multiprotocol router


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multiprotocol router

A router that supports two or more communications protocols, such as IP and IPX. It is used to switch network traffic between different LANs located throughout the enterprise as well as to switch LAN traffic to WANs.
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Just as SANs allowed customers to easily network servers with storage devices, Brocade's Multiprotocol Router enables servers and storage devices to be shared across SANs," said Nancy Marrone-Hurley, senior analyst at Enterprise Storage Group.
Also, companies deploying the SilkWorm Multiprotocol Router will reportedly be able to increase their current quality of data storage connectivity together with introducing a number of increased efficiencies.
The SpanNet Multiprotocol Router combines a remote access router, FRAD, data compressor and DDS CSU/DSU in one box.
based Wellfleet communications introduced a multiprotocol router, called the Backbone Node, with hot swap and dynamic reconfiguration capabilities.
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