Orhan Ergun 2 Comments

Why and Where Ring topology is used ?

Ring topology is used mostly for economical reason. It is very common topology in the service provider access, and it is not so uncommon in Aggregation and Core ( Backbone ) networks as well.

Long haul links are expensive thus in order to provide last mile connectivity in the Service Provider access domain, nodes might be connected to the closest nodes which have similar functionality. Read more