Move Aside Cisco, Axis Has A Network Switch For Integrators

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Oct 18, 2016

Cisco is a common choice for network switches, including in our Favorite Network Switches survey, but now Axis is releasing a 16 port PoE+ switch specifically targeted to the security market.

They say this switch has features that make it more suited to CCTV applications, as well as optimized for use with their products, but it comes at a premium price.

In this report, we share details from Axis, where they are positioning it and what we think the likelihood of success will be.

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