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intelligent hub

A network device that performs a variety of processing functions, including network management, bridging, routing and switching. Contrast with passive hub and active hub. See hub.


Intelligent Hub
Cabletron's earlier MMAC line of hubs is an example of a scalable, flexible intelligent hub, supporting Ethernet, Token Ring, FDDI, ATM and WAN connections. This type of device provided a backbone and management for a heterogeneous network. (Image courtesy of Cabletron Systems, Inc.)
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In addition, VMware is enhancing the productivity value of Workspace ONE Intelligent Hub with new and unique Mobile Flows integrations to support HR, line of business and IT Service Management (ITSM) applications.
"What our intelligent hub does is move some of that work away from the end user device and put it into the hub, making the device simply something that makes use of the information flow around the system without having to be the system manager."
The creators of i-Cue, the home's 'intelligent hub' that controls many of the healthcare and sustainable features, have received a great deal of interest.
A Category-5 Ethernet network includes a central, intelligent hub, with home run wiring to each outlet.

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