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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Cabling Solution for D-Link DGS-1100-16 Switch

As an addition to EasySmart Switches featuring D-Link Green Technology, the DGS-1100-16 switch provides an affordable solution for small and medium Business, and for communities without IT staff. Over the past few years since it was released, D-Link DGS-1100-16 has been delivering stable performance and won a good reputation. Here, we will reintroduce this switch […]

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10GBase-T vs SFP+, Which Is Better for Building 10G Home-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-labs. This post will discuss 10GBase-T vs SFP+, which is better […]

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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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Use Coaxial Cable, Twisted Pair Cable or Fiber Optic Cable?

The advancements of cable-based technologies have made wider accessibility to greater bandwidth possible. With so many options for computing connectivity, to select a right cable-based solution for broadband connection services is a little confusing. Coaxial cable vs. twisted pair cable vs. fiber cable: which one would be ideal when taking various factors into consideration, such […]

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