Switches are at the core of access technology. What can appear to some as simply a "button" can —properly selected and installed—open worlds of access to communication devices, environmental controls, computer software, and mobile devices. Selecting the correct switch can be challenging, but AbleNet makes it easy. By following some simple guidelines, you can narrow the vast array of AbleNet switch options to a few appropriate choices.
An adaptive switch is designed to operate in cut-through mode normally but if a port's error rate jumps too high, the switch automatically reconfigures the port to run in store-and-forward mode
This optimizes the switch's performance by providing higher speed cut-through switching if error rates are low but higher throughput store and forward switching if error rates are high.
Adaptive switching is typically done on a port-by-port basis.

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