What are the differences controlled from a custom switch?

What are the differences controlled from a custom switch?
As I understand it, a custom switch, you can configure the addressing of the packets in the MAC table, in principle what can be done and managed, right? Then whether to pay more for managed?
April 3rd 20 at 17:21
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April 3rd 20 at 17:23
What are the differences from custom managed switch managed?
No, it synonyms.
There are unmanaged switches - filed power, stuck a wire, and it works.
There is nothing to configure and no settings provided.

There are managed switches - there are settings.
What kind of settings does not matter.
There may be and work with VLAN, and aggregation ports, and monitoring, and anything.
And there can be only one thing.
It is necessary to look the specific functionality of the device.

Then whether to pay more for managed?
So do not overpay.
You have certain requirements to the switch.
If unmanaged switch - fully meets your requirements, take it and enjoy life.
If not - look for a switch that fully meets your requirements.
And what are your requirements - no one but you knows.
If, as you says are synonyms, why these synonyms, the difference in price at least 25% more?)
TK - connecting multiple servers to the Internet.
I say, new to this area, here in search of accurate information. If you can explain? If the course is not difficult. - Obie_Crona commented on April 3rd 20 at 17:26
why these synonyms, the difference in price at least 25% more?
You read carefully?
we must look at the functionality of the specific device

Different devices have different functions, besides there is such a thing as performance.

Buy the switches from Mikrotik - there functionality ogogo, has almost everything. And cost a penny.
Some are more expensive than unmanaged. And the thing in performance.
And then there are things like reliability, support, well, about feature, do not forget.

TK - connecting multiple servers to the Internet
To connect servers to other networks, including to the global Internet need router he router.
The switch for this as it is not necessary.
Switches to build local area networks. They work on a different level of the OSI model.

Once again, the basic rule for choosing any equipment first you define what should be able to do this equipment, what functions it should have, what requirements will be presented.
And based on this choose. The only way.
And you seem to be trying to choose on the basis of - well, kind of need some kind of switch that will buy something not too expensive, so the budget to get and not very cheap so not broken. You see how something will work.
If you are a beginner and do not understand it, don't hesitate to ask, or to attract experts and specialists from the.
Just anyone want a full picture of what you are doing. - Dillan_Wilderman commented on April 3rd 20 at 17:29
April 3rd 20 at 17:25
Read about VLAN and 801.1 q standard
April 3rd 20 at 17:27
If you bring in an Internet multiple computers router.
If you combine several PCs in the network switchboard(switch, unmanaged)
If you combine the PC into the network + monitor komutator+ to load balance across ports + much more ---- managed the switchboard(switch)
April 3rd 20 at 17:29
UPR. more control and monitoring. If you lack the ability to nastraivanie and expansion is not expected, then take setup.

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