Apply Your Knowledge
2.1. Identifying Cable Costs
In this project, you use the Internet to identify cable characteristics and associated costs.
This chapter focuses on network media, connectors, and standards—all of which are essential to networks. As a network administrator, you will need to have a detailed knowledge of network media and their associated connectors. When you are called upon to troubleshoot or implement a network, this knowledge will prove invaluable.
A common task for network administrators is to source out the costs of cable and connectors. Consider the following scenario: You have been contracted by BootCo, a maker of snowshoes and toques, to begin the process of implementing a network. BootCo requires a network ...