Explain the Key Components Required for Client Workstations to Connect to a Network and Access Network Resources.

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Explain the key components required for client workstations to connect to a network and access network resources. Scenario I work for the IT support department of SMARTNETS Inc. an organisation that specialises in Network solutions for medium to large companies. The managers have now asked me to plan the network options for a charity called UCANHELP with an office in Northolt and will like to share resources between 6 computers, not in the same room but require internet connection, video conference, instant messaging etc. Key Component * Network Devices * Interconnection devices * Connectors and cabling * Software I. Network Devices * Workstation: which is used by business or professional person who can be…show more content…
With a hub, when information from a port and will be taken to all the other ports. Hub has two type are Active Hub and Smart Hub. * Active Hub is widely used, it should be powered when operating, is used to amplify the incoming signal and the signal for the remaining ports, ensure the necessary signal level. * Smart Hub (Intelligent Hub) function is similar to Active Hub, but more integrated chips have the ability to automatically detect errors - very useful in case detection and error detection in the network * WAP( wireless access point): LINKSYS -54 Mbps Wireless Access Point WAP54G An access point is a hardware device or configured node on a local area network (LAN) that allows wireless capable devices and wired networks to connect through a wireless standard, including Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. Connector and cables: * Coaxial: digital signal transmission cable. Components of this cable as coaxial cable consists of two conductors: the inner conductor is usually a straight wire or wire braided outer conductor forming the shell, also has anti-interference section between the two wires is the electrolyte, the two wires of the same mind. * Coaxial cable is the kind of copper cable used by cable TV companies between the community antenna and user homes and businesses. * Coaxial cable is sometimes used by telephone companies from their central office to the telephone poles near users. It is also widely installed for use in

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