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Switches

Standby single-throw switches are the most common. Three-way and four-way switches permit control from multiple locations. Examples include toggle, electronic, and touch switches
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Intelligent switches have been in development since the early part of this decade and have gone through development cycles that have now resulted in offerings that provide superior performance and scalability.
Security, management, performance--and, ultimately, flexibility--are key to the successful SMB network, and these switches deliver, to make growth and optimization of network resources easier," said SMC product manager Iain Kenney.
Some intelligent switches also support enhanced authentication, including 802.
Cisco expanded the high-end of its switching portfolio with the introduction of an 8-port 10 Gigabit Ethernet module for its Catalyst 6500 Series switches.
With intra-shelf switching, embed a pair of switches into each JBOD, converting it into an SBOD (switched bunch of disks).
This new switch really delivers, with features that are absent from other switches in its class: ACLs and 802.
In SAN environments where higher storage scalability is a priority, a combination of hubs and switches can be utilized to construct a two-tiered SAN.
SAN administrators must be able attach any device, regardless of its fabric-aware status, to Fibre Channel switches.
Stackable switches are back in vogue and have become part of the security fabric of networks, as well as enablers for IP communications," said Zeus Kerravala, senior analyst and vice president, Yankee Group.
These devices can operate in a fully synchronous configuration of parallel chipsets, which makes multiple-hundred gigabit switches cost-effective and easier to design.
0 software enable the design of low-cost smart Small/Medium Business and Small/Medium Enterprise (SMB/SME) switches that offer the features of fully managed switches while reducing the bill of materials (BOM) of the system.
As SAN implementations mature, they will likely consist of one or more switches connecting servers, disk drives, and, eventually, tape drives.