Chapter 1

Network Technologies, Topologies, and Types

This chapter covers the following official Network+ objective:

  • Images Explain the characteristics of network topologies and network types.

This chapter covers CompTIA Network+ objective 1.2. For more information on the official Network+ exam topics, see the “About the Network+ Exam” section in the Introduction.

A variety of physical and logical network layouts are in use today. As a network administrator, you might find yourself working on these different network layouts or topologies. Therefore, you must understand how they are designed to function.

This chapter reviews general network considerations, ...

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