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Which Switch?

Speed up your network's performance with a fast Ethernet switch

This story appears in the August 2005 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

There's nothing as awesome as networking hardware, right? OK, it's not as hip as a smartphone, but Ethernet hardware should be the backbone of your growing office network.

Sure, Wi-Fi is more exciting, but most new computers today are pre-configured with Ethernet adapters and need only a good Ethernet switch and some Category 5 cable to start communicating with each other. The wired portions of your network will be more secure, more reliable and, usually, faster than wireless nodes.

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