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What is the difference between VLAN and LAN?

Asked by H. Reyes, Last updated: Aug 13, 2019

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E. Austin

E. Austin

Answered on Aug 30, 2019

Local Area Network is otherwise known as LAN, whereas VLAN is the Virtual LAN. LAN is a local assembly of network devices which employ the communications between the connected devices. VLAN is a type of LAN which boosts the capabilities of a flat LAN. LAN works on a single broadcast domain while VLAN works on numerous broadcast domains.

Local Area Network is otherwise known as LAN, whereas VLAN is the Virtual LAN. LAN is a local
VLAN can integrate the end station having similar requirements regardless of their physical location, which is not possible in the case of LAN. Basic LAN is restricted to its capabilities and causes clogging in the network. Virtual LAN can only be made using switches or bridges while in LAN hubs, switches and routers are used.

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C. Kenway

C. KenwayContent Writer, Jacksonville
Content Writer, Jacksonville

Answered on Aug 13, 2019

LAN is known to be one of the things that people need if they want to connect to the internet. The LAN will allow different devices to be connected to the internet properly. There are times when only a few computers will be connected by the LAN and there are also instances when there are so many gadgets that would need to be connected.

LAN is known to be one of the things that people need if they want to connect to the internet. The

This will depend on how strong the LAN is. The VLAN is often used by those who would like to limit the gadgets that will be connected to the network. For example, businesses would like only their employees to connect. It will make use of VLAN instead of LAN so that it can limit people from connecting.

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C. Lopez

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Chauffer, Chauffer, Watertown

Answered on May 24, 2019

LAN stands for local area network. It allows multiple computers to be connected for the purpose of sending data to one another. It can be just two computers or hundreds, which is most used in businesses. The V in VLAN stands for virtual LAN. It seperates the LAN and can create various other LAN segments.

LAN stands for local area network. It allows multiple computers to be connected for the purpose of
Regardless of the devices location from one another, the LAN can be created. With a LAN, all devices can receive the broadcast control packet, while with a VLAN only specific ones can. Another difference is that VLANs are more secure than using a LAN connection.

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