Which is better Router or Layer 3 switch?How.




Answers were Sorted based on User's Feedback



Answer / devendra kumar

Router is better than L-3 switches.
But router is more costly than L-3 switches, L-3 switches
workes same as router, it switching & path selection both.

Is This Answer Correct ?    6 Yes 3 No

Answer / chia tata

Layer 3 switches were conceived as a technology to improve
on the performance of routers used in large local area
networks (LANs) like corporate intranets. The key difference
between Layer 3 switches and routers lies in the hardware
technology used to build the unit. The hardware inside a
Layer 3 switch merges that of traditional switches and
routers, replacing some of a router's software logic with
hardware to offer better performance in some situations.
Layer 3 switches often cost less than traditional routers.
Designed for use within local networks, a Layer 3 switch
will typically not possess the WAN ports and wide area
network features a traditional router will always have.

To answer the question, one needs to consider the
environment where the equipment will be deployed.

Is This Answer Correct ?    3 Yes 0 No

Answer / shashikant

Router is much better than layer three switch because of
its advance security features like ip accesslist

Is This Answer Correct ?    9 Yes 7 No




Answer / satish

router is better than L3 switc because its more securiy
than switch and router have accesee list we can use.

Is This Answer Correct ?    0 Yes 2 No

Post New Answer



More Networking AllOther Interview Questions

How to create dynamic users on simple Asterisks server for simple extension based x-change?

0 Answers   HCL,


What are the different type of networking or internetworking devices?

13 Answers  


What is the type of dsl technologies ?

3 Answers   Cognizant,


What is a router?

21 Answers   Wipro, iGate,


What are the 3 most common LAN architectures?

4 Answers  


how to take backup of BIOS ?

0 Answers  


what is web server,application server,database server

1 Answers  


Hi , I need help form u. I need information about Cloud storage.As a test engineer how can i test the cloud storage. what i need to learn before going to test the cloud storage application. These are the some of the Questions related to Cloud Storage. 1. What is meant by Cloud Storage? 2. What cloud storage Requires? 3. What factors should you consider before implementing cloud storage? 4. How do Private storage clouds compare with large commercial cloud service offerings? 5. Where to use Public Cloud storage? 6. Where to use Private Cloud storage? 7. Where exactly the cloud storage will be used? 8. Cloud storage means Maintaining the data some ware in server or what? If they Maintain data where it will save? 9. In which Environment the cloud storage can be developed? 10. Is the Cloud storage support XP OS? 11. Up to what extent the tester should know about cloud storage to test the storage part? Mainly send me the details how testers are going to test the Cloud storage application. ASAP.....

1 Answers  


FEW PORTS GET BLOCKED IN CISCO SWITCHES, CAN ANYONE TELL HOW TO UNBLOCK THIS PORTS

6 Answers  


i would like to say sir right now i have done hard/w networkig course ad doing a job as ATE engineer from CMS computer .Ltd so what r doing for future career ,which course is good ,&where is more opportunity plz tell me detils sir i m dialma??

1 Answers  


what is the advantage and disadvantage of hub

13 Answers   Wipro, CMS, Cisco,


how to configure a Network Printer ??

4 Answers  




Categories
  • Networking Protocols (296)
  • Networking Administration (888)
  • Networking Security (70)
  • Networking AllOther (386)