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, […]
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 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.
By cascading routers, network performance can improve. Routers can be cascaded with LAN to LAN or LAN to WAN connections.
Using a Copper uplink, one device can be connected to a network, or a LAN can be connected to a larger network