need help choosing the right switch
toddobryan at gmail.com
Mon Dec 21 11:43:46 GMT 2009
I'd say go for the gigabit ports. You'll still have room for 4 or 5
more clients and if you need more, you can add another switch.
On Mon, Dec 21, 2009 at 6:39 AM, Leonardo Canducci
<leonardo.canducci at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/12/20 Leonardo Canducci <leonardo.canducci at gmail.com>:
>> I found a couple of interesting products:
>> 3com Baseline Switch 2026 (24 10/100 ports + 2 gigabit 150€)
>> dlink des 1026g (same as above, 126€)
>> netgear gs116 (16 gigabit ports, 138€)
>> dlink dgs1016g (same as above, 135€)
>> So switches with 24 10/100 +2gigabit ports or 16 gigabit ports cost
>> about the same. Considering that I need 12 ports, what's best for me?
>> Oh... and I've got a new question: I can't check until tomorrow, but
>> what if all cables are CAT5 only? Should I discard any gigabit option?
> I realized my deadline is tomorrow morning so I really need to come up
> with a decision today.
> I need a switch to connect a ltsp server, 10 clients and a gateway. I
> have CAT5E and CAT6 cabling and realtek gigabit integrated NICs.
> Considering that price is the same and that right now I only need 12
> ports, should I buy a 16 gigabit ports switch or a 26ports (24x100Mbit
> + 2xgigabit) switch?
> The first choice is the obvious one, the second should prevent
> bottlenecks on the ltsp server (on a gigabit port) and allow switch
> future reuse in bigger classrooms.
> Leonardo Canducci
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