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Computer Networking Basics and Certification

The Network Technician Career Field
As a Network Technician you'll have an interesting job where you'll be respected and highly rewarded. Network Technicians are responsible for an organization's computer and network infrastructure. The national median salary for Network Technicians is $57,500 to $67,800, while the top 10 percent earn about $112,000. More ...

Introduction To IP Addressing and Networking
In this article you learn the various aspects of computer networking, IP routing and IP switching and how to manage a network from an office network to larger networks. Areas covered include IP addressing, and Network Address Translation. More ...

Cable Broadband Internet Service
Cable broadband Internet service uses a coaxial cable and/or fiber-optic cable from the provider's office to your home or office. At your end, the coaxial cable connects to a router or modem. The router or modem connects to your network or computer through an USB cable, Ethernet cable, or wireless circuit. More ...

Network Cabling For Beginners
Cabling is the foundation of your network, it is the medium that connects all your computers and servers together and is probably one of the most important and often overlooked items in business networks. More ...

Cisco-Linksys Network Magic Pro
Having trouble connecting your devices together and to the Internet, or printing from any computer? With Cisco Network Magic Pro, you can avoid lengthy, tech support phone calls, hard to navigate online forums and expensive on-site consultants. It provides do-it-yourself tools for setting up, managing and securing your network. More ...

Cellular WAN (Wide Area Network) or Mobile Broadband
Mobile Broadband allows you to get Internet access from anywhere within the range of cell tower. The data speeds of cellular modems has advanced rapidly over the years. Today's 4G (fourth generation) cellular mobile communications can provide data rates up to 100 Mbps. More ...

Satellite Broadband Internet Service
Satellite broadband internet service transmits and receives signals between a ground dish antenna and a geosynchronous satellite. A geosynchronous satellite orbits the Earth with a period equal to the Earth's rotational period and therefor appears motionless, at a fixed position in the sky. More ...

Network+ Certification Exam Tutorial - How And When To Use Virtual LANs (VLANs)
From your Network+ exam studies, you know that switches forward broadcasts, and that sounds great, but that's not always a good thing. A switch can have anywhere from 12 ports to 80 or more, and by default all hosts connected to that switch are going to be in the same broadcast domain. More ...

How to Study For and Pass the CompTIA Network+ Exam
CompTIA certification is an advantage because it provides proof to employers that you have the competence required to perform the job. It can help you acquire employment in fact many employers require CompTIA certification. More ...

NRZ, NRZI, Manchester Encoding, What Does it Mean?
NRZ (Non-Return-to-Zero), NRZI (Non-Return-to-Zero Inverted), and Manchester Encoding are terms for the shapes and voltage levels of digital electronic signals. This article also explains Manchester decoding. More ...

Computer Networking Basics
A basic network consists of two or more computers connected to each other by cable. Computers that are connected to the network can send messages or email back and forth, and can share data, applications, and peripherals. More ...

Cloud Service Models
Before an organization migrates any piece of their business to the cloud, they need to understand who is in control of those resources. There are a variety of cloud service models that offer the cloud consumer a number of different options. More ...

Wireless Networking Your PC
Here in one place is everything you need to know about wireless networking your PC. More ...