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.
This e-guide, presented by SearchNetworking.com, provides an inside look at gigabit wireless LAN and explores the truth surrounding 802.11ac and throughput, as well as what to expect with 802.11ad.
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.
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This paper presents the fundamentals of power system grounding, definitions and requirements of the National Electrical Code with respect to grounding, the need for low voltage ground fault protection and how it is implemented.
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