Internet switch, 1996

Made:
1996
maker:
Cisco Systems, Inc.

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Cisco Catalyst 5000 Switch used by London Internet Exchange (LINX) in 1996. s/n 66024714 This was the first 100mb
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Cisco Catalyst 5000 Switch used by London Internet Exchange (LINX) in 1996. s/n 66024714 This was the first 100mb
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Cisco Catalyst 5000 Switch used by London Internet Exchange (LINX) in 1996. s/n 66024714 This was the first 100mb
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Cisco Catalyst 5000 Switch with used by London Internet Exchange (LINX) in 1996. s/n 66024714 The first 100mb capable switch deployed by an Internet exchange anywhere in the world and installed by the ISP Demon Internet.

Cisco Catalyst 5000 Switch used by London Internet Exchange (LINX) in 1996. s/n 66024714 This was the first 100mb capable switch deployed by an Internet exchange anywhere in the world and was installed by the ISP Demon Internet. It was one of the early switches used by LINX to route traffic across UK networks rather than unnecessarily long distances via the USA. Its acquisition gives a UK perspective on the development of the Internet and the movement of internet traffic.

Details

Category:
Computing & Data Processing
Object Number:
2004-269
type:
switch internet, switch
credit:
London Internet Exchange
status:
Permanent collection

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