Differentiate between repeaters and gateways.Ripunjay Tiwari
|A repeater is an electronic device that operates on only the physical layer.
A repeater extends the physical length of a network by regenerating signals.
A repeater is simple than a gateway.
A repeater is used between segments but the whole network is still LAN.
|A gateway can operate in all seven layers of OSI model.
A gateway can transfer packets between different protocol networks.
A gateway is a complex device.
A common use of a gateway is to connect a LAN and an SNA.