Week 3 DQ 2 - subnetting a network you will improve network performance and increase routing complexity to help manage traffic By subnetting your

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Post your response to the following: You are a consultant who has been hired to design a WAN for a startup business. How would you explain subnetting in a way your nontechnical client would understand? Subnetting is basically dividing your network into several smaller, more efficient networks; it helps with bottlenecking and collisions to speed things up. Most subnets are networks served by one router; by dividing a block of IP addresses into separately routable groups, subnetting allows a network to be divided despite the physical layout of the network. By
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Unformatted text preview: subnetting a network you will improve network performance and increase routing complexity to help manage traffic. By subnetting your network you can have thousands of hosts on your network and they can all access the Internet using only one real IP address. Another advantage to subnetting is that it adds another layer of security to your network because it prevents direct routing onto your network....
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2012 for the course UOP uop taught by Professor Jones during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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