Bus Topology

By Ellie Robinson

What Is Bus Topology?

Its a series of Computers all connected to the same server in a row. The more computers connected, the slower the network is. That is because the servers information has to be passed onto many more computers before yours.

Advantages of Bus Topology

Advantages of Bus Topology include:

  • It's easy to set up and extend
  • Not much cable necessary
  • Is quite cheap
  • It is best more small home networks

Disadvantages of bus topology

Disadvantages include:

  • There is a limit on the amount of cable and computers connected
  • maintenance costs are quite high
  • Not suitable for high traffic networks
  • security is low