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Basics of Switching
by Global Knowledge

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Published on: June 28, 2013
Type of content: WHITE PAPER
Format: Unknown
Length: 10 pages
Price: FREE

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A switch (or packet switch) is a Layer 2 network device that forwards Ethernet frames based on the destination media access control (MAC) address. A switch has RJ-45 ports for connection and the intelligence to read MAC addresses to make forwarding decisions. The purpose of the switch is to quickly and accurately forward frames toward the destination.

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