The NETGEAR® Next-Gen Edge M5300 series consists of three fully managed, stackable Gigabit Ethernet switches, with embedded 10 Gigabit Ethernet uplink connectivity. There are 24-port and 48-port models including Gigabit copper versions, and a Fiber aggregation solution. They are ideal for all organizations considering reliable, affordable and simple 10 Gigabit Ethernet backbone architectures. As a proficient component of converged voice, video and data networking solutions, NETGEAR M5300 series delivers a resilient access layer in server rooms for virtualization, campus LAN environments and commercial buildings. Virtual Chassis stacking technology - including meshed stacking - scales both the entire network's performance and its redundancy.