Routing and Switching (part 1)

Routing and Switching (Part 1) This lesson discusses the purpose and properties of routing and switching. These allow for the connecting of devices to a network. With switching, you can connect a device to the same network whereas routing allows a device to connect to a different network. Devices that can move data across networks are:
  • Hubs: receive data and send to everyone
  • Switches: ‘smart’ hub, track MAC
  • Routers
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