In this week's Computer Weekly, we look at the latest developments in smart home technology and the opportunities it presents for businesses. Our new buyer's guide examines the options for setting up an enterprise app store. And we find out how in-store tracking technology could improve the retail experience for shoppers. Read the issue now.
What are some key benefits of SDN? Find out how you can give IT more control over the behavior and performance of their networks. Learn the importance of centralizing control and enabling programmability to achieved the behaviors you want.
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.
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.
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