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2. Star

The star network topology has a central device directly connected to all other nodes. Just like a star shape.

The central node could be a hub, a switch or a server.

star network

A typical star network is shown below.

star lan

Uses of a star network

The star topology is very popular in an office or small company because it is very efficient, relatively low cost, and fairly simple to set up.

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