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A network hub is a component that allows multiple computers and other devices to be connected via local area network (LAN). It makes data packets sent from one device available to other devices on the same network. Network hubs uses Ethernet connections to link computers together, and is also known as an Ethernet hub. Function A network hub connects computers and other devices together on a LAN. Types There are three types of network hubs. A passive hub makes all data packets available to all other devices connected to the hub. A manageable hub allows for monitor of data and for configuration of individual ports. An intelligent hub monitors data packets and sends them to the correct port. Routers Routers are devices that connect two or more networks together. Definition: Routers are physical devices that join multiple wired or wireless networks together. Technically, a wired or wireless router is a Layer 3 gateway , meaning that the wired/wireless
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  • Spring '13
  • nmnm
  • Computer network, wireless router, access points, data packets

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