For quick data transmission across departments and different buildings, you will need to install routers. Routers can be best described as technological devices that help capture information received via a broadband/internet connection through a modem and then delivered to the PC. Another function of a router is that it also supports encapsulation and filtering. It operates at the data link, physical and network of OSI model.

Router and routing products, when installed, can truly transform your IT network. They can offer both reliable service and high security to your branch networks and data centers.

Routers are available in difference types: edge router, subscriber edge router, core router, broadband router, and wireless router. Each of these routers function differently and have their own benefits.

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Edge Router

An edge router is a specialized router residing at the edge or boundary of a network. This router ensures the connectivity of its network with external networks, a wide area network or the Internet. An edge router uses an External Border Gateway Protocol, which is used extensively over the Internet to provide connectivity with remote networks.

Subscriber Edge Router

This type of router link to an end user or this router located at subscriber’s side or edge. For this, they also called Customer router. It’s working or functions same like an edge router except. It’s configured to broadcast external BGP to its provider’s AS(s)

Core Router

Instead of the periphery, core router resided in the middle of the LAN network which is why it called the core or the backbone router. It interconnected routers from different establishments of the campus through LAN or large enterprise location. The core router is optimized for high bandwidth.

Broadband Router

Broadband routers are usually used to interlink or connect computers to the internet. Therefore, if you connect to the internet using your phone or VoIP, then you will need a broadband router. Broadband routers are special types of modems that need both phone jacks and Ethernet cable.

Wireless Router

As the name suggests, a wireless router enables to create a wireless signal in the office or at home. Any PC that is within the range of the wireless router can connect and access the internet without the need for any cables or wires. As for safety precaution, it is advisable to add wifi password to avoid random people from accessing your internet connection for free

VPN Router

Generally speaking, a VPN router can be seen as a normal Gigabit router that has VPN client software installed on it. Every device that connects to the VPN router is protected by VPN at any time. Whether it is your home, office or company, VPN routers can bring numerous benefits of VPN connections to all devices. We have listed the functions of VPN router as follows:

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