DrayTek VigorSwitch products are categorized into different types:
- Smart Lite
- Web Smart
- Layer 2 Managed
- Layer 2+ Managed
The installation of SmartLite models is simple. You can finish the deployment by plugging the cable without any configuration. Furthermore, it offers VLAN, QoS, IGMP, Loop Prevention, Port Mirror, etc. It is suitable for a simple network which would like to increase the number of ports, but also want to set the VLAN as well.
WebSmart models offer more complete functionalities, like Spanning Tree, SNMP, DoS Defense, etc. It is suitable for the network needs efficiency and scalability. You can also configure the switch on Vigor ACS directly, which is the software provides centralized device management.
Layer 2 Managed
The managed models are for networks which need a more efficient connection. They offer features like IGMP querier, GVRP, Surveillance VLAN. They also provide administrators to set up a secure environment by features such as ACL, 802.1X, IP source guard, RADIUS/TACACS+, AAA, etc.
Layer 2+ Managed
In addition to the L2 management features, the L2+ models also provide basic layer 3 features, such as static routing. It helps to improve network performance by off-loading the routers.