Industrial Network - What are the difference between Unmanaged Switch and Manged switch?


#1

Differences between Unmanaged Switch and Managed Switch -

Unmanaged Switch -

Position - Simple Data Switching

Application - Small scale network P2P communication

Hardware - Packet switching: Entry level switch AISC

Software - Plug and play
No configuration required

Managed Switch -

Position - Powerful performance for network management

Application - Mid to large scale network mission critical network with remote monitoring

Software - Web/CLI Setting
-Network Security
-Network redundancy
-Network management
-Traffic prioritization


#2

Nice post.
Can you please explain in detail about Managed and Unmanaged switching.

Thanks in advance.