TITLE

multiport bridge

PUB. DATE
April 2016
SOURCE
Computer Desktop Encyclopedia;Apr2016, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A bridge with more than two ports. A multiport bridge is similar to an Ethernet switch, except that the bridge may introduce overhead. A switch must be able to maintain the full wire speed of the medium between any two ports. See bridge and multiport repeater.
ACCESSION #
114227731

 

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