T/F: Dial-up ISDN does not convert a computer's digital signals to analog before transmitting them over the PSTN.
Because WAN connections require routers or other Layer 3 devices to connect locations, their links are not capable of carrying ____ protocols.
The portion of the PSTN that connects any residence or business to the nearest CO is known as the ____.
In a process called ____, two 64-Kbps ISDN B channels can be combined to achieve an effective throughput of 128 Kbps.
A ____ converts digital signals into analog signals for use with ISDN phones and other analog devices.
At the customer's demarcation point, either inside or outside the building, T-carrier wire pairs terminate with a ____.
Broadband cable requires many subscribers to share the same local line, thus raising concerns about ____ and actual (versus theoretical) throughput.
SONET's extraordinary ____ results from its use of a double-ring topology over fiber-optic cable.
The data rate of a particular SONET ring is indicated by its ____, a rating that is internationally recognized by networking professionals and standards organizations.
____ networking refers to dialing directly into a private network's or ISP's remote access server to log on to a network.
____ virtual computing allows a user on one computer, called the client, to control another computer, called the host or server, across a network connection.
______ are connections between network nodes that, although based on potentially disparate physical links, logically appear to be direct, dedicated links between those nodes.
A(n) ____________________ uses TDM (time division multiplexing) over two wire to divide a single channel into multiple channels.
____ encapsulates incoming Ethernet or token ring frames, then converts them into ATM cells for transmission over an ATM network.
____________________ is the remote virtual computing software that comes with Windows client and server operating systems.
________ is an open source system designed to allow one workstation to remotely manipulate and receive screen updates from another workstation.
Refers to the T-carrier's Physical layer electrical signaling characteristics as defined by ANSI standards in the early 1980s.
bus topology WAN
Occurs when each site is directly connected to no more than two other sites in a serial fashion.
star topology WAN
Contains a single site acting as the central connection point for several other points.