need your suggestion about switch

Brian Feeny bfeeny at mac.com
Sat Nov 7 12:37:19 CST 2009


What I am gathering is that you are looking to by a off brand switch?

If this is the case, then I would argue reliability and speed aren't  
important to you, but rather price, so go for what you can afford I  
guess.

If you lack the knowledge to purchase a switch or test it properly, I  
would hire a professional services company that can do this for you  
and stand by their product/decisions.
Of course, that would be expensive, and sort of goes against buying a  
cheap switch in the first place.

Most vendors that you should be shopping in the first place, publish  
data on their switches that is a decent guide to performance at a  
distance.  Just make sure your comparing apples to apples
(packet sizes, features, etc).  There are also some independent tests  
you can find such as miercom.

Brian

On Nov 7, 2009, at 12:21 PM, Deric Kwok wrote:

> Hi
>
> I am requested to get not brand list switch
>
> how can I test it? any software or methods
>
> eg:
> reliable
> speed
> or any need
>
> Thank you so much





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