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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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Why Choose 10 Gagibit ISCSI Switch for SAN?

With the development of technology, many users are considering upgrading to 10 Gigabit Ethernet switch. Of course, when it comes to the edges of the fiber switch, the obvious advantage of the Gigabit switch is the speed. The Gigabit Ethernet and 10GbE switch can also bring other advantages, such as reducing cabling and bottlenecks. In addition, another important advantage is…

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Fast Ethernet vs Gigabit Ethernet

An Ethernet is a group of networking technologies, which is used to connect multiple systems to develop a Local Area Network (LAN). Many types of Ethernet are there for use, but Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet are two main types which are more frequently used currently. This article will give an introduction of Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet in detail, and…

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What Is IPv6 And Why Is It Important?

IPv6 has been around for over a decade but is not yet seeing broad adoption. However, with the imminent exhaustion of available IPv4 addresses, the lack of IP addresses has become a more pressing problem. As the successor of IPv4, IPv6 will not only offer far more addresses but will address assignments and additional network security features. What is IPv6…

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OpenFlow Switch: What Is It and How Does it Work?

SDN (Software-Defined Networking) technology is generating huge interest in the networking industry due to its ability to add higher agility and scalability for networks. At the core of the SDN technology is the OpenFlow protocol, and SDN with OpenFlow switch promises flexibility and fast configuration of communication networks. So what exactly is OpenFlow and OpenFlow switch? How does OpenFlow switch…

Core Switch and Edge Switch: How to Choose the Right One?

Choosing a data switch for your network can be a daunting task, given the myriads of vendors out there who are vying for providing network switches with fancy functions and feature sets. It may get more challenging when deciding which core switch and edge switch to buy: you have to make sure the switch you get is up to date…