Wednesday, January 18, 2006
posted by Dietrich Bonhoeffer at 3:16 PM
Switched ethernet is a packet-switching technology that dramatically reduces the network congestion caused by using the CSMA/CD medium access control over shared media. Sometimes known as a switched hub, a switch offers guaranteed bandwidth per port and operates at the medium access control sublayer of the network access layer of the TCP/IP protocol suite.
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