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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

The Packet Delivery Process: Locally Connected Hosts
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: 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.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

Global Knowledge

Cisco MDS 9000 Family Investment Protection
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper serves as a guide to the investment protection offered between first-generation and second-generation Cisco MDS 9000 Family linecards, supervisor, and chassis.
Posted: 01 May 2006 | Published: 01 Apr 2006

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Savvy Network Architects Are Boosting Performance and Lowering the TCO of Campus LANs
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: Campus networks are vital to many top initiatives of the modern enterprise. However, to deliver the performance requirements of a campus LAN, new, cost-effective, efficient solutions are needed. In this resource, uncover how a multivendor approach can help you increase network performance while lowering the TCO of campus LANs.
Posted: 17 Feb 2012 | Published: 17 Feb 2012

Brocade

Motorola's Wireless Broadband Indoor/Outdoor Solution
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: With a Wi-Fi network, businesses can increase the efficiency of their mobile employees resulting in increased ROI and greater profitability. This document highlights two specific indoor/outdoor Wi-Fi network configurations based on Motorola's MOTOMESH Duo product solution.
Posted: 28 Apr 2009 | Published: 02 Apr 2009

Motorola, Inc.

Minimize LAN Switch Tiers to Reduce Cost and Increase Efficiency
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: Established LAN design practices were created for an environment of limited switch performance. Today's high-capacity switches allow new design approaches, thus reducing cost and complexity in campus and data center LANs. Read this Gartner report to learn about maximizing LAN performance by minimizing LAN switch Tiers.
Posted: 25 Jan 2010 | Published: 17 Nov 2009

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Cisco Small Business 300 Series Managed Switches: Performance, Power Consumption and Features vs. D-Link, HP Networking and NETGEAR
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
TEST RESULTS: Cisco Systems commissioned Tolly to evaluate several models of the new Cisco Small Business 300 Series of managed switches along with comparable models from D-Link, HP Networking and NETGEAR. Read this test report to see how the Cisco 300 Series Managed Switches compares in the performance, power consumption and features against competitors.
Posted: 06 Apr 2011 | Published: 01 Feb 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Health System Builds Highly Available Wired and Wireless Network
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Baptist Health South Florida uses a Cisco Medical-Grade Network powered by highly available Cisco Catalyst® switches to safeguard the reliability and uptime of critical hospital services and applications.
Posted: 22 May 2009 | Published: 22 May 2009

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Building a Highly-Available Enterprise Network with Juniper Networks EX Series Ethernet Switches
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: With the introduction of its EX Series Ethernet Switches, Juniper Networks is advancing the economics of networking, enabling customers to build the high-performance, highly available communication infrastructure they need for non-stop operations, while at the same time lowering capital and operational expenses. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 17 Jul 2009 | Published: 17 Feb 2009

Juniper Networks, Inc.

OpenFlow and SDN: What's in Store?
sponsored by Big Switch Networks
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores the top factors driving the adoption of OpenFlow and software-defined networking (SDN) technology in the campus network, as well as the benefits you can realize with this strategy – including improved security, effective BYOD management, and more.
Posted: 05 Aug 2013 | Published: 05 Aug 2013

Big Switch Networks
 
 
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