FS100 series Fast Ethernet Switches provide your LAN with high-speed, 10/100Mbps auto-sensing connectivity for as many as 5, 8, or 16 users. Just plug in your Ethernet cables, connect a power cord, and you're ready to go there's no software to configure. Engineered without the need for internal fans, they operate silently. And each of these very compact switches is housed in a sturdy metal case for years of dependable use. The FS116 Fast Ethernet Switch features the 100Mbps switching technology in a compact form that is best for the small office marketplace at a competitive price. This switch splits the network into smaller, connected subnets for improved performance, enabling the most demanding multimedia and imaging applications.