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Running head: NETWORKING AND YOUR PROFESSIONAL LIFE 1 Networking and your Professional Life Kirsten C. Neill DeVry University Author Note This paper was prepared for CEIS-100 taught by Professor Professor D. Blodgett and Professor J. Xu Course Project Week #: 2
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NETWORKING AND YOUR PROFESSIONAL LIFE 2 Networking and Your Professional Life How would you define a network? What is bandwidth? What is a NIC? List three types of media used for network connections. A network is basically a group of computers connected to each other via some form of medium for the purpose of information sharing. They are a group of computer systems that are linked together. Bandwidth is an important part of network design and performance. It refers to the data rate that gives assistance by a network interface. It represents the capacity of a network connection for data transfers. The higher the network bandwidth, the better the performance. However, overall performance usually depends on other factors. NIC or network interface card is a board that is installed to a computer so that it could be connected to a network. It contains
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  • Spring '15
  • EdwinHill
  • Computer network, Local area network, Twisted pair, Coaxial cable

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