Security+ Exam Prep Question of the Week By James Michael Stewart September 28, 2012 What tool can be used to distribute network data for the optimization of performance across multiple computers and networks? Multiplexer Switch trunking Load balancer NATing The correct answer is 3. A load balancer distributes load, such as work tasks or traffic, amongst multiple devices or pathways in order to prevent overloading any single element. Related Courses Security+ Certification Boot Camp (SYO-301) Security+ Prep Course (SYO-301) CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) Prep Course In this article CertificationCompTIASecuritySecurity+Technology Join the Conversation Cancel Reply Will not be published. Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.