Token Ring

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Network technology developed by IBM. Exists in 4 Mbit/second and 16 Mbit/second. The protocol is based on a token which spins around in a ring. The one who has this token can transmit.

Token Ring is a dying technology; Ethernet has improved a lot in quality and is more inexepensive.


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