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Difference between core switch and Backbone switch?

  • 1.  Difference between core switch and Backbone switch?

    Posted 06-29-2015 10:21 PM

    Hi All,

     

    Help me whats the difference between a core and a backbone switch?

     

    Appreciated if explained in detail.

     

    Regards,

    Jeet


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  • 2.  Re: Difference between core switch and Backbone switch?

    Posted 07-01-2015 07:01 AM

    The difference is in the role these switches are playing in the SAN.


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  • 3.  Re: Difference between core switch and Backbone switch?

    Posted 07-01-2015 10:08 PM

    Hello Jeet

     

     

    Typically a backbone product (DCX, DCX-4S, DCX8510-8, DCX8510-4) play a role of Core switch in Core/Edge Topology.

     

    With integrated license installed, any combination of FOS switches and routers can make up the backbone fabric in FC-FC Routing. 

     

     

    Thanks

    Chetan


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