In article <4af6529e-bac5-4a55-85c7-
ff0732c84c6a@newsgroup>, nenetwork@newsgroup says...
> I?m implementing a network installation at a client where offices are
> located at two ends of a large building. One side of the building
> needs 30 ports, while the other side of the building needs 80 ports.
> Both areas will be connected via fiber-optic with media converters.
> I?m thinking of installing three 48-port Network Switches -- one at
> one end of the building, and two at the other end. Any
Get Web Managed switches that support QOS and VLAN's and make sure that
the switch has the ability to test the cables - it will save you lots of
headaches to be able to test from the switch.
Expect to spend $700 per switch or more.
Many switches in this class also come with insertable modules so that
you can purchase the proper fiber connection type, making management a
So, you have 110 ports, assuming you're using SBS, that means you're
near the max, unless you have a lot of IP based printers, scanners,
You can't trust your best friends, your five senses, only the little
voice inside you that most civilians don't even hear -- Listen to that.
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