Cisco HWIC-4ESW-POE 4 Port Networking Switch
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Why HWIC-4ESW-POE Cisco 4 Ports Ethernet Switch is the best?

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Short Description:
HWIC-4ESW-POE 4 Ports 10/100Base-TX Ethernet Switch High Speed Wan Interface Card with Power Over Ethernet | Made by Cisco | Refurbished

Interface Types of This Product: Switch 4 Port

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90 Days
We are giving specifications below, why one should consider procuring Cisco 4 Port Switch Networking features, a general overview, description, performance specification, relevant images, a competitive price infographic, and technical information about the HWIC-4ESW-POE model with compatibility.

Efficient Network Management

Efficient network management of the HWIC-4ESW-POE involves optimizing its performance and ensuring the security of your network. This can be achieved through the following steps:

  • Configure and manage the card using the Cisco IOS software.
  • Enable Power over Ethernet (POE) only on ports that require it to conserve power.
  • Assign Virtual LANs (VLANs) to separate network traffic and improve security.
  • Set up Quality of Service (QoS) to prioritize critical network traffic.
  • Regularly monitor the network using tools such as Cisco Network Assistant or Cisco Prime.
  • Keep the IOS software up to date to ensure security and fix any bugs.
  • Implement port security to prevent unauthorized access to the network.
  • Enable Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) to prevent network loops.
  • Regularly back up the configuration to restore it quickly in case of failure.

It is also important to follow best practices for network security and to document all changes to the network configuration.

Benefits and Features

The Cisco HWIC-4ESW-POE is a High-Speed WAN Interface Card (HWIC) that provides four Ethernet ports and Power over Ethernet (PoE) capabilities for Cisco routers. The benefits and features of this HWIC include:

  • PoE support: This product can provide power to devices such as IP phones, wireless access points, and cameras through the Ethernet cables, eliminating the need for additional power sources.
  • Ethernet switching: This product provides Layer 2 switching capabilities, allowing for efficient use of network bandwidth and improved network performance.
  • Scalability: This product can be used to add additional Ethernet ports to a Cisco router, increasing the number of devices that can be connected to the network.
  • Easy deployment: This product is easy to install and can be used with a variety of Cisco routers, making it a flexible solution for expanding network capabilities.
  • Quality of Service (QoS): This product supports QoS, which allows for prioritization of network traffic and improved performance for critical applications.
  • VLAN Support: This product support VLANs, allowing to logically segment the networks.

Scalable and High-Performance

The Cisco HWIC-4ESW-POE is designed to provide high performance in a variety of network environments. Some of the features that contribute to its high performance include:

  • Wire-speed switching: This product can perform switching at wire-speed, meaning that it can process packets as fast as they are received, without any delays or bottlenecks.
  • Non-blocking architecture: This product is designed with a non-blocking architecture, which allows all ports to operate at full-duplex, providing maximum throughput and minimizing congestion.
  • Quality of Service (QoS): This product supports QoS, which allows for prioritization of network traffic and improved performance for critical applications, such as voice and video.
  • VLAN Support: This product support VLANs, allowing to logically segment the networks, reducing the broadcast traffic and improving the overall network performance.
  • Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE): This product supports EEE, which reduces power consumption during periods of low network activity, helping to conserve energy and reduce operating costs.
  • Link Aggregation: This product supports Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP) which allows multiple physical links to be bundled together to form a single logical link, increasing bandwidth and providing redundancy.

General Information

  • Manufacturer: Cisco
  • Product Name: 4-Port Ethernet Switch HWIC with Power Over Ethernet
  • Product Type: HWIC

Technical Information

  • Application/Usage: Wide Area Network

Interfaces / Ports

  • Interfaces/Ports: 4 x 10/100Base-TX
  • Interfaces/Ports Details: 4 x RJ-45 10/100Base-TX Auto-sensing/Auto-negotiating/Auto MDI/MDI-X

Media & Performance

  • Connectivity Media: Category 3 UTP 10Base-T
  • Connectivity Media: Category 4 UTP 10Base-T
  • Connectivity Media: Category 5 UTP 10/100Base-TX
  • Data Transfer Rate: 10 Mbps Ethernet Half/Full-duplex
  • Data Transfer Rate: 100 Mbps Fast Ethernet Half/Full-duplex

I/O Expansions

  • Daughter Cards: 4-port inline power module (ILPM-4=)
  • Controls/Indicators
  • Status Indicators:
  • Link status
  • Inline power

Environmental Parameters

  • Temperature: 32°F (0°C) to 104°F (40°C) Operating
  • Temperature: -4°F (-20°C) to 149°F (65°C) Non-operating
  • Humidity: 10% to 85% Non-condensing Operating
  • Humidity: 5% to 95% Non-condensing Non-operating

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width: 3.08 Inch
  • Depth: 4.74 Inch
  • Height: 0.76 Inch
  • Weight: 0.5Llbs

About Refurbished Products

Refurbished products are typically refurbished by an Original Manufacturer or an affiliate of the manufacturer or 3rd party facility. This product may have minor blemishes due to normal product usage and doesn't necessarily come with documentation and software unless indicated, but has been well tested and generally has never had any defects.

Different Types of Switches

Networking switches vary widely depending on the number of devices they can support, network bandwidth/speed, and form factor. Switches for small offices will have anything between 4 and 8 ports and can fit on a desk. For larger office network implementation, switches may have 24 ports, 48 ports, 96 ports, and 128 ports and are rack-mountable between 1U and 4U. Switches come in different types depending on the network speed and tasks they support. These include 40/100 Gbps, 10 Gigabit (up to 10000 Mbps), Gigabit Ethernet (up to 1000 Mbps), Power over Ethernet, and Fast Ethernet (10/100 Mbps).

Unmanaged Switches

The unmanaged switches offer fixed configuration on a plug-and-play basis. It is the most basic switch and there are a few choices in the market. These switches are affordable, but the basic features make them inappropriate for enterprise applications.

Managed Switches

The number of features and level of functionality improves with managed switches, making them ideal for enterprise and business applications. These switches are built with the command-line interface for ease of configuration. Equally, they support SNMP agents that come in handy when troubleshooting network issues.

The security on managed switches is better and will protect different types of traffic. Other features include support for virtual LANs, IP routing, and quality of service settings. Managed switches are more expensive compared to all other types of switches.

Smart Switches

Smart switches refer to switches that possess more features than those of unmanaged switches but do not have the full features of managed switches. Smart switches are more cost-effective than managed switches.

Some of the limitations of the smart switches are a lack of telnet access support, Web GUIs, and a lack of many features for VLANs. They are affordable compared to a fully managed switch and are suitable for a smaller computer network.

Modular Switches

Modular switches allow the addition of expansion modules as the network expands. The expansion modules allow for more networked devices but are application-specific. They may include wireless access points, firewalls, or network analysis tools. The flexibility of a modular networking switch comes at a higher cost.


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