I have a client that currenlty has an unmanaged 10/100 24 port D-Link switch. I was wondering the pros and cons to upgrading to a Cisco 2950 10/100/1000 switch.
The current (simplified) network diagram.
Clients/Server----->Dlink Switch----->Linksys Router----->Internet
I was thinking, if possible, upgrade to the Cisco switch because it has two 10/100/1000 ports. Could I plug the server into one of them and the other port could go to the internet? All clients use software applications/data off the server and this would increase the bandwitdth to the server. Or can these ports only be used for trunking to other switches/routers?