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Should I upgrade my network switches to smart or managed switches?

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scott_heath

I looked up that model D-LINK and it appears to be a decent gigabit switch. Moving to a managed switch gives you more versatility in a complex environment, which you may not need.

If all of your systems, including servers, are on the same network, and your company is not under the guidelines of PCI or SOX, then who cares.

Now, I could tell you some nifty stuff you could do, but it probably wouldn't be worth your money.

I suggest you buy and read Tod Lammle's CCNA study book. Yes, it's Cisco oriented, but all f the networking concepts will apply,

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Scott Heath
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