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How to Choose Boot Cover and RJ45 Plug for Cat5e, Cat6, Cat6a Bulk Ethernet Cables?

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Bulk Ethernet cables, the network cable without connectors and boot covers, are popular among people as it is cost-effective and free of length limitation. One can customize the length of the cable and select RJ45 plugs and boot covers by themselves. … Continue reading

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Structured Fiber Cabling Solutions for Network & Server Cabinet

How does your network or server cabinet look like? Are they stocked with varied servers or networking equipment connected with long cables that reach out to the devices on the other cabinet or enclosure? This is exactly what we used … Continue reading

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What Is Open Networking and How Does It Benefit Customers?

Open networking possesses distinct interpretations in different fields. It gradually picked up steam when adopted in open network switching, attracting flocks of vendors to take a share from the giant and burgeoning market. What is open networking? This article facilitates … Continue reading

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FS.COM N5850-48S6Q VS. Cisco Nexus 3172PQ 48-Port 10Gbe Switch

What do you care most about a data center switch? The number of ports? The switch class? Or the operating system? Here is a comparison of two 48-port 10gbe switches from FS.COM and Cisco. Let’s see what the vendors value … Continue reading

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Why Cumulus Linux Is Popular Among White Box Switches?

The network switch has now grown in the same way that the server was developed in the market. Proprietary switches are now challenged by the white box switches that bring open source software. There are many network operation systems that … Continue reading

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ONIE: Why It Is Special for Bare Metal Switch?

Have you ever wondered that one day you could customize switches like the way you configure your own PC? It is actually happening. As vendors researches and develops switch structures by decoupling software from hardware, bare metal switch come into … Continue reading

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CMR vs. CMP: When to Use Them in Your House?

Lots of customers have found the letters “CM”, “CMR” and CMP” in the product description when purchasing copper cables like Cat5e cable and Cat6 cable. These terms are the most common cable jacket ratings specified by the National Electric Code … Continue reading

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How to Choose MTP/MPO Cable for 10G/40G/100G Connections?

As the data center expands, the traditional fiber optic cables can hardly meet the high requirements for networking, as they not only occupy a large room, but also make it more difficult to manage cables. In contrast, MTP cable and MPO … Continue reading

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Switch Stacking Tutorial of 48-port Stackable Switch

As switch stacking, the premium feature of few network switches, evolves as a core competence of Ethernet switches in the market, vendors strives to release varies stackable switches and produce switch stacking tutorials for customers. This post will take FS … Continue reading

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