For any data processing network, opting for 10 gigabit Ethernet switches becomes compulsory when the existing and older Ethernets such as gigabit Ethernets or fast gigabits start showing uninspiring speed while data work is on. 10 gigabit Ethernet switches are more productive and as per their nomenclature, they move data with a speed of 10 gigabits/second
10 gigabit Ethernet switches are always equipped with multicast support and entertain 802.1X authentication. They are much more secure than the other types of Ethernets and are protected against denial-of-service attacks.
Thus they have become a number one choice not only in local area networks, but they are greatly compatible with wide area networks and metropolitan area networks too. 10 gigabit Ethernet switches are very much similar in many cases to the other types of Ethernets such as gigabit Ethernets or fast Ethernets.
So what are 10 gigabit Ethernet switches?
Being described as a “disruptive” communication equipment by many, 10 gigabit Ethernet switches are a type of telecommunication technology which are capable of speeding up the data transfer rate to an incredible rate of up to more than 10 billion bits/second in LANs( local area networks).
10 gigabit Ethernet switches are the most improved version of Ethernet technology so far as they are comprehensively efficient and user-friendly as compared to other types of Ethernet switches available so far. The replacement of other networks used in various data centers by 10 gigabit Ethernet switches brings a sea like change in the data transfer rate from almost 2-3 gigabits/second to 10 gigabits/second.
So what about their cost-effectiveness?
Being highly inexpensive, 10 gigabit Ethernet switches are a first choice for all the local area networks worldwide. Since they first came to the fore in 2001, when the installation of 10 gigabit Ethernet switches were worth Us $35-40,000, they evolved successfully into one of the cheapest networking products. These days, they can be found at as below as US $3-4,000.
Then tell me something about their future too!
Though, 10 gigabit Ethernet switches are more than sufficient to transfer data at a high pace, the users and manufactures have set a goal to come up with something more powerful and accelerated. They hope to launch an Ethernet switches 8-10 times more efficient than these modern 10 gigabit Ethernet switches.