Tech Corner / Cisco Switches
by PivIT Global on Jun 29, 2023 7:00:00 AM
A switch is an essential component of any network. While Layer 2 switches have been used for ages now, Layer 3 switches are gaining popularity in the data center industry, mainly because of the broad implementation of VLAN.
by PivIT Global on Mar 14, 2023 7:00:00 AM
Switches play a crucial role in each network regardless of their size. They’re a fundamental building block for any network, connecting devices. Besides the support they provide for end devices to gain network access, they are also responsible for exchanging frames and performing filt …
by PivIT Global on Mar 1, 2023 7:00:00 AM
Authenticating users before providing them with access to network resources is nothing new.
by PivIT Global on Oct 13, 2022 7:06:00 AM
Sometimes network and business requirements in organizations demand Layer 2 traffic isolation between devices connected to the same physical switch while being part of the same Layer 3 segment or VLAN. A solution is to provide one VLAN per device (per customer in service providers). H …
by PivIT Global on Oct 11, 2022 10:00:00 AM
Download the Guide Have you recently tried configuring a Cisco switch, only to realize you've forgotten the commands? You're not alone; we all need a refresher once in a while -- so, here's your refresher course. Whether you are brand new to Cisco networking or a veteran with decades …
by PivIT Global on Sep 20, 2022 7:02:00 AM
A switch port is the main entrance into a network and should have adequate security to combat potential threats. A large network could have thousands of access ports distributed across a campus or building. Are all your ports, used and unused, protected from unauthorized access?
by PivIT Global on Jul 28, 2022 7:03:00 AM
"Big data" is a buzzword you may have encountered before in recent years. It is a term that describes large, hard-to-manage volumes of data (structured and unstructured) that can be analyzed for insights that improve business decisions. The rapid progress of bandwidth-intensive applic …
by PivIT Global on Jul 19, 2022 7:12:00 AM
We've all experienced the frustrations of a popular application, such as Slack, Microsoft Teams, or other SaaS products going down due to network issues. Many of these applications and services have stringent network requirements, so their networks must support uninterrupted communica …