The N-TRON® 7018TX gigabit capable Industrial Ethernet Switch offers outstanding performance and ease of use. It is ideally suited for connecting Ethernet-enabled industrial and/or security equipment and is a fully managed switch. The 7018TX offers management functions that can be easily configured using a Web Browser. IGMP Snooping - Internet Group Management Protocol allows the 7018TX switch to forward and filter multicast traffic intelligently. VLAN - Virtual Local Area Network allows you to segment the switch in order to create two or more separate local area network domains. QoS - Quality of Service provides prioritization of network traffic in order to provide better network service. The primary goal of QoS is to improve the latency of prioritized Ethernet packets required for ring management, real-time and other interactive applications.