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DEFINITION: Also see repeater, hub, bridge, gateway, and router.In a telecommunications network, a switch is a device that channels incoming data from any of multiple input ports to the specific output port that will take the data toward its intended destination. In the traditional circuit-switched telephone network, one or more switches are used to set up a dedicated though temporary connection or circuit for  … 
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Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Boot from SAN on the Cisco UCS B Series Chassis
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses one component of Cisco's Unified Computing Solution: Stateless computing, which allows all the hardware settings of a server to be saved on a location outside the server itself, and is implemented through an XML-based software feature called a service profile.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

Global Knowledge

HP 5400R Switch Series
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
VIDEO: Certain businesses need a modular switch designed specifically to meet the demands of the campus edge, SMBs, and brand office networks. Watch this brief video that highlights the HP 5400R Switch Series that can deliver simplicity and agility to your network at a low TCO.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Premiered: 26 Jun 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

What You Need to Know About HP 5400R z12 Switch Series
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
DATA SHEET: Uncover the specifics on an advanced, intelligent switch technology – HP 5400R z12 Switch Series.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Data Center and Campus Ethernet Switch Vendor Leadership: North American Enterprise Survey
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, view excerpts from a data center and campus Ethernet switch vendor survey to see which vendors come out on top. Respondents to the survey expect the number of switches and associated ports in their network to grow over 10% by next year – discover other takeaways from the research as you read along.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 08 Apr 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

How Cisco Helped Pinellas County, FL to Integrate Wired and Wireless Networks
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how Cisco helped Pinellas County, Florida to deliver unified wired and wireless services with bring-your-own-device convenience to all 111 buildings in 53 locations throughout the county.
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Top 5 Considerations: Transform Your Data Center with High-Performance Networks
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines five top considerations for transforming your data center with high-performance networks.
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Published: 02 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc.

Using Policy Based Routing and Access Control Lists in a Virtualized Network
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource is a deployment guide for Dell Networking switches, discussing the implementation of policy based routing and access control lists in virtualized networks.
Posted: 21 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc.

The Basics of Configuring and Using Cisco Access Control Lists
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WHITE PAPER: This resource discusses how to design, configure, and troubleshoot Cisco Access Control Lists (ACLs), which is a requirement for all network engineers working within a Cisco network.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 04 Aug 2014

Global Knowledge

Migration Guide: From Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches to Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
EGUIDE: This in-depth guide facilitates the transition to Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches from Cisco Catalyst® 6500 Series Switches. Although the critical nature of hosted applications can make data center switch migration a challenge, the use of this guide can significantly reduce the risk.
Posted: 09 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Guide: Top-Tier Ethernet Switching Platform
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores a top-tier Ethernet switching platform and highlights the benefits it can have on your organization.
Posted: 24 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Avocent® Success Story: Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center Enhancing Theater Interactions
sponsored by Avocent
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how The Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center in Huntsville, Alabama, was able to provide students, educators and IT personnel a heightened interactive theater experience.
Posted: 15 May 2014 | Published: 15 May 2014

Avocent

Using Policy Based Routing and Access Control Lists in a Virtualized Network
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore this informative white paper to discover what's involved in configuring and applying PBR, user scenarios and much more.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc.

Using MLAG in Dell Networks: Deployment Guide for Dell Networking Switches
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive white paper to discover all the ins-and-outs of MLAG technology, how they are used and recommendations on how to implement MLAG into your own network.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Dell, Inc.

Optimizing Visibility, Control and Performance of Network Traffic
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: Learn how network monitoring switches can help offload and control your current tools, providing the visibility you need for effective data center network monitoring and management.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Ixia

Best Practices for Utilizing Network Monitoring Switches in Cisco Environments
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WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover how network monitoring switches can help overcome the challenges of deploying packet-based monitoring in a Cisco network.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Ixia

Transcript: Network Visibility: Thinking Outside the Box
sponsored by Ixia
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Explore how virtualization can challenge network monitoring, and discover a scalable solution that will help improve visibility for effective, scalable, secure network monitoring.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 03 Mar 2014

Ixia

Dell Networking N-Series: Powerful Switching Offers Reliable Performance
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WEBCAST: This guide explores an effective switching technology for your network, which helps you to modernize and scale your network infrastructure.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Mar 3, 2014

Dell, Inc.

Chassis-Based Switches Offer Flexible, Optimized Network Performance
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WEBCAST: This brief video introduces the Dell C-Series: Resilient, chassis-based switches that deliver reliability, network control, and scalability.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Mar 3, 2014

Dell, Inc.

Improving Network Visibility with Advanced Packet Filtering
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: Find out more about a network monitoring switch tool with advanced filtering options that can quickly resolve network problems and address future requirements.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Ixia

Gorillas on Your List – A Diversified OEM Environment Can Lower Your Risk
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper covers the value of breaking free from a single original equipment manufacturer and diversifying the commodities in your data center.
Posted: 05 Feb 2014 | Published: 15 Jan 2014

Dimension Data

Network Purchasing Intentions 2013
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This exclusive Computer Weekly/TechTarget research ,based on a survey of over 400 European IT professionals, reveals organisations’ investment plans for networking technology.
Posted: 02 Dec 2013 | Published: 02 Dec 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

About APCON – Intelligent Network Monitoring Solutions
sponsored by APCON, Inc.
VIDEO: This video introduces APCON, who develop industry-leading scalable network switching solutions that provide complete network visibility, improved network security, and optimized monitoring tool efficiency.
Posted: 09 May 2014 | Premiered: 09 Apr 2014

APCON, Inc.

Cisco Catalyst 2960-S, 2960-X, and 2960-XR Stacking with FlexStack and FlexStack-Plus Technology: Description, Usage, and Best Practices
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This guide takes a look at top network switching technologies and how they can help revolutionize your existing networks.
Posted: 06 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Cisco

Airport's Common Use Model Relies on Modular Switches
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Read how the Greater Toronto Airports Authority adopted Cisco Catalyst 6500 switches in the wiring closet and throughout the network to enable the convergence of data, voice, and video, and provide virtualization to support a Common Use environment.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Published: 12 Jan 2009

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Improving Network Visibility with Advanced Packet Filtering
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore a network monitoring switch tool that allows for advanced filtering to gain visibility into today's increasingly complex IT environment.
Posted: 23 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Ixia
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SWITCHES DEFINITION (continued): …  an exchange between two or more parties. On an Ethernet local area network (LAN), a switch determines from the physical device (Media Access Control or MAC) address in each incoming message frame which output port to forward it to and out of. In a wide area packet-switched network such as the Internet, a switch determines from the IP address in each packet which output port to use for the next part of its trip to the intended destination. In the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) communications model, a switch performs the Layer 2 or Data-link layer function. That is, it simply looks at each … 
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