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CompTIA® Network+® N10-005 In Depth by Tamara Dean

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chapter 1

An Introduction to Networking

After reading this chapter and completing the exercises, you will be able to:

• List the advantages of networked computing relative to stand-alone computing

• Distinguish between client/server and peer-to-peer networks

• List elements common to all client/server networks

• Describe several specific uses for a network

• Identify some of the certifications available to networking professionals

• Identify the kinds of skills and specializations that will help you excel as a networking professional

On the Job

I was the chief information officer for a large political research firm that served the president of the United States. I was also teaching at a local community college as an adjunct. Some students just ...

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