Network Systems

  • 0.8 Identify different network subsystems. Successfully attach various devices to and remove various devices from the network subsystem. Content may include the following:

    • Ethernet

    • Token Ring

    • Network interface cards (NICs)

    • Network devices

    • Network protocols

    • Network management


Network Transmission Rates Most network communications systems transmit data in a serial fashion and their transmission rates are measured in megabits (Mb). Note: This is megabits, not megabytes. Yet, another source of confusion.

The two most popular network systems are Ethernet and Token Ring. These two networking systems are discussed in this section. The network devices required to implement a network are also discussed. Lastly, network management techniques ...

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