Access this brief case study to learn what can go wrong with outdated spare parts when relying on Unauthorized Service Providers (USPs), and discover how one organization in the financial services industry could have avoided challenges with its firmware, CPU, network, and 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.
This case study describes what can go wrong with firmware updates when relying on Unauthorized Support Providers (USPs), and reveals how this strategy led the way for disaster in one real-world organization.
This informative resource provides the necessary financial tools you'll need when you begin investing in your new IBM storage solution or IBM Power System server. Find out how financing can help your business.
While there is no single, clear definition of software-defined networking, there are two camps with two sets of beliefs. This expert e-guide digs deep into the theoretical differences between distributed control and centralized controllers. Uncover the benefits of each and why both are likely to see implementation.
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