“It followed from the special theory of relativity that mass and energy are both but different manifestations of the same thing. A somewhat unfamiliar conception for the average mind.”
In this chapter, you will learn how to
■ Define the capabilities and management of managed switches
■ Configure and deploy VLANs
■ Implement advanced switch features
So far in this book we’ve looked at networks in a rather simplistic way. First, we explored network topologies. Second, we’ve seen a number of devices whose functions neatly align with the OSI model. From cabling humming along at Layer 1, switches at Layer ...