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Basics of Switching
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: A switch is a Layer 2 network device that forwards Ethernet frames based on the destination media access control (MAC) address. A switch has RJ-45 ports for connection and the intelligence to read MAC addresses to make forwarding decisions. The purpose of the switch is to quickly and accurately forward frames toward the destination.
Posted: 05 Sep 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

Global Knowledge

Demystifying Switch-based ACLs
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper aims to help you better understand switch-based Access Control Lists (ACLs) by exploring what they are used for and how to best utilize them on IOS-based Catalyst devices. View now to learn more!
Posted: 14 Feb 2013 | Published: 14 Feb 2013

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 Case for Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs)
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper you will learn about the evolution of Ethernet, the reasons VLANs were introduced, and the ways that VLANs can be used.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 10 Dec 2008

Global Knowledge

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

Simplify VMware vSphere* 4Networking with Intel® Ethernet 10 Gigabit Server Adapters
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Server virtualization can quickly result in excessively complex network ports if you don't have a plan. This white paper explores the factors that can lead to GbE port bloat, including physical server connection paradigms and security procedures. 
Posted: 05 Jul 2011 | Published: 05 Jul 2011

Intel

Eliminating Security Trade-Offs with Cross-Platform Server Isolation
sponsored by Apani
WHITE PAPER: This paper will examine the challenges of using network firewalls and VLANs for security within the corporate network and introduce the many advantages of cross-platform server isolation as an alternative in protecting servers.
Posted: 18 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Feb 2008

Apani

Dell Networking Solutions Guide for Microsoft Hyper-V
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This solutions guide details the four available networking configurations, and the advantages and disadvantages of each with an emphasis on typical Dell system configuration and the hardware offerings.
Posted: 11 Dec 2008 | Published: 11 Dec 2008

Dell and Microsoft

Ten top problems network techs encounter
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discusses ten common problems encountered by technicians today and their symptoms, causes, and resolutions.
Posted: 18 Apr 2011 | Published: 18 Apr 2011

Fluke Networks

Best Practices in Authentication and Access Control
sponsored by Nevis Networks
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper and learn how the right LAN security solution can streamline user authentication for both wired and wireless LANs.
Posted: 13 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

Nevis Networks
 
 
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