Smart Managed is a middle ground between Unamanaged/PoE Switch and Fully Managed Switch. These switch are ideal for Small Business House. Smart Switch optimizes performance, reliability and security of your network. These switches are great for connecting IP Camera, Access Points, PD devices, VoIP Phones, etc.
Please refer more about Switches here.
Below table compares all types of switches :-
Comparison of Smart Management Switch
We will break the analysis as per the port of the switch.
8 port Smart Managed Switch : D-Link clearly exceeds the Netgear in performance. DGS-1100-10MPP offers great performance. It supports 802.3bt Type 4 = 90W per port. Netgear has higher PoE budget of 480W. Overall, D-Link > Netgear > TP-Link.
16 port Smart Managed Switch : In this category, Netgear > TP-Link > D-Link. But D-Link offers 10 Gigabit of Fiber Port Uplink. In addition, it also adds 10G Uplink Gigabit Ethernet Port. Netgear has higher budget of 300W PoE.
24 Port Smart Managed Switch : In this category, D-Link > Netgear > TP-Link. D-Link offers higher PoE budget and other features.
48 Port Smart Managed Switch : D-Link supports 740W PoE budget, 10G Gigabit ports and 2 10G Fiber Ports. This option is futuristic. Overall, D-Link > Netgear.
Smart Managed Switch – D-Link Comparison
Below table compares all Smart managed Switch available in D-Link :-