What is "high port density"?

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Hi all, I am preparing for BCMSN exam.


In defining access layer switches, cisco recommends to use devices that has "high port density"? What does this expression mean?


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Edison Ortiz about 9 years 8 months ago

It means a switch with a lot of switchports.


For instance, a 48Port switch has a higher port density than a 24Port switch.

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Edison Ortiz Sun, 09/09/2007 - 07:11
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It means a switch with a lot of switchports.


For instance, a 48Port switch has a higher port density than a 24Port switch.

Arvind Mohan Mon, 05/25/2015 - 04:21
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In simple words, "High Port density" 

@ Access Layer - depends on no.of switch ports on a Switch to connect End-user devices

@ Distribution Layer - No of High Speed switch ports to aggregate traffic from Access layer switches

 

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