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Class Activity - PPP PersuasionObjectivesDescribe the benefits of using PPP over HDLC in a WAN.This activity can be completed individually or in small groups of 2-3 students per group.ScenarioYour network engineering supervisor recently attended a networking conference where Layer 2 protocols were discussed. He knows that you have Cisco equipment on the premises, but he would also like to offer security and advanced TCP/IP options and controls on that same equipment by using the Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP).After researching the PPP protocol, you find it offers some advantages over the HDLC protocol, currently used on your network.Create a matrix listing the advantages and disadvantages of using the HDLC vs. PPP protocols. When comparing the two protocols, include:Ease of configurationAdaptability to non-proprietary network equipmentSecurity optionsBandwidth usage and compression

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