In addition to the wireless features, the DES-1228P supports smart wired switch functions including 802.1x authentication, 802.1q VLANs, 802.1p QoS, denial of service (DoS) prevention, 802.1d Spanning Tree, port trunking and more. The switch has 15.4 watts of PoE power per port to support devices such as phones, Internet cameras and access points.
The DES-1228P is available now for $529.99 MSRP. The DWL-3140AP and firmware to enable centralized AP management for the DES-1228P will be available by the end of the Q2, 2007. The wireless upgrade for existing wired-only DES-1228P switch owners will be free.