SDN Switch Vs. Non-SDN Switch

As one approach of the network agility and mobility lifting/increasing, Software Defined Networking (SDN) uses canned processes to provision the network. It is an emerging technology designed to address mobility and agility. An OpenFlow switch is a software program or hardware device that forwards packets…

The Application of PoE

With the development of communication technology, different communication products are available on the market. Among them, there are some products popular with home network deployment, such as IP phone, wireless access point and IP camera. Recently, PoE technology is highly recommend for home network application….

How Much Do You Know About PoE?

People’s increasing demand for more data traffic and higher data speed promotes the evolution of communication technology. The size of data center becomes larger and cabling system becomes more complicated. Recently, home network deployment springs up and a new network technology becomes a hot spot…

A Closer Look at Mikrotik CRS317-1G-16S+RM

Though 40G and 100G network have been widely applied in many data center, for some small business, 10G network is enough and 10 gigabit switch still occupies a certain market position. Recently, many people are awaiting the release of Mikrotik CRS317-1G-16S+RM. Just a short while…

Choose A Right Fiber Switch for Your Network

As an important part of the whole network deployment, switch can be divided into many types according to different requirements, such as managed switch, 8 port PoE switch, lay2 switch, core switch and son on. Also, there are various band manufacturers on the market. How…

Layer2 Versus Layer3 Networking Switch

Developed in 1980s, Layer 2 (L2) switches have been widely applied to high-speed data transmission in the enterprise between end stations. Layer 3 (L3) switch works as routing over IP network, which mainly functions as dealing with network traffic. This article would provide general information…