Network Topologies: Star

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Network Topologies: Star

Network Topologies: Star

This lesson covers star topology. In star topology, all components connect to a central hub which manages all the data connections. Advantages of star topology include it being easy to set up and expand. Star topology also offers ease in troubleshooting. However, a disadvantage of star topology is that is has a single point of failure; there is no other fallback method for the devices to communicate with each other.

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