topology reduces transit time, and therefore increases efficiency, by effectively shortening the size .
With the Brightlink OEO approach, the BOSS 1000 switch
provides protection switching as well as grooming from STS-1 to OC-48, a function that carriers are beginning to see as a differentiating factor among OEO switching system manufacturers.
Almost half of the sample would switch
for a 10% saving, but 35% felt it would take a discount of 20% or more to entice them to move provider.
And until recently, SAN implementers had no alternative to the Backbone Switch
According to the test results, the switch
also proved to be interoperable in a Cisco network.
The addition of a name server on a switch
solves this address discovery problem.
3Com Corporation today introduced the industry's first stackable LAN (local area network) switch
designed specifically to address small-to-medium enterprise customers' growing need for robust security and support of Voice over IP (VoIP) and other convergence applications.
Synchronous serial backplane switch
fabric/transceiver chipsets (Fig 1) maintain faster switching and configuration speeds and are highly scalable as compared to switch
ICs that employ shared memory, asynchronous, or parallel switch
To enable advanced management capabilities, developers had to introduce an external CPU and memory subsystem to implement even the most basic Layer 2 functions, significantly increasing overall switch
These configurations will demand the management features of a switch
Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (AMCC) (NASDAQ:AMCC) today announced the PRS40G-ATCA 40 Gbps Switch
, the industry's first AdvancedTCA (ATCA) Cell Switch
Blade providing both base switch
and fabric switch
in a single slot.
In fact, switch
vendors have already begun this process.
The new SMC8748ML3 switch
has 48 fixed 10/100/1000 ports and the SMC8724ML3 has 24.
The company's loop switch
is an offering that provides a migration path from loop-based storage environments to fabric-based SANs.
The expanded 3Com Switch
7700 family - delivering advanced high density Power over Ethernet service in two new modular chassis;