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Hierarchical Architecture

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Many networks are set up using a hierarchical architecture to create a “backbone” network. In this system, several connected routers act as the backbone and many smaller LANs are connected to the backbone. This is much different than having a system where every router is connected to every other router.

What are the benefits of the hierarchical approach to setting up a network?

Select TWO answers.

A

It allows more people to access the Internet.

B

It decreases the total number of routers needed in the network.

C

It decreases congestion in the network.

D

It makes the process of transferring data much more efficient.