ZyXEL Launches 10-Gigabit Ethernet Switches for High Performance SMB Networks

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12 and 24-Port Carrier-Grade Switches Boost Bandwidth for Virtualization, Cloud and IP Surveillance Applications

Anaheim, California – February 18, 2015 – ZyXEL Communications, a leading provider of secure broadband access, connected home and business networking products, today announced 12 and 24-port 10-Gigabit switches to satisfy the growing demand for affordable, low port density and high performance all 10G switches for small to mid-size businesses (SMBs). The switches include XS1920-12, a 12-port smart-managed 10-Gigabit switch and XS3700-24, a 24-port L2+ managed 10-Gigabit switch.  

The increased adoption of virtualization and cloud-based applications, VoIP, video streaming, and IP surveillance by small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) today is driving the need for faster, high-bandwidth switches. Both switches (XS1920-12 & XS3700-24) are backward-compatible, offer port configuration for server and switch aggregation along with its L2+ features and basic layer-3 routing to build an ideal SMB network.

“ZyXEL’s new 10G switches answer the demand for low-port density, high performance 10-G switches that satisfy any SMB’s high-speed networking requirements,” said Steven Joe, executive vice president for channel business for Americas at ZyXEL. “Both new 10G switches offer SMBs the performance they need and several easily configurable features for flexible deployment, all at an affordable price.”

12-port Web Smart 10-Gigabit Switch - XS1920-12

The XS1920-12 enables SMBs to upgrade existing networks to 10G connectivity. It can be used as a core switch through its L2 switching capacity and is backward-compatible with existing gigabit networks, providing an easy, cost effective means of upgrading SMB networks. The XS1920-12 can be used to provide 10G connections to existing 10G-capable servers and storage devices while also ensuring a future-proofed network solution. 

XS1920-12 feature highlights include:

  • 10 x 10G Base-T ports for copper link 
  • 2 x 10G SFP+ combo ports for fiber link
  • CPU protection, Loop Guard, IPMB, Dual image for network protection and reliability

24-port Managed 10-Gigabit Switch – XS3700-24

The XS3700-24 allows SMBs to make the most of transitioning to an enterprise-level network setup. Additionally, the XS3700-24’s dual-stack capabilities for both IPv4 and IPv6 make it a comprehensive solution for SMB operations today and tomorrow.

Some of the highlights of the XS3700-24 are:

  • 8 x 10G Base-T ports for copper link
  • 12 x 10G SFP+ ports for fiber link
  • 4 x 10G combo ports
  • No single point of failure (NSPOF) features in both hardware and software ensure zero downtime
  • TACAS+ and RADIUS authentication, Loop guard, IPMB for network protection
  • IPv6, Dual stack (IPv4/IPv6) facilitate simple migration to future-proofed network

ZyXEL One Network (ZON) Support

Both 10G switches support ZON configuration utility to check locations, assign IPs, reboot, and perform firmware upgrades on multiple switches, streamlining networking management from a single, easy-to-manage platform.

The Smart Connect function of ZON enables both the XS1920-12 and the XS3700-24 to auto-discover other ZON enabled ZyXEL devices on the network, enabling simple configuration and management through its Web GUI.

Pricing & Availability

Both ZyXEL’s 12-port Web Smart 10-Gigabit Switch (XS1920-12) and 24-port Managed 10-Gigabit Switch (XS3700-24) are available for purchase through all ZyXEL authorized resellers. 


XS1920-12 - $1865

XS3700-24 - $3860

ZyXEL also offers variety of accessories for 10-Gigabit switching that include:

  • 10-Gigabit SFP+ and gigabit transceivers 
  • Direct attach cables

For a complete list, visit: http://www.us.zyxel.com

About ZyXEL Communications

ZyXEL, a pioneer in IP technology for over two decades, provides a complete portfolio of multi-service LTE, fiber and DSL broadband gateways, home connectivity solutions, smart home devices and enterprise-class Ethernet switches, security and Wi-Fi equipment for small to mid-size business. ZyXEL offers integrated, interoperable network solutions based on open standards. Headquartered in Anaheim, California, ZyXEL offers its partners service-rich solutions backed by a domestic team of logistic, sales, and technical support professionals.

Press Contact

ZyXEL Communications, Inc. - North America Headquarters

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