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.
This solutions guide details the four available networking configurations, and the advantages and disadvantages of each with an emphasis on typical Dell system configuration and the hardware offerings.
The Nortel WLAN 2300 Series is a complete 802.11 solution for enterprises wishing to deploy widespread wireless coverage for today's business, IP Telephony and converged multimedia applications.
Discover how you can realize the benefits of virtualization without sacrificing security in this whitepaper that outlines five best practices to utilize to protect your virtual environment.
This paper will examine the challenges of using network firewalls and VLANs for security within the corporate network and introduce the many advantages of cross-platform server isolation as an alternative in protecting servers.
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