The D-Link DSS-16+ 16-Port 10/100 Desktop Switch provides a simple solution for expanding your network. Connect the DSS-16+ Desktop Switch to a router and add up to fifteen additional computers or other Ethernet devices such as a printer, Network-Attached Storage (NAS), or network camera to increase the functionality of your network. The compact design of DSS-16+ makes it the ideal size for desktops with limited space. It is also rackmountable and, with the included rackmount kit, takes up only a single rack unit. The DSS-16+ switch has been designed without fans so you can be sure of quiet operation wherever it is installed.