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Router vs. Switch

What is a Router? A router is a networking device that connects computer networks, for example, connecting a home network with the Internet. Routers are the workhorses that transfer packets of data between networks to establish and sustain communication between two nodes in an internetwork.  What is a Network Switch? A network switch connects devices together on a single computer network. A switch is also called switching hub, bridging hub, or MAC bridge. Switches use MAC addresses to forward data to the correct destination.  Function of a Switch vs. a Router A router is a more sophisticated device than a...

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