Switching Secrets for Multimedia
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VALERIE ST JOHN: Network technology has reshaped the entire world and not just made it flatter.
ROBB BOYD: We have the industrial age, the renaissance. This is the information age, it's changed the way we do business.
VALERIE ST JOHN: We're adding new dimensions to the globe today as we discover switching secrets for multimedia.
ROBB BOYD: A switch is not just a switch.
VALERIE ST JOHN: We'll explore Cisco's stack-wise technology and break down the most dangerous mistakes commonly made in so-called stackable switches.
JIMMY RAY PURSER: A stackable has to mask itself to be a chassis. This switch has to act as a Supervisor card and the other cards have to be like linecards.
VALERIE ST JOHN: We'll look at security from the inside out and illustrate three security technologies you may be overlooking.
CARL SOLDER: The whole idea behind Control Plane Policing is to apply a rate limiter to basically limit the amount of traffic that goes to that control plane.
VALERIE ST JOHN: We'll take apart the Cisco Catalyst 6500 series virtual switching system and look at the five biggest advantages of VSS in your network.
CARL SOLDER: Just administrative and management overhead, consolidated configuration, Multi-Chassis EtherChannel port, MEC, nonstop forwarding, stateful switchover.
VALERIE ST JOHN: Video has become the killer app. We'll show you how to build out your network to support high-end full-service video.
ROBB BOYD: When you're ready to deploy video we build this network. But the reality is, video's happening on your network already and it's coming in at all these different places.