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Ethernet Switch vs Hub vs Splitter: What’s the Difference?

Ethernet switch, hub, and splitter all are networking devices that are designed to connect computers, other network devices, or even other networks. However, each of them has its special merits and drawbacks. Then, what on earth are they and what’s the difference between them? In this article, we will explore the Ethernet switch vs hub vs splitter. Ethernet Switch vs…

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How to Choose Managed Switch for Home?

As a kind of Ethernet network switch, the managed switch is now widely used for the home network. Therefore, choosing a well-performing managed switch for home is a significant task. Well, how do you choose a managed switch for home? Here will have a thorough introduction to the managed Gigabit switch, its benefits and how to choose it. What is…

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Understanding Power Consumption of PoE Ethernet Switch

As PoE changes to meet today’s increasing application requirements like IP cameras or WiFi access points, it’s widely used for enterprises networks. Using a PoE or PoE+ switch, technicians can simplify the cabling installation because the PoE technology can support power and data transmission over the same cables. When choosing a PoE Ethernet switch, we always care about the ports and power…

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Best Way to Set Up Ethernet Switch and Mesh Network

Want to connect all your wired and wireless devices and expand your network with ease? Setting up an Ethernet switch and mesh network may be the best way. Because today it becomes increasingly difficult to use only a router to make your all connections since the approach of IoT. However, Ethernet switch and mesh network will function adequately no matter…

What Is IGMP Snooping

  With the development of Internet technology, traditional network unicast mode can’t meet today’s data transmission requirement. On the contrary, this mode increases network load and consuming network bandwidth greatly. IGMP snooping is developed to solve the problem. So what is IGMP snooping? Introduction of IGMP Snooping IGMP (Internet Group Management Protocol) is a communications protocol. So what is IGMP used…

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Ethernet Switch vs Splitter—How Much Do You Know?

Today, our lives hardly do without Internet communication. We do shopping, letter writing and business all relying on the Ethernet connections both at home and office. And Gigabit Ethernet switch and splitter are the networking devices that are primarily used for connecting different computers or other networking devices. However, they are quite different. Here focus on Ethernet switch vs splitter. Ethernet Switch vs…