Monthly Archives: February 2018


New High-Capacity Access Point

Aruba has come out with a new, ultra-high-capacity wireless access point, the 340-series.  It has two uplinks--2.5 GBPS and 1 GBPS--and if you use both of them together you can expect to see each access point support 150 simultaneous sessions and 256 connections.  Or, it's getting to the point where it's hard to pack enough [...]

By | 2018-02-19T14:13:21+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Virtual Switch Fabric (VSF)

Use VSF to create high-availability clusters Hewlett-Packard has come out with a way to use inexpensive 5400R switches to create a high-availability core.  Their new clustering utility is called VSF, or Virtual Switch Fabric. You can connect two 5400R switches together with a gigabit or 10 gigabit 'heartbeat' link, configure VSF, and let fly.  What [...]

By | 2018-02-19T14:03:17+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Product and Technical News|0 Comments

2920 switch replacement HP will soon discontinue their 2920 line of switches.  These have been on the market for quite some time.  The 2920 switches are layer 2 gigabit switches that have modules in the back to make 10 gigabit uplinks and to stack together with special stacking cables. They are being replaced by two [...]

By | 2018-02-19T13:51:07+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Product and Technical News|0 Comments