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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

Campus Wired LAN Technology Design Guide
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
EGUIDE: This guide outlines strategies for designing wired network access depending on the size of an organization's environment.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Effective Cabling Techniques for IBM BladeCenter Chassis
sponsored by Panduit
WHITE PAPER: This guide defines specific cabling techniques that simplify cable pathways and promote airflow for maximum cooling, ultimately improving overall system performance and uptime.
Posted: 20 Aug 2010 | Published: 20 Aug 2010

Panduit

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.

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.

Data Center LAN Connectivity Design Guide: Design Considerations for the High-performance Enterprise Data Center LAN
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Companies rely on the data center network to deliver secure, available, and high-performance business services. This white paper reveals several recent data center trends that have interfered with the LAN's ability to execute these functions. Discover a layered approach to network design and its key benefits.
Posted: 11 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2011

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Topographies for the Simply Connected Campus: Juniper's Simply Connected Campus Network Platform Architectures
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Uncover a set of solutions that can help you satisfy all the requirements of a campus network, conquer the environment's inherent challenges, and provide a wired-like experience to your end users, no matter what device they are using.
Posted: 23 Aug 2012 | Published: 31 May 2012

Juniper Networks, 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.

Take Control: How to Keep Traffic Moving, at a Low Cost
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Network performance problems bring everyone down. They drain productivity, spirits, and profits. But your IT resources and budget are limited. Really, what can you do? Read this paper to find out how to take control with a managed switch.
Posted: 21 Jan 2011 | Published: 21 Jan 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

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.
 
 
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