Joshua Nolan IT 273-02 Unit 5

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Running head: UNIT 5 PROJECT 1 Unit 5 Project: Hubs, Switches, Routers, and Bridges IT 273-02 Joshua Nolan Kaplan University Professor Carol Edwards-Walcott April 25, 2011
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Running head: UNIT 5 PROJECT 2 Project requirements: 1. Complete the review questions: a. Static is a technique in which a network administrator programs a router to use specific paths between nodes. b. True or False: Bridges are protocol independent. c. True or False: Repeaters operate in the Physical layer of the OSI model. d. Firmware is a set of data or instructions that has been saved to a ROM. e. True or False: A NIC has no room for a transceiver. 2. Create a Microsoft Word table to compare and contrast hubs, switches, routers, and bridges. Your table should include the functionality and benefits of each and the requirements for setting up and maintaining each. Hint: Use the Landscape Page Layout Device Functionality Benefits Requirements Hubs Is a device in a network which operates at the physical layer of the OSI. Data packets from one port is sent to all other ports in the network. As the data packet passes through a hub the hub transmits the data packet to the final destination. Hubs are on smaller networks where the data transmission low. Significantly less expensive than a switch or
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