John Burdette Gage was the twenty-first employee of Sun Microsystems. During his time at Sun, he was credited with creating the phrase “the network is the computer.” Today, those words ring true more than ever as the information technology world undergoes a paradigm shift that will see both consumers and organizations using an increasing number of cloud-based services and relying increasingly on the network to achieve goals. As a result, never before has the networking component in Windows played a more crucial role than it does today. In this chapter, you learn how to manage the Windows 8 networking options.
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