LAN Switching Questions
Stephen Larcara
Sr. Toll Systems Engineer at a consultancy with 10,001+ employees
Mar 12 2021

I am trying to determine if we need to specify and justify the cost for FM200 fire suppression.

Client has about 24 sites each with a computer equipment room containing anywhere from 3 to 5 racks with 3-4 Dell and HP servers, CIsco network switches, patch panels, UPS and batteries. Many of these locations will go to unstaffed in the future.

Richard ArtesNo, i've been working it IT for 20 years and never seen a fire in a server room… more »
CvanderHI have never experienced a fire in a data center but have seen some hazardous… more »
Jerry KFire suppression solution is always recommended in a HVDC environ. If you want… more »
IT Central Station

Managed switches allow a much higher degree of control over one's network. However, they are obviously more expensive and need a professional who understands how to configure them. What criteria need to be considered when a business is deciding between managed versus unmanaged switches, and what are the pros and cons of each?

Ender KefogluManaged switches allow you to; a) Enable Spanning Tree which will prevent… more »
reviewer1122879Who has the best skillset on hand today in the future to manage the devices… more »
reviewer1062765I use the Ubiquity Unifi network products now. Not to expensive for a fully… more »