The Evolving Role of the Network Router

The network router is evolving from a device dedicated to connecting disparate networks to an integrated services device capable of multiple functions.

By Enterprise Networking Planet Staff | Posted Jan 7, 2010
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The network router has quickly evolved to meet the changing needs of the enterprise. The router has gone from being a basic box to an optimized hardware and software platform that provide security, VPN, and performance. Voice & Data discusses the new capabilities of an enterprise network router.


Organizations are increasingly deploying integrated services routers, or sophisticated network routers that can deliver voice, video, data, and Internet access, wireless, and other applications. Growing companies, especially those opening new offices, are taking advantages of integrated network router solutions that are highly secure, flexible, and built to be compatible with future technologies.

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