Think about the fastest switch in your network and why it’s so fast.
Cisco Live is obviously the biggest networking event of the year, and Cisco likes to use all the attention to show off some of their new gear. I must say I was impressed with the Enterprise offerings including the 6807-XL, the 6880-X, the 4451-X, and the Sup 8-E for the 4500-E. Those boxes definitely gave me a bit of a tingle when I was checking them out, but my eyes opened up when I saw the 3850. The Catalyst 3850 is the next version of the 3k line of switches and the successor to the 3750-X.
Here’s another story from the late night. I’ve changed the details to protect the innocent, but you’ll get the idea.
This is a surprise, but Cisco has announced the end of life of the 6500 switches that we all know and love.
We're an Avaya voice shop (for now if I have my way) and have Avaya systems of various sizes and shapes all around the Enterprise. I was at one of our remote locations a few weeks back and helped the guys there replace a non-PoE…
I had a really, really bad day this past Tuesday. I mean, a really bad day. I guess I should have seen it coming since the last #stabbytuesday was uneventful. Here's what said cosmos had in for me and the lessons I took away. Most…
Today we cover some things we have to do to get the phones up and running on the LAN.
What the heck is an IDB?
I’ve had some very bad luck with Cisco 3750 switches.
Here’s one that’s been rehashed countless times concerning a VTP client taking down your network.