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What is the advantage of subnetting an IP address?

Asked by: toori | Member Since Jul-2008 | Asked on: Jul 16th, 2008

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Answered On : Jul 23rd, 2008

View all answers by noorrizwan143

It's use for networking

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Subnetting is a best technique for network.When we split a large n/w into small n/w it is a called Subnetting. with the help of subnetting we can reduce the N/w congetion. Because all coputer broadcast for transmission. So we break huge network into small network and now broadcasting will be done only small network. Wth the help of subnetting we can save money. Because we buy an single IP address from ISP and  encrese the IP address from Subnetting. That's why we can say that subnetting is best tool for encrese bandwidth and save the money.

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Answered On : Aug 24th, 2008

View all answers by sanjit_mk6

Advantage of subnetting include improved security ( by restricting unauthorized traffic behind routers) and simplified administration (by delegating control of subnets to other departments or administrators ).

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Subnetting is a technique using which we can create segments in a large netwroks.lets go by an example..where we have private ip address n/w /8.What this means is that we will have 2^24 -2 address in the same broadcast will go to all the addresses in this n/w.But if we subnet the n/w we can create multiple n/ws ...since by default routers won't allow broadcasts to be sent to other n/w..we can manage our n/ws in a better way.If a problem is occured in any specific won't affect other segments.We can also save precious ip addresses in a network using subnetting.

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Answered On : Apr 30th, 2009

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Subnetting is used to segment larger networks. Advantage is, it reduces unnecessary broadcast, bandwidth and waste of IP address.

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Answered On : May 20th, 2011

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There are loads of reasons why we use sub netting.  Some of them are as follows:  1. Reduced Network Traffic.  2. Optimized Network Performance, 3. Simplified Management, 4. Facilitated Spanning of Large Geographical distances.

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Answered On : Sep 6th, 2011

View all answers by Shafi23

It is used for saving Ip addresses.

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bharat singh

Answered On : Feb 23rd, 2012

It makes easy to IP distribution.

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Answered On : May 9th, 2012

For Easy Management, To Reduce the Traffic, To Reduce the wastages of IP address and by concerning Security.

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Hari Om Singh

Answered On : Dec 29th, 2013

To reduce the wastage of internet protocol

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Answered On : Jan 9th, 2014

It uses to the functioning of the ip address and it avoid some network issue.

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