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ALSO CALLED: Routing Switches, Layer Switching
DEFINITION: In a network, a 'routing switch' is a device that combines the functions of a switch, which forwards data by looking at a physical device address, and a router, which forwards packets by locating a next hop address.
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The Economics of Cooperative Control – Protocols are Free
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: Instead of regurgitating an architecture where costly, centralized controllers are needed, Aerohive followed the original intent of the 802.11 standard designers more closely and brought the technology to maturity. This paper explores how inter-AP protocols can execute the same functions performed by centralized controllers with lower cost.
Posted: 01 Apr 2011 | Published: 30 Mar 2011

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