Routers

Multicast Routing Switches

A multicast router (mrouter) will direct a single data stream to multicast routing switches. These switches then transmit data units to many end users, separately and simultaneously. A multicast router program has the ability to classify packets as either multicast or unicast for the appropriate distribution. Multicasting refers to delivering one transmission to many hosts, […]

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VLAN Switching and Routing

Through VLAN switching and routing, a physical network of devices can be segmented into multiple domains. VLAN is short for virtual local area network. It is also called a Virtual LAN. The computers, servers and other devices on a VLAN perform virtually as if on a single LAN, even if they’re in separate locations. The […]

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Routing

Routing is the process of transporting a data packet across a network to its destination. The router is the device that connects two or more networks.

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Cascading Routers

By cascading routers, network performance can improve. Routers can be cascaded with LAN to LAN or LAN to WAN connections.

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Copper Uplink

Using a Copper uplink, one device can be connected to a network, or a LAN can be connected to a larger network

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