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Sams Teach Yourself Networking in 24 Hours, Fourth Edition by Uyless Black

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HOUR 24Where Are Networks Going from Here?

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

The growth of Linux

The likelihood of universal wireless “hot spots”

The computing “cloud”

The convergence of advanced technologies

We’ve covered a lot of territory these past 23 hours. I hope you’ve found this time well spent. For the final hour, we’ll look into the crystal ball in an attempt to foresee what’s on the horizon for computer networks.

Continued Growth of Linux

Both private companies and government have increasingly looked to Linux as an alternative to vendor-specific products that have been a mainstay of the industry. Linux provides an open standard for development and interoperability of computer operating systems. The pluses of using open source ...

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