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.
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.
Enterprise networks are increasing in size and complexity, creating a larger attack surface for hackers. This TechGuide walks you through gaining visibility into your network and devising an effective security strategy.
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.
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.
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.
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