We help IT Professionals succeed at work.

failover for second line

222 Views
Last Modified: 2016-08-25
What type of devices exist for a line failure.  If we have a fiber line and then want to ensure backup with a cable line, what is the intermediary device that we would have that would cut over to the backup in the event of a primary line failure?  Any direction or experience appreciated.
Comment
Watch Question

Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process Advisor
CERTIFIED EXPERT
Most Valuable Expert 2013
Commented:
This problem has been solved!
(Unlock this solution with a 7-day Free Trial)
UNLOCK SOLUTION
This problem has been solved!
(Unlock this solution with a 7-day Free Trial)
UNLOCK SOLUTION

Author

Commented:
the network may be up to 150 users

Author

Commented:
kids will be on the network
As kids will be on the network, do you have anything in place currently to provide Gateway Antivirus / Web Content Filtering?

It sounds like you're creating a new network, is that correct?

Author

Commented:
Yes.  I will be using opendns

Gain unlimited access to on-demand training courses with an Experts Exchange subscription.

Get Access
Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Empower Your Career
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE

Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Research
  • Professional Opinions