Assignment 1: Standards Research
Dr. Danielle Babb
October 18, 2015
Internet Engineering Task Force
Standards are used by almost every profession to set guidelines for the pr
Take a position on the following statement, Mainframe computers are still needed even though
personal computers and workstations have increased in capabilities. Defend your position by
providing at least one example to support your position.
I believe ma
Compare the advantages of ATM and Gigabit Ethernet technologies as high-speed networking solutions.
Describe how to migrate from Fast Ethernet to Gigabit Ethernet, and to 10-Gbps Ethernet.
ATM reduces its processing overhead by using fixed-length packets
Routing and Switching Selection Criteria. Please respond to the following:
Compare and contrast distance-vector and link state routing, and analyze the limitations that would
prevent the usage of each.
Routing protocols allow the broadcasting of routes an
Digital Transmission. Please respond to the following:
Compare and contrast the data communication technologies of guided media and
unguided media. This should include transmission media, data link control
protocols, and multiplexing.
Take a position on the idea of IPv6 being hailed as the next generation of the Internet. Support
your response with evidence or examples.
The adaptation and use of IPv6 can be compared to the advancements and improvements made
within the telephone indust
From the e-Activity, analyze at least one major advantage of private networks and the impact it creates
for a communication technology organization. Be sure to provide your source either as an article or URL.
Security is one of the main advantages but in
Organizations of all sizes have taken advantage of the various networking technologies
and have used many installation strategies. Unfortunately, there are so many choices and
opportunities to utilize newer technologies, many organizations ch
As businesses began to increase their use of technology, their reliance on technology also
began to increase. In the past, an organizations primary technological uses focused on
communications. Now, businesses not only use technology to commu
Compare the direction of current and past trends in both communication and networking and
explain how these changes have impacted business.
As noted in the text, trends in communication cost and speed, intelligent networks, the Internet, and