A switch is used to transmit communications signals. A switch provides an exclusive way for telecom signals to go between any two network nodes it connects. An Ethernet switch is the most common type; other types include voice telephone switches, optical fiber switches, and many others.
Depending on the requirements of the two communicating endpoints, switching is the automated transmission of specified data to a corresponding router, either manually or via devices. Advantages of using switches:
With pluggable modules, high-end switches can be customized for specific network requirements.
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