fiber-optic-cable-composition

What is Fiber Optic Cable and How Does it Work?

With the increasing needs for quicker data transmission speed in the network, fiber optic cable is getting increasingly popular over the past few years. However, some people may still be all at sea of what fiber optic cable is. What is a fiber optic cable and how does it work? Read this post below to get information about fiber optic…

ethernet switch working diagram

What Is an Ethernet Switch and How to Use It?

Nowadays, Ethernet switch has become an important part of a data center or computer networking to meet different needs. You might have heard about it but not so familiar with it. Then, what is an Ethernet switch? How does an Ethernet switch work? Let’s find out the answers in the following text. What Is an Ethernet Switch? Ethernet switch, the…

flow chart showing working principle of a vlan

What Is VLAN and How It Works?

With the rapid growth of networks in size and complexity, many companies have adopted VLAN technology to simplify network design and deployment. Then, what is VLAN and how it works? Let’s have a look at this post and then find an answer. What Is VLAN and How It Works? What Is VLAN? It’s known that a LAN (local area network)…

how-to-use-a-network-switch

How to Use a Network Switch?

“I want to buy a network switch on the internet for my home office. But I have no idea how to use a network switch or connect it with other devices. Is there anything I need to pay attention to? Any advice would be appreciated!” Before the discussion on how to use a network switch, you should have a general…

ONIE system

What ONIE Means to a Network Switch?

As we know, a network switch is a telecommunication device in a computer network which connects multiple devices together, such as PCs, servers, laptops, and other Ethernet IP enabled devices. It receives a message from one device connected to it and then transmits the message to another device for which the message was meant. However, users of a certain network…