Networking Devices

Basic networking devices:

  • Switches
  • Routers

Switches:

Switches are used to connect endpoint to LAN (Local Area Network)

Types of switches:

  • Access
  • Distribution / Aggregation
  • Core

Routers:

  1. Connects multiple local area networks.
  2. Choose the best path between LAN and WAN (Wide Area Network)

Type of routers:

  • Branch – Lower end for SOHO or remote office connections.
  • WAN / Enterprise edge – Mid to high end for main office connections.
  • Service provider – High end for large scale internet routing.

Types of network diagram

  1. Physical diagram.
  2. Logical diagram.

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