Tue Apr 05 2005 14:30:00 GMT-0400 (Eastern Daylight Time) · Switch: a device that connects devices together on a computer network by using packet switching to receive process and forward data to the destination device . Unlike less advanced network hubs a network switch forwards data only to one or multiple devices that need to receive it rather than broadcasting the same data out of each of its ports.
A network bridge is a computer networking device that creates a single aggregate network from multiple communication networks or network segments.This function is called network bridging. Bridging is distinct from routing.Routing allows multiple networks to communicate independently and yet remain separate whereas bridging connects two separate networks as if they were a single network.
A switch is a device in a computer network that connects other devices together. Multiple data cables are plugged into a switch to enable communication between different networked devices . Swit…