It’s time to clean up this cabling

Which of these network types would be most commonly associated with modern Ethernet networks?

A) Bus

B) Star

C) Hybrid

D) Ring

E) My network looks like a roller coaster

The answer: B) Star

A star network design is commonly seen on modern Ethernet networks. On these networks, all devices connect directly to a central network switch, creating the star design.

Want to know more? Watch “Network Topologies.”

If you’re designing a network, you’ll probably use a number of different topology types. In this video, you’ll learn the advantages and disadvantages of some common network topologies.