Understanding SPAN,RSPAN,and ERSPAN

Introduction: Switch port Analyzer (SPAN) is an efficient, high performance traffic monitoring system. It duplicated network traffic to one or more monitor interfaces as it transverse the switch. SPAN is used for troubleshooting connectivity issues and calculating network utilization and performance, among many others. There are three types of SPANs supported on Cisco products, which … Continue reading Understanding SPAN,RSPAN,and ERSPAN

Cisco Switch Selector / Model Finder Tool

Few days ago, I shared a link for HPE Switch Selector / Model Finder tool, to help finding an appropriate HPE switch model based on your requirement. My client preferred a Cisco, so I have to find an appropriate Cisco model for them and found a similar tool to that of HPE. https://www.cisco.com/c/dam/assets/prod/switches/cisco-switch-selector-how-to/index.html#/ Check it … Continue reading Cisco Switch Selector / Model Finder Tool

HPE Switch Selector / Model Finder Tool

While looking around for a switch model for one of my clients, I found an interesting page to find an appropriate HPE switch model based on your requirement of Routing/Switching, Port Type, Uplink SPeed, Features (POE, etc) http://h17007.www1.hpe.com/us/en/networking/products/switches/switch-selector.aspx#.WWNRFOn-uM8 Check it out! There is a similar tool too available for Cisco.