Maximizing Network Performance
Maximizing network performance on the CBS350-8S-E-2G Cisco Business 350 Series 10 Ports Switch involves several steps to optimize the switch's configuration and usage.
First, Quality of Service (QoS) should be configured to prioritize critical traffic, such as voice and video, over less critical traffic. This ensures that important traffic is given priority and does not get impacted by less important traffic.
Second, flow control should be enabled on all ports to prevent packet loss and improve network stability. This helps ensure that the switch can handle the traffic it receives without dropping packets.
Third, link aggregation can be used to bundle multiple ports together to increase bandwidth and provide redundancy. This allows the switch to handle more traffic and reduces the risk of a single point of failure.
Fourth, the switch's firmware should be regularly checked and updated to ensure it has the latest security and performance enhancements.
Fifth, the switch's resource utilization, such as CPU and memory usage, should be regularly monitored and adjustments made to the configuration as necessary to prevent overloading.
Sixth, unusual traffic patterns should be monitored and any issues identified should be addressed.
Seventh, VLANs (Virtual Local Area Networks) can be configured to segment the network and improve security and performance.
Eighth, the switch should be kept in a cool, dry, and well-ventilated area, and a rack-mounting kit can be used to improve airflow and accessibility.
Ninth, switch's logs and alarms should be monitored and action should be taken when necessary to address any issues that arise.
By following these steps, you can ensure that the CBS350-8S-E-2G switch is configured and used in a way that maximizes network performance.
Power Options and Redundancy
The CBS350-8S-E-2G Cisco Business 350 Series 10 Ports Switch provides several options for power and redundancy to ensure that the switch remains operational in case of power failure or other issues.
One option for power redundancy is to use an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) that provides backup power to the switch in case of a power outage. This ensures that the switch can continue to operate even during power outages, keeping the network running smoothly.
Another option is to use dual power supplies in the switch, which provides redundancy by having a second power supply that can take over in case the primary power supply fails.
The CBS350-8S-E-2G also supports Power over Ethernet (PoE) which allow to power the switch and connected devices using the same Ethernet cables that carry data. This eliminates the need for separate power cables and makes installation and setup more convenient.
Additionally, the switch supports Link aggregation (LAG) which allow to bundle multiple ports together to increase bandwidth and provide redundancy. This allows the switch to handle more traffic and reduces the risk of a single point of failure.
It's also worth mentioning that, CBS350-8S-E-2G supports Cisco IOS software which provide a High Availability (HA) for the switch. This means that if the primary switch fails, the secondary switch will take over with minimal interruption to network traffic.
Advanced Routing and Switching
The CBS350-8S-E-2G Cisco Business 350 Series 10 Ports Switch is a managed switch that provides advanced routing and switching capabilities to support the needs of small and medium-sized businesses.
One of the advanced routing features of the switch is support for routing protocols such as Routing Information Protocol (RIP), Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), and Border Gateway Protocol (BGP). These protocols allow the switch to exchange routing information with other devices in the network, which enables it to make more intelligent routing decisions and improve network performance.
The switch also supports Virtual LANs (VLANs) which allow for the segmentation of the network into different virtual networks. This improves security by isolating different parts of the network and also improves performance by reducing the amount of broadcast traffic on the network.
The CBS350-8S-E-2G also provides advanced security features such as Access Control Lists (ACLs) which allow to control the flow of traffic based on various criteria such as IP address, protocol, and port number. This helps to prevent unauthorized access to the network and also helps to prevent attacks.
Additionally, the switch supports Quality of Service (QoS) which allows to prioritize certain types of traffic over others. This ensures that critical traffic such as voice and video is given priority and does not get impacted by less important traffic.
Moreover, the switch supports Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP) which allows to bundle multiple ports together to increase bandwidth and provide redundancy. This allows the switch to handle more traffic and reduces the risk of a single point of failure.
General Information about this Cisco CBS350-8S-E-2G
- Manufacturer: Cisco
- Model Number or SKU# CBS350-8S-E-2G
- Product Type: Ethernet Switch
Interfaces/Ports for 10 Ports Switch
- Total Number of Network Ports: 10
- Modular: Yes
- Stack Port: Yes
- Port/Expansion Slot Details: 8 x Gigabit Ethernet Expansion Slot
- Port/Expansion Slot Details: 2 x Gigabit Ethernet TP/SFP Combo
Performance of Ethernet Switch
- Media Type Supported: Optical Fiber
- Media Type Supported: Twisted Pair
- Ethernet Technology: Gigabit Ethernet
- Network Technology: 1000Base-T
- Network Technology: 1000Base-X
I/O Expansions for Managed Switch
- Number of Total Expansion Slots: 10
- Expansion Slot Type: SFP (mini-GBIC)
- Shared SFP Slot: Yes
- Number of SFP Slots: 10
Network & Communication
- Layer Supported: 3
- Power Description
- Power Source: Power Adapter
- Power Consumption: 11.90 W
Management & Protocols
- Manageable: Yes
- Routing Protocol : IGMPv2, IGMP, IGMPv3, static IPv4 routing, static IPv6 routing, policy-based routing (PBR), MLDv2, MLD, CIDR, MSTP, RSTP, STP
- Remote Management Protocol : SNMP 1, RMON, Telnet, SNMP 3, SNMP 2c, HTTP, HTTPS, TFTP, SSH, SSH-2, CLI, SCP, ICMP, DHCP, RSTP, TACACS+, RADIUS
- Flow control, BOOTP support, ARP support, VLAN support, Syslog support, DoS attack prevention, DiffServ support, Broadcast Storm Control,
- IPv6 support, Multicast Storm Control, firmware upgradable, SNTP support, DHCP snooping, Quality of Service (QoS), DHCP server,
- Dynamic ARP Inspection (DAI), Per-VLAN Spanning Tree Plus (PVST+), reset button, STP Root Guard, Uni-Directional Link Detection (UDLD),
- fanless, LACP support, LLDP support, DHCP relay, Management Information Base (MIB), Multicast VLAN Registration (MVR), Generic
- VLAN Registration Protocol (GVRP), 802.1x authentication, Type of Service (ToS), DiffServ Code Point (DSCP) support, cable test,
- IP source guard, SmartPort technology, dual image support, DNS client, Secure Core Technology (SCT), Private VLAN Edge (PVE),
- LLDP-MED, IP/Mac/Port Binding (IPMB), Secure Sensitive Data (SSD), ISATAP tunnel support, RA guard, User Datagram Protocol (UDP),
- Weighted Round Robin (WRR), Head-of-line (HOL) Blocking Prevention, loopback detection, Unknown Storm Control, BPDU Guard,
- Link Aggregation Group (LAG), Voice Services Discovery Protocol (VSDP), Rapid PVST+ (RPVST+), Duplicate Address Detection (DAD)
- IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3z, IEEE 802.1D, IEEE 802.1Q, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.1p, IEEE 802.3x,
- IEEE 802.3ad (LACP), IEEE 802.1w, IEEE 802.1x, IEEE 802.3ae, IEEE 802.1s, IEEE 802.1ab (LLDP), IEEE 802.3an, IEEE 802.3az
- Processor : X ARM: 800 MHz
- RAM : 512 MB
- Flash Memory : 256 MB
- Status Indicators : Status, link/activity/speed
Dimensions & Weight
- Width : 11 in
- Depth : 6.7 in
- Height : 1.7 in
- Weight : 2.2 lbs
Different Types of Switches
Networking switches vary widely depending on the number of devices they can support, network bandwidth/speed, and form factor. Switches for small offices will have anything between 4 and 8 ports and can fit on a desk. For larger office network implementation, switches may have 24 ports, 48 ports, 96 ports, and 128 ports and are rack-mountable between 1U and 4U. Switches come in different types depending on the network speed and tasks they support. These include 40/100 Gbps, 10 Gigabit (up to 10000 Mbps), Gigabit Ethernet (up to 1000 Mbps), Power over Ethernet, and Fast Ethernet (10/100 Mbps).
The unmanaged switches offer fixed configuration on a plug-and-play basis. It is the most basic switch and there are a few choices in the market. These switches are affordable, but the basic features make them inappropriate for enterprise applications.
The number of features and level of functionality improves with managed switches, making them ideal for enterprise and business applications. These switches are built with the command-line interface for ease of configuration. Equally, they support SNMP agents that come in handy when troubleshooting network issues.
The security on managed switches is better and will protect different types of traffic. Other features include support for virtual LANs, IP routing, and quality of service settings. Managed switches are more expensive compared to all other types of switches.
Smart switches refer to switches that possess more features than those of unmanaged switches but do not have the full features of managed switches. Smart switches are more cost-effective than managed switches.
Some of the limitations of the smart switches are a lack of telnet access support, Web GUIs, and a lack of many features for VLANs. They are affordable compared to a fully managed switch and are suitable for a smaller computer network.
Modular switches allow the addition of expansion modules as the network expands. The expansion modules allow for more networked devices but are application-specific. They may include wireless access points, firewalls, or network analysis tools. The flexibility of a modular networking switch comes at a higher cost.
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