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Replacing a switch with SFP/fibre optic

Hi all,

We have a fairly simple network spanning two buildings.  Connecting the two, we've a fibre-optic link which terminates on one end with a Netgear FSM726 managed switch.  We need to upgrade the switches to gigabit.  We don't need the new switch to be managed, and I've never handled fibre-optic before.  What I'm wondering is, can I just swap out this switch for a gigabit equivalent with SFP ports?  The replacement I'm thinking of is the TP-Link TL-SG2424 (http://www.tp-link.com/en/products/details/?model=TL-SG2424)  Is this likely to just work or is there other stuff I need to do?

Current setup in wiring cabinet
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Chris MillardCommented:
If you don't need managed AND as long as the fibre modules will physically fit in the new switch, then it really should be that simple! There's no rocket science - just plug'n'go
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