Network devices are the devices used for organizing a network, connecting to a network, routing the packets, strengthening the signals, communicating with others, surfing the web, sharing files on the network and many more uses.
To build a home network or connect to other network you will need to have some common networking devices like internal or external modem, wireless router, cables, connectors and clipping tools.
These networking devices are explained in brief in this chapter.
Types of network devices
Some new network devices
- Protocol converter
- Bridge router
- Multilayer switch
- Digital media receiver