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HOUR 1: An Overview of Networking
What Is a Network? What Is Networking?
Why Build a Network?
How Networks Are Put Together
The Network Architecture: Combining the Physical and Logical Components
Two Varieties of Networks: Local and Wide Area
How the Internet Relates to Your Network
Connecting to the Internet
Why the Internet Matters
Intranets, Extranets, and internets
HOUR 2: The Benefits of Networking
Computing Before Computer Networks
Networking’s Breakthrough: Packet-Switched Data
Benefits of Networking
HOUR 3: Getting Data from Here to There: How Networking Works
The OSI Model (and Why You Should Be Familiar with It)
The Internet Model
Addresses: Network or Layer 3 ...