Is MLAG an Alternative to Stackable Switches?

With the demands for resiliency and security for today’s networks, modern enterprises and data center networks are becoming more complex to manage and operate. MLAG and stacking both are the scalable solutions that can reduce network complexity and improve network performance. Are they the same? Can users consider MLAG as an alternative to stacking switches? […]

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Stacked Switch vs Chassis Switch at the Core

The hierarchical internetworking model divides enterprise networks into three layers: core, distribution and access layer. Core layer is considered as the backbone of the network and incorporates high-end switches and high-speed cables. Network switch at the core has the advantage of backplane switching so as to pass traffic across the core without 1Gbps or even […]

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How to Connect Patch Panel to Switch – Take 24 Port Patch Panel for 24 Port Switch as Examples

Patch panel is intensively applied in the Ethernet cabling installation and regarded as a critical component in the entire cabling systems. Typically, patch panels are available in various port densities from 12 port to 48 port. Among those different ports, the 24 port patch panel is the most fashionable choice to connect gigabit switch for […]

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