Switch. From out of a crowded field squeaked Linksys, winner of the Best Switch award with its EtherFast 8-Port 10/100 Workgroup Switch. This switch gives you a quick and easy way to boost your network's performance while migrating to the power of Fast Ethernet. With support for half and full duplex speeds, the switch can rev your network to speeds as fast as 10Mbps, 20Mbps, 100Mbps, and even 200Mbps. EtherFast switches eliminate bottlenecks and bandwidth constraints, thereby optimizing network performance while protecting your investment in your existing infrastructure. The EtherFast 10/100 Switches also offer a full suite of error-detection and -correction features for reliable communication. Autopartitioning, data-collision control, preamble regeneration, and incoming frame retiming ensure that not a single bit is lost—even during the heaviest network activity.