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Computer Networking Basics and Certification

Best CompTIA Network+ Certification Exam Preparation Materials
There's a lot of CompTIA Network+ study and exam preparation materials out there, The ones I've presented here are the some of the best materials available. Most importantly they all come with computer based practice exams. 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 ...

Computer Number Systems Made Simple
Humans use a decimal based number system. The decimal numbering system uses the ten characters 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8, and 9 to represent numbers. The binary system used by computers has only two characters; 0 and 1. 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Basics of Bluetooth Technology
Bluetooth is a wireless technology for short range communication. Bluetooth provides functionality to detect nearby Bluetooth devices, and in order to mitigate interference, implements frequency hopping. More ...

Network Know-How: An Essential Guide for the Accidental Administrator
This book is a straight to the point description of networks, what they do, how they operate, and how to manage them. The book is largely free of jargon and arcane, obscure terminology. The author does a good job of laying out the essentials in an easy to understand format. More ...

Cloud Delivery Models
In order to realize the value from a cloud service the customers must have access to them. A cloud delivery model must be chosen. Implementing a cloud delivery model can vastly impact an organization. More ...

Workgroups and Domains
A LAN can be configured as a workgroup or a domain. In a workgroup a user's login account is located on their individual computer. In a domain, a user's login account is located on the domain controller. More ...

Synchronous, Asynchronous, Isochronous. What Does it Mean?
Synchronous, Asynchronous and Isochronous are all methods used to transfer streams of data. This article uses waveform diagrams to explain the difference. 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 ...

Home and Small Office Networking Guide
With the plethora of desktop and mobile devices in your home or office connectivity between everything and to the Internet is vital for maximum productivity and entertainment. This guide walks through the various standards, the devices that support flexible connectivity options and how you can use them for maximum benefit. More ...