Dell PowerConnect 2824 User’s Guide

Dell PowerConnect 2824 switch is a member of the Dell PowerConnect 2800 Series family which includes PowerConnect 2808, PowerConnect 2816, PowerConnect 2824 and PowerConnect 2848 switches (as shown below). All of them are Web-managed Gigabit Ethernet switches designed for the Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) that requires high performance edge connectivity. Among them, Dell PowerConnect 2824 […]

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10GBase-T vs SFP+, Which Is Better for Building 10G Home Network Lab?

As we all know, 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) can be offered in optical and copper links which may be achieved through 10GBase-T copper switches and SFP+ fiber switches. Thus IT managers often face the challenge of selecting an appropriate 10G physical media when building their 10G home network labs. This post will discuss 10GBase-T vs SFP+, which […]

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Guide for Buying the Suitable Ethernet Cables

Not all Ethernet cables are created equally. They are grouped into sequentially numbered categories (“cat”) based on different specifications. Generally, there are Cat 5e, Cat 6, Cat 6a, Cat 7 Ethernet cables, etc. What are the differences between these different kinds of Ethernet cables? And how to buy the suitable one for your network? This article will […]

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Basis of Pre-terminated Trunk Cable Assemblies

Pre-terminated trunk cable assemblies provide an ideal plug-and-play solution for links between switches, servers, patch panels, and zone distribution areas in the data center. Compared with field-terminated cabling, the pre-terminated cable assemblies can accelerate the process, reduce costs and errors, and can help bring your data center online in less time. This article will tell […]

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