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Will Layer 3 Switches Give Routers the Boot?

A Layer 3 switch combines the capabilities of a Layer 2 switch and a router in one device. Does this mean the death of the router is imminent? In short, no—and here’s why.

Steve PetryschukSep 18, 2018
[image] 3 Switch Features You Should Never ChangeFrankly MSP blog icon

3 Switch Features You Should Never Change

In a handful of recent incidents, I helped clients troubleshoot network problems. The errors turned out to be switch features that were…

Kevin DooleyJan 9, 2018
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Wiring Closet Switch: Key Configuration Elements

In this second instalment on wiring closet switches, Ethan Banks talks you through a few key configuration elements that can help you…

Ethan BanksSep 9, 2014
[image] Wiring Closet Switch: Physical Location and Connectivity OptionsFrankly MSP blog icon

Wiring Closet Switch: Physical Location and Connectivity Options

Don’t neglect your wiring closet switch — it’s a critical network element that connects your users to the rest of your IT…

Ethan BanksAug 26, 2014
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