Switches

Unmanaged Switches

Unmanaged Switches Unmanaged Switches enable Ethernet devices such as computers and printers to communicate with each other. Unlike Managed Switches, Unmanaged Switches come with a fixed configuration which is not editable. Primarily Unmanaged Switches are used in small networks where network traffic is light and flows unrestricted between devices without the need for giving priority […]

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A guide to D-Link Gigabit Smart Managed Surveillance PoE+ Switches

DGS-1100 MP/MPP Series The DGS-1100 MP/MPP Series Gigabit Smart Managed Surveillance PoE+ Switches is the world’s first PoE switch with ONVIF support specifically designed for Video IP Surveillance applications. This allows it to recognise ONVIF devices and integrate seamlessly with your surveillance network. With the surveillance optimised web interface, you can access real-time information on […]

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A guide to D-Link DGS-1100 Series Gigabit Smart Switches

Gigabit Smart Switches D-Link’s DGS-1100 Series Gigabit Smart Switches provide an affordable solution for SOHOs and Small and Medium Businesses as well as enterprise deployments, such as in branch offices and meeting rooms that require simple network management. Each model comes in a compact desktop-sized metal case and features either 8, 16, or 24 Gigabit […]

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Smart Managed Switches

Preparing for future growth can include utilising intelligent switches for network management. The performance-improving features of smart switches can range from basic to complex. By configuring smart switch options, administrators gain greater control over data transmissions, while improving efficiency. In comparison to fully managed switches, intelligent switch models will have some limitations. For example, most […]

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Multicast Routing Switches

A multicast router (mrouter) will direct a single data stream to multicast routing switches. These switches then transmit data units to many end-users, separately and simultaneously. A multicast router program has the ability to classify packets as either multicast or unicast for the appropriate distribution. Multicasting refers to delivering one transmission to many hosts, with […]

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VLAN Switching and Routing

Through VLAN switching and routing, a physical network of devices can be segmented into multiple domains. VLAN is short for virtual local area network. It is also called a Virtual LAN. The computers, servers and other devices on a VLAN perform virtually as if on a single LAN, even if they’re in separate locations. The […]

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Cisco Flexstack

Use a Cisco FlexStack to stack up to four physical switches into one logical switch. Mutiple switches operate as a single unit.

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Cisco StackWise

Catalyst Switch Stacks can be created using Cisco StackWise. Multiple switches become a logical switching stack with the technologies.

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