Switch Stacking vs Trunking: What’s the Difference?

The performance of Ethernet switches is important in network design, for it will affect the whole network system working. Therefore, to achieve high performance, network managers may use different methods to improve performance of network switches, which cause a hot topic: switch stacking vs trunking. In the article, the knowledge of switch stacking and trunking […]

Continue reading


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 […]

Continue reading


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 […]

Continue reading


Basic Knowledge About Optical Line Terminal (OLT)

With increasingly advanced and matured technologies in telecommunication network, Fiber to the Home (FTTH) has drawn much more attention of companies specialized in telecommunication nowadays. Generally, the FTTH broadband connections consist of two types of systems, known as Active Optical Networks (AON) and Passive Optical Networks (PON). And most of FTTH deployments are inclined to […]

Continue reading