I recently got a quote for installing a network in a new building. What is the difference between managed and unmanaged switches? I have very little administrative background and as a result, I'm concerned about the administration of such equipment. Thanks for any input.
I don't believe there are any unmanaged switches being sold. There were however, unmanaged hubs. An unmanaged hub...
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just forwarded frames to the next active port in the loop without the ability to bypass problematic ports.
My advice is to not buy anything that is unmanaged - even if you don't know what the "management" refers to.
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