I have read a lot about the debate between Cisco and HP switches. In what use cases does going with the HP product make a lot of sense and how much of Cisco’s installed base is realistically at risk? What are the primary factors that sway decision makers one way or the other?
Answer Question | March 31, 2012 6:12 PM
Cisco, Cisco Routers and Cisco Switches, HP, HP switches, Networking, Open IT Forum, Routers, Switches
Does management software exist for HP 4000M switches? What can be controlled or viewed through it? Where can I find it?
Answer Question | June 13, 2011 2:43 PM
HP Software, HP Switch, HP switches, Management software, Switches
We are replacing our hp procurve 4000m switches for some new technology. What would you recommend for a modern day version of these 4000Ms? They lasted 10+ years.
Answer Question | June 6, 2011 2:41 PM
HP ProCurve, HP switches, ProCurve Networking, ProCurve Switch 4000, Switches
We want to add soft phones to our network. We currently have windows and macs running on a new HP switch. How can we implement VOIP and Soft phones?
Answer Question | October 19, 2010 3:58 PM
HP switches, Mac, QoS, Snow Leopard, VoIP, Windows 7
We want to deploy VOIP to our network. We first need to implement QOS how can we do that? We have all HP switches and Cisco routers. The firewall is also a Cisco (PIX).
Answer Question | October 30, 2010 3:25 PM
Cisco, Cisco Routers, Firewalls, HP switches, PIX, QoS, VoIP
What is the proper way to connect two HP 4000M pro curve switches together? Is there a specific uplink port? Can we connect the switch to the other using two ports for redundancy? (We tried this and it takes the network down!)
Answer Question | September 24, 2010 3:41 PM
HP 4000, HP ProCurve, HP switches, Port redirection, ProCurve Switch 4000, Redundancy, Windows
I need to configure a new switch with a different IP range (172.16.32.x) to access the current server (172.16.0.x)
Answer Question | December 19, 2010 11:13 AM
Configure Switch Routing, HP ProCurve, HP switches, IP range, Switches
Hello, I have 2 switches – one in building X and the other in building Y. The buildings are connected via fiber and eigrp is the protocol that’s setup between them. The buildings are p2p connections between 7200′s. I need the Vlans to be propagated from switch “y” to switch “x” over the L3 connection. [...]
Answer Question | June 21, 2011 9:10 PM
Cisco, Cisco 7200, Cisco switches, EIGRP, HP ProCurve, HP switches, Switches, VLAN
Can an HP ProCurve switch be configured to work with a Cisco switch? Say a for example 3750 or 6506. By work I mean, be able to use VLANs create on Cisco side to work on HP side. Also, for a Cisco trunk to work with on an HP switch.
Answer Question | February 14, 2011 3:35 AM
Cisco 3750, Cisco 6506E, Cisco switches, HP ProCurve, HP ProCurve 2824, HP switches
like layer 2 protocol in cisco called VTP , while in hp procurve is called GARP , I need to know the other similarities in both for layer 2,3
Answer Question | August 30, 2009 9:26 AM
Cisco, Cisco switches, Cisco VTP, GARP, Generic Attribute Registration Protocol, HP, HP switches, Layer 2, Layer 2 switches, Layer 3, Layer 3 switches, Network protocols, Switch configuration, Switches, VLAN Trunk Protocol
I use a pair of HP Procurve 2824 and a pair of 2650 switches and I think I want them to pass all data through without filtering. I also need to make my Windows 2000 Server share a wider range of IP addresses, since I’ve depleted my entire supply. The Server is currently via DHCP [...]
Answer Question | December 12, 2008 10:12 PM
DHCP, Dual NICs, HP ProCurve 2824, HP switches, Network Configuration, NIC, Switches, Windows 2000 Server