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Hewlett Packard Procurve Switches - Good?

Hewlett Packard Procurve Switches - Good?

Hewlett Packard Procurve Switches - Good?

(OP)
Are Procurve switches good. What kind of price can I expect on a 24 port 10/100 unmanaged one? Do I need an managed one?
I've only got max of 20 peeps on the network.

Please help

RE: Hewlett Packard Procurve Switches - Good?

Hi, Samm
Yes, they are good but really designed for using in a multi-switch environment. They have a neat way of using unused ports to provide additional bandwidth between two Pro Curves. I used to sell them a while ago and they were around £2000 each.
A cheaper alternative for small workgroups is 3Com 3300 switches.
Regards
Phil Smith

RE: Hewlett Packard Procurve Switches - Good?

(OP)
Thanks for your help mate, We've decided on the 24 port 2324 but they are in short supply so HP have loaned us a 2524 until they can send us the 2324. Nice of them.

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