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Networking Fundamentals teaches the basic concepts and terminology of networking and is designed to prepare students for the CompTIA Network+ Certification Exam. The text covers media types and standards and how data is encoded and transmitted. Students are also introduced to the terminology and basic concepts of each network operating system. The Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model is introduced in the first chapter, revisited throughout the textbook, and then examined in detail in Chapter 16, A Closer Look at the OSI Model. A complete chapter is dedicated to TCP/IP and another to subnetting. Teaches the student how to maintain, troubleshoot, design, and install networks. Includes Sample Network+ Exam Questions, Network+ Key Points, Network+ Notes, and Suggested Laboratory Activities. Each chapter includes one laboratory activity taken from the Laboratory Manual. Meets requirements of the CompTIA Authorized Quality Curriculum Program, covering all objectives of the CompTIA Network+ Certification Exam. - Publisher.

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Networking fundamentals
2nd ed.
Richard M. Roberts

Published 2011 by Goodheart-Willcox Co. in Tinley Park, Ill .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction to networking
Network media : copper core cable
Fiber-optic cable
Wireless technology
Digital encoding and data transmission
Network operating systems and network communications
Microsoft network operating systems
Unix/Linux operating systems
Introduction to the server
TCP/IP fundamentals
Multimedia transmission
Web servers and services
Remote access and long-distance communications
Network security
A closer look at the OSI model
Maintaining the network
Fundamentals of troubleshooting the network
Designing and installing a new network
Network+ certification exam preparation
Employment in the field of networking technology

Edition Notes

Includes index.

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TK5105.5 .R625 2011

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923 p.
28 x x centimeters

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