Smart Switch vs Managed Switch: What’s the True Difference?

Ethernet switches can be regarded as the “brain” of a network. In today’s market of network switches, there are mainly three types of Ethernet switches managed switch, smart switch and an unmanaged switch. Like the discussion about managed vs unmanaged switch, the topic of “smart switch vs managed switch” is also be discussed heatedly. Then what’s the true difference between…

100G Transceiver: 100G SR10 or 100G LR4 CFP modules

Although 10/40G Ethernet nowadays still captures the major position in the world of telecommunication, service providers and enterprise data centers are actually undertaking an infrastructures transformation. Which fuels the demand for higher speeds and better performance 100G transceiver, making the migration to 100G an inevitable trend. Optical transceiver modules always pertain to an integral part of overall system design, as…

Best Replace for D-Link DGS-1100-10MP 8-Port PoE Switch

As the ever-increasing of small business, Ethernet switches with PoE (power over Ethernet) technology to realize real-time monitoring and management. 8-port PoE switch is one of the commonly used PoE switches in business networks. Considering different factors, it’s common for users to find a matched cheap PoE network switch to replace the expensive one. In this post, the alternative—FS S1130-8T2F…

24-Port Managed PoE Switch: A Must-have for Your Network

The demand for network performance is expanding with frightening velocity. Sometimes the use of a “dump” unmanaged PoE switch fails to meet the network administrator’s expectation to manage and monitor the system. Thus, even most small and medium-sized businesses are moving to fully manage PoE switches. Experience from those who have dealt with 24-port managed PoE switches demonstrates that this…