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Local Area High Speed Networks by Dr. Sidnie Feit

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LAN Emulation (LANE)
See [ LAN Emulation (LANE) ]
Layer 2 switch

An up-to-date implementation of a bridge.

Layer 3 switch

An up-to-date implementation of a router.

Layer 4 switch

A switch that makes forwarding decisions that take Layer 4 protocol information into account.

Layer 2/3 switch
See [ bridge/router A device that routes some traffic and bridges the rest. A Layer 2/3 switch. ]
light emitting diode (LED)

A device used to transmit signals across multimode fiber optic cable.

line card

An input/output (I/O) card that can be installed in a chassis.

link

The transmission path between any two interfaces connected by a cable segment.

link aggregation

The capability to combine a group of links ...

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