sponsored by Global Knowledge
Posted:  05 Sep 2013
Published:  28 Jun 2013
Format:  PDF
Length:  10  Page(s)
Type:  White Paper
Language:  English
ABSTRACT:

A switch (or packet switch) is a Layer 2 network device that forwards Ethernet frames based on the destination media access control (MAC) address. A switch has RJ-45 ports for connection and the intelligence to read MAC addresses to make forwarding decisions. The purpose of the switch is to quickly and accurately forward frames toward the destination.






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