star network

star network
   A network topology in the form of a star.
   At the center of the star is a wiring hub or concentrator, and the nodes or workstations are arranged around the central point representing the points of the star. Wiring cost stend to be higher for star networks than for other configurations, because each node requires its own individual cable. Star networks do not follow any of the IEEE standards.

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