Networking Hardware Devices
Some of the specific networking hardware devices used today are hubs, repeaters, switches and routers. Repeaters, switches and routers are known as internetworking devices. If you're not familiar with the term "internetwork", it is a network of LANs where connectivity technology is used to extend a LAN far beyond its normal size. It is also a term used to describe different LANs that are connected together to form one large network.
For more information about hubs, go to What is a Hub?
For more information about repeaters, go to What is a Repeater?
For more information about bridges, go to What is a Bridge?
For more information about switches, go to What is a Switch?
For more information about routers, go to What is a Router?
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