IT managers frequently face new challenges as they have no choice but to migrate to next-generation, faster networking infrastructure.
Managing fiber infrastructure has become a mundane undertaking as fiber counts increase. Connectivity agility needs to be brought about from Day One to support future network reconfiguration and upgrade cycles.
What is Port Replication?
In many mission-critical applications, a backup link is required in addition to the primary link to ensure high service availability.
Port replication on active networking gear can provide highly reliable networking service that allows fast troubleshooting for connection issues and minimizes system downtime. In this scenario, the system has 100% redundancy; server and switch port usage is reduced to 50%. Additional cable and floor space can add to overall system costs.
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