How does router works ?
Nortel ERS 8600A more precise definition of a router is a computer networking device that interconnects separate logical subnets. Routers are now available in many types, though all are fundamentally doing the same job. A router is a computer whose software and hardware are usually tailored to the tasks of routing and forwarding, generally containing a specialized operating system (e.g. Cisco's IOS or Juniper Networks JunOS or Extreme Networks XOS), RAM, NVRAM, flash memory, and one or more processors. High-end routers contain many processors and specialized ASICs and do a great deal of parallel processing. However, with the proper sof ...more