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How to Choose a Gigabit Network Switch?

Gigabit network switch is the most commonly used equipment in data centers. Before choosing the best network switch for the current or future network, people can type “Ethernet switch” into the online shopping site or search engine, they may find a ton of listings for switches of all kinds and price levels. It’s not an easy job to find one. Then how to choose a Gigabit network switch in order to avoid buying the wrong device or overspending needlessly?

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What is a KVM Switch and How Does it Work?

Today, data centers and companies have to deal with the space limitation of lots of computers. They need a method to control the increasing numbers of computers and other networking devices efficiently. KVM switches are invented to combat this issue that is taking up valuable space and time. So what is a KVM switch and how does it work? Figure:…

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DSL vs Ethernet Cable vs Fiber Optic Cable Speed

Wi-Fi is excellent, we all love it. But under the wireless work, there are serious cabling, and data travels through DSL, Ethernet cables, and fiber optic cables. The question is, which one performs better? And what’s the difference between DSL, Ethernet cable, and fiber optic cable speed? Don’t worry, we are here to help you understand the key differences between…

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Fiber Optic Cable Blowing Installation

One of my friends Mr. Arshad Raza, who works as a Fiber optic cable installation supervisor with Aramco Oil company in Saudi Arabia shared a video that he took from the installation site. The video shows the blowing installation of black sheathed fiber optic cable through the HDPE duct. Blowing installation has advantages over conventional pulling of cables. The installation…

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SFP Fiber Switch Introduction and Cabling Solutions

With the growth of today’s network, the amount of hardware involved has become a barrier to efficient and optimized network operations. In some cases, a fiber switch is an answer. These fiber switches with management functions can reduce the burden on the network backbone, by connecting different edge-level devices and combining them into a single data stream. Today, we’ll focus…

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GLC-SX-MM VS GLC-SX-MMD VS GLC-SX-MM-RGD VS SFP-GE-S

Cisco is a worldwide leader in the telecommunication industry whose routers, switches are very welcome among the users. To work well with those Cisco networking applications, Cisco SFP transceivers are the best choice. GLC-SX-MM, GLC-SX-MMD, GLC-SX-MM-RGD, and SFP-GE-S are different types of Cisco 1000BASE SFP transceiver modules.

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