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Breaking up networks into smaller networks is called.

What is used to do this.
network segmentation

Routers, switches & bridges
By default routers do what to domains
Break up broadcast domains
and collision domains
What do switchs do to domains
Break up collision domains but leave one large broadcast domain.
What is layer 3 switching
Switching packets to route them.
Common causes of LAN traffic congestion are:
Too many hosts/broadcast domain
Broadcast storms
Low bandwidth
Large amounts of ARP or IPX traffic
Name 2 advantages of using routers in your network
Don't forward broadcasts

Filter network traffic based on layer 3 info
Four router functions in the network are:
Pkt switching
Packet filtering
Internetwork communication
Path selection.