Yes! Disconnecting the fan would not only cause the unit to overheat and fail but would also void any warranty you have the product. There is a Cisco Small Business Managed Switch that is fanless and thus makes no noise, but it's only an 8-port switch. Is a 24-port switch a requirement for your home use? If not, take a look at the SFE1000P.
Introduction:Topology Diagram:Configuration Overview:Related
Information: Introduction: This document describes how to connect SG300
with Catalyst switch via STP. Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) is a Layer 2
protocol that runs on mainly on switches. The spec...
The Sx500 Series Stackable Switches offers different port features. You
can add security to a port, make the port more energy efficient, map a
VLAN to a port, make a port available or not to a specific network
portion, and so forth. The next set of articl...
Recently, HP Networking published a blog post attempting to counter the
favorable third party Miercom report on our Cisco® 200 and 300 Series
Smart and Managed switches: