Thursday, August 11, 2022

Better benchmarking is needed for Layer 4 devices

Life was simple at Layer 3. Because the IP routing function is so straightforward, benchmarking the performance of Layer 3 LAN switches engendered little confusion. But those days are over. With the arrival of Layer 4+ switches, benchmarking will never be the same.

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