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what switch should I use?

Dear all,

The URL at the last line of this post is a network diagram I would implement.

I'm looking for some good switches and would like your oppinions.

You see that there is for each building a switch whith fiber connection (the red line). I would like those switches to be (24 port) gigabit switches with a module for this fiber cable.

The other switches in the main building (hoofdgebouw) also need to be 24 port gigabit switches (or more) that have the ability to load balance (the thick lines between the switches) Maybe truncks would do?

The 3 servers will be connected to the main switch in the main building. (each server will have 2 nics wich will be teamed up so I will have 2gig bandwith. would this be overkill?)

The 2 nas divices will keep backups and they the NAS in the main building will put his backup to the NAS in the side building (bijgebouw) and also the other way arround. So that I have 2 backups of everything and 1 backup at least in one building that did not burn down when the other building is burning.

I would like some second oppinions.

Tank you

You can find the diagram here:

tank you,

best regards,



Re: what switch should I use?

Ok Lord G, here is the hot setup:

For Bijgebouw

1) WS-C3560G-24TS


if this is a short distance otherwise: GLC-LH-MM=

For Hoofdgebouw:

3) WS-C3750G-24TS-S1U


if this is a short distance otherwise: GLC-LH-MM=

The 3750 switches will form a Stackwise stack with a fully redundant 32Gbps backplane. This works very well. To learn more about Stackwise, check this link:

HTH pls rate!

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