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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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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.
Intelligent hubs have always been a part of the Amoco network.
Businesses require an innovative, intelligent hub for capturing and combining together all forms of data to gain a deeper view of the customer , explains Terry Lawlor, EVP Product Management at Confirmit.
agreed to integrate technologies to broaden product families and enhance intelligent hub architectures.
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