Which statement describes an advantage of networks?
Networks enable multiple users to share resources.
A ____ facilitates communication and resource sharing between other computers on the network.
____ networks are the most popular type of network for medium- and large-scale organizations.
A ____ is a specialized device that allows multiple networks or multiple parts of one network to connect and exchange data.
____ services refer to the capability of a server to share data files, applications, and disk storage space.
The goal of ____ is to establish international technological standards to facilitate the global exchange of information and barrier free trade.
The ____ is a specialized United Nations agency that provides developing countries with technical expertise and equipment to advance those nations' technological bases.
Which statement accurately describes the OSI model?
It describes a theoretical representation of what happens between two nodes communicating on a network
The process of determining the best path from Point A on one network to Point B on another is known as ____.
____________________ are documented agreements containing technical specifications or other precise criteria that stipulate how a particular product or service should be designed or performed.
____________________ protocols establish a connection with another node before they begin transmitting data.
In modulation, a simple wave called a ____ wave, is combined with another analog signal to produce a unique signal that gets transmitted from one node to another.
When signals are free to travel in both directions over a medium simultaneously, the transmission is considered ____.
____ is a technology used with fiber-optic cable, which enables one fiber-optic connection to carry multiple light signals simultaneously.
WDM (wavelength division multiplexing)
The data transmission characteristic most frequently discussed and analyzed by networking professionals is ____.
The more twists per foot in a pair of wires, the more resistant the pair will be to ____.
Serial refers to a style of data transmission in which the pulses that represent bits follow one another along a ____ transmission line.
In a ____ cable, the usual wire positions are exactly reversed in one of the two RJ-45 terminations.
The points where circuits interconnect with other circuits is known as ____.
Which term identifies a room containing connectivity for groups of workstations in its area?
____ describes wiring that connects workstations to the closest telecommunications closet.
The use of 1s and 0s to represent information is characteristic of a(n) ____________________ system.
____________________ is a term used by networking professionals to describe the nondata information that must accompany data for a signal to be properly routed and interpreted by the network.
ICMP (Internet Control Message Protocol) reports on the success or failure of data delivery.
A(n) ____ number is the address on a host where an application makes itself available to incoming or outgoing data.
The subprotocol that enables TCP/IP to internetwork - that is, to traverse more than one LAN segment and more than one type of network through a router is ____.
In IPv4 addressing, an IP address whose first octet is in the range of 192-223 belongs to a Class ____ network.
A(n) ____ address represents any one interface from a group of interfaces, any one of which can accept a transmission.
In IPv6, each address contains a(n) ____, or a variable-length field at the beginning of the address that indicates what type of address it is.
If the standard port number for the Telnet service is 23, a host whose IPv4 address is 10.43.3.87 has a socket address for Telnet of ____.
____ is a terminal emulation protocol used to log on to remote hosts using the TCP/IP protocol suite.
____ is a simple Application layer protocol used to synchronize the clocks of computers on a network.
____ is a utility that can verify that TCP/IP is installed, bound to the NIC, configured correctly, and communicating with the network.
Protocols that can span more than one LAN (or LAN segment) are ____________________, because they carry Network layer addressing information that can be interpreted by a router.
In packet switching, when packets reach their destination node, the node ____ them based on their control information.
All Ethernet networks, independent of their speed or frame type, use an access method called ____.
On an Ethernet network, a(n) ____ is the portion of a network in which collisions occur if two nodes transmit data at the same time.
1000Base-T is a standard for achieving throughputs ____ times faster than Fast Ethernet over copper cable.
The 10GBase-T standard is considered a breakthrough for transmitting 10 Gbps over ____ medium.
Given their long-distance capabilities, 10GBase-ER and 10GBase-EW are best suited for use on ____.
Within Ethernet frame types, the ____ signals to the receiving node that data is incoming and indicates when the data flow is about to begin.
The Ethernet_II frame type contains a 2-byte ____ field which differentiates it from the older Ethernet_802.3 and Ethernet_802.2 frame types.
In a(n) ____________________ topology, every node on the network is connected through a central device, such as a hub, router, or switch.