IT 273 Unit 1 Assignment

Unit 1 Assignment

IT 273 Networking Concepts

Assignment Part 1

Answer and provide a brief explanation to the following five questions:

A Star topology uses a hub or a switch to connect all the network connections to a single physical location.

Bus

Ring

Star

Mesh

In a Client/Server network, each host can provide network resources to other hosts or access resources located on other hosts.

Client/server

Meshed

Routed

Peer-to-peer

A Personal Area Network is a very small network used for communicating between personal devices.

Local Area Network

Wireless Local Area Network

Personal Area Network

Metropolitan Area Network

What type of network is public because virtually anyone can connect to it, and users or organizations make services freely available?

The Internet is a public type of network that allows almost anyone to connect to it and users to make their services freely available to anyone who wants it.

Peer-to-peer

Client/server

Internet

Extranet

Protocols are rules or standards that describe how hosts communicate and exchange data.

Protocols

Subnet

TCP/IP

OSI Model

Assignment Part 3