TITLE

Backbone

PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Network Dictionary;2007, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition for "backbone" is presented. It refers to the part of a network that acts as the primary path for all network traffic, which requires very high bandwidth. A backbone network of a service provider connects many enterprise subnetworks and networks of smaller service providers, while an enterprise backbone network typically connects many LANs and data centers.
ACCESSION #
31664050

 

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