Tag: Broadcast



Why do we use VLANs?

Virtual Local Area Networks (VLAN) came about from the need to isolate broadcast domains with in a switch without using routers.  Router do not forward broadcasts, but back in the 90's they were not very fast compared to switches.  Router Layer 3 functions were done in processor and switch Layer ... Read More
December 28, 2013Praveen Bahethi