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Computer Networking Basics and Certification

What is IPv6 Anycast Routing?
Anycast looks like a unicast - one unique host sending to another, the difference being that the target address actually exists in multiple places. When the given host sends a packet to this address it will follow the shortest route as defined by the routing protocols. 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 ...

Degree verses Computer Certifications
MCSE, CCNA or CCNP, Linux, Netware and Unix, these are all good certifications to have, but in today's job market, certifications are the basic minimum required by employers. Most positions require a degree. More ...

Network Patch Panel Basics
Patch panels are used to organize the network cables. Each socket on the front of the patch panel is usually labeled with the identity of the device connected on its punch down connector on the back of the panel. 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Network Administrator Street Smarts: A Real World Guide to CompTIA Network+ Skills
Hit the ground running with the street-smart training you'll find in this practical book. Using a "year in the life" approach, it gives you an inside look at network administration, with key information organized around the actual day-to-day tasks, scenarios, and challenges you'll face in the field. More ...

Definition: Cloud Computing
We keep hearing the term Cloud Computing, but what is it? Cloud Computing is a network of shared resources anywhere in the World that can be quickly provisioned in response to customer demand. More ...

Comparing Different Cloud Architecture Types
Most people are familiar with the concept of a cloud-based data center that rents out computing power to businesses. There are, however, a number of possible cloud types that may be the right choice for a company. More ...

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

What is Cloud Computing?
You can't be sure where a specific Internet device is, it's just out there in the cloud of devices that is the Internet. An individual connected to the Internet can use an application that's in the cloud. An organization can place their data in the cloud. 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 ...