Today we are going to learn about Networking Hardware

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					Today we are going to learn
about Networking Hardware.
This will include:
Servers
Hubs
Switches
Routers
Network Interface Cards
Servers
Stores Data Files, software and operating
  systems.
Manage User accounts & Security
Allows Users to share peripherals
Communication (E-mail & bulletin boards)
Back Up
Hub

   A hub connects nodes together
   Transmits the message to every node
   Message has an address on it and the
    node picks it up.
Switch

   Intelligent Hub
   Reads address and only transmits that
    message to a particular node.
   Uses the full bandwidth
Router


   Forwards data through an Internetwork
   Uses IP addresses to determine the best
    route to send data on its way.
Network Interface Card

   Circuit board behind the Ethernet port
   It has a unique MAC address
   Connects a node to a network
Group Work
   Topologies
   In 4 groups produce a presentation on
    the following 4 topologies
    • Ring
    • Mesh
    • Bus
    • Star
     The presentations must include a description,
           advantages, disadvantages, cable
        connections and the message process.

				
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