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?…

Access Control List Linux:How Much Do You Know?

Traditional Linux networking is satisfied for most situations when employed in a network switch, router or other network devices. However, it still has some limitations such as the problem of UNIX file permissions, which affects network security. Luckily, Access Control List (ACL) has been developed, which is designed to make a flexible permission mechanism in Linux. Well, what is ACL…

How to Choose an 8 Port Gigabit Switch?

There are many different network switches in the market and it comes with 8, 16, 24 or 48 ports. Among them, 8 port Gigabit switch is regarded as a cost-effective choice for small-sized families and business use. Then, how to choose an 8 port Gigabit switch? Are there any recommendations for it? How to Choose an 8 Port Gigabit Switch?…

Picture of an open source switch

Open Source Switch: How Much Do You Know?

Usually, most enterprises employ closed switches in the data center. However, with the increasing demands for customized hardware and software of the switch, the open source switch starts drawing companies’ attention. Well, what is open source switch? How many kinds of open source switch do you know? This article will give a thorough introduction to it and make a comparison…

SFP-switch

What is SFP+ Switch And How to Choose It for Home Use?

10G for home use is more and more commonly. When setting up the 10G network for home, people may pay much attention to the SFP+ switch, including its type, performance, price, etc. But do you really know what the SFP+ switch is and how to choose it for your home use? What is an SFP+ Switch? As a network switch,…