Ethernet hub


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Ethernet hub

A central switching point that all devices on an Ethernet segment plug into. Also known as a "multiport repeater" and sometimes called a "concentrator, the hub shares the total bandwidth among all users. Contrast with Ethernet switch. See hub vs. switch.


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The FlexT1 Network Access Multiplexer with installed Ethernet Hub and IP Processor Router and Terminal Server card sets enables sophisticated remote access to the cell site.
Alternatively, service providers can use a dial-up modem to access the Ethernet hub in the M101, eliminating the need for the router/terminal server.
Hub price reductions are as follows (all are based on single units): EH-8 8-port Ethernet hub, 23.
The software is loaded into a WireSpeed DSL modem, which is connected to a 10baseT Ethernet hub, and immediately supports multiple users on a single DSL connection.
SMC's EliteView is an affordable, easy-to-use, Windows-based SNMP network management application designed to provide optimal monitoring and control of SMC Ethernet and Token-Ring adapters, standalone hubs, stackable Ethernet hubs and Token-Ring MAUs, and SMC's EliteSwitch/1 LAN switch.
Whether our customers want the best features or the best price," says Katron executive Kenneth Huang, "we want Katron to be the best value in Ethernet hubs.
3Com HomeConnect Home Network Ethernet Kit/Internal (10/100 Mbps, PCI) Contains: Two 10/100 Mbps internal PCI Ethernet network adapters; One five-port, 10/100 Mbps dual-speed Ethernet hub with 110V power supply; two 25-foot Category-5 UTP cables; Quick Start Guide; Microsoft HomeClick Network Software CD; Windows 98 Second Edition Update CD; Microsoft Games Sampler CD.
As the price delta between dual speed and ethernet hubs diminish, more people are opting for 10/100 hubs over straight Ethernet," said Chris Wong, product manager, Peripheral Products Division, Kingston.
Other industry "firsts" include: media converters in 1991, modular Ethernet hubs in 1993, managed media converters in 1995, bandwidth-scalable Internet access devices in 1998, Gigabit Ethernet fiber converters in 2000, and USB powered media and data rate converters in 2003.
Her prior experience includes development of Ethernet hubs for Synoptics, and products for fiber optics applications at Harris Canada.
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The Model 0401 is part of the Pocket Hub family which are the world's smallest Ethernet hubs.

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