Equal Cost Load Balancing and Failover


For the business that needs guaranteed bandwidth, the NetVanta switch-routers can share bandwidth between two ISPs by using "equal cost" load balancing. This eliminates the need to purchase a rarely used, dormant backup link as a dedicated disaster recovery scheme. Data is transported to either ISP until one of the connections is lost. Then, data is automatically re-routed over the failover link, until service is restored. This maximizes bandwidth, allows for full usage of prepaid circuits, and provides a high-speed disaster recovery scheme if needed.

Equal Cost Load Balancing and Failover

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  • NetVanta 3400 Series
    • Part Number: 1200821F1    
      Single-slot/Dual Ethernet Multiservice Access Router with an integral eight-port switch
    • Part Number: 4200821F2    
      Single-slot/Dual Ethernet Multiservice Access Router with an integral eight-port switch

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