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10GBASE-CX4 vs DAC Cable vs 10GBASE-SR: Which Is the Best Option for 10G Network in Short Reach?

10 Gigabit Ethernet, defined by the IEEE 802.3ae, was first ratified in 2002. With the increasing demand for faster data transmission and greater capacity over the network, 10GbE has been widely deployed. Nowadays, for short range, data center administrators have … Continue reading

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How to Choose Managed Switch for Home?

As a kind of Ethernet network switch, the managed switch is now widely used for home network. Therefore, choosing a well-performing managed switch for home is a significant task. Well, how do you choose a managed switch for home? Here … Continue reading

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Inter VLAN Routing Layer 3 Switch vs Router: Which One to Choose?

VLAN plays a significant role in network build and management. With the development of VLAN technology, different VLANs can communicate with each other by inter VLAN routing. And inter VLAN routing is achieved by using inter VLAN routing layer 3 … Continue reading

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What Is a Multilayer Switch and How to Use It?

With the increasing diversity of network applications and the implementation of some converted networks, the multilayer switch is thriving in data centers and networks. It is regarded as a technology to enhance the network routing performance on LANs. This article … Continue reading

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What Is Structured Cabling And Why Use It?

The term structured cabling is like a buzzword in the cable management world. It plays an important role in dealing with the complicated and specific cabling. As a data transmission system, structured cabling supports data, multiple voices, video, and various … Continue reading

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