Unformatted text preview: devices in a closed loop. 11 Hard wired lans advantages are devices are physically connected to each other so data and communications are direct. More secure only devices connected to each other can communicate no outside devices can come in. High data rate ranging from 100mb to 40gb allowing for a wide range of high data rate signals. 12 The differences between bridges and gateways are protocols which are basically rules for communication between devices. Networks that use a bridge demands all devices have the same protocol, while a gateway does not need devices to have the same protocol to communicate....
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- Spring '11
- Topology, Nonviolent Communication, Topological space, Network topology, central hub