Lesson 7 Understanding Wide Area Networks

Objective Domain Matrix

Skills/Concepts Objective Domain Description Objective Domain Number
Understanding Routing Understand routers 2.2
Understanding Quality of Service (QoS) Understand routers 2.2
Defining Common WAN Technologies and Connections Understand wide area networks (WANs) 1.3


Key Terms

  • Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
  • Basic Rate ISDN (BRI)
  • broadband cable
  • Committed Information Rate (CIR)
  • converged network
  • Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
  • dynamic routing
  • E1
  • E3
  • Fiber Distributed Data Interface (FDDI)
  • Frame Relay
  • header
  • hops
  • Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) ...

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