Now you can put together a powerful, high-speed network on a small scale. NETGEAR's GS116 Copper Gigabit Ethernet Switch lets you build a system that can move even very large files across your network instantly - up to 2000Mbps on each port. The standards-based GS116 helps to protect customers' existing and future network infrastructure investments by painlessly integrating other 10, 100, 1000 devices as well as honoring layer 2 802.1p priority tags. Packed with ease-of-use features, this adaptable switch supports either PC or Macintosh operating systems. The compact size makes it ideal for home, small office, workgroups, departments and conference room environments. Its durable metal case has no fan for silent operation.