This Tech Guide from SearchNetworking.com on managing virtualized networks provides the guidance you need to start putting your ideal on-premises network management system in place, and also touches on the managed services options available. View now to learn more!
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.
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.
Compared to classic hierarchical Ethernet architectures, Ethernet fabrics provide the higher levels of performance, utilization, availability and simplicity required to meet the business needs of data centers today and into the future.
Enterprises are increasingly facing the task of integrating a variety of access services and devices onto their Virtual Private Networks (VPN). This white paper takes a closer look at some key issues that arise when bringing access methods into your VPN.
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