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ALSO CALLED: Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet Switches, Gigabit Switches
DEFINITION: A 10baseT Ethernet hub with switching capability. Instead of contending for access on a shared medium, each packet is switched to its destination (be it another host attached to the switch or a router connected to the Internet).
Ethernet Switches White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Switching Operations
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Switches greatly improve network performance, compared to hubs, by providing dedicated bandwidth to each end device, supporting full-duplex connectivity, utilizing the MAC address table to make forwarding decisions, and utilizing ASICs and CAM tables to increase the rate at which frames can be processed.
Posted: 30 Jun 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

Global Knowledge

Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Boot from SAN on the Cisco UCS B Series Chassis
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses one component of Cisco's Unified Computing Solution: Stateless computing, which allows all the hardware settings of a server to be saved on a location outside the server itself, and is implemented through an XML-based software feature called a service profile.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

Global Knowledge

The Packet Delivery Process: Remotely Connected Hosts
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper focuses on the packet delivery process when two devices are remotely connected, including key definitions and a detailed look at the actual process of exchanging data.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

Global Knowledge

The Packet Delivery Process: Locally Connected Hosts
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper focuses on the packet delivery process when two devices are locally connected, containing definitions of key terms and a detailed look at the actual process of exchanging data.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

Global Knowledge

Critical Concepts of the 200-120 CCNA Routing and Switching Exam
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This paper reviews the major concepts covered on the Cisco Certified Network Associate Routing and Switching exam as of spring 2013.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 11 Jul 2014

Global Knowledge

NGBASE-T Cabling Requirements
sponsored by CommScope
WHITE PAPER: Offering max data center network speeds and performance is a top priority for all IT departments. This guide takes a look at the cabling requirements for NGBASE-T and how it can revolutionize the way networking is carried out.
Posted: 11 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CommScope

Benefits of Infrastructure and Network Convergence with FCoE
sponsored by DellEMC and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Access this game-changing resource to discover how your organization can benefit from adopting converged networks.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

DellEMC and Intel®

An Introduction to Brocade VCS Fabric Technology
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: View this informative resource to learn how an Ethernet fabric technology enables you to create efficient data center networks that can keep up with the demands of today's always-on, connected world. Read now to explore the capabilities and benefits of this technology.
Posted: 17 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Brocade

PEG Bandwidth Success Story
sponsored by Fujitsu
WHITE PAPER: As businesses continue to search for ways to reduce cost and limit risk, optimizing network infrastructure is a crucial part to achieve these goals. This guide explores one company and how they utilized PEG bandwidth to establish quality network operations and ensure customer satisfaction.
Posted: 10 Jan 2014 | Published: 10 Jan 2014

Fujitsu

Extreme Networks Solution with NEC
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: Explore how using a 1 GbE, 10 GbE, or 40 GbE hardware plane is critical to achieving the interoperability and multi-site capabilities needed for a successful software-defined networking (SDN) initiative.
Posted: 29 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Extreme Networks

Extreme Networks Converged Infrastructure
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: Gain insight into the components of a converged data center network infrastructure using Ethernet that not only builds a more effective, efficient infrastructure but also saves costs, helping you truly achieve more with less.
Posted: 28 Aug 2013 | Published: 16 Jul 2013

Extreme Networks

Optimizing the Private Cloud with EMC VSPEX
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: Learn about a scalable, on-demand infrastructure that leverages Ethernet and a powerful switching platform to help you achieve the most from your private cloud.
Posted: 26 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Extreme Networks

Open Fabric Edge - The Best Attributes of the Data Center, Now Delivered to the Edge
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: Can your network accommodate the new requirements demanded on it? Explore how Ethernet switching can provide the flexibility, scalability, and resiliency you need to embrace the trends and technologies that will give your business a competitive advantage.
Posted: 17 May 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Extreme Networks

High-Performance iSCSI SAN Architecture - A Solution’s View from Extreme Networks, Intel and NetApp
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: Discover how you can increase the performance of iSCSI traffic over your converged data center network with the help of Extreme Networks' CLEAR-Flow technology.
Posted: 17 May 2013 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

Extreme Networks

Solution brief: Exceed the Limits with Extreme Networks SDN Solutions
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: Explore a portfolio of products that will help you accelerate the adoption of software-defined networking (SDN) within your enterprise.
Posted: 14 May 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Extreme Networks

What Is an Ethernet Fabric?
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: Compared to classic hierarchical Ethernet architectures, Ethernet fabrics provide the higher levels of performance, utilization, availability and simplicity required to meet the business needs of data centers today and into the future.
Posted: 15 Nov 2011 | Published: 31 Aug 2011

Brocade

10 Things to Know Before Deploying 10 Gigabit Ethernet
sponsored by NETGEAR Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Over the years, improvements in 10GbE technology, price, and performance have extended its reach beyond enterprise data centers to midmarket networks. This white paper presents a list of 10 important things for achieving a reliable, affordable, and simple 10 Gigabit Ethernet deployment.
Posted: 17 Dec 2010 | Published: 17 Dec 2010

NETGEAR Inc.

Field Measurements of Ethernet Performance
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: Various metrics can quantify and characterize network performance. Test plans can be written to satisfy varying organizational objectives. This white paper will describe advancements in field measurement of end-to-end Ethernet performance.
Posted: 13 Apr 2010 | Published: 13 Apr 2010

Fluke Networks

Brocade Carrier Ethernet Switch/Router Competitive Positioning
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper, we analyze Brocade’s carrier Ethernet offering and ability to address and solve the challenges posed by CSP migration strategies and network infrastructure requirements.
Posted: 29 Jan 2010 | Published: 28 Jan 2010

Brocade

What is Carrier Grade Ethernet?
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains the fundamentals of Carrier Ethernet and examines how service profiles and Service Level Agreements (SLAs) can be defined in Carrier Ethernet.
Posted: 28 Jan 2010 | Published: 28 Jan 2010

Brocade

Whitepaper: How to Segregate & Load Balance 10G Traffic to 1G Tools
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: Check out this brief paper to learn how using a Data Access Switch with multi-rule mapping feature to share the load among multiple parallel processing Gigabit tools, 10-Gig network can be monitored comprehensively and cost-effectively.
Posted: 06 Jul 2009 | Published: 06 Jul 2009

Gigamon

Leveraging Virtualization in the Data Center
sponsored by Force10 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Data center networking must change with the implementation of server virtualization. This white paper provides best practices for building a network architecture in a virtual environment and offers tips on advanced Ethernet witch/routers and more.
Posted: 18 Apr 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

Force10 Networks

Copper and Glass: Securing the Foundation of your 10 Gigabit Data Center
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper for a look at the changes 10 Gigabit Ethernet creates for the cabling infrastructure in a data center and the specific steps necessary to make sure your new 10 Gigabit Ethernet data center network is rock-solid.
Posted: 04 Apr 2007 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

Fluke Networks

Pumping up Array Performance
sponsored by Storage Decisions sponsored by CIENA Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this keynote session, from Storage Decisions New York 2006, Ray Lucchesi, President Silverton Consulting, discusses why the key to the tuning process is a thorough understanding of your application requirements.
Posted: 07 Dec 2006 | Published: 01 Dec 2006

Storage Decisions sponsored by CIENA Corporation

Interconnecting the Intelligent EDGE
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This paper will explore the changing networking environment and how this new design approach helps organizations improve business and technology performance while minimizing investment risk.
Posted: 06 Feb 2006 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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