Name: Lacey MoweryDate: August 4, 2011ISSC340 Week 1 Assignment (3% of Grade)APUS/KageorgisPre-Assessment 1 & Activity 1-1: Reviewing LAN technology conceptsThe purpose of this activity is to reinforce what you have learned so far about local area networks technologies. 1.Unlike mainframe networks, LANs use ________ computing resources.a.Singleb.Commonc.Distributedd.Personal2.True or false: An access method defines the way information is transported through the network.True3.Is the LAN market limited to corporate and other large environments, or more broad-based? (about 30 words)A Local Area Network is not limited to corporate and other large environments. In fact, Local Area Networks are commonly used on a more medium scale, like for a single office building or a school.4.Identify and describe the characteristics of LAN architecture. (about 50 words)There are a couple of different ways LANs can be built, which are called topologies.
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