The QNAP QGD-1602P is the world’s first PoE managed switch series that supports Virtual Machines (VMs). Featuring 2.5GbE and 10GbE SFP+ ports and up to 90-watt PoE output, the QGD-1602P allows you to build a high-speed and high-power PoE network infrastructure for Wi-Fi 6 Access Points and Routers. With a dual-CPU design, the QGD-1602P uses Intel® Atom® multi-core 2.2GHz processors with two SATA drive bays to support VM and QTS applications. The QGD-1602P not only fulfills IP surveillance, network security, wireless AP management, and storage expansion applications, but also integrates QuWAN to form a SD-WAN architecture with other QNAP devices across multiple sites, helping to build a resilient and secure IT infrastructure. With 20GbE internal bandwidth capacity and Intel® QuickAssist Technology (Intel® QAT), the QGD-1602P achieves the high-performance transmission required for edge computing virtualization and IPsec VPN, and offers SMBs a cost-optimized and centrally managed LAN deployment solution.
2.5GbE PoE Switch for Wi-Fi 6 APs & Routers
The QGD-1602P breaks through bandwidth limitations of connecting cabled and wireless networks to enhance your storage and access experience. With eight 2.5GbE ports, the QGD-1602P supplies up to 90 watts of PoE per port and a total power budget of 380 watts to meet the demands of high-power Wi-Fi 6 APs. The QGD-1602P can also be connected to a QHora Wi-Fi 6 Router via its 5GbE host ports to offer Wi-Fi 6 networking in home or office environments. Featuring diverse high-speed network interfaces, the QGD-1602P provides a comprehensive Wi-Fi 6 wireless network infrastructure solution for small-to-medium-scale businesses, hotels, and stores. Coupled with QNAP’s QuWAN SD-WAN solution, the QGD-1602P greatly enhances wireless LAN efficiency from optimized WAN bandwidth.
Sturdy hardware with Intel QAT for optimized performance
The QGD-1602P uses Intel® Atom® C3000 series multi-core 2.2GHz processors, has two SATA drive bays, and provides and two M.2 NVMe SSD slots for SSD caching to increase IOPS performance. Two PCIe Gen3 x4 slots allows users to install 10GbE network cards, QM2 dual-port M.2 SSD/10GbE cards, USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps) cards, or Wireless Adapters to boost core functionality. The QGD-1602P also supports Intel® QuickAssist Technology (Intel® QAT) to greatly enhance IPsec VPN performance.
Note: Intel® QAT is supported when using QTS 4.4.3 (or later).
The First PoE Switch Series with VM Support
The Guardian supports QNAP’s QTS operating system and is the world’s first PoE switch series that can host virtual machines, containers, and provide other cloud applications – enabling diverse networking and storage solutions. In addition to QuWAN, QVR Pro, HybridMount, and other applications, the included App Center also supports VMs for running many open-source software applications. The Guardian provides SMBs with not only an all-in-one networking solution for IP surveillance, storage expansion, network security, and wireless LAN management, but also a SD-WAN solution for connecting to other QNAP devices at multiple sites. The dual-processor Guardian enables you to independently run the networking management interfaces (QSS – QNAP Switch System) and QTS. The Guardian provides a user-friendly web interface, QuNetSwitch, to help SMBs deploy a flexible and secure IT infrastructure.
QTS and QSS can work independently without interference to ensure continuous operation. For example, when restarting QTS, the QSS PoE power supply will not be interrupted; when rebooting QSS, the VMs on QTS will keep running.
Learn More:QVR Pro,VJBOD,Virtualization Station,pfSense
Deploy a multi-site VPN with SD-WAN solution
The QGD-1602P and other QNAP solutions now support QuWAN – QNAP’s SD-WAN solution. QuWAN provides full mesh IPsec VPN topology between QNAP devices based in multiple sites to fulfill enterprise video, VoIP, ERP system data, and filing needs. QuWAN adopts software-defined networking to achieve optimum network connectivity, and supports cloud-centric management for deploying a resilient IT Infrastructure.
|Management Type||Web Managed|
|Number of Ports||18|
|Total PoE Ports||16|
|PoE PSE (802.3af, 15.4W)||Ports 1-16|
|PoE+ PSE (802.3at, 30W)||Ports 1-16|
|PoE++ PSE (802.3bt, 90W)||Ports 1-4|
|PoE Power Output||Ports 1-4 (90W), Ports 5-16 (30W)|
|Total PoE Power Budget||370W|
|PCIe Slot||Slot 1: PCIe Gen3 (x4 slot, x2 speed)
Slot 2: PCIe Gen3 (x4 slot, x2 speed)
|USB 3.2 Gen 1 port||2|
|Management Port||2 x 5GbE ; 2 x 1GbE|
|USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps) Port||Optional via PCIe adapter|
|Power Supply Description||Internal Power Supply Unit|
|Max. Power Consumption||500W|
|Input Power Type||AC|
|Input Voltage Range||100-240VAC, 50/60 Hz|
|MAC Address Table||32K|
|Total Non-Blocking Throughput||48Gbps|
|Fan||System: 3 x 4 cm (12V DC)|
|Supported Standards||IEEE 802.3u 100Tx Fast Ethernet
IEEE 802.3ab 1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet
IEEE 802.3bz 2.5G/5G BASE-T Multi-Gig Ethernet
IEEE 802.3an 10GBASE-T 10G Ethernet
IEEE 802.3ae 10GBASE-SR
IEEE 802.3ae 10GBASE-LR
IEEE 802.3z 1000Base-X
IEEE 802.3x Full-duplex flow control
IEEE 802.3af/at/bt Power-over-Ethernet (PoE)
IEEE 802.1q Virtual LANs (VLAN)
IEEE 802.1p QoS Protocol for Traffic Prioritization
|LED Indicators||Per Port: Link/Activity/Speed/PoE
Per System: Warning/PoE/Fan
|Buttons||Device PSU power button
Host power button
Host reset button(load default)
Switch reset button
|Dimensions (HxWxD)||44.2 × 435.2 × 327.7 mm|
|Weight (Net)||4.37 kg|
|Weight (Gross)||5.52 kg|
|Operating Temperature||0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)|
|Relative Humidity||5% to 95% non-condensing, wet bulb: 27˚C (80.6˚F)|
|Certifications||CE, FCC, VCCI, BSMI RCM|
|Electromagnetic Compliance||CLASS A, UL62368|
|CPU||Intel® Atom® C3758 8-core 2.2 GHz processor|
|CPU Architecture||64-bit x86|
|Intel QAT Support|
|Internal Network Bandwidth||2 x 10GbE|
|Floating Point Unit|
|System Memory||16 GB (1 x 16 GB)|
|Maximum Memory||64 GB|
|Memory Slot||2 x SODIMM DDR4|
|Flash Memory||4GB (Dual boot OS protection)|
|Drive Bays||2 x 2.5-inch SATA 6Gb/s, 3Gb/s|
|Drive Compatibility||2.5-inch bays:
2.5-inch solid-state drives
2.5-inch hard disk drives
|M.2 SSD Slots||2 (NVMe, PCIe Gen3 x 2)|
|SSD Cache Acceleration Support|
|File System: Internal Hard Drive||EXT4|
|File System: External Hard Drive||EXT3, EXT4, NTFS, FAT32, HFS+, exFAT (optional license)|
Note: Use only QNAP memory modules to maintain system performance and stability. For NAS devices with more than one memory slot, use QNAP modules with identical specifications.
Warning: Using unsupported modules may degrade performance, cause errors, or prevent the operating system from starting.
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