Tag: Network

What Type of Cables to Use Between Hubs, Routers, Switches, and Workstations?

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Wired networking has its own feature thus here’s a reference on type of cables to use in what situation inclusive hubs, routers, switches and workstations. Most networking equipment and gears have an auto MDI/MDIX (Medium-Dependent Interface/Medium-Dependent Interface Crossover) feature that automatically detects and switches to crossover or straight connection. However, if one side of the… Read More »

Internet Exchange Point (IXP)

IXP Diagram

Internet Exchange Points, in short IXPs or IX, is the most critical section of the Internet’s infrastructure. An Internet Exchange Point is a physical facility through which various Internet Service Providers (ISP), Content Delivery Networks (CDN), Point of Presence (PoP) meets, and exchange traffic, known as Peering. This saves a lot of money wasted on… Read More »

Tier 2 Internet Service Providers in India

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Tier 2 ISP (Internet Service Providers) plays an important role in distributing internet connectivity from submarine cables to land masses, they can sell their bandwidth to businesses, data centers, enterprises, offices, and even consumers. Since tier 2 ISP manages everything on the ground they handle all the telecommunication roles in a country. They often share… Read More »

Tier 1 Internet Service Providers in India

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Every country is connected with each other directly or indirectly with the help of submarine fiber optics cables to get access to the Internet. The main job of Tier 1 ISPs is to connect the 2 or more countries’ landmasses using fiber optics cable. In India, we are connected to the world internet from Chennai,… Read More »