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SG300-10PP  switch - will this be suffice for a core router in a satelite office

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I'm looking to install a core router in a remote site that is currently setup as one be 16bit LAN, it has some managed switched already but in un-manged mode (not configured).    I'm considering putting an SG300-10PP 10-Port Gigabit Managed Switch in as the core.  In the specs it shows layer 3 capable.   I'm looking to split the network up into VLAN's, one for PC's, Servers, Printers, and possibly Wireless.   I'm about %75 in know of how to do this but I'm not sure if this switch will the right fit.  Has anyone else used these models for similar functions or suggestions?   Thanks!
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JAN PAKULA earned 2000 total points
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yes that will work - we are using some 500 ones (they can stack) and some 300

@vlans - if your network is small (less then 50 devices) don't use them -  keep it simple
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Great, Thanks for the advice JAN PAKULA.    This site is exactly 101 devices.  
I'll look at the 500 series also, The ability to stack will also provide some redundancy I suppose.

Right now with one big LAN and un-managed switches we have the ability to throw in any type of "dumb-switch" anywhere to fix an issue.  If we have a configured core and it goes down it's best to have a backup or stack?  I need to do more research obviously.
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stack would be better as you could have 10Gb between them - but cost  of 500x is to be taken into account :-)

http://www.cisco.com/c/dam/en/us/td/docs/switches/lan/csbms/Sx500/quick_start/en/500_Series_QSG_En.pdf

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Possible Stack Configuration Stack Ports Speed
SG500Xs in Native Stacking mode. 1G/10G or 1G/5G


Sx500s in Native Stacking mode. 1G/5G (default) or 1G Copper/
SFP (Combo)

SG500Xs and Sx500s in Basic
Hybrid mode, where either device
can serve as master, backup, or slave.
1G/5G

SG500Xs and Sx500s in Advanced
Hybrid mode, without backup.
• Master: SG500X
• Slaves: Either type of device
1G/5G

SG500Xs and Sx500s in Advanced
Hybrid mode.
• Master: SG500X
• Backup: SG500X
• Slaves: Either type of device
1G/5G

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SG500XGs in Native Stacking mode. 10G copper/SFP+
SG500XGs and SG500Xs in
Advanced Hybrid XG mode, where
either device can serve as master,
backup, or slave.
SG500X: SFP+
SG500XG:10G copper/SFP+
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