Unlock Next-Level Networking with MikroTik CRS326-4C+20G+2Q+RM

Blog

 

Dive deep into MikroTik's RouterBoards and RouterOS. We keep you informed and up-to-date, always.

Author

 

Every post is penned by our certified MikroTik engineers, ensuring relevance and accuracy in every word.

Feedback

 

Your insights drive our content. Sharing knowledge, we elevate the MikroTik community in Canada together.

CRS326-4C+20G+2Q+RM

Introducing the MikroTik CRS326-4C+20G+2Q+RM: The Pinnacle of Network Switching

 

In the ever-evolving landscape of networking technology, MikroTik has once again set a new benchmark with its latest offering - the CRS326-4C+20G+2Q+RM switch. This device isn't just another addition to the network switch market; it's an enterprise-level revolution packaged with the affordability of a smartphone.

 

 

 

Unmatched Port Density and Flexibility

The CRS326 is an embodiment of flexibility and high performance, featuring an incredible array of connectivity options. This combination ensures that the CRS326 is not just ready for today's needs but is also future-proof.

 

Enhanced Connectivity

The CRS326-4C+20G+2Q+RM switch is designed to meet the needs of modern offices and studios, featuring 20x 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet ports for high-speed, reliable connections essential in today’s professional environments.

 

Flexible Networking Options

This switch also includes 4x COMBO ports, offering versatility in your network setup. These ports can be used as either additional 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet ports or as 10G SFP+ interfaces, providing options to suit various networking requirements.

 

 

High-Speed Fiber Connectivity

For the ultimate in connectivity speed, the switch boasts 2x 40 Gigabit QSFP+ cages. These allow for ultra-fast fiber connections, ensuring that your network can handle even the most bandwidth-intensive tasks with ease.

Unveiling Progress: MikroTik CRS326 Series from Past to Present:

 

The MikroTik CRS326 series showcases significant progress in network management and performance. When comparing the new CRS326-4C+20G+2Q+RM with its predecessor, the CRS326-24G-2S+RM, the advancements are not just about the numbers but about real-world functionality and reliability that cater to the demands of modern networking environments.

 

 

 

 

In summary, while the CRS326-24G-2S+RM has been a solid choice for businesses, the CRS326-4C+20G+2Q+RM stands as a vivid testament to MikroTik's unwavering commitment to innovation. This evolution is not solely about the addition of more ports or achieving faster connections; it encapsulates a holistic approach to growth, ensuring network resilience against outages with its dual power supplies, and significantly elevating performance capabilities. Importantly, the CRS326-4C+20G+2Q+RM boasts an impressive MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) of approximately 200,000 hours at 25°C, underscoring its reliability and longevity in any setup. This makes the switch not just a tool but a strategic asset for any organization aiming to future-proof their network infrastructure while prioritizing reliability and enhanced performance.

Maximizing Network Performance Across Industries

 

The CRS326-24G-2S+RM switch by MikroTik is a versatile networking device that serves a wide range of industries with its robust feature set and high-speed connectivity options. Here's how various sectors can leverage this powerful switch to enhance their network infrastructure:

 

 

ISPs and WISPs can leverage the CRS326-24G-2S+RM for efficient data traffic management, thanks to its 24 Gigabit Ethernet and dual SFP+ ports. It's perfect for delivering reliable internet services.

 

 

 

For VoIP, its traffic prioritization ensures clear communications, supporting multiple calls with high-speed connectivity.

 

 

SMBs benefit from its scalable, robust performance for various applications, enhancing productivity.

 

Surveillance setups find its high-speed data transmission ideal for smooth video feeds, crucial for security.

 

The gaming industry benefits from reduced latency and fast ports, offering gamers a seamless experience.

 

 

 

 

Ideal for the media industry, this switch delivers high bandwidth and seamless connectivity, crucial for efficient video exchanges, editing, and distribution tasks.

The CRS326-24G-2S+RM is a strategic choice for industries seeking to bolster their network capabilities, offering a combination of performance, reliability, and versatility that can meet the demands of various applications and services.

Embracing the Power of Multigig Switching with MikroTik CRS326-4C+20G+2Q+RM

 

Multigig switches, exemplified by the MikroTik CRS326-4C+20G+2Q+RM, represent a significant leap forward in networking technology, offering businesses a scalable, efficient, and cost-effective solution to meet their growing data transmission needs. Here are the key advantages:

 

Bridging Speed Disparities: These switches effortlessly bridge the gap between 1G and 10G networks, allowing for speed enhancements without the need for extensive cabling or infrastructure upgrades, thanks to backward compatibility with existing Cat 5e cabling.

 

High-Speed Uplinks: Featuring QSFP+ and SFP+ cages, the CRS326 enables high-speed uplinks. The flexibility is further enhanced with the S+RJ10 module, allowing for a wide range of uplink speeds including 100G, 40G, and down to 1G, ensuring dense and versatile connectivity options.

 

Layer 3 Switching Features: By integrating Layer 3 capabilities, the switch facilitates efficient routing between VLANs directly, enhancing data transmission speeds and reducing latency across the network.

 

Advanced Traffic Management: The switch supports sophisticated traffic management strategies like QoS prioritization and dynamic bandwidth allocation, essential for prioritizing critical applications and services, especially where real-time data transfer is crucial.

 

Enhanced Security Protocols: To safeguard the network, the CRS326 incorporates advanced security features, including dynamic ARP inspection and ACLs, protecting against both internal and external threats and ensuring a secure networking environment.

 

Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE): With EEE support, the switch reduces power consumption during low data activity periods, contributing to a more environmentally friendly and cost-efficient networking setup.

 

By integrating these technologies, the MikroTik CRS326-4C+20G+2Q+RM stands out as a future-proof solution for businesses aiming to enhance their networking infrastructure. It ensures not only high-speed and flexible connectivity but also security, efficiency, and readiness for future bandwidth requirements, making it an invaluable asset for any modern enterprise.

 

Maximize Your Network Potential!

 

To ensure you fully harness the capabilities of the MikroTik CRS326-4C+20G+2Q+RM and elevate your network to new heights of efficiency, flexibility, and security, take the next step in optimizing your infrastructure. Visit the Wireless Netware shop to place your order. Here, you'll find not just this state-of-the-art multi-gig switch but also a range of solutions tailored to meet the demands of modern networking environments. Don't let this opportunity to advance your network's performance pass you by. Secure your CRS326-4C+20G+2Q+RM today and prepare your infrastructure for the challenges of tomorrow.

 

$999.00

MikroTik News

Secure Your Network's Future: Choose MikroTik CRS326-4C+20G+2Q+RM for Reliability and High Performanc