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fasi74
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newbie on VLANs

Well, i am new to cisco switch VLANs concept, tell me how can a cisco switch help me reduce broadcast & speed up my network, as i have 4 diffrent phisical segments coming to my server room from 4 directions & 1 physical segment coming from servers "resources" so a total of 5 seprate wires, now each client segment consist of 100 computers, currently all going into a unmanaged switch that dont have VLAN feature.

thanks

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Bobby Thekkekandam
Cisco Employee

Hi, There's a good general overview of the benefits of segmenting a network with VLANs that is found here:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/tech/tk389/tk390/technologies_tech_note09186a00800a7af3.shtml#vlans