Internet router

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Internet router

(1) A router within the Internet that forwards IP packets from one network to another. Same as "IP router." See core router and edge router.

(2) A router in a home or business network that is used to forward traffic to and from the Internet. See wireless router.

(3) (InterNet Router) Macintosh software from Apple that internetworks different access methods (LocalTalk, EtherTalk, TokenTalk, etc.). Residing in any network station, each Router can connect up to eight networks with a maximum of 1,024 networks and 16 million nodes.
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Cisco's new 12416 Internet router made a very impressive debut in our tests, showing it has the right stuff to compete in what looks to be a two-horse race.
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The core of the testbed included TSR/SSR from Avici Systems (NASDAQ: AVCI), 12400 Series Internet Routers from Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO), and M series routers from Juniper Networks (NASDAQ: JNPR), while a scalable multi-service edge was built using 7750-SR from Alcatel (NYSE: ALA), 7600 series and 7200 series routers from Cisco Systems, E- and M-series routers from Juniper Networks, SmartEdge 800 Service Gateway System from Redback Networks (NASDAQ: RBAK), 8820 from Tellabs (NASDAQ: TLAB), and iQ8000 from Quarry Technologies.
New Edge Networks owns a nationwide multi-services network with more than 850 carrier-class switches and Internet routers.

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