Network equipment - Bridge/routers

December 2016

Introduction to bridge/routers

A bridge/router is a hybrid element that joins the features of a router and those of a bridge. Therefore, this kind of hardware is used for transferring non-routable protocols from one network to another, and to route the others. More precisely, the bridge/router acts first and foremost as a bridge if it can, and routes the packets if that isn't possible.

A bridge/router can, in some architectures, save more money and space than having both a router and a bridge.


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