In the early 2000s, stackable switches did not exist. The only way to offer a large number of users a simple network topology was to use modular switches in one or several clunky fridge-sized switch chassis. These were loaded with network modules and system management cards. They required a cabinet, cooling fans and redundant power […]Stackable switches: to stack or not to stack?. First published on News.NetworkTigers, the NetworkTigers news and information publication.