Cisco Falling - Favorite Network Switches 2017

Author: IPVM Team, Published on Oct 20, 2017

1 major manufacturer fell and 1 outsider manufacturer gained as integrator favorites for network switches from more than 140 votes / explanations submitted.

These 2017 statistics is the successor to our Favorite Network Switches for Surveillance 2015.

In this note, we break down:

  • The six favorite switch manufacturers
  • What the major changes were over the past two years
  • Why integrators picked what they did with color commentary

* ***** ************ **** and * ******** ************ gained ** ********** ********* for ******* ******** **** more **** *** ***** / ************ *********.

***** **** ********** ** the ********* ** *********** ******* ******** *** Surveillance ****.

** **** ****, ** break ****:

  • *** *** ******** ****** manufacturers
  • **** *** ***** ******* were **** *** **** two *****
  • *** *********** ****** **** they *** **** ***** commentary

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Favorite ****** **********

*********** ***** ********* ***** to ***** ******, *** by * ******* ******, with ******** **** ******* gaining:

******* ** **** *******, with ***** ** **%, and ******** ******* *********** mention:

Key ******

***** *** ***** *** trends ** ***** *** in ***** *******:

  • ***** *******:****** ***** ******* * preferred *****, ***** *** fallen **** **% ***** our **** ******, **** 37% ** **%. **** of **** *** ** accounted *** ** *** increases ** ******** *** D-Link, *** ****** ***** saw *** ******** **********.
  • ******** *** *-**** ******:********'* ***** *** ******* lines **** ******, **** ~10% ** *********** ******** them, ***** *-**** *** jumped ** ~*%. **** received **** * *** votes (*-*%) ** **** polls.
  • ******* *** ** *******:****** *** ***** ******* Netgear *** ** ********** similar ******* ** ******** polls, **** ******* ********** slightly *** ** ********** slightly.

Main ****** *** *** *****: *****

***** ***** *** ***** down *** **** ****** reason *** ******** ******** other **** *****, ****** nearly *** ***** ****** mentioned. ***** **** ******** (remote ******, ********, *** reliability) **** ********* ************ for ******, ***** *** overwhelmingly *** ******** ******.

Cisco: ******* *****, *** ***** #*

***** **** **** **% from *** **** *******, down ** **% **** 37%, ******* ** ***** part *** ** ******* brands ******** *** *-**** gaining. ***********' **** ****** reasons *** ******** ***** remained ******* ** **** surveys: ***********, *******, *** name *********** ** ******** IT ***********.

  • "***** ***** ******** **** because ** *** ******** with *************, ******* ** stock, **** **** ***********, and ******** ** *********** prefer ***** ********. ***** higher ******* **** ** rarely * ******** ** project ****."
  • "*****. ****'** ********, *** terribly *********, *** **** have ********* *** ************. Also, ****'** **** ** get ******** ** *** customers' ** ***********."
  • "***** - **** ***** brand. **** ** *** cisco ** *** ********* IT ***., **** **** that ** *** ********** a **** ******* *******."
  • "*****. **** ****** *** the **** *** **** reliable. *** ***** **** thing ** ** *** can’t ******** * ******* in *** *** ** easily *******."
  • "*****. ***% ********, ******* product *** ***** **** an ***** **** *** units ** ***. ********** else **** *** **** for *********** *** *********."
  • "***** ******* * **** lots ** ********** **** them *** **** ***** lots ** ******** **** an **** ** ********** interface"
  • "***** *** ******. *** cheap *** ********* *** what ** ****. * like *** ** *** a *** ***+ ***** on ****. **** ****** or ******."
  • "***** - ****** ******* set *** ******* ******* line *********. ************ **** quality ******* *** ********* that ** ***********."
  • "***** - ********** *** looks **** ** * quote!"

*** **** ****** ***** switches *** ************ *** the***************, ***** * ******* switches, ********* ** *-** port ******, **** ***.*** options. ***** ******* (* cameras *** *****) *** also *** ****** ****** "*****" ************ **** ********** ********, but **** ******* *** budgets.

Still #* *** #* -******* *** **: ***** *******

******* ***** ** ** second **** ****** **** a ****** ******** ** integrator ********** (*** ****** drop *** **). *********** cited *** ****, **** performance, *** ******** ******** as ***** **** ******* for ***** *******.

  • "******* "*****" ********. *****/*********** is ******** *** *** markets. ** ***'* **** many ****** *** **** offer * ******** ********. Used ** **** ** go ******* ******* ***** process ** *** ***'* but **** ******* ** to ****** *** *** the * ** * times * **** ** need ** *** ** works ****. * *** "like" ***** ******** ****** from * ******* ******* set (** *****, ********) but **** *** ****** worth *** ***** *******."
  • "******* *** ***** ** medium ********. **** ****, few ********, **** ***** for **** ******* *** managed ******** **** *** a ***** *** *** smb. ********* ** *** needed *****."
  • "******* ***** ** **** well *** ** *****."
  • "******* ******* **** *** reasonable *** **** *** had *** ****** **** them."
  • "******* ******** *** **********"
  • "******* ** *****"

*******'* **/** ***** ********* **/** ******* ******** have **** ********** ******* in ************, **** *** management *** ***+ ********.

** **** **** ****** to ***** ******* ** our ****** ******, ****** ~4%. ** ** **** surveys, ***** ******** ** cited ******** ******** ** lower ***** **** *****.

  • "**, ***** ****. ******** has *** ** *** features *'** **** ****** on ***** *** ********** systems *****, ***** ******** carry * ******** ******** (even **** *** ****'* the ******** *****), **** have ***** ******** ******* for *** *** ***** I've ****** ** - even ** *** ****'* factory ******* / *********, and ***** ******** *** very ************* ******. **** win ** ***** ********."
  • "*** *** ******* ********. Right *****/***** ******, ********** and *** ***** *** needs, **** **********, ******** warranty ****** ********** *** industrial ***. **** *****/********** versatility, ***** ********** ******* but **** ** *** field."
  • "** ********. *'** **** Cisco *** ******* *********** also *** * ***** HP ***** * ***** balance ******* ********, **** of ************* *** *********** price. ** *** ****** projects ** ********* *** 2520 ****** ******** ** the **** ***'* *** 5400 *** ****** ** the ****"
  • "**, *. **** ****** and ********** ************* ******** to ***** *** ****** such ** ***** *. Easy ************* ************. ****,****,************ and *** *** ** and ******* *. ************ is ******* ** *****. No ******* **** ***** for ********"
  • "** ******, ******* ************* and ********** ** ***** but * *** **** money. ***** ** **** stuff *** *** *** a *** *** ***** 5 *******. ** **** has * ******* ** its *******"
  • "** *** * *** of ** ********, ************ the **** ******. ****'** affordable *** ****** **** issues."

***** ****/**** ******* ********** ** **** ******* in ************.

#4 - ******** *****

*** ******* ****** ** our *******, ******** ****** to *** ***** **** unranked ** *** **** results. *********** ******* ** ease ** *************/********** *** low ***** ** **** reasons:

  • "** **** ** *** a *** ** ******** switches *** * **** migrated ** *** ******** switches *** ****** **********. They *** ****-********* **** good ***********, *** **** to ******."
  • "********, ******** **** ** configure *** *** ******** priced."
  • "******** ***** **** ** my ******** *** ** low **** *** ***** based ****** *************."
  • "******** ** *** ***** Wireless ****** ****** *** have *** *** ***** controller. ***** *******. **** works!"
  • "********, ***** ********* & has **** ******** *** PoE."

********'* ***** **** *********** ****** **** *-** ports, *** ***** ********** integrated **** ********'* ******** and ******** ******** **** a ****** *********.

******** *** **** * relatively **** / ****** entrant, *********** ***** ***** switch ***** (***********) **** ***** **** years ***, *** *** expanded ** *** ********** and ***** ***** ** the **** *** *****. This *********, ********* ******** **** *********** for ******** **********, ****** ******** *** Ubiquiti's **** ** ********.

#5 *-**** ********

*-**** **** ****** ***** in **** ******, ****** from ***** *% ** ~7%, **** *****, ******* options, *** ************ **** IP ******* ** *******.

  • "*-**** *** **** *** of ** ******** **** because *** ***** *** the ******** ******* (****** port ***** ************ **** their *** ***** ********) is **** ** *****."
  • "*** ******* ***/** ******** installations ** *** *-****. There ** ******* ************** in *-**** *** **** work **** **-****** ****."
  • "*-**** **'* **** ** use, **** **** ***** unmanaged *** **** ******* and ***** ******* ********."
  • "*-****. ** *** * price ********* ******* ***** rewards ******* *** ***** is * ***** ** Customer ********* ** *** brand **** ******* ** the ******* *******."

*-****'* ******** ****** ************ ********* ********* ** ONVIF *******, **** ********, and ****-**** ******** *** surveillance *******.

TrendNet *******

*******, ******** ******* ********** steady, ******** ******** ** ~5%, ****** ************* *** capabilities.

  • "********. **** *** **** affordable *** *******. ** several ***** ** ***** them * **** ***** had ** *****."
  • "** ****** *** ******** and *** ****** ** that *** ********* ** suppliers"
  • "********, ******** & ********** cost."

********'* ***+ ********* **** ******* ***** those ********** *** *****.

Future *******

***** ** ***** ****** results *** ******* ******, we ****** **** ***** cost *********, ** ********** Ubiquiti, ** ******** ** increase ***** *****. ** contrast, ********** **** ** Cisco, *******, ** ** have *** ********** *****/****** to ******* **** ***** lower **** *******, * likely ***** ** **** integrators ******** *****.

Comments (72)

"**, ***** ****. ...***** ******** ******* *** *** *** ***** I've ****** ** - **** ** *** ****'* ******* ******* / *********, *** ***** ******** *** **** ************* ******."

****'* ***********, ******* ****'* ******** ** **** * **** ***** from ***** ** *** **** ***** **** **** ** *** buy *** ** ***** ******** *** ****** *** *** *** not ** ********** ***** **-******, **** **** **** ***** *** support *** **** ***** ******* *** *********** ***'** ****** **** (CDW *** *******) ********* *** *** *** **** *** ******* Cisco ********.

*** *********** ******* ***** ********, *'* ******* *** **** *** Cisco ********* *********, *** ** ***, **** **** **** ***** for ******* **** ***** *** **** ***** **** *** *** switch **** *** **** ***** *********** **** *** ********** ** buying ** *** ******.

*********: *

****, ** ***** * ***** ******** ** *********** ****? * simply ********* ***** ***** ** ********** *** ***** **** * thought * ********** ********. *****. :)

**** **** * **** ******** **** ****** ** ****** ******** in *** **** *** ** ******** ********. ** *********** ****-******** who ***'* ****** ** ******* ********** ** ********* & ******* principles ***/** *** ***'* *** ********* ** *** **'* *** out's ** * ********** ************'* **** **** ******** ** ******* lines **** *** ***** *** ****** ***** ****** **** *******/********* engineers ***'* ****** *** ** *** ***** ******* ******* ***** is * ******** *** ** *** ********* ***'* ************ **********.

***** ************* **** ***** ******* ** ****** *** *****, ***'* have ** ** *********, *** **** ** ***** ** * support ******** ******** ** **** ***** ** ******** ********* **** the ****.

** *** *** ******** ********, ** ******* *** ***** **** if **** *** **** ** ****** ********** ********* *** *** to **********, "** **** ***** **** ** ****** *** **** to *** ** ********, **** *'** **** ** ****** *** buy **** ****** *** ******** ******* **** ******, ** **** can *** **** *** ** *** *****."

****'* *** ******* ***** ** **** ***. ****** **** *** customer **** *** ****** **** ** ********* ** * ***** using **** ********, ******** *** ***** ********* ** ***.

** **** ****** ** ********** ******* *******, ***** ** ******** on *** ****** ******* ** ****** *** ******* *** *******.

****'* * ****** **** *******.

***'* **** **, *** * ** ******, ******* **** ******* you ***'* **** **** *** ******?

***. * ***’* ******** ** ******* ** ** “*********” ** a “******”. * ******* *** ** *** *********. *****’* * big **********. *** ****** ********* ***** *** ** ****** *************** commodity. *** ****** ********* ***** *** * ******* ******* *** keeps ******** *** **** *****. ** ****, * ** *** allow ** ******** *** ******** ***’* **** ** ** *** company * **** **** *** ** ******* *** * ***** my ********* ** *****, ** ***** ** ********* *** *** their *** ******** **** **. ****’* **** ** ** *******.

** ***

*'* * ********* *** **** ***** ** ***** ******. ** are **** ***** ** ********* , ********** ** *** ****** season. ** **** ***** **** ******* ** ** ******, *.*. camera, ** *** ** * **** ********* ** *** ***** and **** ********** ** **** * ******* ********* *****, *.*. Cisco ****, ** *** * **** ********.

**'** **** *** ***** ** ***** ** ***** *** ********* with ****** ******** ** ***** ********** ** ******* *\* **** Industrial ******** ** *** ***** **** ***** ********* ** *** internal ****.

**** ********* ******** *********** ****************** ******* *** ** *** ***** ** ******* ** *******, we *** **** *** ** *** ***** *** *** ******** but *** ********** ******** **** ** **** * *** ** two ****** ***** *******.

*********** ** **** ** ***** *** ****** ** ********** ** industrial ********* ***** **** ********** *** *** ********* , ************ when ** ***** ** ********* ************ **** *** ********* *****.

***** ***** ** * ******* ****** ********** ** ********* *********.

** *** ********* ********* ** ***** ***** ********** ** *** ethernet ***** ** **** ** *** ***** ** * ********* or ******** ***** ** *** ******* ***** ** ******, *** fuse ***** ***** *** ******. ***** ** * **** *** an *******

****://***.*******.***/********/*********-*******-*************-**********/****-**-**

** *******: **** ** **** ******* ********* **** ****. ***** VSP **/*** *** ******** *** **** ** *** **** ******** manufacturer ** ******* *** ***** (** ******** ******* ** ****). Extreme *** ****** *** ***** *** ********** ******** *** **** are ******* *** **** ** *** ****, ***** *** * core ******* ****** ** * ***** **** *** ***** **** switches *** ** ***** **** *** ******* ** *****'* *** 4k *** **** *********** ** *** **** **********, ** ******* expensive. *** ***** ******* * **** *** **** **** ****** guy ** ** *** *** ** *****'* **** ********. ** the *** ************** **** ****** **** **,*** ********* ****** *******, didn't **** ***** * ***** *** ***** *** ** ****** loss ** ******* **** **** **** ****** *** ******** ******* (the *** **** ** *****). *** ****** ** **** ***'* use ***! **** ***'* **** **.

* ** *** ******* ******* *** **** *** *** ************. What ** ******** *** ***** **** **** ***** **** **********? Having **** **** *****, **** *** * ***** ***** *********** at *** **** *** **** *********** *****. *** *** ******* this **** ******'* ******** ******* ********** ******** ****** *** **** competes ** *** **** *** **** ***** *** **** ****** projects ***** *********** ** ********. *** *** **** **** **** of **** ********** ********?

***, *** ****** **** ** *** * ************ *** **** throw *** * ***** *****, *** ****** **** ******** **** your ******* ** ******, ** ** *** **** **** **** win * ****** ****, **** *** **** *** ** ****.

*** ********, ***** **** **** **** *********** ***** ***** *** switch **** * ** * ********** *********** ******** ** ***********.

"** *** ** ** ******* ** *** ****** ** ***** and ****'* *** *** ****** ********* ******* ********** *'* *** Competitor *'* **** **** ********."

** ** ** **** *** ** ****, **** **** **** other ********** ********, **** * ****** ** ****** ********, *** maybe ****** ******* ******.

****, ***** *** ******** *** *** *** ******, ***** * real ****** ******** **** ***** ***** *** ************ *** ******** a **** ***** *** *** **********, **** ******** *** ***** shopping ** *** *** ***'* ***. *** *'* ******* **** beneficial ********, *** **% *** ********* ** ** ** ***** with ****.

*** **** ******. * *** *** ******* *** *** ************* at **** **** ** * ** ****** ** *** ** understanding ** **** ** *** ****** **** ** *** ** the **** *** **** ** *** ** ** **** ** opportunity. *** ***** * **** ***** *** ** **** ** offer **-**** ********** *** ******* ******* **** *** **** **** competitive *** ***** ** *** ** *** ** *** ********, you *** **** * **** ********** **** ******* *** ********* your ********, *******, *******, ******* *** **************.

** **** **** *****. ** ***** * **** ****** ******** if *** ****** ** ****** ******* ** **** ***** ** dell.com. ** ************* ***** * **** ******* ** *********, ** have **** **** ** ******* ********** ******* *** ********** ******* registration.

*** ***** * **** ***** *** ** **** ** ***** on-site ********** *** ******* ******* **** *** **** **** *********** and ***** ** *** ** *** ** *** ********, *** can **** * **** ********** **** ******* *** ********* **** switches, *******, *******, ******* *** **************.

* ***** *** ** *** ******** ** ** *** *** always ****** *** *** "*** ****". **** *** ******* ** all **** *** ****, *** ***** **** ******* ***** ***** of ***** ********* **************, ***** ** **** *** ****** *** for ***** ** **** **** ***********, *** **** ***** *** farther ** *******. *** **** ** ** **** ** ***** to *** ***-**** *** ******* ****, ***. * ***** **** dealers ***** **** **** ** ***** *** *** ** ******* deals ** *** *** **** *** **** ****** **** **** a ****** ** * ****** **** **** ***.

**'* **** ** **** ***** **** *** ** **** *** kept ******* ** **** ***** ****-************* *** *** **** ************* for *****. ** ****** *** ****** ************* ** *** ****** they **** ****** ** ***** **** **** **** ***.

** ***** * **** ****** ******** ** *** ****** ** actual ******* ** **** ***** ** ****.***.

****** **** ********* *** ****** **** *%, ***** ** **** some **** * ****** ** [* **** **** ***] ******* and **** ******* * ****** ** ******* **** * *** at *********. * ****'*.

**** *** **** * *** ***** ******, *** *** **** in **********. ****'* *** ***'** *** ** *** ****. **** needs ** ** *** ****** **** ******* ** ******** ******'* perspective ******* ****** ********* ***** ***** ********* *** ********, ****** it ** *** **** **** * ****** ***********, *** ******** start ******* ********* *** ************** ** ******* *** *******. **** is *** **** **** **** ******* *****. ** *****, *********, Brocade, *** **** *** ****** ** **** **** *** *****, with ******* *******, ********** ********; * **** ** ********* ** Dell *** **** **** **** ******.

**** **** **** ******** ** ***** ** *********** ************, *** underperforming. **** ******* ** * *********/******** ***** ******** *'** ****** (including * ***** **** ****** *******). **** ** ***** ** need ** ******** ***** ********* **** ************* ** **** *****, not ****** ****** ** **** **** * ****, **** ******* they're ****** ** **** ***.

**** *** *** ** *** ********** ********: ****'* ********** ** a *********** ** ******** ******* **** ***** ***** *** "*******" different ** ******* **** ***** ***** *******. ******** ******** ** you *** ***** ** *** **** ***, *** ***** **** someone **** ** ** ** ** *****. *** ** *** the **** ******** ******, ***** *** ********* **** *** *** better *** * **** ****** **** *** ** ****** ***** this *** *** *** **** ** ********* ***********. **** ****** two ********, ***, **** ***** ** ******* * ******* *** they *** ****** **********. ***, *** ****!

***, *** *** ****** **** *** ************** ** ** *****, but **** **** *****'* ***** ***** ********* ********. ** *** are ******* **** *********, **% ** *** **** *** **** not ******* ** ** *** ******* *** **** **** ******* the ****. ** **** ******* ********* *** **** *** ** most *** ******** *** ***** ** *** ****** *******.

***, ** ****** *** ********, **** *** *** ****** **** networking, **'* ******* **** *** *** *******. **** ** ***-******* and ***** ****** *** ** *** ********* *** ** **** point, * *** *** **** **** * ******* ** ** better ******* **** ***** ****** *** *** **** ****** ********. Dell **** **** *** ******* *****, *** *** ******* ** not *****.

******,

****** *** *** ******** *** ****** ********. ** *** *** willing, * ***** **** ** ******* **** ** **** ******. Dell *** ** ********* ** *** ************ ******** *** ** want ** ******* ******* *********. ****** ***** ** ** ***** at ***.*****@****.*** ** ** *** ******* *** ******* *** ** can ** * ****** *** ** **** ****.

*'* ***** **** **** **********, ****, *** *** ********** * negative ******** ***** ******. ** **** ******** ** **% *** no ******** **** ********* ** ********* ** ** ****** ****** to ***** *** ** **** ****.

******** ***** *** ** ***** ***** **** ** ** *** considering ***** *** ***********.

*****'* **** *** ** ********* ** ****** ********. ***** ***** happen. * ****.

** **** *** **** ***** **** ****** **** *** **** heard ** ******** **** **? *** ***** ** *** *** appreciate *** ********** **** *****. ****** **** ** * *** line **** ** *** **** **.

************* ******** *** ***** ** **** *********** *** ************ ************? * like **** ** ***** ****** ********, * **** * *********** on ** **** * **** **** ******* **** ****** **, but *** ******** * ** *** *** ******** ************ *********** for ************. **** ** *** ******** ** *** ******* *** form ** ***, *** *** **** **** ** **** ******* PoE.

******** ** ***** *** **** ****** ******* *** *** ********.

* **** **** ** ****** *** ********** ******* ** "******* Switch". ** ** ***** **** **** *** ****** *** ************ Systems, **** **** *** *******. **** ** *** ***** * have **** ******* ** ***** *** ******** ** **. ***** more ****** ** *** ********.

************* ******** *** ***** ** **** *********** *** ************ ************

**** **** * ****** ****** **** *** ***** ****, *** that **** *** ****** *** ** **********. ******/******/**/******/***/**** ******/*** ****** or ******/****** ******........................ ** ** **** ****** *** **** *** RouterOS **** ** *** ********* ** ********** * **** *** cisco ****** *** ** ******* ** ******** *********.

***********.***** ********'* ******* **** **** ******.

** *** ***** *** ** *** **** *** ***** $** with ******** ***** * *** *** *** ***** * ************.

******** ******** ******

**** ** ****. ****** **** ** *** *******.

****** **** ** *** *******.

***** ** *** ** *** **** ******** ********** ** * switch ***** **** *** ** *******/***** ************.

*** * ****** ** ********/************ *********** ********* ******* ****** ***********, it ** **** ** ****** **** *** ** ***** ** be * **** ** ***** *******.

* *****. *** * ***** *********** **** ***** */* ** less ** *** ********** ****** ***** *** ********. ** ****'* why * ********* ********. ********* **** ******** ******* ** **** list ** * *** *** *********** ** ***** ** *********** and ************ *****. **** ** *** ***** ************ ******** ** just ***** *** ****** ***.

*** ***** ** *** ****** ***** ** ******* ** ** opinion. *** ****** ***** **** **** **** *******.

*** *** ***** ****** **** ** ************ ** ***. ***-*** switches *** ***** **** ** *** **** ** ***** ******** or *** ********** *******/*******/*******.

********, *** ***** ******* ***** ** ****** "******** ******* ******For ***** ************", and this is IPVM, a surveillance/security-focused site.

* ***** **** ************ ***** ******* ****** ****** ** *** "use ***-******** **** *** **** *** ** *** ******** *** your **** ********" ***** *** ******** ***'* **** ** **** a *** ** *** *** ***** ***** ******* ********.

****, ******** ** ****** *******. **** ***** ** ***** * premise ** ****, ***, **** ** **** ****. * ***** they ***** ******* *********** *********, *** * ***** ********** ******* those ******* ********* *** **** ********* **** **** **** * have ** (**** **** ********* * ********'* **** [* **** from *** ******* **** ** ******]). * ***** ***** ** a ****** **'* ****** *********.

***** ** **** *********** ******, * **** ** *****. *** a ****** ***, * ***** *** *** ****, * ***** be ***** ******* ** **** ***** (*** **** ******** *** hacking **********, *****-********* *** ******* **** *********). * ***'* *********** require ******* ** *** **** (*** *****) *** **** **** certainly ******** *** ******* *** ***** ******* *** **** *** a **** ***** ******* ** *** ****, **** *** ******** now ** *** **** ** *** ******* (***** ** ******* build, *** ******** ** ******** *** ******** ******).

***** ***** *** *** *** ** *** ******* *****. **** have ** **** ** ********* *** ** **** **** ***** product (* **** ** ***** ********* ** *** ********), *** it's *******, ***** *** *****'* ***** * *******. ***** *** it **** **** ** ************ ****, **** ****** ***** ****** for ****.

******** ** ****** ** *** **** **** ***** *** **** do ******* ** ****** *** **** ** **********. ***** *****, Cisco **** ** *** **** **'* *** *** ** ***** routing ****** **** ******** ******* *** ******* **** **** **** and **** ********* **.

**** **** ******* ** ** ****** *** **** ** **********?

******* ****'* ****** **, ***** ***, *** ******* ****** *** Avaya ********** ********. ***** ******** **** ******** ** *** ****. Nothing *** ***** ** *** **'* ******* *** ************ (***** tested ~**,*** ****** ******* ** **** ***** *** ****).

*** **** *** *** ****? *'* ******** ***** * ***** back? ********* ** *** **** ********* *** **** *** *** details ** *** ******* *** ******** ***** ** *** *** be **** ** **** *****.

******* ** **** *****? ** *** **** *** ** **.

****** ** ******* ***** *** **** **** *** **%. *** only *** **** **** **** *** ** ****** **** ****** colors, **** ****** ** ***** ******* *******...***** ******* *********.

*** ****** *** **** ****** *** ** ***** ****, ** that **** ** *** *** ***. *** ** * ******* that **** ** * ****** ** ** ******. ******** **** events, ***** ***** ******, **** *** *** ****** *** **** have ** *******. **** ***** *** **** ** **-****** ***** and ***** ********** **** **, ***** ***** **** ** ***** and **** ** **** ****.

**** **** ** ** *** ****** ** *** ****** ******* it's **** **** *********. ** ********, *** **** *** *** experience * **** ** *** **** ** *** ** ****. This *** ** ** **** *** ****** ** **** *** core **** * **** *** *** *******, ** **** ***** about ****** *** *********.

*** ***** **** (*** **** *** ******* ***** ** ***** to ********* **** ** *** ******** **** ********) ******** **** have ** ********* *** ********* *** *** *** **** *** VSP **** ** *** **** *********, *** *** ***** ********* this. **** ****** ***** ******* ******* ********** ** *** ****. Normally *** **** ** ****** *** ****, *** **** ** part ** *** ******, *** **** **** ** *** *** the ******* *** ****... *** **** ****** **.

**** ***** ***** ** **** ***, **'* **** ******. ***** are ********* **** ******* **** **** * **** *** *** Cisco ***'* **** **** ***** **** **** ** ****. ***** has ******* **** ***** **** *** *** ********* **** *** take **. ** **** ****** ** ****** ****** ****** ************, they **** *** ******* ** ******* **** ******. ******* **** will ****!

**** ** *** ** * *** *********, **** ****** ** running ****** *** *****. ******* ***** *** ** #* ** technology, **** *** ** ****** *****. **** *** * *** to ** **** ********** ** *** *** **** ** *****.

******* ** **** *****? ** *** **** *** ** **.

**** ******* ******* *** ******* * ***'* *****. ****** ******* details ** ****.

* **** **** *** * *** ** *****. **** *******, that ** *** **** * ***** ** *** **.

*** ** * ******* **** ** ********, ********* **** ******* something **** ***'* ** ******** ** *** ***** ******* ******* stay *** ** **********. *** **** *** ** ********** ***** be ***** **** **** *** *** ******* ***** **** ***.

*** ********* ***'* **** *****.

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**** ** *** *** **** ******** *** *** ****. * know *** *** ** *** * ************ ***** **** ****.

****** ** **** **** *** *** ** ***, ** **** to ** ** *** ******/****** **** **** *****.

**** ** * ***** ***** ** ********* *** ******** ******** as **** **** **** ******.

**** * ***'* **** *** ***** ** * *** *** are ******* *****, *** * ***** ***** ** **** **** members **** **** **** * **** ******** ****** **** ********'* entry ************ *****.

****** **** ** *** ****** *** **** **** *** ****** throughput ****.

*** ** *** *** **** *** ******** ************, ***** ** the **** *** **** *** ******* ** **** **********. ******** is ******, *** ********** ** **** ** **** **** ********. But **** ******** **** ***** *** *** **** **** ****** been ****** ******** **** ** ***** ** *******/*********/********/***/*******/***/**********/*************** ************.

* *****'* **** *** ******* ******** ***** ****, ** * can **** ******* ***** ***** ******* ****. *** * ***'* see ******** ********** *****. ********'* ********* *** *** ****** **** is **** ******. ***** **** ********* ****** **** **** **** config *** ***** ******* **** ********. *** **** ** **** run?

**** ** *******, ** *** *** ***** ******* *** **** of ********; * **** ** *** ** **** ****** ***** switches **** ********* ***** ********. ** *** ********, ***** ******* monitoring *********** ** *** **** ** * ******.

****, ****, *** ****, ****'* ****, ****, **** *******, ***

**** *** **** ******!

****, ************, * ** *** ***** *** ********** *** **** common ***** *** ************ *** ******** ** ** ************ ******* to ***** ************ ************.

****** **** ** *** ****** *** **** **** *** ****** throughput ****.

** **** ** ******. ********** *** ********* ****** ** ****** switches *** **** **** ********** *** *****. ** ** **** to *** * ******** ********** ****** *** *** * ****** port, **** **** * ******* ** **** ****.

*** ** *** *** **** *** ******** ************

****** ****** ****. ** ****** *********** *** ***** * **** LAN. **** *** **** ***************** ******* ** ********* ********,***** *** *** ********, ******* **** ** ***** ***** ** ******* ** ** gets **** *** *********** ** *******/*******/*******/***.

******** **** *** ** **** ************** ** *** ************ *****. I ** *** ***** ** *** ************* **** ******* *** product, *** ******** *** *** ******* ** ************ *******, ** ****/*********** ** ***** *************.

*** *** ******** ** ************ ***********, ******** ******** *** ****** overkill, ** *********. ****** ******** **** *********** **** *** *** (and ** *** **********) *** ******* ******* **** *** **** exclude **** **** *** **** ******** ** *** *****.

*'* ******* *** **** *********. * *** ******** ** ******. Trying ** ********** *** ******* ********* ******** *** *******. *'* not ****** ** ****** **,*** ****** *****. *** *'* ****** sure ****'* **** **** **** ******** ******** *** ******.

****** *****, *** *** ** **** **** ******. *'* **** to *****.

********** *** **** ****** ***** *** ************ *** ******** ** it ************ ******* ** ***** ************ ************.

#*. ***

#*.*****

#*.*****

#*.*****

***** *** ** ** ********** ***** ******* ***** *** ************ on *** *****, ******** ***********, ***.

* ***** *** *********** ***** **** *** ********* **** ******** when ******** * ******:

*) ***, ** *** ** ***** ******* ** ***** ** enough ****** ** ***** **** ******* ** **/**/** **** ******, as **** ** ****** **** *** ******* **** ******* ** multiple ***** *** ****** **** ****, ******* **** *******, ***.

*) **** ************, ******* ******* ** ***** ********* *********** *** local ******. ** ******** ** ****, **** ** ******* **** a **** *****.

*) **** *********. ***** ********* **** *** **** ** *** time. ** ********* *****, ******* ****** **** *******, ******* *******, or **** ******* ** ****/****** ***** *** ********. **** ** easy ** *** ***** ** * **** *** ****** *** power **** ******.

*) *** ****. *** ************ ****** *** ******** *** **** of * "********* ****" **** **** *********. **** *** *** what *** ******** ** ****** ** *********** **** **** * solution ***********. *** ******** **** *** "***" *** ****** ** any *** (** **** ** ** **** *** ***** *** of ********** *******).

***** **** ** ********* ** *** *****, *** ****** **** integrators ****** * "*********" ****** (*****) ***** ** ******** **** backplane ******, ***** * ********, ********* ***** *******, **********/************, ***. In **** ***** **** ******** **** **** **** **** **** it ** *** ****** **********-***** ******* ***** *** ********'* ** department ***** ****** *** ********, ** *** ****** **** ** managed *** ********* **** *** **** ** ***** ************** *** the ********** *** **** ****** ***** ** *** ******.

* ***** *** **** ** * ***********. **** ****** *** multicasting *** ** *** **** ** **** * ** ** vendor, **** **** ** ******.

*** ***** ** **** ** *** **** **** *** ******** running ***, ** **** ***** *** ** * ***********.

***** ******* *** ******* ****** ** ********* **** *** ** needed.

** *** *** ******** * ********* ******* (***** *** *** if *** ********* *** *** ** *** *** *** *** you ********* ***, **** **** ** * ******** ******* *** you *** *** *******), ***** **** ** **** ******.

***** *** *** ******* ******** **** *** ***********, *** ******* me ** **** * "**** ***" ******.

**-**** ***** ** *********** ** ****** **** *******, *****, ********. Ubiquiti *** ***** *** ********** **** **** ** **** *********.

** **** ****** * ***** **** ***. * *** **** TP-Link ******* ********* ** **** *** **** ***** *** *****/*********** ratio ****** ****. *******, ** ****** ***** * *** "*****" to **, *** * ** *** ***** * ***** *** it ** * ****-***-**** ********.

**** ** ***** * *** **** ****** **** ****. :) Not ****** *** * **** ******.

***** *** *** ******* ********...

* **** ******** ************! ****’** ******* ** **** ** *** I *** **** ** **** *** ***** ********* **** *****.

*** *****’* ***** **** ****** **** **** ******* ********** *****, e.g. “**********”, *** ***** ** *** ***-******** *** ** * plastic ***** :)

*****, ************, * ** *** ***** *** ********** *** **** advanced ***** *** ************ *** ******** ** * ***** *******. And *** ***'* ********** **** *** ***** *** ****** ** saying ***** **** ******'* *** * ****** ***** *** ******* price ** *********** ***** **** ******** *** ** ******* ********.

*** **** ** * ****'* ********** *** ************ ** **** thereof *** ***** ************ ************, * ***** ********* ******** ***** because *** ******** ** *** ***** **** **** * ******* POE ***. * ***'* ***** *** *** ***** ******** *********** because **** **** * ********* *****. * ***** * ***** have **** *** ***** *** ***** *** ***** ** ** extra ****** **** **** **** **** *** *** *** ********** amount ** *********. ********** ***** *** ****:

** **** ** ******. ********** *** ********* ****** ** ****** switches *** **** **** ********** *** *****. ** ** **** to *** * ******** ********** ****** *** *** * ****** port, **** **** * ******* ** **** ****.

***** ***** ** ** **** *******:

***** *** **** ****, ************, ** ******* **** ******** *****'* understand *** **** ****** ***** *** ************ *** ******** ** it ************ ******* ** ***** ************ ************. ***** *********** ********, ** ****** **** ***** ***'* ** *** **** **** that ****** **. ** ***** * ** ************* ***** ******** the **** **** ******** *********** *****'* **********?

************ ************ ********

******: **** ****, ********* ** *** **, **** |

Network ********* ** * *** ******* ** ************ *******.

*** *** ******** ** ************ ***********, ******** ******** *** ****** overkill, ** *********.

* ******** ****** **** ** ******* **** *** *********** ***'* be ********** ******** ******* ** *** **** ************. **** ******* they ****'* *****.

****** ******** **** *********** **** *** *** (*** ** *** understand) *** ******* ******* **** *** **** ******* **** **** the **** ******** ** *** *****.

*'* *** **** *** ****** ***** ******** ******* * ********? Mikrotik *****'* ***** *** *** **** ** *** *** ********** every ******* *********. *** *** *** ******** * **** **** can ** ******* ** *** ******* ** * ****** ******* any **** *************. * ***** **** ** *** ***** ** underkill ** * *** ******** ********.

******** **** *** ** **** ************** ** *** ************ *****. I ** *** ***** ** *** ************* **** ******* *** product, *** ******** *** *** ******* ** ************ *******, ** ****/*********** ** ***** *************.

*** * ***** *** **** *** ****. *** *** ***** we ***** ** *** * ********* **** *** ***** ** lack ** *** ***. *** **** ** ***** ** ****** with *** *** * *** ** **** *** ******** **** are ********* ****. *** ** **** ** * *** ** hands ** **** ** *** ***, ********** **** ** ***** to ********* ******** ** *** **** ************ *****. **** **** to *** ******* ** ********* **** *** **** **** ** legit. *** ** ** ** **********.

* ******* "******* ********* ** * *** ******* ** ************ systems" ** "******* ********* *** ** * ******* *** **** ************ *******" since ** ** ******* *** * ***** ******* *** **** systems *** ** *** **** **** ******** ** ******* ***, "large ******* ***** ********* ****** **** ***** ******* ** ***** data" ***** ******* ********* *** ******* *** * ******** *******.

**** -

* **** *********** *** ******** ******** **** ********* ******* **********. I ****** * **** ***** *** **** ********** ************** *** WAN ******** **************. * ** **** ** ************* ********, **********, protocols, ***. * **** ******* ******** **** ***** *************** ******** on ******* ********* * ** *** **** ** *** **** a ‘***** *********’ ******* **** *** *** *** **** ********** background, *** * ****** *** * **** **** ******.

*** ******** ** **** *** ***** *** **** * ******* NVR, *** ******** ****** ***** ** ********** ****. ********** **** Mikrotik ****** ** ******** ** ** ******** **** ******* ** your ****-**** **** ** *** * ****** ********.

** ** ** **** ** **** ******** ******* ** **** thread, *** ******* *** ** ********** *** ******* ** * survey ** **** *********** *** **** ***, *** **** ********* a ******* *** ****** **** ***** **, **** **** ******* support, *** * ******* **** ** * ****** ******* ******* (PoE).

******** *** **** * **** *** *** *** ******* ************ deployment, * *** ****** *** *** ** *** *** **** integrators ****** **** *** **. ** ***** ** **** ***** for ********* ********, ***** *** ****** ** **********, ******* *** availability ** ***** ******* ** **** **** ** ************ ** highly *******, ** ****.

* ** *** **** ** *** **** * ‘***** *********’ contest

**** *** *** **** ** ** ******** ************ **** ** the ******** ** ** ******** ** ******* ***'* **** ** use ****** **********. ****** ** *******!

*** **** **** *** ***** ******* ****. * ****** **** anything ***** ******** ******** **** ** ***. **** ***** ** multicast *** ********, ***** ** **'* ****** **** ****** ********, this ***** *****.

**** **** **** ** *** ********, ********, ** **** ***** forums *** *** ** **** *** *********.

***** ***** *** *** *** ** *** ******* *****. **** have ** **** ** ********* *** ** **** **** ***** product (* **** ** ***** ********* ** *** ********), *** it's *******, ***** *** *****'* ***** * *******. ***** *** it **** **** ** ************ ****, **** ****** ***** ****** for ****.

************ ** ***** **** ****. *** * **** ****'* ***** I ****'*. **** **** **** ********** *** ****** *** * long ****.

******? ********. *** ******* ********** **** * ******* **** **** looks **** ****, ** ***** ** **** *** ****** ****** away **** *****? **** * *** **** ****** ** ***** Support *******?

*'* *** ****** ******** *****'* **** **** ********, ** ******* (I **** ** ****); *** ******** *** * **** ****** shot ** ****** **** *****, ** **** ***, *******, *******, Extreme, ***. ******** ***** **** ** **** **** *** ** those ***** ************* *****.

***** ** *** ** *** ******** ** ******* $*** ******* and ******* ******** *******.

***'** ******* ** ******** **** ** **** *****, **** *** want ** **, *** ****'** ******** *******. *****, **** ***** probably ******** ********, *******, ******(*** ******* *** * ******* ******** by *****), ***...

** **** ***** ***** **, **** ** ** ***** ******, its *** ************** ** *** ** ******** ************** ***** ** all; *** * ***** ***** ** ** ******** **** ****** ecosystem.

* ***** **** ********** ************* ***'* *** ***** ******* *******. Like ******** ******* ** *** *** ** ******* *** *******.

** **** ***** ***** **, **** ** ** ***** ******, its *** ************** ** *** ** ******** ************** ***** ** all; *** * ***** ***** ** ** ******** **** ****** ecosystem.

**** *** *** ** ******* ***** ******** *** *******? *** I ** ****** ********.

******* ****** ******* ***.

**** ******* **** ******, ** **** ********, *** *** **** or ******** *****...

****, **** **** ******* ******* **** ***** *** ******** ********* (they ******* *****'* ***** *** ******** ****** **** ***** **** extended ***** ****** ** ** *** ** ****** **** ******** and ********** ******, *** **** ***** ** ******* ** *** AP ******), ***** ********** ** *** **** *****. * **** they ****** ******* *** *** ******** **** ******, ********* **** have * ******* **** *******, * **** ***** *** ***** own *********** ********** (***** ** ***** **** *** **** *** planning ** ****** ******** ** ***** ***). *****'* ****** ****** be **** ** ** ******** **** **** ** **, *** there ***** ** ********* ****** ***** ******* ********. * *** told ****** **** ******* ** ***** **** ** *** ** a ******** ********. * ** ******* **** ******* ****** ****'* have * **** **** *** ***** ****, **** **** ****.

* ****'* ***** ** *** ******* ********.

* ** ******* **** ******* ****** ****'* **** * **** plan *** ***** ****, **** **** ****.

******* **** ** **** *****'* ***** ****** ******* **** ***** purchase. *** ***** ****** **** ** ****** ****** ****.

***** ***** **** *** ******* **** *** ******** **** ***. Making *** *** ********. :) *******.

**** ***** ** *** ******** ** ***** *********** *** *******, I ******* ****** ** ****...

*** ******* *** ******** *** ****** *** ***** ************ ****** vs ******* *** ******** *** ** **** ** ****** ****** vs *** *** ** ***. * ***'* **** *** **** is *********. ** ** *** **** ******** ***'* ** **** list ******* *** **** ** *** ***** ***** ****** **** own?

**** *** *** ** ******* ***** ******** *** *******?

******* ************ ** ******* ****** ******* ****.

****, ***** *** *** ** *** **** *** ******** ******* 100.00 ******* **** **** ***** ******* *** * ***** ;). To ** ***% ********, **** *** ** ****** ** *** business ** ******* ***.** *******. * ** **** ******* *****.

*** **** ** ** **. **** ****** *** ** *** great **** ****** ****** **** **** ****** *******.

****, ***** *** *** ** *** **** *** ******** ******* 100.00 ******* **** **** ***** ******* *** * ***** ;). To ** ***% ********, **** *** ** ****** ** *** business ** ******* ***.** *******.

*** ***** ** ********* ******** ***-$*** *******.

********* *** *** *** ** ****** ******** *** $**.

*** ***** **** *** * ***** **** ** ****, *** I ******'* **** **** ***** *** ** *** ******** ** selling ***-$**,*** ******* ******.

**** * ***'* ********** ** *** **** ***** **** ** exceptionally **** ******* **** **** ******* *** ********* ** ** crap. * **** ****** **** *** *** ***** ******** **** correctly *** *** ****** ** ****.

**** ** *** ***** ****** ** ** ** ****, * noticed *** ******* **** ** ******* ******* *** **** ***** bought *******. * ****** ********* **** *** **** ********* ** try *** ***** ***** ******** **** ** *** ***** ***** PIX *** *********, ***** **** *** ******* ****** **** *** Linksys ******* **** *** ******* **** **** * *** ******* and ****** ** *****. **** **** ****'* **** ** *** small ******** ********* *** ** ******* **** *** ***** ** go **** ** *** ***** ***'*, **** ******* **** ***** go *** *** *'*****, ******** *** ******* **** **** **** than ***** ** **** ****. ***** *** ***** ******* ****** started ******* ****** **** * ***** **** ******** ****, *** you ***** *** *** **** ******* ** *********** *** ******** Linksys ******* ****** ** ****.

* ***** **** *** ** *** ***** ****** *** ****, 2-port ******* ******* **** **** **** ** *******. ** ******** two ********* ******* **** *** ***** ****** *** *** *** on ** ******** ****'*.

* ***** **** *** ** *** ***** ****** *** ****, 2-port ******* ******* **** **** **** ** *******. ** ******** two ********* ******* **** *** ***** ****** *** *** *** on ** ******** ****'*.

*** ******. *** ****** * **** ****** **** ***** **** those ** ******* *********** ****** *** ** **** ****** ******* to ********* *****. *** ****** **** **** **** ***** ******** I ****** *** **** *** ****** ****.

**** ***** ******* ** ******:

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**********. ****** *** *** "*****" ** *********. ******** *** * switch **** *** ** ********** ***** ***** ****** *** ** plus **** ****** *** * ******** $**. ******** **** **** better *********** *** ***** ******.

***** ****** **** ** *** **** ***** *** ** ********** equipment. ****'* ***** ***** *** ******. *** ****, *** ********, and ***** *** **** ****.

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