ISSC340Week1Assignment

ISSC340Week1Assignment - Name: Lacey Mowery ISSC340 Week 1...

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Name: Lacey Mowery Date: August 4, 2011 ISSC340 Week 1 Assignment (3% of Grade) APUS/Kageorgis The 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. Single b. Common c. Distributed d. Personal 2. True or false: An access method defines the way information is transported through the network. True 3. 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. Some of these are called Bus, Star, Ring, and Tree.
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course ISSC 340 taught by Professor Danet during the Spring '11 term at American Public University.

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