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Switch Definition In Networking Explained

When it comes to networking technology, we won’t miss Ethernet switches. Because it is an essential part of networking communication. Connecting devices, such as computers, routers, and servers, together on a network, it enables current to be turned on and off and selects a channel for data transmission. Then you may ask, what is the switch definition in networking? What are the types of…

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What Is 10GBASE-T and Why Is It Important?

With the arrival of 10Gbe speed for the Ethernet, all sorts of matching applications spring up one by one. For these applications, the 10GBASE-T technology is one of the most commonly used technologies supporting 10Gbe Ethernet. In this post, we are going to explore this technology. Firstly, we will solve the question: what is 10GBASE-T? What Is 10GBASE-T  Technology? Actually, the…

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Cisco Transceiver Module: GLC-T vs GLC-TE

Cisco SFP transceiver modules have become exceedingly popular with the widespread of Cisco routers and switches. GLC-T and GLC-TE are the two types of Cisco SFP transceiver module. Since the name GLC-T and GLC-TE are quite similar, many end users may be confused. So are they the same one? Here we’ll focus on GLC-T vs GLC-TE to help find the answer. GLC-T…

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What is the Function of Switch in Networking

Network switches have been an indispensable component in corporate or data center networking. However, faced with the question that what the exact function of a switch in networking is, a few people can answer that in a systematic way. In this post, this question is going to be solved. What Is the Network Switch The network switch in networking is a…

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What is GBIC Module?

Nowadays, confusion appears when facing so many options on the fiber optic market, so being familiar with fiber optic equipment is helpful to select the one that exactly meets your need. When it comes to transceiver modules, various kinds of modules, like GBIC, SFP, QSFP, CFP and so on, may confuse you. What is GBIC? To help you get a…

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Cisco GLC-SX-MMD Compatibility Explained

Gigabit Ethernet, a significant breakthrough of telecommunication, stands for various technologies of transmitting signals in the speed up to 1000Mbp/s. GLC-SX-MMD module is the hot-pluggable input/output transceiver with small form-factor used in the transmission with the speed of 1000Mbp/s. GLC-SX-MMD transceiver modules can be used on many Cisco switches, such as Cisco Catalyst 2960-P switch, Catalyst 3560-CX and Catalyst 9400. So…