What’s the Difference Between #Routers, #Hubs, and #Switches?
This article is written by James Frew and found on http://www.makeuseof.com/
Sometimes technology can seem, well, techie. There are so many terms, acronyms, and types of hardware — even when talking about one specific use case, it can be a bit overwhelming. This isn’t helped by journalists and TV shows that misuse either misuse or casually interchange terminology.
With terms like hub, switch, and router used haphazardly by the media, it can be tough to know what means what anymore. So what is the difference between each? And what are they good for?
At their most basic, all three are examples of networking devices. As for the differences and reasons why each one exists, we’ll have to dive a bit deeper to really understand the nuances. Let’s break each one down.
Click here to get the full details on each device which will help you make the difference. Thanks for reading and learning.