Category Archives: Enterprise Network

How to Use the Home Patch Panel ?

When building up home networks, we usually need to deal with numerous cables. It is an ideal solution to use home patch panels for connecting cables to various home network devices. However, some people still hold that there is no … Continue reading

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OpenvSwitch vs OpenFlow: What Are They, What’s Their Relationship?

As software defined networking (SDN) becomes popular in high-bandwidth and dynamic applications (for example, cloud computing), related terms such as OpenvSwitch and OpenFlow are talked a lot by IT technicians. Though they have been introduced for a while, OpenvSwitch and … Continue reading

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Cat6 Patch Panel: Shielded vs Unshielded

Patch panel is a commonly used mounted hardware assembly that contains ports for connecting and managing incoming and outgoing fiber/copper cables. It is usually attached to network racks, either above or below network switches. According to the cable type, it … Continue reading

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AC Switch vs DC Switch: What’s the Difference?

The first step on integrating a switch into the network is to get it powered up. And as to power supply, there are AC and DC power for network switch, both of which are used for increasing network uptime. Then … Continue reading

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Stack Switch: What’s It and How to Stack Switch Together?

Switch Stack is a common technology used in network design, especially when large numbers of ports are required in data centers or large-sized networks. Stack switch not only provides high performance but also maximizes network scalability and simplify network management. That’s … Continue reading

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