PoE port power and bring the PD back to work. It will greatly enhance the network reliability through the PoE port resetting the PD's power source and reducing administrator management burden.
The WGS-804HPT allows each of the connected PoE IP cameras or PoE wireless access points to reboot at a specific time each week. Therefore, it will reduce the chance of IP camera or AP crash resulting from buffer overflow.
Under the trend of energy saving worldwide and contributing to environmental protection, the WGS-804HPT can effectively control the power supply besides its capability of giving high watts power. Tea “PoE schedule” function helps you to enable or disable PoE power feeding for each PoE port during specified time intervals and it is a powerful function to help SMBs or enterprises save power and budget. It also increases security by powering off PDs that should not be in use during non-business hours.
In the “Extend” operation mode, the WGS-804HPT operates on a per-port basis at 10Mbps duplex operation but can support 20-watt PoE power output over a distance of up to 250 meters overcoming the 100m limit on Ethernet UTP cable. With this brand-new feature, the WGS-804HPT provides an additional solution for 802.3at/af PoE distance extension, thus saving the cost of Ethernet cable installation.
Via the power usage chart in the web management interface, the WGS-804HPT enables the administrator to monitor the status of the power usage of the connected PDs in real time. Thus, it greatly enhances the management efficiency of the facilities. Moreover, the WGS-804HPT helps users to monitor the current status of PoE power usage easily and efficiently via its advanced LED indication. Called “PoE Power Usage” , the front panel of the WGS-804HP has four LED indicators of different power usages.
The WGS-804HPT is specially designed to be installed in a narrow environment, such as wall enclosure. The compact, flat and wall-mounted design fits easily in any space-limited location. It adopts the user-friendly “Front Access” design, making the installing, cable wiring, LED monitoring and maintenance of the WGS-804HPT placed in an enclosure very convenient for technicians. The WGS-804HPT can be installed by fixed wall mounting , magnetic wall mounting or DIN rail , thereby making its usability more flexible.
With IP30, flat but rugged metal housing protection, the WGS-804HPT provides a high level of immunity against electromagnetic interference and heavy electrical surges which are usually found on plant floors or in curb-side traffic control cabinets without air conditioner. Being able to operate under the temperature range from -40 to 75 degrees C, the WGS-804HPT can be placed in almost any difficult environment.
Supporting both IPv6 and IPv4 protocols, the WGS-804HPT helps the SMBs to step in the IPv6 era with the lowest investment as its network facilities need not be replaced or overhauled if the IPv6 FTTx edge network is set up.
The WGS-804HPT can be programmed for advanced switch management functions such as dynamic port link aggregation, 802.1Q VLAN, Q-in-Q VLAN , Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP) , Loop and BPDU Guard, IGMP Snooping, and MLD Snooping. Via the link aggregation, the WGS-804HPT allows the operation of a high-speed trunk to combine with multiple ports such as a 16Gbps fat pipe, and supports fail-over as well. Also, the Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) is the Layer 2 protocol included to help discover basic information about neighboring devices on the local broadcast domain.
The WGS-804HPT is loaded with robust QoS features and powerful traffic management to enhance services to business-class data, voice, and video solutions. The functionality includes broadcast/multicast/unicast storm control , per port bandwidth control , 802.1p/CoS/IP DSCP QoS priority and remarking. It guarantees the best performance in VoIP and video stream transmission, and empowers the enterprises to take full advantage of the limited network resources.
PLANET WGS-804HPT offers comprehensive IPv4/IPv6 Layer 2 to Layer 4 Access Control List (ACL) for enforcing security to the edge. It can be used to restrict network access by denying packets based on source and destination IP address, TCP/UDP ports or defined typical network applications. Its protection mechanism also includes 802.1X port-based user and device authentication, which can be deployed with RADIUS to ensure the port level security and block illegal users. With the protected port function, communication between edge ports can be prevented to guarantee user privacy. Furthermore, Port security function allows to limit the number of network devices on a given port. The network administrators can now construct highly-secure corporate networks with considerably less time and effort than before.
For efficient management, the WGS-804HPT is equipped with Command line, Web and SNMP management interfaces.
- With the built-in Web-based management interface, the WGS-804HPT offers an easy-to-use, platform-independent management and configuration facility.
- For text-based management, it can be accessed via Telnet and the console port.
- By supporting the standard SNMP protocol, the switch can be managed via any SNMP-based management software.
Moreover, the WGS-804HPT offers secure remote management by supporting SSHv2 , TLSv1.2 and SNMP v3 connections which encrypt the packet content at each session.
Internet is very popular the world over as users surf online daily with their mobile devices, such as smart phones, tablets, or laptop computers. However, users expect more from the convenience of the Internet, like how to use their mobile devices to control something via the Internet, thus making life more convenient. The WGS-804HPT is based on such concept to help users implement the Internet of things (IoT) on the SOHO/Home network. Home automation is no longer a dream as Gigabit network can easily cloud IoT equipment, making it a smart home.