Chapter 3. Network Components
After completion of this chapter, you will be able to answer the following questions:
What are the characteristics of various media types?
What is the role of a given network infrastructure component?
Specialized network devices offer what features?
How are virtualization technologies changing traditional corporate data center designs?
What are some of the primary protocols and hardware components found in a Voice over IP (VoIP) network?
Many modern networks can have a daunting number of devices, and it is your job to understand the function of each device and how it works with the others. To create a network, these devices need some sort of interconnection. That interconnection uses one of a variety of media ...