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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

Data center networks: How to optimize Ethernet
sponsored by Brocade
EGUIDE: Access this e-guide to read about top considerations to deal with the numerous new demands placed on the data center Ethernet.
Posted: 07 Dec 2011 | Published: 07 Dec 2011

Brocade

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

Cisco Catalyst 2950 Series Intelligent Ethernet Switches for Metro Access
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
SOFTWARE LISTING: The Cisco Catalyst® 2950 Series Intelligent Ethernet switches is an affordable line of fixed-configuration Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet switches that extend intelligence to the metro access edge.
Posted: 10 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2002

Cisco Systems, Inc.

BGMX Retail Solutions Case Study
sponsored by SonicWALL
CASE STUDY: BGMX's primary challenge is having the proper bandwidth to adhere to all VLAN specifications in PCI compliance standards. Desko also must meet even tighter SAS-70 regulations, as well as his bank's internal security guidelines.
Posted: 14 Feb 2011 | Published: 14 Feb 2011

SonicWALL

Vyatta System Quick Start Guide
sponsored by Vyatta Inc.
PRODUCT LITERATURE: Vyatta delivers the features, performance, and reliability of an enterprise-class secure router with the added benefits of flexible deployment options, freedom to integrate applications, and the economic advantages of commodity hardware and components. Read this manual to learn more about the Vyatta system and how easy it is to try it out.
Posted: 22 Sep 2009 | Published: 22 Feb 2009

Vyatta Inc.

VXLAN Monitoring: How to Gain Virtual Network Overlay Visibility
sponsored by Ixia
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide from SearchNetworking.com provides the information you need to gain virtual network overlay visibility for proper VXLAN monitoring. View now to learn more about VXLAN and which readily available tools can help you overcome the visibility hurdle.
Posted: 13 Dec 2012 | Published: 13 Dec 2012

Ixia

Integrating Physical and Virtual Networking – Virtualized Server Connect to the Data Center Fabric
sponsored by Enterasys
WHITE PAPER: Server virtualization has affected all facets of the data center – from servers to storage to the network. While the promise is a reduced capital investment, higher agility and lower operational expenses, the success of server virtualization depends on the integration of both the physical and the virtual network. This has its own set of challenges.
Posted: 22 Nov 2011 | Published: 21 Nov 2011

Enterasys

Airports Use Network Virtualization to Consolidate and Scale Operations
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
CASE STUDY: The Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switch with Supervisor Engine 720-3BXL enabled Unique at Zurich Airport to successfully implement network virtualization using MPLS VPN technology.
Posted: 13 Jan 2009 | Published: 12 Jan 2009

Cisco Systems, Inc.

The Intelligent Campus LAN
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
EGUIDE: Access this Tech Guide from SearchNetworking.com to learn how you can update your campus LAN to address the modern needs of your network, including application delivery and mobility.
Posted: 27 Mar 2012 | Published: 27 Mar 2012

Juniper Networks, Inc.
 
 
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