Network topology based on advantages and disadvantages

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Can you name the Network topology advantages and disadvantages?

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easy to install and uses a hub
supported by many software vendors
if one node fails, entire network fails
number of nodes connected is limited by connection points in hub
protocols are simple as they use hub and connecting hub
not possible to shut down one section of network without entire network going down
can be easily extended by adding a new hub
Made up of star and bus networks
very expensive as uses alot of cables, alot.
high level of data privacy/security as messages travel down a dedicated line
created using one long cable called the backbone.
works best as a topology with only a few nodes
reliable as cables are shorter than other topologies to create
performance is affected if too many nodes on network
if backbone line breaks, entire network breaks down
every node is connected to each other, making it reliable

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Created Jun 14, 2013ReportNominate
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