A network device that forwards data packets from one network to another. A wired router, or "wired services router," is primarily used in a home or small office that has a separate Wi-Fi access point (AP). It is essentially a "wireless router without the wireless" but also tends to have more management functions as found in an enterprise-class router. See enterprise router
and wireless router
Small Wired Router
This D-Link DSR-250 has more management features than the typical wireless router. Although it has eight Ethernet ports, only four are used in this office (for cable modem, switch, stand-alone AP and VoIP telephone system). The switch connects 14 computers and printers.