Let’s now take a look at some of the devices that move traffic around the network.  The approach taken in this section will be simple. As networking technology…

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You may hear the word topology used with respect to networks. “Topology” refers to the physical arrangement of network components and media within an enterprise networking structure. There…

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Super servers, high-capacity workstations, and multimedia applications have also fueled the need for higher capacity bandwidths. The examples on abow image shows that the need for throughput capacity…

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Cable is the actual physical path upon which an electrical signal travels as it moves from one component to another. Transmission protocols determine how NIC cards take turns…

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In the previous section, we discussed how networking evolved and some of the problems involved in the transmission of data such as conflict and multiple terminals. In this…

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Example:- Using all the technology available, companies were able to team up with the phone company and tie branch offices to the headquarters. The speeds of data transfer…

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In the 1960’s and 1970’s, traditional computer communications centered around the mainframe host. The mainframe contained all the applications needed by the users, as well as file management,…

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Early networks From a historical perspective, electronic communication has actually been around a long time, beginning with Samuel Morse and the telegraph. He sent the first telegraph message…

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