Jun
08
2018
OSI Layer 1 – Network Hubs and legacy Ethernet – 10Base-2 and 10Base-5
Back in the day for Layer1, there were 10Base-2 (Thinnet) and 10BaseT (Thicknet). These types of layer one technologies used coaxial cable on shared bus systems. Really - just to repeat the layer one
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Aug
18
2016
Networking Equipment – Repeaters and Hubs
Even though today repeaters and hubs are essentially same devices, it was not always this way. As it is clear from the name, main goal of repeater is to "repeat". Due to nature of electrical current,
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May
16
2008
Ethernet Hub Vs Switch: Make Correct Choice
The choice between hubs and switches is pretty easy, we’ll show why. When designing and building a network, even a home network
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Jul
03
2006
What is the difference between an Ethernet hub and switch?
What is the difference between an Ethernet hub and switch?       Although hubs and switches both glue the PCs in a network together, a switch is more expensive and a network
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