Unformatted text preview: alternating routes. 3. Scalability, because web sites can grow if traffic to the site rises. 3) The hub is the place where data comes together. Hubs are repeaters that forward packets of data from one machine to another. A switch will forward packets to the port of the intended computer; they are used to connect workgroups. Routers is a device that determines the next network point to which a packet should be forwarded toward its destination. The router is connected to at least two networks and decides which way to send each information packet. 1...
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- Spring '07
- Computer network, virtual world, Organizational Processes, telecommunications industry, Dr.Mullen MIS, electronic highway