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Assignment 2 Networking Professor Jennifer Merritt CIS 106 February 16, 2014
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Assignment 2 Abstract In the following pages I will describe the features of telecommunications networks, including key networking technologies. I will cover the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model, including each layer. I will discuss whether the telephone networks and computer networks will remain distinct in the future. I will describe various network media and how they are changing. I will explain the differences among LANS, WANS, CANS, and MANS. I will describe three (3) ways in which businesses use internet services and protocol. The telecommunications industry is growing at a very rapid tempo. The number of people who need to communicate is increasing with time, as well as, how fast they need to communicate. Thus, organizations and businesses are utilizing the Internet, intranets, and other telecommunications networks to support their business operations. Here are a few key points which will help understand networking and the need for telecommunications within a business structure. A telecommunications network is an assortment of terminals, links, and switches which connect to enable telecommunication between users within the structure of network. Telecommunication networks can be defined as computer networks, the internet, and telephone networks. Telecommunications networks enable managers and end users to electronically exchange data and information anywhere in the world with other end users, customers, and even vendors. The use of telecommunication networks work in partnership innovatively, manages their business operations and organizational resources more efficiently, and stays current in the ever so
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