Traditional switch vs bare metal switch

Will Bare Metal Switch Be Popular in 100G Data Center?

Nowadays, the requirement for bandwidth and transmission speed in data centers is increasing strikingly. To meet the demand for it, networking industries are moving toward a new direction. Focuses previously changing from 1G, 10G and 40G are now shifting to 100G. Therefore, 100G is the trend of data center. According to a report by Dell’Oro Group, bare metal switch vendors lost share in the 100G data center switching market in 2018 while traditional vendors, such as H3C, Cisco and Huawei, gained. Do you agree with that? Let’s take a look at what the bare metal switch is and whether it will be popular in 100G data center?

PoE switch vs non-PoE switch

PoE Switch vs Non-PoE Switch: Which One to Choose?

Instead of a non-PoE switch, the PoE switch is more commonly used to build the wireless network. Well, what are PoE switch and non-PoE switch? What is the difference between PoE switch vs non-PoE switch? Which one to choose? In this article, we will share some insights and help solve the above questions. PoE Switch vs Non-PoE Switch: What Are They?…

DWDM Networks

DWDM Networks over Long Distance Transmission

With the ever-increasing need for higher bandwidth, DWDM technology has been one of the most favorable optical transport network (OTN) applications. In this post, we will reveal DWDM-based network solutions over various transmitting distances as well as some suggestions for the DWDM networks deployment. DWDM Networks Basics As usual, let’s review some basics of DWDM networks. In this part, we…

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Network automation with FS N-series data center switches

As enterprises and data centers increasingly adopt cloud models and expand initiatives like mobility, big data analytics, and unified communications, there are tens of thousands of computing, storage, and network devices. It’s such a big challenge to manage these processes by traditional manual operation through command line interfaces (CLIs). Under this circumstance, network automation is becoming a necessity for IT departments,…

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Why Should You Use Open Source Switch?

Open networking seems to be more and more popular compared with traditional networks at present. As one of the most important parts in an open network, an open source switch has raised much attention. Then, what is the open source switch? Why should you use it? Just read through this post to get all the answers as well as the…

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SEZAD Signs MoU with OBC

Oman’s Special Economic Zone Authority of Duqm (SEZAD) and OBC (Oman Broadband Company), the broadband vehicle in Oman has signed a MoU to provide high-speed connectivity. The landmark deal for both firms has been inked by top officials in a signing ceremony on Tuesday, 26th December 2018. The agreement was signed by Yahya bin Said Al Jabri, SEZAD Chairman, and…

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Copper Cable vs Fibre Optic Cable Price, Is the Copper Really Cheaper?

Budget is always the most direct choice factor when installing cables. Copper cable vs fibre optic cable price, it’s true that the popular impression is that copper is cheap, fibre is expensive. Well, at a certain period in the past decades, it’s true. However, today with the development of networking, is copper cabling really cheaper than fibre optic cabling? Copper vs Fibre: What’s the Difference? Copper and fibre optic…

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Afghanistan Fiber Project Nears Completion

Afghanistan’s much awaited and ambitious fiber optic connectivity project is at its final stage and is estimated to be completed in seven months. Officials from the Afghan Telecom expressed their hope in slashing internet service prices once the fiber optic network is commissioned and put into operation. The project will connect Afghanistan and China via the Wakhan port. Afghanistan is…