port switching hub
port switching hubAn intelligent network hub that attaches to multiple LAN segments. Via software, it allows the station ports to be connected to one of the segments. This is a type of virtual LAN, because one LAN segment can be located on different floors or geographic locations.
|Port Switching Hub|
|Each station attached to a port switching hub can be linked to a different LAN segment via software. In order to forward traffic from one LAN segment to another, a router is required.|
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