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Network switch buying guide: 1 x 48-port or 2x 24-port?

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Last Modified: 2012-05-10
I have about 30 workstations and servers in my network and I am in a dilemma which type of network switch is to buy.  One unit of 48-port to house all under one roof? or two units of 24-port cascaded by an uplink? What are the pros and cons for each option here? Whoever gives the most pros and cons will get the max point.  Thanks.
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