Summary: ''LAN Switching and Wireless, CCNA Exploration Companion Guide is the official supplemental textbook for the LAN Switching and Wireless course in the Cisco Networking Academy CCNA. Exploration curriculum version 4. This course provides a comprehensive approach to learning the technologies and protocols needed to design and implement a converged switched network. The Companion Guide, written and edited by a Networking Academy instructor, is designed as a portable desk reference to use
anytime, anywhere. The book's features reinforce the material in the course to help you focus on important concepts and organize your study time for exams.''--BOOK JACKET.
Summary: ''LAN Switching and Wireless, CCNA Exploration Companion Guide is the official supplemental textbook for the LAN Switching and Wireless course in the Cisco Networking Academy CCNA. Exploration curriculum version 4. This course provides a comprehensive approach to learning the technologies and protocols needed to design and implement a converged switched network. The Companion Guide, written and edited by a Networking Academy instructor, is designed as a portable desk reference to use anytime, anywhere. The book's features reinforce the material in the course to help you focus on important concepts and organize your study time for exams.''--BOOK JACKET. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:08 Cover: Hardback Publisher:Cisco Press Year Published: 2008 International: No
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Wayne Lewis is the Cisco Academy Manager for the Pacific Center for Advanced Technology Training (PCATT), based at Honolulu Community College (HonCC), and the Legal Main Contact for the CCNA/CCNP/Network Security Cisco Academy Training Center at PCATT/HonCC.
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Chapter 1 LAN Design 1 Objectives 1 Key Terms 1 Switched LAN Architecture 2 The Hierarchical Network Model 2 Access Layer 2 Distribution Layer 3 Core Layer 3 A Hierarchical Network in a Medium-Sized Business 4 Benefits of a Hierarchical Network 4 Principles of Hierarchical Network Design 6 Network Diameter 7 Bandwidth Aggregation 8 Redundancy 9 What Is a Converged Network? 10 Legacy Equipment 10 Advanced Technology 11 New Options 12 Separate Voice, Video, and Data Networks 13 Matching Switches to Specific LAN Functions 15 Considerations for Hierarchical Network Switches 15 Traffic Flow Analysis 15 User Community Analysis 17 Data Stores and Data Servers Analysis 19 Topology Diagrams 20 Switch Features 22 Switch Form Factors 22 Switch Performance 24 Power over Ethernet and Layer 3 Functionality 26 Switch Features in a Hierarchical Network 28 Access Layer Switch Features 28 Distribution Layer Switch Features 30
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