Wire-speed switching.COMPACT SWITCH provides high port density, performance and redundancy Having a secondary peripheral, computer system or network device that takes over when the primary unit fails. See fault tolerant, mirroring, RAID, hot standby and backup types.
1. features. The FastIron 4802 is a Layer 2/3 10/100 aggregation and access switch for enterprise and service provider networks. It has a wire-speed, nonblocking architecture that provides a total of 34 Gbps of switching capacity and 10.1 million packets per second switching performance. It features 48 10/100 ports and two Gigabit Ethernet An Ethernet standard that transmits at 1 Gbps. Used mostly to connect high-end workstations and servers as well as for network backbones, Gigabit Ethernet transmits full duplex from point to point using switches and half duplex in a shared environment (CSMA/CD) using a hub. ports in a compact 1.5U form factor. The unit has integrated ASIC-based, wire-speed bandwidth bandwidth
Measurement of the capacity of a communications signal. For digital signals, the bandwidth is the data speed or rate, measured in bits per second (bps). For analog signals, it is the difference between the highest and lowest frequency components, measured in hertz provisioning, network monitoring The term network monitoring describes the use of a system that constantly monitors a computer network for slow or failing systems and that notifies the network administrator in case of outages via email, pager or other alarms. and traffic accounting. A granular granular /gran·u·lar/ (gran´u-lar) made up of or marked by presence of granules or grains.
1. Composed or appearing to be composed of granules or grains.
2. bandwidth-provisioning feature allows administrators to enable bandwidth on demand from 1 Mbps to 1 Gbps, in increments of as little as 256 kbps. The product also has dual, load-sharing, internal AC and DC hot-swappable power supplies, hot-swappable mini-GBIC interfaces and a full complement of Layer 2/3 redundancy features.--Foundry Networks
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