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Implementing Cisco Networking Solutions by Harpreet Singh

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Introduction to networks

The advent of computers has had a profound impact on society. These mechanical brains can carry out most jobs today in almost all sectors from medicine, education, aviation, retail, manufacturing, entertainment, communication, science and technology, research, aerospace, banking, space exploration, weather forecasting, and business transactions—the list is endless.

Computers have evolved a long way from the machine that Charles Babbage invented to the machines we see today. Much of it has been possible by the technological advances in semiconductor technology, which has made computers sleek, faster, and cost-effective. However, computers would not be as useful as they are today, if they were "egoist machines" not ...

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