The ethernet switch is a hub for linking computers, printers, and every other wired device in a house or workplace. The switch is also attached to the modem and router to connect to the internet. Ethernet’s wireless equivalent is Wi-Fi.
One of the three primary tasks of a wireless router is an ethernet switch. Even though standalone ethernet switches can have up to 48 ports, the ethernet switch in a wireless router usually only has four ports. See wireless router and Wi-Fi.
We’ve discussed the need for faster innovation, the demand for more bandwidth and consistent latency, and the Impact of deep packet inspection. We’ve also discussed the increasing cost of network infrastructure and the challenges of implementing advanced security and network management technologies. Now, let’s look at what some of the latest innovations have to do with ethernet.
Demand for a faster pace of innovation
As the demand for …