The star netwrok

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The star network is were the hub is based in the middle and can pass the data to all the computers even if the connection is lost between one computer.



Advantages

very reliable – if one cable or device fails then all the others will continue to work


high performing as no data collisions can occur

Disadvantages

expensive to install as this type of network uses the most cable (network cable is expensive)

extra hardware required (hubs or switches) which adds to cost

if a hub or switch fails all the devices connected to it will have no network connection

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