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 converged network management


Cisco’s Complete Network in a Box
Cisco has extended its Architecture for Voice, Video, and Integrated Data (AVVID) to the mid-sized market. Cisco has introduced the new LAN switching solution

converged network management  the core of a converged network for mid-sized companies. Having the proper equipment is one thing as networks converge, but Cisco has also upgraded the IOS in the Catalyst 3524 to include port-based classification. Port-based classification will allow for traffic to be prioritized based on criticality of the data. An example of this would be to give application traffic and voice traffic a higher priority than web browsing. This is an extremely important function as converged networks move forward.

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Outsourcing, IT Infrastructure

The IT Infrastructure Outsourcing knowledge base focuses on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of information technology (IT) infrastructure. The typical types of activities that these providers perform include data center operations; network operations; backup/recovery services, data storage management services; system administration services; end user support of desktop PCs, laptops, and handheld devices; web site, or application hosting, etc.  

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