EA-STD-018 Aggregation Switch

Architectural Classification

Technology \ Networks

Standard Specification

Aggregation switches and routers connect the access layer to the backbone network. The aggregation layer directs and filters traffic between access layer and the core layer.

 

Baseline (Today) Emerging (To track)
  • Cisco Systems

 

 

  • Cisco Meraki
  • Alternative Network Switch Providers

 

Tactical (0-3 years) Strategic (3-6 years)
  • Cisco Systems

 

  • Cisco Systems

 

Retirement (to be removed) Containment (No new development)

 

Author: Craig Douglas Date: 24/10/2014 Version: 1.0
Document Security Level: PUBLIC 
Document Approvals: Technical Architecture Group

Enterprise Architecture Practice

Enterprise Architecture Board

IT Director

17/06/2014

June 2014

22/09/2014

23/10/2014

Review Date: October 2015

Access Switch Roadmap

Aggregation Switch