Flexible Network Design
Flexible network design refers to the ability of a network infrastructure to adapt and change in response to changing business needs and technology advancements. This includes the ability to easily add, remove or modify network components without disrupting the overall network operation.
A flexible network design also includes provisions for accommodating future growth and scalability, allowing organizations to easily expand their network as their business grows. This is achieved through the use of modular components, standardized interfaces, and open standards that allow for the integration of different vendor equipment.
A flexible network design also enables organizations to create customized network configurations that meet their specific requirements. This includes the ability to choose from different topologies, network protocols, and security options.
Having a flexible network design is crucial for organizations as it helps to ensure that their network infrastructure is able to keep up with changing business requirements, technology advancements and accommodate future growth, while maintaining high levels of reliability, security and performance.
Deployment and Maintenance
Deployment and maintenance refer to the processes involved in setting up and maintaining a network infrastructure. In the context of the HPE 787635-B21 Ethernet Blade Switch, deployment and maintenance encompass a range of tasks, including installing the switch, configuring network settings, updating firmware and software, and monitoring network performance.
Deployment of the switch typically involves physically installing the switch in a data center, connecting it to the network, and configuring the necessary network settings. The switch can be easily integrated into existing network infrastructures, and its modular design allows for easy installation and removal.
Maintenance of the switch involves ongoing monitoring of network performance and security, as well as regular software and firmware updates to ensure the switch continues to function optimally. The switch is equipped with advanced diagnostic and troubleshooting tools that can help administrators quickly identify and resolve any issues that may arise.
By making deployment and maintenance processes as straightforward and efficient as possible, organizations can ensure that their network infrastructure is up and running as quickly and smoothly as possible, while minimizing downtime and disruptions to business operations.
Robust Security Measures
Robust security measures refer to a comprehensive set of security controls and technologies that are implemented to protect a network against unauthorized access, data theft, and other security threats.
In the context of the HPE 787635-B21 Ethernet Blade Switch, robust security measures can include features such as access control lists (ACLs), firewalls, virtual private network (VPN) support, encryption, and secure boot.
ACLs allow administrators to define and enforce rules for incoming and outgoing network traffic, helping to prevent unauthorized access and data breaches. Firewalls provide an additional layer of security by monitoring and controlling incoming and outgoing network traffic based on predetermined security rules.
VPN support enables secure remote access to the network, while encryption ensures that sensitive data is protected during transmission. Secure boot helps to prevent unauthorized software or firmware from being installed on the switch.
By implementing robust security measures, organizations can protect their network and data from a wide range of security threats, helping to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of their critical information.
General Information about this HPE 787635-B21
- Manufacturer: HPE
- Part Number or SKU# 787635-B21
- Device Type: Switch 12 Ports L3 Managed
Technical Information of HPE 12 Ports Switch
- Product Type: Expansion Module
- Ports: 4 X 40 Gigabit QSFP+ + 8 X 10 Gigabit SFP+
- Application/Usage: Switching Fabric, Data Networking
- Media Type Supported: Optical Fiber
- Ethernet Technology: 40 Gigabit Ethernet
- Network Technology: 40 GBase-X
Dimensions & Weight for this HPE Expansion Module
- Height: 3.5 Inch
- Width: 14.6 Inch
- Depth: 11.5 Inch
- Weight (Approximate): 4.63 lb
About Refurbished Products
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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