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The Best Switch for Server Farm

I want to know what is the Best Switch for a Server Farm Environment. If posible i don't want a chassis

What is the best? based on bus capacity, Dram, etc

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Re: The Best Switch for Server Farm

How many servers in your farm, and what sort of connectivity requirements do they have?

THat should tell you how much backplane capacity you need.

Why do you not want a chassis? Your investment is protected, as you can simply upgrade the line cards when you need to. Whereas a fixed module configuration, if your server farm grows, you need to purchase a new switch.



Re: The Best Switch for Server Farm

It really depends on how many servers you plan on putting on the switch etc .. Most of the newer switches will handle all but he heaviest loads . Your choke points will always be your uplinks which you usually only have one or 2 and everybody feeds into the thru those . Use the highest speed uplinks that you can in this environment .

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Re: The Best Switch for Server Farm


why dont you go cisco 3750- 24 port 10/100/1000T with 4 or 2 uplink on fiber

Best part for this its stackable switches, with has 32Gbps back plane


lalit sujera