Choosing Between Smart and Dumb Switches in 2020 First things first, before we go ahead and explain the differences between Managed and Unmanaged Switches, let’s talk about what a Switch is. A Switch, in networking terms, is a piece of networking hardware that connects multiple devices together on one Local Area Network (LAN), by using […]
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The Best Network Switches for your NAS in 2020 A network switch is a smart means to manage, control, configure and connect all of your network devices. Many people often get routers and switches confused and this is perfectly understandable. At first, second and third glance they seem near enough identical. A both that lives […]
What is the QNAP QSW-1208-8C and why should you care? Let’s be honest here – I have spoken about this 10GBe switch ALOT. When it was first uncovered almost a year ago now, it caused a great deal of excitement. This is understandable given that 10GBe (in both SFP+ fiver and 10GBASE-T copper) is now becoming exceedingly […]
Good News – The QNAP QSW-1208-8C and QSW-804-4C 10GbE Switch are REAL and coming SOON Excellent news for those who are searching for a cost effective and unmanaged 10Gbe switch in 2018 – the QNAP QSW-1208-8C and the smaller QSW-804-4C are confirmed and heading our way for an April ’18 release. We first uncovered information and […]
Low Price 10Gbe 8-Port Switch Buffalo BS-MP2008 – Some heroes don’t wear capes! 2018 is going to be MASSIVE for 10Gbe. I know I keep saying it, but it is true. With file sizes becoming bigger on a daily basis and everything for virtual machines and large-scale snapshot backs becoming increasingly more mainstream, the need for […]